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Johnny O'Bryant | Center/Forward | #48

Team: New York Knicks
Age / DOB:  (25) / 5/1/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'9' / 257
College: LSU
Drafted: 2014 / Rd. 2 (6) / MLW
Contract: view contract details

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The Knicks will waive Johnny O'Bryant.
The Knicks likely aren't done here and they're probably going to be calling up Luke Kornet and Isaiah Hicks to get some minutes. We'll see what happens with Kyle O'Quinn, but the Knicks will likely have a huge hole to fill up front. Expect Johnny O'Bryant to find another J.O.B. on a 10-day deal very soon. Feb 7 - 3:00 PM

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Johnny O'Bryant is being traded to the Knicks in exchange for Willy Hernangomez.

O'Bryant will help backup Enes Kanter in New York, but it's tough to see him earning enough minutes to make a difference in fantasy hoops. He owns career averages of just 3.5 points, 2.5 boards and not much else on 40.2% shooting.
Feb 7 - 11:46 AM

Johnny O'Bryant hit 7-of-9 shots and two 3-pointers for a season-high 16 points, two rebounds and one assist in 19 minutes of Tuesday's easy win over the Kings.

He had 10 points and two rebounds in 14 minutes on New Year's Eve as well, but the minutes just aren't there for him. We're going to call this a two-game fluke and there's a reason his last Rotoworld blurb happened back on Dec. 19. Ignore him except in the deepest of leagues.
Jan 3 - 12:50 AM

Johnny O'Bryant (personal) scored nine points on 4-of-9 shooting over 16 minutes in the Hornets victory vs. the Knicks on Monday.

O'Bryant left Saturday's game vs. Portland at halftime due to personal reasons, but was back in the lineup on Monday night. In addition to the nine points, he also chipped in three rebounds, three assists and a steal.
Tue, Dec 19, 2017 12:11:00 AM

Johnny O'Bryant (personal) will not return on Saturday.

This is a little unusual and hopefully everything is OK with O'Bryant. He finished with five points and four rebounds in eight minutes.
Sat, Dec 16, 2017 08:28:00 PM

Johnny O'Bryant made 5-of-15 from the field for 11 points with seven rebounds, one assist, one steal, one block and one 3-pointer in 16 minutes.

Raise your hand if you had Johnny Bryant ranking third in this game for field goal attempts and posted a 42.6 usage rate! Kidding aside, J.O.B. could have to go to work this week with Cody Zeller (knee) out and Frank Kaminsky (ankle) possibly missing some more time as well. You'd have to be pretty desperate to start him with four games.
Sat, Dec 9, 2017 11:46:00 PM

Johnny O'Bryant scored two points in 10 minutes on Friday.

The Hornets are almost out of bigs, so O'Bryant had to back up Dwight Howard. You would have to be in a ridiculously deep league to add J.O.B. to your fantasy work force.
Sat, Dec 9, 2017 01:17:00 AM

Hornets coach Steve Clifford has been impressed by Johnny O'Bryant's play off the bench.

"He’s always been a scorer. In the G-League, he posted, he iso(lated) and he shot like 37 percent from 3," Clifford said. "He’s a better passer than I ever realized. He’s becoming a better all-around player." O'Bryant has been getting the backup center minutes behind Dwight Howard with Cody Zeller (knee) sidelined and has made the most of them, averaging 10.0 points and 5.0 rebounds in 14.0 minutes over the past two games.
Wed, Oct 25, 2017 10:44:00 AM

Johnny O'Bryant hit 4-of-7 shots for 14 points, four rebounds and a block in 14 minutes off the Hornets bench on Monday.

He played 14 minutes in his previous game with six points, six boards, a steal and a block after not playing in the opener. He's not worth owning and tonight's 14 points might end up being his season high.
Mon, Oct 23, 2017 10:44:00 PM

Johnny O'Bryant contributed 11 points, six rebounds, one assist and one 3-pointer in 23 minutes off the Hornets' bench on Wednesday.

"I thought Johnny O'Bryant had a good second half tonight," coach Steve Clifford said after the game. "He had a good summer. He's good on offense." O'Bryant is only on the radar in the deepest of leagues.
Wed, Oct 11, 2017 10:03:00 PM

The Hornets kept Johnny O’Bryant on their roster beyond his Aug. 1 guarantee deadline, making his $1.5 million salary fully guaranteed.

O'Bryant will have a tough time cracking the rotation in Charlotte. The Hornets frontcourt is crowded, with Marvin Williams, Frank Kaminsky, Dwight Howard and Cody Zeller all ahead of O'Bryant on the depth chart.
Wed, Aug 2, 2017 04:26:00 PM

Johnny O'Bryant is expected to get minutes at power forward and center at summer league.

The Hornets have a lot of depth down low after the Dwight Howard trade, so O'Bryant increasing his versatility can only strengthen his case for potential playing time.
Thu, Jun 29, 2017 06:55:00 PM

Johnny O'Bryant, Briante Weber and Treveon Graham will all play in the Summer League for the Hornets.

All three players have non-guaranteed contracts for next season and will likely be on the fringe of the rotation if they make the 15-man roster. The Hornets have 10 players under contract for next season and will pick 11th and 41st in the draft, but with little to no cap room, bringing in quality free agents will be very tough -- they will have an $8.4 million Mid-Level Exception and a $3.2 million Bi-Annual Exception to work with.
Thu, Jun 8, 2017 11:59:00 AM

Johnny O'Bryant (ankle) will not play on Monday vs. the Bucks.

He hasn't played in a game since Mar. 8th, so his chances of playing in the regular season finale on Tuesday probably aren't good.
Mon, Apr 10, 2017 11:27:00 AM

Johnny O'Bryant (ankle) is listed as "out" for Tuesday's game vs. Wizards.

No fantasy impact to note here, as O'Bryant hasn't appeared in a game since March 8th.
Tue, Apr 4, 2017 01:00:00 PM

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