Once an overlooked recruit, OG Anunoby has cashed in big-time.
The Toronto Raptors forward has signed a four-year, $72 million contract, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting.
The 23 year old Anunoby became a full-time starter during the 2019-20 season, averaging career-highs with 10.6 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.4 steals and .7 blocks in 29.9 minutes per contest.
Anunoby also shot a career best 39 percent from behind the three-point line during the 2019-20 regular season.
Anunoby was the 23rd pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.
He entered the draft coming off of a sophomore season ending ACL injury. Anunoby was averaging 11.1 points and 5.4 rebounds per game for IU before the injury.
While he was still a relative unknown nationally towards the end of his freshman year, Anunoby was introduced to the basketball world in a Sweet 16 contest against Kentucky when he made several eye-catching plays, including a crucial late-game block on a 3-pointer by Jamal Murray.
The NBA discussions intensified immediately.
Coming out of high school, Anunoby was a 3-star recruit, ranked No. 294 nationally according to the 247Sports Composite.
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