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

10 months ago June 26, 2014 Jun 26, 2014 Thursday, June 26 2014 Thursday, June 26, 2014 11:30:35 PM EDT in LSU Sports
Source: WBRZ Sports 2

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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