About Nick Collison
It has been announced that the overall sum of Nick Collison net worth is as high as 20 million dollars, according to the current calculations. Nick Collison is a popular professional basketball player and this career has served as one of the main sources of increasing the total estimate of Nick Collison net worth. Currently, he is playing with the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association. Before he became a professional basketball player, Nick Collison was playing the sport on collegiate level. As a member of the Kansas Jayhawks, Nick Collison appeared in two Final Fours.
The basketball player was born in 1980 in Orange City, Iowa. However, he was raised in Iowa Falls and Fort Dodge. When he was studying at Iowa Falls High School, he played basketball there. In fact, in 1999, he was titled as McDonald’s All-American. Nick Collison became even more known when he began playing college basketball. There, he became a partner with Kirk Hinrich, with who he created one of the most successful duos in college basketball history. In 2002 and 2003, Nick Collison was instrumental when his team appeared in Final Fours.
At the end of his college career, he became the leading scorer in the history of the Big 12 Conference.
In addition, Nick Collison belonged to the United States national team, with which he appeared at the 2002 FIBA World Championship.
In 2003, his college team retired his number 4. Nick Collison got some titles and awards during his college career. For example, he was named Player of the Year in the period of 2002-2003 and Big 12 Player of the Year. In addition, Nick Collison became consensus first-team All-American.
In 2003, he became a professional basketball career and this career has added up a lot of revenues to the total size of Nick Collison net worth. In 2003, he participated in the NBA Draft, where he was chosen as the 12th overall pick by the Seattle SuperSonics. However, he did not get a chance to play in that season as he suffered both shoulders injuries. In 2004, he debuted in the league when his team played against the Los Angeles Clippers. He played for three more years with the team and when it moved to Oklahoma City and became known as the Thunder, Nick Collison moved with the team, as well. In fact, he is the only player of the team from the Seattle SuperSonics times. In the season of 2008-2009, he appeared in 71 games.
In 2015, it was stated that Nick Collison re-signed a contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder, which was worth 7.5 million dollars and claimed to last two years. Thus, the team has also increased the total size of Nick Collison net worth, in addition to making his name popular in the sports industry.
Giving some personal details about the player, Nick Collison has a wife named Robbie, with who he is a parent of one girl named Emma. Nick Collison has a younger brother named Michael, who played college basketball for Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa.