OG Anunoby is a professional basketball player from England. He plays in the National Basketball Association for the Toronto Raptors. He was signed to the NBA by the Raptors in the 2017 NBA Draft as the 23rd overall pick.

In 2019, he became an NBA Champion. Then in 2023, he became the NBA Steals Leader and was named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team.

Player Profile and Personal Life

Anunoby was born Ogugua “OG” Anunoby Jr. in July 17, 1997. His hometown is in Harlesden, London, England. He says that it is his goal to inspire kids from Great Britain who have dreams of making it into the NBA.

Team 206 toronto raptors Toronto Raptors
Position Small Forward
Height / weight 2.01 m / 105 kg
Born 17 Jul 1997
Nationality United Kingdom United Kingdom
Playing Style Right Handed
Team History
206 toronto raptors Toronto 2017 - present

He stands 201 cm tall and his last listed weight is 105 kg. He is a right-handed player and he plays the position of small forward.

In addition to basketball, he is also a fan of football and he follows Arsenal FC.

High School and College Career

He attended Jefferson City High School in Jefferson City, Missouri. Later, he committed to play for Indiana University Bloomington and was there from 2015 to 2017. He suffered a knee injury in his sophomore year.

Professional Career

He was drafted into the NBA in 2017 and was selected in the first round and was the 23rd overall pick of the draft, selected by the Toronto Raptors.

He was projected to be a higher pick but because of his earlier injury, he became their 23rd overall pick instead. He signed with the team in July of that year. He made his NBA start in November 2017.

In 2019, he won the NBA Championship along with the rest of the Raptors. He sustained a fractured finger in 2022.

In 2023, he was named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team and that year, he also led the league in steals.

Career Highlights

  • 2019 - NBA champion
  • 2023 - NBA All-Defensive Second Team
  • 2023 - NBA steals leader

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