2012 NBA Draft Scouting Report: Andrew Nicholson





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Written by Paul Banks of the Washington Times, and David Kay of the The Sports Bank.
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2012 NBA Draft Scouting Report: Andrew Nicholson


Position: Power Forward

Size: 6-9, 240

School: St. Bonaventure, Senior


Strengths:
  • Inside/outside threat
  • Mid-range game
  • Three-point range
  • Turnaround jumper
  • Effective in pick-and-pop situations
  • Footwork in the post
  • Handles the ball for his position
  • Rarely forces the issue, good shot selection and patience
  • Length
  • Solid athleticism
  • Good shot blocker



    Weaknesses:
  • Physicality; needs to get stronger
  • Not the most explosive 6-9 player
  • Too often has a guard's mentality settling for jump shots
  • Handling double teams (though he likely won't see any in the NBA)

    Summary: Nicholson was an under-the-radar prospect most of his career until leading the Bonnies to the Atlantic-10 Tournament title and spot in the NCAA Tournament. Due to his inside/outside ability, Nicholson should likely be a late first-round pick. I don't think he will ever be a starter in the league but could be a valuable reserve and thrive in pick and pop situations.

    Player Comparison: Charlie Villanueva. Villanueva has always been more of a perimeter-based power forward who can use his length and versatility inside as well. Nicholson is in that same mold. He has a nice stroke from the outside and can take defenders down low with his back to the basket game. The former A-10 Player of the Year does tend to float out on the perimeter too much just like Villanueva.



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    2012 NBA Mock Draft


    2013 NBA Mock Draft


    2012 NBA Draft Prospect Rankings


    2012 NBA Draft Scouting Reports








    Written by Paul Banks of the Washington Times, and David Kay of the The Sports Bank.
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