Johnny O'Bryant III leaving for NBA

Updated: April 1, 2014, 7:35 PM ET
Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU post player and leading scorer Johnny O'Bryant III stayed at LSU one year longer than many expected.

Now he's ready to turn pro.

O'Bryant, who has been projected as a late first-round or second-round draft pick, announced Tuesday that he will bypass his senior season and make himself eligible for the NBA draft.

"I am a better player now than a year ago," O'Bryant said. "My mid-range jumper is better. I pass out of the double team better. Now, I have to ...

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