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Florida could lose most versatile forward to NBA Draft

Florida’s Devin Robinson had a solid sophomore season under first-year Florida coach Mike White. He was a big part of the offense shooting 45 percent from the floor and 34 percent from beyond the arc. He only averaged nine points and 5.6 rebounds standing at 6’8″ and weighing about 180 pounds.

He thought his season was good enough and that he showed scouts enough to declare for the NBA Draft. However, he is making the smart decision by declaring without an agent so that he can come back to school if he doesn’t test well in workouts or the combine.

Robinson also averaged 23.1 minutes per game, which was up from his 19 last year but really needs to be higher if he wants to really make an impact at the next level. If he can only stay on the floor for just over half a game how is his stamina supposed to fair over an NBA game that’s eight minutes longer?

Robinson should be the starter next season for the Gators if he decides to come back and would be the focal point of the perimeter attack with John Egbunu giving Florida a superior inside presence. Robinson should be very Brandon Ingram-like next season if he develops properly.

Ben Bornstein was born in San Antonio, TX. That would explain his love for the Spurs and good basketball. He was raised in Orlando, Florida for most of his life though, so he has special feelings for the Magic too. He is an avid NBA, NCAA, and NFL fan who ...Read more
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