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Report: Florida guard Michael Frazier II expected to declare for NBA draft

Florida Gators guard Michael Frazier II is expected to opt for the NBA Draft. 

Florida Gators guard Michael Frazier II is expected to declare for the NBA draft, reports ESPN's Jeff Borzello. Frazier, a junior, would be bypassing his season season of eligibility.

Frazier, a 6'4" guard, was one of the bright spots in an otherwise down year for the Gators, averaging 12.1 points and 4.1 rebounds. He shot 38 percent from three-point range, a decrease from his first two seasons in which he shot at least 44 percent from outside.

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[ basketball]Frazier missed seven games with a foot injury before returning for Florida's last three games.

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The Gators finished 16-17 and 8-10 in SEC play, missing out on a postseason tournament one year after reaching the Final Four.

According to ESPN, Frazier is projected to be a second-round pick.

The 2015 NBA draft will be held June 25 in New York City. The deadline for underclassmen to declare is April 26.

Jack Jorgensen