Nick Collison

#4F

Nick

Collison

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 4.4 0 0 0 0 0.4 1 0
CAREER STATS 20.9 53.2 21 72.7 6 5.3 1.1 0.5

HEIGHT

6 ft10 in

/ 2.08m

WEIGHT

255 lbs

/ 115.7kg

LATEST VIDEOS

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Nick Collison finds Russell Westbrook on the back door cut for the big two-hand slam.

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Nick Collison finds Russell Westbrook for the ferocious dunk.

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Nick Collison finds Steven Adams underneath for the layup.

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Kawhi Leonard scores 26 points, Tony Parker puts in 20 as San Antonio beats the Thunder in overtime, 102-98.

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Derrick Rose and Taj Gibson score 18 points each to lead the Bulls to a 109-102 comeback victory over the Kings.

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Russell Westbrook records his league leading 13th triple double as the Thunder defeat the Sixers 111-97.

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Nick Collison finds Russell Westbrook with the backdoor feed for the jam.

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Nick Collison cleans up Anthony Marrow's miss shot.

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E'Twaun Moore scores a career-high 24 points as the Bulls overcome a sloppy finish to beat the Kings.

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Brook Lopez scores 31 points and grabs 10 rebounds as the Nets crush the Thunder 116-106.

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Nick Collison finds Kevin Durant on the back door cut for the jam.

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Off the pick-and-roll Anthony Morrow finds Nick Collison who makes the bucket over the double team.

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Carmelo Anthony scores 25 points as the Knicks edge the Thunder 93-90.

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The Thunder turn it over but hustle to get it right back and find Enes Kanter for the bucket plus the foul.

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Nick Collison find Russell Westbrook on the back door cut for the slam.

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Russell Westbrook scores 21 points, grabs 10 rebounds and dishes out 10 assists as the Thunder defeat the Jazz 113-102.

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Nick Collison finds Serge Ibaka inside with the touch pass for the slam.

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Russell Westbrook records 37 points and eight rebounds, Dion Waiters adds 33 points as the Thunder defeat the Timberwolves.

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Nick Collison goes up strong and rejects Dennis Schroder's layup attempt.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

CAREER AVERAGES
Appeared in 875 games (177 starts) and averaged 6.1 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 21.0 minutes.

2015-16 SEASON AVERAGES
Appeared in 59 games (four starts) and averaged 2.1 points and 2.9 rebounds in 11.8 minutes.

2015-16
Pulled down a season-best 11 rebounds (including six on the offensive end) in his first start of the season at Dallas (1/22). Scored a season-high 10 points (4- of-6 shooting) with five rebounds vs. Dallas (11/22). One game of double-digit scoring. 10-plus rebounds once. Twenty-two games DNP – Coach’s Decision.

