NICK COLLISON NEWS

Game 1: Thunder vs. Jazz

Where: Salt Lake City, Utah – EnergySolutions Arena When: Oct. 30 @ 8 PM CST TV:  Fox Sports Oklahoma (Cox 37, HD 722) Radio:  WWLS The Sports Animal (98.1 FM, 640 AM, 1430 AM) Oklahoma City opens up the season tonight facing the Utah Jazz, and the story lines are aboundin’. Russell Westbrook is out and the Oklahoma City Thunder play the first part of the season without...
Via In The Neutral Zone
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pointless Rankings: Detroit Pistons suddenly can’t lose; John Wall likes to spin

Power rankings are silly. We always fight over which team should be in certain spots when, ultimately, it really doesn’t matter. So we made our own silly “pointless rankings” about the things that went on in the league in the past week or so (this time around, it’ll be from Christmas on to last night). This feature is usually on every Monday. Sorry that we skipped out last...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Adams And Nick Collison Secretly Have The Best Pregame Handshake In The League

The Oklahoma City Thunder crept back to .500 last night, beating the Wizards 109-102. Kevin Durant’s 34 points were a reminder of just how good this team is when they have everyone healthy. A major piece of this dangerous team is starting center Steven Adams, who, while only averaging 8 points and 7 boards a game, has certainly given OKC the toughness they need to win a title...
Via Busted Coverage
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder big men videobomb on FOX Sports Oklahoma with handshake

All eyes are usually on FOX Sports Oklahoma reporter Lesley McCaslin when she's in front of the camera. But Thunder big men Nick Collison and Steven Adams stole the spotlight with their unusual handshake before taking on the Washington Wizards on Friday. MORE FROM FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST:  - Highest paid coaches in college football - Ranking NFL quarterback salaries - Oldest player...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Collison & Steven Adams Videobomb Lesley McCaslin w/ Intense Pregame Handshake

Nick Collison and Steven Adams videobombed FOX' Lesley McCaslin with this intense, pregame handshake.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
26 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Nick Young and Robert Sacre have a weird (but awesome) pre-game ritual

And you thought the pre-game ritual by Steven Adams and Nick Collison would be the best thing you’d see today… In a Vine video posted by the Lakers’ official Twitter account, Young and Sacre can be seen performing a strange pre-game ritual which involves chest bumping and rhythmic grunting. Check it out: What time is it? https://t.co/3n5v3ikeg8— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers...
Via Lakerholicz.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Adams, Nick Collison Cool Pregame Staredown Handshake (Video)

This is kind of cool, and something that non Oklahoma City Thunder fans would likely miss without watching the Thunder on league pass. Moments before the Thunders tip with the Wizards, Steven Adams and Nick Collison took part in this cool professional staredown handshake. http://fat.gfycat.com/ExhaustedQuestionableHuia.webm h.t Chris Hanneke
Via Thacover2
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Adams and Nick Collison have epic stare down handshake

We all know that certain players in the association have awesome handshake and one that recently came to light was one between Oklahoma City Thunder players Steven Adams and Nick Collison. During tonight’s Thunder-Wizards game, Fox Sports Oklahoma reporter Lesley McCaslin was doing a sideline report as Adams and Collison did their epic handshake: That’s a quality handshake...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
26 days ago  |  Discuss

OKC’s Adams, Collison have a very professional pregame handshake

There’s nothing like workplace respect that can increase productivity and create all-around harmony in the office. Creating a professional atmosphere is key to any business including for the OKC Thunder. Check out Steven Adams and Nick Collison having quite the professional handshake before tipoff. Things must be mighty fine heading into the new financial quarter at OKC. That’s...
Via Crossover Chronicles
27 days ago  |  Discuss

OKC’s Adams, Collison have a very professional pregame handshake

There’s nothing like workplace respect that can increase productivity and create all-around harmony in the office. Creating a professional atmosphere is key to any business including for the OKC Thunder. Check out Steven Adams and Nick Collison having quite the professional handshake before tipoff. Things must be mighty fine heading into the new financial quarter at OKC. That’s...
Via Bloguin Best
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Celtics Pick and Roll Defensive Struggles

To start the season, the Celtics defense has been disappointing. The team ranks in the bottom five in defensive rating, a statistic that adjusts for pace of play by measuring points per 100 possessions. It seems that the team’s goal of finishing as a top 10 defensive team is a pipe dream at this point, proving right the skeptics who doubted the team coming into the season. So...
Via Red's Army
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

What really hurt the Celtics offense against OKC

The Celtics offense struggled in the 2nd half vs the Thunder Wednesday night, totaling 43 points on 41% shooting. This was well off their 104.6 points per game pace and their 47% field goal percentage for the season. The Thunder’s size and length bothered the Celtics throughout the 2nd half causing the low offensive output. The Thunder’s sizeable frontcourt of Steven Adams ...
Via Red's Army
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

