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Johnny O'Bryant | Center

Team: Milwaukee Bucks
Age / DOB:  (21) / 6/1/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'9' / 265
College: LSU

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Johnny O'Bryant will come off the bench for Thursday's game against the Jazz with Ersan Ilyasova replacing him.
O'Bryant's days in the starting lineup were numbered to begin with, and it's clear that he has a long way to go before being a respectable asset in fantasy leagues. Feel free to cut him across the board. Jan 22 - 6:30 PM

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Johnny O'Bryant played just six minutes in another start on Tuesday, scoring four points with one board and one assist.

This was the second game in a row that he saw just six minutes of action, so it's clear that his time in the sun is probably up. Ersan Ilyasova is healthy again so it is just a matter of time before O'Bryant loses his starting gig. If this stat line is any indication, you can leave him on the wire in almost all formats.
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 11:57:00 PM

Johnny O'Bryant played six minutes on Saturday with four points.

He picked up two quick fouls and that was that. O'Bryant was able to push guys around at summer league, but that doesn't work against Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan. He can be cut in extremely deep leagues.
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 01:23:00 AM

Johnny O'Bryant played 17 minutes in his first NBA start on Thursday with six points, one rebound and one assist against the Kings.

He had four fouls and had several "Welcome to the NBA" moments tonight. O'Bryant is a banger and doesn't have much polish to his game, but the Bucks need someone like that right now. His minutes might climb into the 20s while Ersan Ilyasova (face) is out. He's not worth owning in almost any league, though.
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 01:12:00 AM

Johnny O'Bryant will start at power forward against the Kings.

He made his NBA debut on Wednesday and he already making his first start. The Bucks are completely gutted up front and have nobody behind O'Bryant and Zaza Pachulia, so he could get big minutes. Of course, he's only worth a look in very deep leagues. O'Bryant joins Brandon Knight, O.J. Mayo, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Pachulia in the starting unit.
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 09:01:00 PM

Johnny O'Bryant played five minutes in his NBA debut with two points on Wednesday.

The good news is he's made 100 percent from the field, but the bad news is he has 9.6 fouls per 48 minutes. O'Bryant has no fantasy value.
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 01:54:00 AM

Johnny O'Bryant is available to play against the Clippers on Saturday.

He is expected to be limited and is not a lock for playing time. O'Bryant has no fantasy value right now.
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 06:02:00 PM

Johnny O'Bryant (knee) is considered questionable for Saturday's game vs. the Clippers.

He likely won't be in the rotation upon his return and would need an injury to Zaza Pachulia or Larry Sanders before owners in deep leagues should pay him any attention. Leave him on the waiver wire.
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 01:41:00 PM

Johnny O'Bryant (knee) did some more work at practice on Friday.

He doesn't have a timetable to return and is up in the air for Saturday. The Bucks need a big man behind Larry Sanders and Zaza Pachulia, so O'Bryant has an outside shot at playing time. Of course, he's not worth owning in any league.
Fri, Dec 12, 2014 02:13:00 PM

Johnny O'Bryant (knee) returned to practice on Thursday, and is nearing a return.

O'Bryant isn't likely to be a key rotation player for the Bucks, and he can be left on the wire in all leagues.
Thu, Dec 11, 2014 04:11:00 PM

Johnny O'Bryant has been diagnosed with a grade III sprain of the MCL in his right knee, and the Bucks aren't yet putting a timetable on his return.

Generally players can recover from this injury in 6-8 weeks, so we'll be penciling him in for a late November return. That being said, O'Bryant is buried on the depth chart behind Zaza Pachulia, John Henson, and Larry Sanders, so he's not someone that should be targeted in any league.
Mon, Oct 13, 2014 06:07:00 PM

Johnny O'Bryant (knee) will not suit up for Tuesday's preseason game vs. the Cavs.

The severity of O'Bryant's knee injury is not yet known, but either way, he's not going to be someone worth drafting in standard leagues.
Mon, Oct 13, 2014 02:50:00 PM

Johnny O'Bryant suffered a right knee sprain on Thursday and will not return.

He needed assistance off the court and it doesn't sound good. O'Bryant looked great at summer league and could have made the team, but this injury will definitely hurts his chances. The team will likely give him an MRI in the next couple days.
Thu, Oct 9, 2014 09:53:00 PM

Rookie C Johnny O'Bryant enjoyed his time playing for the Bucks' Summer League squad.

"It was just getting used to the NBA-style offense we ran, getting used to the different play clock and the NBA rules," O'Bryant said Friday. "But overall it was a fun experience for me." While the Bucks aren't exactly brimming with talent, it will still be difficult for O'Bryant to see quality minutes during his rookie campaign. He is not someone to target in standard leagues.
Fri, Aug 1, 2014 06:07:00 PM

Bucks sign C Johnny O'Bryant.

He turned in an impressive summer league, averaging 8.2 points, 5.2 boards, 0.6 steals and 0.6 blocks in 18.2 minutes per game. O'Bryant was the 36th pick in the draft and the team said they viewed him as a first-round talent. He'll have to work on his conditioning, but he could wind up making the Bucks given their lack of an interior presence.
Wed, Jul 30, 2014 06:07:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PG1Brandon Knight
2Kendall Marshall
SG1O.J. Mayo
2Jared Dudley
3Jerryd Bayless
SF1Giannis Antetokounmpo
2Khris Middleton
3Damien Inglis
PF1Ersan Ilyasova
2John Henson
3Kenyon Martin
4Jabari Parker
C1Larry Sanders
2Zaza Pachulia
3Johnny O'Bryant