NBA CAREER
2014-15: His 16 made three pointers on the year trumped his previous career-best total of four in the 2013-14 season. Matched a career-high with two three-point field goals at Utah (11/18), his fourth game in the season with multiple made threepointers. Notched 10 points on 5-of-7 shooting along with five rebounds in 16 minutes in a win over Washington (1/2). Tallied a season-high 15 points with nine rebounds and two blocks in 28 minutes vs. Memphis (2/11). Totaled 13 points on 6-for-9 shooting along with five rebounds and two blocks vs. Atlanta (3/20). Scored in double figures 10 times. Six games DNP – Coach’s Decision. Nine games DNP – Left Ankle Sprain.
2013-14: Appeared in 81 games and averaged 4.2 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 16.7 minutes. Scored in double figures three times. Posted a season-high 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting at Philadelphia (1/25). One game on Inactive List.
2012-13: Averaged 5.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 19.5 minutes. On the season, shot 59.5% from the field (176-296 FG). Scored in doubles figures on 11 occasions (including back to back outings on 12/29 & 12/3 and later on 3/22 & 3/24). OKC went a perfect 11-0 when Collision scored 10 or more points. Set a season-high with 14 points on 5-of-6 shooting during Oklahoma City win at Philadelphia (11/24). Recorded a season-high 10 rebounds on two separate occasions vs. San Antonio (12/17) and at Houston (12/29). Posted lone doubledouble of the year during win at Houston (12/29). One game DNP - Inactive.
2011-12: Scored in double figures on four occasions. Registered one doubledouble with 12 points on 6-of-7 shooting and 10 rebounds on 1/8 vs. San Antonio. Drew 28 offensive fouls (15th most in the NBA).
2010-11: Ranked 5th in the NBA in offensive fouls drawn. Scored in double figures six times, including back-to-back outings 3/4 at Atlanta and 3/6 vs. Phoenix. Pulled-down 10+ rebounds on three occasions.Started game a perfect 6-of-6 from the field en route to 13 points 3/25 vs. Minnesota. Recorded lone double-double of the season with 13 points and 10 rebounds during OT win at Philadelphia (3/9). Pulled-in a team-high 10 rebounds 2/13 at Golden State. Set a season-high with 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting to go along with a team-high nine rebounds 12/19 vs. Phoenix just one game after setting his previous season-high with 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting during win vs. Sacramento (12/17).
2009-10: Appeared in 75 games and averaged 5.9 points, 5.1 rebounds, and .64 blocks in 20.8 minutes per contest. Scored in double-figures 13 times including outing vs. Denver (4/7) in which he led all reserves with 12 points on 4-of-7 FGs. Posted two double-doubles (10 points and 10 rebounds) vs. Dallas (1/15) and (11 points and 10 rebounds) at New Jersey (12/28). Scored in double-figures 2/26 vs. Minnesota as he converted 5-of-6 FG’s en route to 10 points. Hit game-winning free throws with 4.5 seconds remaining in OKC win vs. Utah (12/31). Led all OKC reserves with 14 points on 5-of-8 FG’s at Denver (12/14). After missing the previous four games due to injury (right knee), returned 12/2 vs. Philadelphia and led all OKC reserves with a seasonhigh 18 points on 8-of-9 FG’s while pulling-down a team-high seven rebounds.
2008-09: Appeared in 71 games (40 starts). Recorded 11 double-doubles. Scored 10 or more points 27 times. 20 or more points three times. Grabbed 10-plus rebounds 14 times. Led or co-led team in rebounding 22 times. Seasonhigh tying 21 points and 13 rebounds vs. Portland on 2/6. Tied career-high five assists at San Antonio on 12/14. Tied career-high four blocks at Charlotte on 12/3. Five games on Inactive list. Missed 11 games due to injury/illness.
2007-08: Appeared in 78 games (35 starts). Averaged career highs in points (9.8), rebounds (9.4) and assists (1.4). Led or co-led the team in rebounding 41 times. Registered a team-high 23 double-doubles. Shot 50.2 percent (322-641) from the field (T-27th in NBA). Tied career highs with 21 rebounds and five assists vs. Washington on 3/26. Blocked a career-high tying four shots at Charlotte on 11/17.
2006-07: One of three players on the team to appear in all 82 games (Wilcox and Wilkins), starting 56. Averaged 9.6 points, 8.1 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 0.8 blocks and 29.0 minutes. Led team with 66 blocks. Averaged 8.1 rpg (T-18th in NBA). Led or co-led the team in rebounding 33 times. Registered 18 doubledoubles. Shot 50.0 percent (318-of-636) from the field (27th in NBA). Posted career highs of 29 points and 21 rebounds at Phoenix on 1/9 to become the 10th player in franchise history to record a 20/20 game, and the 40th overall 20/20 game in team history. Registered 25 points and 13 rebounds vs. Utah on 1/12.
2005-06: Appeared in 66 games. Averaged 7.5 points and 5.6 rebounds. Led the team in rebounding 17 times. Registered eight double-doubles. Shot 52.5 percent (207-394) from the field. Recorded 20 points and 11 rebounds 4/18 at Sacramento. Suffered a partially-torn plantar fascia in his left foot vs. Utah on 3/5 and missed the ensuing 14 games. Recorded back-to-back double-doubles for the first time in his career with 17 points and a career-high 15 rebounds vs. Atlanta on 2/10 and 12 points and 11 rebounds at New Orleans/Oklahoma City on 2/8. Scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds at Toronto on 11/13.
2004-05: One of only two players on the team to appear in all 82 games (Ridnour). Averaged 5.6 points and 4.6 rebounds in 17.0 minutes. Shot 53.7 percent (190- 354) from the field (1st among rookies). Averaged 4.6 rebounds (10th among rookies). Scored in double figures 13 times. Grabbed 10-plus rebounds five times. Led or co-led the team in rebounds 15 times. Registered four double-doubles. Scored 16 points twice (vs. Golden State on 2/16 and vs. the Lakers on 4/8). Grabbed 12 rebounds vs. Golden State on 2/16. Suffered a broken nose vs. Phoenix on 3/6.
2003-04: Missed entire rookie season due to surgery on both shoulders. Had successful left shoulder surgery on 10/14. Had successful surgery on his right shoulder on 2/13.

