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Former LSU Tiger Johnny O'Bryant III picked in NBA Draft

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Posted: Jun 27, 2014 12:30 AM by Michael Cauble
Updated: Jun 27, 2014 5:54 AM
Source: WBRZ Sports 2

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LSU forward Johnny O'Bryant III was taken in the second round of the 2014 NBA Draft with the 36th pick by the Milwaukee Bucks Thursday night.

O'Bryant is LSU's second straight draftee to go in the second round, joining seven-foot center Justin Hamilton who was picked in 2012 by Philadelphia.

"I am really excited for Johnny O'Bryant and his family," said LSU Head Basketball Coach Johnny Jones. It's great to see his patience and his hard work has paid off. It is wonderful to see dream come true."

O'Bryant III averaged 15.4 points a game, 7.7 rebounds and 1.6 assists a contest while playing an average of 30 minutes a game.

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