Andrew Nicholson: What The National Media Is Saying
With former St. Bonaventure star Andrew Nicholson working out for many NBA teams in preparation of the NBA Draft on June 28, below are multiple national and international media accounts of his draft stock rising, particularly following the NBA Combine. Click on the headline for the complete story.
Sporting News: Big Winner, II: Andrew Nicholson
"Nicholson, whose spot in the first round is sewn up, could wind up climbing into the Top 20. Nicholson has already had some good workouts for low first-round teams and it has become no secret that he is coveted by the Thunder, Heat and the Celtics (who pick at No. 21 and 22)."
CBS Sports: NBA Draft Combine: Dozen winners and losers
"Andrew Nicholson – no one looked better in the workout setting than the former St. Bonnies star from Canada. He's so skilled – and made shots from everywhere. At one point, I watched him drill 15 consecutive shots from just about every spot on the court."
ESPN: NBA Draft Combine Recap (Insider subscription required)
"It's pretty rare that a guy who won Defensive Player of the Year in his conference is drawing raves for his offensive performance on the court. We had him pegged as the 22nd pick in the draft for the past few mocks, but I'm beginning to doubt that he'll make it to the Celtics."
The Star: Canadian prospect Andrew Nicholson impresses at NBA draft combine
"It might behoove Nicholson to try to pump himself up, to make a name with his personality as much as with his game, to get cocky to make himself stand out in some way. But that is not who the native of Mississauga is and as he undertakes a four-day camp that will have a monstrous impact on his future professional employment, Nicholson will remain true to himself."
CBS New York: Rothstein Files: 5 Players Rising
"The 6-foot-9 Nicholson has been exceptionally impressive and could be selected in the high teens. You get the feeling because of his maturity and unselfishness, he won't last past the Celtics who pick back-to-back at 21 and 22."