Look for Anunoby to make most of this opportunity with Raptors

The Toronto Raptors selected OG Anunoby with the 23rd overall pick in the NBA Draft. (AP Photo)

Perhaps Thursday night was a disappointment for O.G. Anunoboy.

He was expecting a Lamborghini, after all --- but had to settle for a Rolls Royce.

Some of life's disappointments are more significant than others.

Once again proving the experts don't always have much expertise, Anunoby --- a 2008 graduate of Jefferson City High School --- fell to 23rd in the first round of the NBA Draft on Thursday night in New York, going to the Toronto Raptors.

But let's put this in perspective.

In a world of 7 billion people, Anunoby will likely be one of the 449 players on an opening day NBA roster. You could say this puts OG in elite company ---- as in, 0.00000006 percent of the world population is good enough to play in the NBA.

Anunoby missed the last 15 games of his sophomore season with the Indiana Hoosiers with a right knee injury he suffered in January. Certainly, it damaged more than just his ACL, it hurt his bank account.

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