Top Ike Anigbogu News

  • Ike Anigbogu: Suffers season-ending injury

    Anigbogu's 2021 G League season has come to a close due to a season-ending injury.

    Anigbogu will be released from his G League deal as a result, which opened the door for the BayHawks to acquire Eric Stuteville. Anigbogu will turn his sights toward getting healthy for next season.

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  • Ike Anigbogu: Remains on bench Wednesday

    Anigbogu (coach's decision) didn't play in Wednesday's 127-87 win over the G League Ignite.

    Anigbogu has yet to see the court in any of the first five games for the BayHawks during the 2020-21 season. He appeared in six games with the team last year, but it's not yet clear when he'll make his season debut during the four-week bubble in Orlando.

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  • Ike Anigbogu: Let go by Pelicans

    Anigbogu was waived by the Pelicans on Saturday, Will Guillory of The Athletic reports.

    Anigbogu was unable to secure a roster spot with the Pelicans after spending training camp with the organization. He's likely to spend the majority of the season in the G League.

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  • Pelicans' Ike Anigbogu: Signs with Pels

    Anigbogu signed with the Pelicans on Tuesday, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.

    A second-round pick of the Pacers in 2017, Anigbogu never found a role in Indiana, but the UCLA product will try his luck in New Orleans. The Pelicans don't have a role readily available, so it's likely Anigbogu could spend much of the year in the G League.

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  • Ike Anigbogu: Scores nine off bench

    Anigbogu had nine points (4-6 FG, 1-3 3Pt), seven rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block over 16 minutes in Saturday's G League loss to Maine.

    Thursday marked Anigbogu's third appearance with the BayHawks, but he's managed to be productive in his opportunities so far. The 21-year-old is averaging 8.0 points and 4.3 rebounds per game with Erie.

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  • Ike Anigbogu: Efficient with limited minutes

    Anigbogu had nine points (3-5 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 1-2 FT), six rebounds, one assist and one block over nine minutes in Saturday's G League loss to College Park.

    Anigbogu was effective in his first appearance for the BayHawks on Saturday, but he also managed to pick up five fouls over his nine minutes on the court. However, the 21-year-old's performance gives him something to build on and could lead to slightly increased chances within Erie's system.

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  • Ike Anigbogu: Added by Bayhawks

    The Bayhawks claimed Anigbogu off waivers Thursday.

    Anigbogu spent most of last season playing for Fort Wayne, averaging 11.1 points, 9.4 rebounds and two blocks over 27 minutes per contest. Given his recent track record of spending time in the NBA, there's a decent chance he will secure a sizable role with the team out of the gates.

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  • Ike Anigbogu: Waived by Indiana

    Anigbogu was waived by the Pacers on Thursday, Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports reports.

    The Pacers traded the Rockets for Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin on Thursday, and while the team is waiving both players, they still had to clear a spot on the roster to officially acquire them before doing so. Anigbogu has mainly been a fixture in the G League this year, and he will likely return to Fort Wayne to play with the Mad Ants once he clears waivers.

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  • Pacers' Ike Anigbogu: Out with sore knee

    Anigbogu is out for Thursday's game against the Clippers due to a sore left knee.

    Anigbogu's absence won't affect the Pacers' rotation, as the big man has played just three NBA games this season. He's expected to continue garnering run in the G League.

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  • Pacers' Ike Anigbogu: Suits up Friday, sits Saturday

    Anigbogu (knee) returned to action Friday in the G League Fort Wayne Mad Ants' 123-105 loss to the Grand Rapids Drive. He sat out the second half of the back-to-back sat Saturday in the Mad Ants' 107-92 loss to the Lakeland Magic.

    It's unclear if Anigbogu was sidelined Saturday just as a precaution coming off the injury or if it was a result of a setback suffered in Friday's contest. The second-year center is averaging just shy of a double-double across 17 appearances this season for Fort Wayne with 11.2 points (on 46.4 percent shooting from the field) and 9.9 boards per game.

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  • Ike Anigbogu: Does not play Tuesday

    Anigbogu (knee) did not play in Tuesday's win over the Mad Ants.

    Anigbogu has split time with the Pacers and Mad Ants this season, averaging 11.9 points and 10.6 rebounds in 16 games with the G League affiliate. Anigbogu will try and make his return Friday.

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  • Ike Anigbogu: Registers double-double

    Anigbogu tallied 13 points ( 5-13 FG, 3-4 FT), 18 rebounds, one assist and one block in the 122-108 win over Stockton on Monday.

    Anigbogu completed dominated the glass in his return to the G League, combining with power forward Alize Johnson to record 32 rebounds. A two-way player, Anigbogu has only played 15 games with the team this season, but he's been a force when on the court, totaling 11.7 points, 10.6 rebounds and 2.1 blocks in those contests.

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  • Ike Anigbogu: Assigned to G League

    Anigbogu as been assigned to the G League on Monday.

    Anigbogu hasn't played with the Pacers since logging two minutes back on Nov. 26. The UCLA product should likely be available to play for Fort Wayne on Monday.

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  • Pacers' Ike Anigbogu: Out Sunday

    Anigbogu is inactive for Sunday's game at Toronto due to right knee soreness.

    It's unknown how serious his injury is, but for the time being, Anigbogu will be sidelined with right knee soreness. It shouldn't affect the Pacers much, if at all Sunday however, as the UCLA product is only averaging 2.0 minutes across three appearances this year.

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  • Ike Anigbogu: Scores another double-double

    Anigbogu registered 18 points (7-13 FG, 4-7 FT), 15 rebounds and four blocks in the win Monday over the Drive.

    The two-way player saw a whopping 40 minutes Monday, but that wasn't even good enough to lead the team as Stephan Hicks finished with 42. The 20-year-old center has played sparingly with the Pacers, but through eight games with the Mad Ants is averaging 13.1 points, 10.9 rebounds and 1.9 blocked shots.

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  • Ike Anigbogu: Excellent all around game

    Anigbogu scored 19 points and also contributed 10 rebounds in the 120-118 loss Wednesday to the Hustle.

    Anigbogu also registered two blocks to go along with two steals, but the Ants were unable to complete a furious second half comeback. The 10 rebounds matched Anigbogu's season average, but 19 points does represent a slight uptick in his performance across the previous four games, making for a potentially intriguing buy-low fantasy candidate in the making.

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  • Pacers' Ike Anigbogu: Recalled from Mad Ants

    Anigbogu was recalled from the G League's Fort Wayne Made Ants on Friday.

    Anigbogu will join the Pacers for Friday's game against the Spurs, but he is not expected to crack the rotation. Anigbogu has appeared in five games for Fort Wayne this season, averaging 12.2 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.4 blocks across 30.7 minutes per game.

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  • Pacers' Ike Anigbogu: Sent back to G-League

    Anigbogu was assigned to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the G-League on Tuesday, Scott Agness of The Athletic reports.

    Anigbogu has appeared in just one game for the Pacers this season, so he'll head back to the G-League to see some more consistent run. The big man notched seven points and 11 rebounds in his lone game with the Mad Ants this season.

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  • Pacers' Ike Anigbogu: Recalled by Pacers

    Anigbogu was recalled from the G-League's Fort Wayne Mad Ants on Saturday.

    Anigbogu has only played three minutes for the Pacers this season. He started Friday's Mad Ants' opener, recording seven points, 11 boards and three blocks during the loss.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-9, 252 lbs
Birthplace: San Diego, CA
Age: 23
School: UCLA
Experience: 2