It was a departure met with major media coverage and ample blog and message-board discussion. Typically the parting of ways between a pro basketball team and a player scoring seven points a game wouldn’t be dissected at such an intense level. Drew Nicholas, however, is not your typical overseas player.
In the nine years since Nicholas finished his Maryland career, the 6-foot-3 shooting guard has won multiple championships and scoring titles for some of the premier franchises in the Euro League. So when Nicholas and Olimpia Milano decided last month that it would be mutually beneficial to go their separate ways, the former Terp admitted “it was a pretty big story.”
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The Baltimore Sun's 10 Year Anniversary Series: Drew Nicholas
If you've been reading this blog for any length of time, you know that Drew Nicholas (1999-2003) is a huge star in Europe. If you missed out on following his exploits over the past few years by reading my blog, (a) don't let it happen again, and (b) let the Baltimore Sun catch you up on Drew Nicholas's career with their latest "Where Are They Now?" story on the 2002 National Championship team. An excerpt: