OG Anunoby went 3-of-4 from distance and scored a number of buckets at the rim in transition, via offensive rebounds and from receiving passes near the hoop.
But here’s a simple play where Anunoby flashed yet another offensive skill: a drive and dunk from the perimeter.
With Anunoby trailing, Newkirk sets this one up, driving at both his and Anunoby’s man:
Newkirk turns and uses his body to shield both Knights on the pass:
Anunoby slashes through the first line of defense:
And makes it through the second line to dunk it home:
Anunoby was an impressive 16-for-20 from the field and 7-for-11 from 3-point range for a total of 41 points in Indiana’s two exhibitions games. It’s a play like this that shows just how versatile the emerging sophomore can be on offense.