College: Louisiana State University
Years Pro: 1
36th overall - Milwaukee
- In 2014-15 season finale on 4/15, grabbed career-high 9 rebounds
- Notched first double-digit scoring game as NBA player with 12 points on 12/26 at ATL
- Selected All-SEC First Team by the coaches in 2013-14 and 2012-13
- One of just 14 LSU players to record at least 1,000 career points (1,157) and 700 (702) career rebounds
- Named as a McDonald’s, Jordan, USA Today and Parade All-American as a high school senior
- Selected for the 2009-10 USA Basketball Men’s Developmental National Team
2014-15 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS ... On 4/15 vs. BOS, grabbed season-high 9 rebounds and tied season-high 2 assists … played season-high 23 minutes on 1/7 at PHI … recorded first NBA block at NYK on 1/4 and season-high 2 at CHI on 1/10 … scored in double digits for the first time with 12 points (5-of-9 FG) at ATL on 12/26 … made first career start on 12/18 at SAC and scored 6 points in 17 minutes, including 2-of-2 on his first career free-throw attempts … saw first NBA action on 12/17 at POR and recorded 2 points in 5 minutes … suffered right knee sprain on 10/9 at DET and was on inactive list for 23 games … activated on 12/13 vs. LAC … had 24 DNP - CDs.
PRO CAREER ... 2014 NBA Summer League: Played in five games (four starts) and averaged 8.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 0.4 assists in 18.1 minutes per game ... recorded a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds in the final game against Golden State on 7/18.
COLLEGE ... After senior and junior seasons, named to All-SEC First Team by coaches, All-SEC Second Team by the AP, and All-District by the USBWA and NABC ... after sophomore year, named All-SEC First Team by the coaches, All-SEC Second Team by the AP and All-District by the USBWA ... his 702 career rebounds ranks 20th on LSU’s all-time rebounding list … his 1,157 career points were 31st on the Tigers scoring list ... recorded 62 double-figure scoring games over three seasons ... 2013-14: Started all 34 games … All-SEC First-Team selection for the second straight season ... had eight 20+ scoring games and eight double doubles … averaged 15.4 points, 7.7 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game … ranked ninth in the league in scoring (15.4 ppg), fifth in rebounding (7.7 rpg), and his .496 field goal percentage (203-of-409) was the fourth-best in the SEC … scored 29 points vs. Kentucky on 1/28 (12-of-20, .600) ... named SEC Player of the Week on Feb. 3 ... 2012-13: Started 28 of 29 games and averaged a team-best 13.6 points and 8.7 rebounds … finished second in the league with 15 doubles doubles ... first LSU player since Glen Davis (2005-06) to have had a five-game stretch of double doubles starting at Georgia (1/19) through Mississippi State (2/2) … first Tigers player to score 30 points in a game since Tasmin Mitchell vs. Auburn (1/20/10) … grabbed career-high 14 rebounds at Georgia on 1/19 … dished career-best eight assists on 2/16 … 2011-12: Averaged 8.5 points and 6.7 rebounds in 28 games (17 starts) ... missed the first five SEC games because of a hand injury in practice.
HIGH SCHOOL ... Attended East Side HS (Cleveland, Miss.) ... named McDonald’s All-American and Parade magazine All-American after senior season where he averaged 21.0 points, 16.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 5.0 blocks ... also after senior year, earned appearances in McDonald’s and Jordan Brands Classic All-Star Games … named the Third Team center on the 2011 USA Today All-USA Boys Basketball Team.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS ... Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 36th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft on 6/26/14 ... signed his first NBA contract with Milwaukee on 7/30/14.
PERSONAL ... Full name is Johnny Lee O’Bryant III … parents are Angela Moore and Johnny O’Bryant, Jr. … has two older siblings, Lashandra Walker and Quadray Walker … majored in sports management … likes art and painting ... enjoys playing video games … favorite food is chicken alfredo … favorite singers are Drake, J-Cole and Lil’ Wayne ... participated in the first ever Bucks Bus Tour in the 2014 offseason, taking a trip to Eau Claire, Wausau and Appleton along with Bucks entertainment groups to interact with fans and host community basketball clinics ... on Twitter as @OBryant_The3rd.