Why Nick Collison’s current and former mates consider him the ‘ultimate teammate’

Nick Collison’s standing as an ‘ultimate teammate’ alone didn’t earn him a contract extension from the Oklahoma City Thunder. But it sure didn’t hurt.

Published: December 5, 2010
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Former Thunder coach P.J. Carlesimo, now an assistant with the Toronto Raptors, sat courtside an hour before tipoff Friday night and discussed Nick Collison at breakneck speed, trying to find the proper words to do the player justice.
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Roy Williams, Nick Collison’s coach at Kansas, talked with The Oklahoman’s John Rohde about Collison’s leadership, work ethic and competitiveness. To read what Williams had to say, go to the Thunder Rumblings blog at http://blog.newsok.com/thunderrumblings .

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