OKC players inhale helium in local car ad

Ever wondered what Thunder’s Serge Ibaka, Nick Collison, Reggie Jackson and Kendrick Perkins would sound like if they inhaled helium? Well thanks to a local OKC car commercial, now you can know how they’s sound with squeaky voices. Check the four out clowning around including Reggie giving some creepy laugh during his spot.
Via Crossover Chronicles
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

OKC players inhale helium in local car ad

Ever wondered what Thunder’s Serge Ibaka, Nick Collison, Reggie Jackson and Kendrick Perkins would sound like if they inhaled helium? Well thanks to a local OKC car commercial, now you can know how they’s sound with squeaky voices. Check the four out clowning around including Reggie giving some creepy laugh during his spot.
Via Bloguin Best
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Grizzlies hold off Thunder to remain perfect

Going inside the Grizzlies' 91-89 win over the Thunder on Friday night: 1. The streak goes on The Grizzlies continued their perfect start, escaping Oklahoma City as Serge Ibaka's three-point attempt as time expired clanked off the rim to reach 6-0 for the first time. The Thunder were overmatched and undermanned -- they suited up just nine players due to injuries to Kevin Durant,...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

How will Thunder fare with Durant, Westbrook out?

Nick Collison talked about laughing off the most-recent Thunder injury. Of course, he wasn't, but at this point what other options really are there? The latest injury/setback/complication came late Thursday night when Russell Westbrook left the game against the Clippers with a fracture in his right hand.  Westbrook is expected to be out for the next four-to-six weeks, but the Thunder...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

How will Thunder fare with Durant, Westbrook out?

Nick Collison talked about laughing off the most-recent Thunder injury. Of course, he wasn't, but at this point what other options really are there? The latest injury/setback/complication came late Thursday night when Russell Westbrook left the game against the Clippers with a fracture in his right hand.  Westbrook is expected to be out for the next four-to-six weeks, but the Thunder...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook goes to prison and other Thunder Halloween costumes

Halloween is Friday. We all have to step our costume game up if we are going to beat the Thunder: Piper – G. Mendez – Taystee @erinevans1 @russwest44 @ninamari3_ #orangeisthenewblack #therealmendez A photo posted by Russell Westbrook (@russwest44) on Oct 10, 2014 at 9:08pm PDT Who knew Russell Westbrook was such a big Orange is the New Black fan. But Mendez? Not exactly...
Via Bloguin Best
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook goes to prison and other Thunder Halloween costumes

Halloween is Friday. We all have to step our costume game up if we are going to beat the Thunder: Piper – G. Mendez – Taystee @erinevans1 @russwest44 @ninamari3_ #orangeisthenewblack #therealmendez A photo posted by Russell Westbrook (@russwest44) on Oct 10, 2014 at 9:08pm PDT Who knew Russell Westbrook was such a big Orange is the New Black fan. But Mendez? Not exactly...
Via Crossover Chronicles
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

What to watch for during OKC's preseason opener

The Thunder open their preseason schedule Wednesday night in Denver. Sure, it doesn't count, but there's a lot of information to be gained from the game. Here are three things you should be watching for: 1. Who starts at the No. 2 guard position While we're mostly interested in who starts when the season counts for real, Wednesday will be a first indicator. Coach Scott Brooks wouldn...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Thuner Injury Update: Perry Jones and Nick Collison ready for training camp

The Oklahoma City Thunder approach training camp coming off a season in which they fell just two games short of the NBA Finals. With 11 players on the roster under 25 years of age, the Thunder are a young, upcoming team that should only continue to improve. One player that improved from his rookie season to his second season was small forward Perry Jones. He went arthroscopic...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Now you can own Thunder’s Nick Collison’s bloodied shoes

Want to own a piece of the San Antonio Spurs’ march to the 2014 NBA title? Well, now you can thanks to Thunder’s Nick Collison. The Thunder are auctioning off Collison’s bloodied, game-worn sneakers he wore during a Spurs-OKC game from last season. Via News OK: “Oklahoma City Thunder forward/center Nick Collison wore these shoes during […]
Via Project Spurs
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Gross: OKC Thunder auctioning off Nick Collison’s blood-stained shoes (photo)

For ever conceivable sports memorabilia item, no matter how strange, odds are there is at least one person interested in procuring said item and calling it their own. The Oklahoma City Thunder are clearly counting on that presumed truism given that the team is auctioning off a pair of Nick Collison’s game-worn shoes. Not only […] The post Gross: OKC Thunder auctioning off Nick...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder’s Remaining Off-Season Needs

With free agency upon us and the draft behind us let’s take a look at who OKC could target to help them get back to the finals. With nine players on the roster at 25 years old or younger the Thunder are equipped to be a contender for a long time. The main thing that was exposed during their six game loss to the Spurs was that they need a more balanced attack and not have to rely...
Via TopSportsReport
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Collison To Miss 4-6 Weeks After Knee Surgery

Nick Collison has underwent successful arthroscopic knee surgery, the Oklahoma City Thunder announced Thursday. Collison is expected to miss 4-6 weeks and then return to normal offseason activities.
Via RealGM
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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