July 24, 2013
O.D. Anosike arrived in Las Vegas, a city built on the desire to chase a quick windfall, bearing the long view.
There are a lot of guys who fit the profile of the former St. Peter's star that have gone on to make a pretty good living in the NBA, undrafted free agents whose college teams weren't exactly regulars on ESPN. But it doesn't happen instantly. It's a grind. It takes a couple of tries to make the right impression. It takes some time to keep building your own game up to where it needs to be.
The 2009 Warren Jaques Award winner understands this.
"I'm coming out of Siena, small school, under the radar," said Anosike. "I'm going to have my work cut out for me."