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Olu Famutimi: Poised for Stardom

Sheer athleticism, explosiveness, plays above the rim and a crowd pleaser. These are the most commonly used terms to characterize the star potential of the 21-year-old Canadian baller, Olu Famutimi. The 6-5, 212 pound, guard from the University of Arkansas is a cool cat off the court, always laid back. But on the court, he’s lava in a volcano, ready to erupt with ferocity. “Olu is a guy who can make shots as well as be an exciting player in the open court,” says third year U of A Razorbacks head coach Stan Heath. “We try to feed him the rock as many times as possible when he has the hot hand.” Burgeoning with immense talent, Famutimi was heralded at a young age by many […]

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Olu Famutimi Poised For Stardom Credentials Basketballbuzz Magazine 2006
Olu Famutimi Poised For Stardom Credentials Basketballbuzz Magazine 2006
Sheer athleticism, explosiveness, plays above the rim and a crowd pleaser. These are the most commonly used terms to characterize the star potential of the 21-year-old Canadian baller, Olu Famutimi. The 6-5, 212 pound, guard from the University of Arkansas is a cool cat off the court, always laid back. But on the court, he’s lava in a volcano, ready to erupt with ferocity. “Olu is a guy who can make shots as well as be an exciting player in the open court,” says third year U of A Razorbacks head coach Stan Heath. “We try to feed him the rock as many times as possible when he has the hot hand.” Burgeoning with immense talent, Famutimi was heralded at a young age by many […]
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