Unicaja eyeing Demetris Nichols

According to sources close to the situation Spanish Euroleague club Unicaja Malaga is close to agree terms with one of the best scorers of last year’s French League, Demetris Nichols.

The versatile player who is able to play both forward positions was averaging 18.2 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game for Vichy Val d’Allier Auvergne Basket during last season. He is also getting a lot of attention from clubs in Italy and Russia.

Demetris Nichols is a well-rounded product of prestigious Syracuse University and has had a few short stints in the NBA with the Knicks and Bulls after being drafted by Portland Trail Blazers and then his rights traded to New York Knicks. In between he was playing in NBA D-League with Idaho Stampede and Iowa Energy.

Last season was his second one in France since he already played successfully for Gravelines Dunkerque in 2009/2010.