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June 22, 2012 Updates

Two power forwards trending in opposite directions right now are Ohio State’s Jared Sullinger and St. Bonaventure’s Andrew Nicholson. Sullinger’s stock appears to be plummeting after NBA doctors “red flagged” his medical report because of concerns about his back. There is at least a slim chance Sullinger could be available now when the Cavaliers select 24th. Akron Beacon Journal

June 21, 2012 Updates
June 19, 2012 Updates

The Nuggets welcomed four other draft prospects to the Pepsi Center on Monday, including 6-foot-9 forward Andrew Nicholson, a possible first-round pick from St. Bonaventure who averaged 18.5 points and 8.4 rebounds last season. Iowa State's Royce White rescheduled his Denver workout for next week, so the Nuggets brought in Colorado forward Austin Dufault to create three-on-three competition. Also in Denver were 6-6 guards Will Barton of Memphis and Kevin Murphy of Tennessee Tech. Denver Post

June 18, 2012 Updates

With the 2012 NBA Draft approaching, the Denver Nuggets evaluated six college prospects at Pepsi Center on Monday. Among the group was University of Colorado power forward Austin Dufault, a four-year starter who played in a school-record 136 games. It was Dufault’s first NBA workout. “It’s awesome (to be here in Denver),” Dufault said. “Over the last four years, I’ve turned into a Nuggets fan because they’ve been down the road (from Boulder). I’ve been to a couple of games and I’m familiar with their coaching staff. Just being able to come here and work out is a blessing and it’s an opportunity that I’m very thankful for.” Dufault was joined by Memphis guard Will Barton, Tennessee Tech guard Kevin Murphy, St. Bonaventure forward Andrew Nicholson, Kansas guard Tyshawn Taylor and Kentucky guard Marquis Teague. NBA.com

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One general manager was wowed by St. Bonaventure's Andrew Nicholson, saying that Nicholson was using words during his interview that he didn't even know. It was tongue and cheek, but the point was that Nicholson is a mature player who will win over teams with his high character. Expect him to fall somewhere in the No. 21 to No. 24 range. ESPN.com

June 7, 2012 Updates
June 6, 2012 Updates

The Warriors ideally would like to deal the No. 7 pick, one of their selections in the 30s and Dorell Wright for an upgrade at small forward. Then, they could use the remaining pick (No. 30 or 35) on a big man, like St. Bonaventure's Andrew Nicholson, and have the mid-level exception to offer an experienced free-agent point guard. San Francisco Chronicle

June 5, 2012 Updates
May 26, 2012 Updates

The Celtics had a handful of players in town on Friday, a group that included St. Bonaventure star Andrew Nicholson. Nicholson, who is 6-foot-9 with a 7-4 wingspan, told CSNNE.com that the workout in Boston "went well," and added that it was the first of many he would have between now and next month's draft. "I've got 13 more (workouts) lined up," said Nicholson, who said he plans to be in Oklahoma City on Saturday for a workout. CSNNE.com

May 21, 2012 Updates
April 10, 2012 Updates

According to Andrew Nicholson’s Twitter account, he is joining Plumlee as new Priority Sports clients. Nicholson led the Atlantic 10 Conference in scoring and put up 20 points in a valiant effort against Florida State University in the 2012 NCAA Tournament. His team came up just short of winning, but Nicholson made a name for himself and for the Bonnies. DraftExpress.com currently projects Nicholson as the last pick of the first round in the 2012 NBA Draft. Sports Agent Blog

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