clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Orlando Magic Sign First Round Draft Pick Andrew Nicholson

The Orlando Magic wasted very little time in signing their first round draft pick to a contract. Former St. Bonaventure forward Andrew Nicholson officially signed with the team on Tuesday, according to a press release published by the team on their website.

The Magic announced that Nicholson will play in the 2012 AirTran Airways Summer Orlando Pro League at the Amway Center from July 9-13.

The physics graduate averaged 17.1 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.98 blocks per game in 123 career collegiate games, earning all Atlantic-10 honors in all four seasons at St. Bonaventure. He was named conference player of the year his senior year where he helped lead St. Bonaventure to their first NCAA tournament appearance since 2000.

For more information on the NBA, please check out the SB Nation NBA Hub Page. For more information on the Magic stay tuned to SB Nation Tampa Bay and be sure to check out SB Nation's Magic blog Orlando Pinstriped Post.

Photographs by cstreet.us, thelastminute, turtlemom nancy , fesek, kthypryn, justinwright, sue_elias, pointnshoot, and scrapstothefuture used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.