Michael Frazier II (born March 8, 1994) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Scaligera Basket Verona of the Italian Serie A2 Basket. He played college basketball for the University of Florida where he was considered as one of the top players in the SEC. [5]

College career

In the 2013–14 season, Frazier scored eleven three-pointers in a win against South Carolina, setting a school record. [6] [7] He also set a school record for made three-pointers in a season (118). [8] His junior season was derailed significantly by a high-ankle sprain suffered in the game against Kentucky.

On March 27, 2015, Frazier declared his eligibility for the 2015 NBA draft. [9]

Professional career

After going undrafted in the 2015 NBA draft, Frazier joined the Golden State Warriors for the 2015 NBA Summer League. [10] On August 25, 2015, he signed with the Los Angeles Lakers. [11] However, he was later waived by the Lakers on October 20 after appearing in four preseason games. [12] On October 31, he was acquired by the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA Development League as an affiliate player of the Lakers. [5] On November 24, he made his professional debut in a 94–90 win over the Oklahoma City Blue, recording three points, two rebounds and one assist in four minutes. [5] On January 16, 2016, he was traded to the Iowa Energy in exchange for a 2016 second-round pick and the returning player rights to Kendrick Perry. [5] Two days later, he made his debut for Iowa in a 98–94 loss to Raptors 905, recording one assist and one steal in nine minutes. [5] On March 6, he was waived by Iowa. [5] On March 10, he was acquired by the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. [5] The next day, he made his debut for Fort Wayne in a 106–99 loss to the Westchester Knicks, recording three points in 12 minutes off the bench. [5]

On August 9, 2016, Frazier signed with Scaligera Basket Verona of the Italian Serie A2 Citroën. [5]

On June 27, 2017, Frazier signed with German club MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg. [5] However on August 12, 2017, Ludwigsburg voids Michael Frazier's contract due to an injury. [5]

National team career

Frazier represented the U-19 United States national team at the 2013 U-19 World Championship held in Czech Republic, where they won the gold medal. Over nine tournament games, he averaged 6.7 points and 3.1 rebounds per game. [6]