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J.J. Frazier

J.J. Frazier

The Fraport Skyliners took a lot of time but have found their new point guard for the 22-23 season with American J.J. Frazier (178-PG-1995, college: Georgia). He is a 26 year old 178 cm guard that will be playing his sixth professional season. He brings alot of expereince to Frankfurt and has motsly put up very good stats. last season he played for Samsun BSB Anakent (Turkey-TBL) playing 39 games and avergaing 17.8ppg, 4.8rpg, 4.9apg, Steals-1 (2.2spg), FGP: 51.7%, 3PT: 39.8%, FT: 88.5%. “He is a small quick point guard that can do it all. He defends with high intensity, can shoot, score and pass. Importnat that he can also create which will make the whole team better. He is also a good guy and I’m sure he will fit in well to the team”, stressed head coach Geert Hammink.

He began his basketball career with Faith Baptist Christian Academy. He then played at the University of Georgia (NCAA) from 2014-2018 playing a total of 128 games. He was able to improve his scoring average each season. After playing at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament (Pre-NBA Draft) averaging 17.3ppg, 3.7rpg, 4.3apg, he turned professional. He has garnered much success playing in France and the G-League, but played most of his career in Italy where he was a star player in the Serie-2 with teams Blu Basket Gruppo Remer Treviglio (Italy-Serie A2 24.1ppg, 3.1rpg, 4.4apg, 1.4spg, FGP: 52.5%, 3PT: 30.2%, FT: 81.1%) Zeus Energy Group Rieti (Italy-Serie A2, 18.3ppg, 4.0rpg, 1.7apg, 1.0spg), Basket Scafati 1969 (Italy-Serie A2, 18.2ppg, 5.6rpg, Assists-2 (5.3apg), Steals-4 (2.1spg), FGP: 41.7%, 3PT: 27.1%, FT: 83.6%) and Blu Basket Gruppo Remer Treviglio (Italy-Serie A2, 15.8ppg, 4.6rpg, Assists-4 (4.9apg), 1.2spg, FGP: 44.7%, 3PT: 35.0%, FT: 82.2%

“I am looking forward to playing for Frankfurt. I am a leader, organize the game and play hard. I am unselfish and want to win games. It is a great opportunity to play for coach Hammink and to establish myself at ahigh level”, warned J.J Frazier.

Awards and achievements in his basketball career have been Regular Season Co-Runner-Up -2014, SEC Tournament Semifinals -2014, 15, 16, NIT Sweet 16 -2014, 16, All-SEC Second Team -2016, SEC All-Tournament Team -2016, USBWA All-District IV Team -2017, All-SEC First Team -2017, Reese’s College All-Star Game -2017, Italian Serie A2 -2020 (Player of the Week: 2 times), All-Italian Serie A2 Second Team -2020, Italian Serie A2 -2021 (Player of the Week Rd.14), Turkish TBL Federation Cup Finalist -22, Turkish TBL -2022 (Player of the Week Rd.6), All-Turkish TBL Honorable Mention -2022, Turkish TBL Regular Season Runner-Up -2022, and Turkish TBL Finalist -2022

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