Why Nick Collisonâ€™s current and former mates consider him the â€˜ultimate teammateâ€™
Nick Collisonâ€™s standing as an â€˜ultimate teammateâ€™ alone didnâ€™t earn him a contract extension from the Oklahoma City Thunder. But it sure didnâ€™t hurt.
Published: December 5, 2010
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.
Roy Williams, Nick Collisonâ€™s coach at Kansas, talked with The Oklahomanâ€™s John Rohde about Collisonâ€™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.