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Friday April 19th, 2013

Gonzaga forward Kelly Olynyk will reportedly enter the NBA Draft. (William Mancebo/Getty Images) Gonzaga forward Kelly Olynyk will reportedly enter the NBA Draft. (William Mancebo/Getty Images)

Gonzaga junior forward Kelly Olynyk will bypass his senior season and declare for the NBA Draft, reports The Spokesman-Review. 

Olynyk averaged 17.8 points, 7.3 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.1 blocks and shot 62 percent from the field last season for the Bulldogs, leading them a 32-3 record and a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament. They were beaten by Wichita State in the Round of 32.

Olynyk is expected to a be a first-round pick in the NBA Draft, which will be held June 27 at the Madison Square Garden in New York. The 7-foot, 238-pounder from Kamloops, British Columbia, was a first-team All-American selection by the Associated Press and was chosen as the West Coast Conference player of the year last season.

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