OG Anunoby is a British pro basketball player. He plays for the Toronto Raptors of the NBA as a small forward or power forward.
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OG Anunoby Biography
Childhood, School, and College Life
OG A son of Nigerian immigrants, Anunoby was born in London’s Harlesden neighborhood on July 17, 1997. Ogugua Sr. was a university professor in England, where he was raised. When he was only a year old, his mother passed away from cancer. Anunoby and his family emigrated to the United States when he was four years old, settling in Jefferson City, Missouri, where his father held a position as a professor of finance at Lincoln University. Chigbo, his older brother, played in the NFL for the Cleveland Browns, Tennessee Titans, and Minnesota Vikings before he decided to pursue a career in medicine. In light of his tall frame, Anunoby gave up football sometime around the age of eight in order to devote more time to basketball.
At Jefferson City High School, Anunoby was a star player. He was one of the top candidates for Mr. Basketball in Missouri after a senior season in which he averaged 19.1 points and 8.6 rebounds per game. After considering Georgia, Iowa, George Mason, and Ole Miss, Anunoby settled on IU in October of 2014.
Anunoby played in 34 games during his freshman year at Indiana, averaging 6.9 points, 6.6 rebounds, and 0.6 assists.
The Sporting News has named Anunoby to their Preseason All-American team. Anunoby’s season was cut short when, on January 18, 2017, he injured his right knee while playing for Nigeria against Penn State. After announcing his intention to enter the 2017 NBA Draft and hire an agent on April 10th, 2017, Anunoby’s time with the Hoosiers came to an end.
During the 2017 NBA draught, held on June 22nd, he was chosen by the Toronto Raptors with the 23rd overall pick. He inked a one-year, rookie scale deal with the Raptors on July 9. At the expense of the Houston Rockets on November 14th, Anunoby made his NBA debut. After 30 minutes of play, he finished with 16 points, 2 boards, 1 helper, and 1 steal. By 15 December, he had the best turnover-to-assist ratio for a player who is not a point guard, the third-highest true shooting percentage among rookie starters, and was leading the team in offensive and defensive rating.
On January 29th, 2019, Anunoby was selected to compete for the United Kingdom on the World Team at the 2019 Rising Stars Challenge. Anunoby missed the majority of the Raptors’ championship playoff run in April 2019 after undergoing an emergency appendectomy. He was the first British player to win an NBA championship, as the Raptors won the series despite his absence.
On March 1, 2020, Anunoby lost 133-118 to the Denver Nuggets despite scoring 32 points, recording seven steals, grabbing seven rebounds, and dishing out three assists. On September 3rd, Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semi-finals against the Boston Celtics was decided by a score of 104-103 thanks to a buzzer-beating three-pointer by him. He finished with 12 points. The buzzer-beater prevented the Raptors from going down to a 0–3 deficit to the Celtics. The raptors lost the series in seven games. He inked a four-year, $72 million deal on December 21, 2020, keeping him in the fold through the 2024-25 season. As part of a 107-102 victory over the Indiana Pacers on January 24, 2021, Anunoby scored a season-high 30 points while also contributing 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 5 steals, and 1 block. He now shares exclusive company with former teammate Kawhi Leonard as the only player in Raptors history to record 30 points, 5 boards, and 5 steals in multiple games. Anunoby set a new personal best with 36 points, 6 rebounds, and 2 assists in a victory over the Knicks on November 1.
On February 25, 2022, Anunoby fractured his right finger in a game against the Charlotte Hornets and was forced to miss time. Anunoby fractured his finger on March 3, and he will miss two weeks of action as a result.
Ogugua Anunoby Jr.
2015 – Indiana Hoosiers men’s basketball
2017 – Toronto Raptors (NBA Debut)
Small forward, Power forward
Date of Birth
July 17, 1997
London, United Kingdom
United States of America
School / College / University
Jefferson High School
Race / Ethnicity
Physical Stats & More
- In feet – 6′ 8″
- In Centimeters – 203 cm
- In meters – 2.03 m
- In kilograms – 107 kg
- In Pounds – 235 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)
- Chest Size: 41″
- Biceps Size: 15″
- Waist Size: 33″
OG Anunoby Sr.
Name not known
Chigbo Anunoby (Brother)
Olisa Anunoby (Brother)
Leoma Anunoby (Sister)
Relationship & More
Affairs or dating history
Net Worth (2023)
Source of Income – $17.3 million (2022), $16 million (2021), $2.3 million (2020), $1.95 million (2019), $1.65 million (2018)
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OG Anunoby Facts
- OG Anunoby’s place of birth is the United Kingdom, specifically London.
- OG According to astrology, Cancer is Anunoby’s natal sign.
- While his father was a professor of finance at Lincoln University, the family relocated to Jefferson City, Missouri, when he was only four years old.
- Anunoby used to play football, but he gave it up at age 8 to focus on basketball instead due to his towering stature.
- He suited up for the Jefferson City High School team.
- Anunoby was a Mr. Basketball finalist in Missouri after a senior season in which he averaged 19.1 points and 8.6 rebounds per game.
- After considering the University of Georgia, the University of Iowa, George Mason University, and Ole Miss, he ultimately settled on Indiana University in October of 2014.
- He was a member of the Indiana Hoosiers’ college basketball team.
- The Sporting News has named Anunoby to their Preseason All-American team.
- After that, the Toronto Raptors picked him as the 23rd overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.
- Tobias Anunoby and the Toronto Raptors are the 2019 NBA champions.
- He will be representing the United Kingdom in the 2019 Rising Stars Challenge as a member of the World Team.
- The year 2022 finds Anunoby as the lone British player in the NBA.
- On Instagram, he had over 219K followers under the handle @oanunoby.
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