PLAYOFFS
Appeared in postseason play in seven of his 12 NBA seasons while appearing in 91 playoff games (two starts) and recording averages of 4.3 points and 3.8 rebounds in 16.8 minutes. 2016: In nine games, averaging 1.0 points, 1.2 rebounds and 0.9 steals in 8.8 minutes. 2014: Appeared in 17 games (two starts) and averaged 1.9 points and 2.2 rebounds in 10.8 minutes. 2013: During 2013 postseason, appeared in 11 games and averaged 5.0 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 16.2 minutes. Scored in double figures twice. 2012: Appeared in 20 games and averaged 3.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 16.6 minutes. Set a 2012 playoff-high with 10 rebounds vs. Miami in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. 2011: In 17 games averaged 6.7 points and 5.8 rebounds in 24.3 minutes. 2010: Averaged 3.2 points and 4.7 rebounds in six first round playoff games versus the LA Lakers. 2005: Averaged 8.4 points and 5.0 rebounds in 11 games. Shot 60.7 percent from the floor (37-61). Scored a playoff-high 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds in Game 5 against Sacramento on 5/3.

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS
2003: NCAA All-Final Four Team. NABC National Player of the Year. Associated Press First-Team All-America. John R. Wooden All-American Team. Basketball Times First-Team All-American. USBWA First-Team AllAmerican. Big 12 Player of the Year (Coaches). NABC First-Team All-American. First-Team All-Big 12 (AP and Coaches). First-Team Academic All-Big 12. Three-time Big 12 Player of the Week. 2002: Honorable Mention AP All-America. Big 12 All-Tournament Team. Secondteam All-Big 12. 2001: Second-team AP All-Big 12. First-team All-Big 12 (coaches). Sporting News firstteam All-Big 12. Second-team Academic All-Big 12. Two-time Big 12 Player of the Week. 2000: Honorable Mention All-Big 12 (AP). Big 12 All-Freshman Team. Two-time Big 12 Rookie of the Week.

COLLEGE
2002-03 (Senior): Led Kansas to the NCAA title game against Syracuse. Averaged 18.5 points (2nd in Big 12), 10.0 rebounds (3rd in Big 12, 18th in the nation) and 1.9 blocks. Totaled 702 points, the seventh highest singleseason total in school history. Scored a career-high 33 points against Duke in the Jayhawks’ NCAA Sweet 16 win. Grabbed a career-high 23 rebounds vs. Texas. 2001-02 (Junior): Named to the All-Big 12 Academic Second Team. Averaged 15.6 points, 8.3 rebounds and 2.2 blocks (1st in Big 12). Shot 59.2 percent from the field (245-414). 2000-01 (Sophomore): Averaged 14.0 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.6 blocks. Shot a career-high 59.7 percent from the field (187-313). 1999-2000 (Freshman): Averaged 10.5 points and 6.9 rebounds. Started every game with the exception of Senior Day.

PERSONAL
Full name is Nicholas John Collison. Served as a member of 2003 USA Basketball World Championship Team that participated in Puerto Rico. Father Dave coached on the high-school level for 23 years, including Nick’s team at Iowa Falls. Lists favorite movie as Anchorman and he says that if he could appear on any reality show it would be The Amazing Race. Visited South Africa as part of the NBA’s Without Borders program in 2012. Claimed Curb Your Enthusiasm as his favorite show of all-time. Favorite subject as a kid in school was history.

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2016 5GP 21MIN 0FGM 2FGA 0FG% 03PM 03PA 03P% 0FTM 0FTA 0FT% 0OREB 2DREB 2REB 5AST 1TOV 0STL 0BLK 3PF 0DD2 0TD3 0PTS 7+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016OKC50210020000000022500137
2015OKC5946991235010945.9020233369.7681031715215165010725
2014OKC662110027310625341.9166026.7456569.2901602509035254515684
2013OKC810135333813424155.641723.5669371116177293104302871187333
2012OKC812158241217629659.5040607876.9123210333121513069197368
2011OKC630130628412020159.701044627111915527482332861153267
2010OKC712152332913724256.6000557375.311919731669423155210309
2009OKC755155743918230958.914257410769.215223238438374863230267
2008OKC7140183158424342856.80209813672.118130848966515073239-212
2007OKC7835222276732264150.202012316773.72544767301134760118250-356
2006OKC825623787903186365002015419977.4229437666824866123289-103
2005OKC6627144849320739452.50307911369.91432253687421357721335
2004OKC824139246319035453.70308311870.31562203763234506225297

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