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Tony Omotayo: Stud or One year wonder? - Oct 20, 2012


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Tony Omotayo

ATLANTA Enough scorers have enjoyed career seasons next to DeAndre Bray (5'6''-G-85, agency: Gamble Sports Management, college: Jacksonville St.) to question whether Tony Omotayo (6'4''-F-85, college: Ft.Valley St.) will be the same offensive player without him around.

Every Lion figures to take some kind of efficiency hit without Bray, but no Atlanta player relied on him more to create easy buckets than Omotayo last season, although the flip side of that is that Bray needed an excellent roll man like Omotayo more than any other Lion to be successful himself.

According to Usbasket, Omotayo was assisted on 70.0 percent of his buckets in 2011-12 with the Lions last year. A third of his 2011-12 plays came as the roll man (more than any other play type), UBABasket, a play on which he scored 1.23 points per play (10th in the league). Thus some wonder whether he can repeat his superb 16.4 ppg season on 50.5 percent shooting (60.8 percent with Bray, 44.0 percent without him, per the UBAs stats tool) with Bray no longer around to set him up.

Omotayo was by far the Most Valuable Player for the Lions in the UBA championship game last summer (24 points and 8 rebounds), but the team came up short to the hands of Jermaine Barnes (6'5''-G/F-82, agency: Gamble Sports Management, college: Point, GA) and the GIE Maile Matrix.

He was an ideal pick-and-roll partner for Bray with his combination of athleticism, agility and quickness in a 6-foot-5 package. The Nigerian-America was the biggest surprise for the UBA coming off a season ending injury in 2010-11. He return with a new mind set and focus for the game that wasnt expected. Omotayo averaged a career best 16.4ppg, 6.5rpg shooting over 50%. He was later named Usbasket.com All-UBA Import Player of the Year.

Omotayo so badly wanted an opportunity to prove himself upon landing in UBA, and he found himself in a perfect situation with the unselfish Bray. Yet now without him he bristled at a question during Media Day about whether his game would change without the PRIMESs new point guard.

"Tony is ready to be a big contributor for us this season", says head coach Mike Dennis . As long as he continues to work like he does he will be one of the top forwards in the league this season.

  




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Barnes and Oxley Lead Matrix to 100-97 Comeback Win Over Vipers - 4 hours ago
David Walls Reports 2/26/2017 Jermaine Barnes (6'4''-G/F-83, college: Point, GA, agency: Gamble Sports Management) had his first triple double of the season recording 30 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for the Matrix. It marked his first triple since the 2011-12 UBA season. After such a big night you would think Barnes would be the topic, but a third quarter explosion (18 points) by Anthony Oxley (5'9''-PG-86, college: Mount Aloysius) sparked the Matrix comeback. Anthony Oxley added 3...   [read more]

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Parks 27 points leads Spartans over unbeaten Generals 110-100 - 4 hours ago
David Walls Reports 2/26/2017 Spartans coach Antonio Brown wasn't exactly thrilled with his team's shootout win over the Southern Generals on Saturday night. "I didn't think we played well at all," said Brown, disappointed by his club's defensive effort as both squads set season scoring highs in Spartan's 100-110 victory. Bernard Parks (6'3''-SG-90, college: Point, GA), who led the Spartans with 27 points and 10 assists, also acknowledged the Spartans lack of focus,"We have to do better...   [read more]
Lightning strikes Cyclones double overtime - 5 days ago
Texas Cyclones were short handed when they faced the Metroplex Lightning. This game has been amped up from the beginning of the season. Xavier Rogers led the Lightning with 21 points and 7 rebounds. Rookie Jacolby Anderson dropped 20 points with 7 rebs. Former D-League standout Vernon Lewis contributed with 16 points and 11 rebounds also. "I was just surprised to get the victory shooting 1-18 from behind the 3pt line said Torrence Moody" The double overtime victory starts the season off r...   [read more]


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