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Jameer Nelson

35-Year-Old    PG,SG    Denver Nuggets

2016-17 NBA Stats

PTS

9.2

REB

2.6

AST

5.1

STL

0.7

BLK

0.1

2016 NBA ROS Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Coming off of a season in which he played a career-low 39 games, Nelson appears to have entered the twilight of his NBA career. A severely sprained wrist was to blame for the lengthy absence, as Nelson appeared in just two games after Jan. 15. Even when healthy, Nelson strug...

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STATUS:  Game-Time Decision    INJURY:  Calf    EST. RETURN:  7/1/2017
HT: 6' 0"   WT: 190 lbs   DOB: 2/9/1982  College: Saint Joseph's
DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #20 Overall in 2004   Show ContractHide Contract

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Jameer Nelson Contract Information:

Signed a three-year, $13.5 million contract with the Nuggets in July of 2015.

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Nelson (calf) won't play in either of the Nuggets' final two regular season games, Chris Dempsey of Altitude Sports reports.

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Jameer Nelson NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 22 79 20.4 8.7 2.4 3.0 1.0 0.0 0.6 45.5 68.2 1.5 0.7 1.8 1.8 31.2 3.6 7.9 0.9 1.4
2005-06 23 62 28.8 14.6 2.9 4.9 1.1 0.1 1.1 48.3 77.9 2.4 0.6 2.3 2.7 42.4 5.6 11.6 2.3 2.9
2006-07 24 77 30.3 13.0 3.1 4.3 0.9 0.1 0.8 43.0 82.8 2.4 0.6 2.4 2.5 33.5 4.9 11.4 2.4 2.9
2007-08 25 69 28.4 10.9 3.5 5.6 0.9 0.1 0.9 46.9 82.8 2.0 0.4 3.1 2.2 41.6 4.1 8.7 1.8 2.2
2008-09 26 42 31.2 16.7 3.5 5.4 1.2 0.1 2.0 50.3 88.7 2.0 0.5 3.0 4.3 45.3 6.4 12.6 2.0 2.3
2009-10 27 65 28.6 12.6 3.0 5.4 0.7 0.0 1.3 44.9 84.5 2.1 0.4 2.6 3.5 38.1 4.9 10.9 1.5 1.8
2010-11 28 ORL 76 30.5 13.1 3.0 6.0 1.0 0.0 1.6 44.6 80.2 2.6 0.5 2.5 3.9 40.1 4.9 11.0 1.7 2.1
2011-12 29 ORL 57 29.9 11.9 3.2 5.7 0.7 0.1 1.5 42.7 80.7 2.4 0.5 2.7 4.1 37.7 4.5 10.6 1.2 1.5
2012-13 30 ORL 56 35.3 14.7 3.7 7.4 1.3 0.1 2.2 39.2 87.3 2.8 0.4 3.3 6.3 34.1 5.5 13.9 1.6 1.8
2013-14 31 DAL 68 32.0 12.1 3.4 7.0 0.8 0.1 2.0 39.4 85.7 2.4 0.4 3.0 5.8 34.8 4.3 11.0 1.4 1.6
2013-14 31 ORL 68 32.0 12.1 3.4 7.0 0.8 0.1 2.0 39.4 85.7 2.4 0.4 3.0 5.8 34.8 4.3 11.0 1.4 1.6
2013-14 31 DAL/ORL 136 32.0 12.1 3.4 7.0 0.8 0.1 2.0 39.4 85.7 2.4 0.4 3.0 5.8 34.8 4.3 11.0 1.4 1.6
2014-15 32 BOS 6 20.2 4.8 2.8 5.5 1.2 0.0 0.8 22.0 66.7 1.5 0.5 2.3 4.2 20.0 1.5 6.8 1.0 1.5
2014-15 32 DAL 23 25.4 7.3 2.7 4.1 0.7 0.1 1.7 37.4 87.5 1.7 0.6 2.1 4.5 36.9 2.7 7.1 0.3 0.3
2014-15 32 DEN 34 20.6 9.6 1.9 3.7 0.7 0.1 1.4 45.0 57.9 1.8 0.5 1.5 3.8 35.4 4.0 8.8 0.3 0.6
2014-15 32 BOS/DAL/DEN 63 22.3 8.3 2.3 4.0 0.7 0.1 1.4 40.7 66.7 1.7 0.5 1.8 4.1 34.5 3.3 8.0 0.4 0.6
2015-16 33 DEN 39 26.6 7.7 2.9 4.9 0.6 0.1 1.1 36.8 85.7 1.7 0.5 2.5 3.7 29.9 2.9 7.9 0.8 0.9
2016-17 34 DEN 75 27.3 9.2 2.6 5.1 0.7 0.1 1.4 44.4 71.4 1.7 0.4 2.2 3.6 38.8 3.6 8.1 0.6 0.8
2016-17 Projections 35 DEN 50 14.4 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Jameer Nelson

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Jameer Nelson NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 30 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 5 Games 5 29.8 10.6 2.8 5.8 0.4 0.0 2.2 46.3 66.7 1.6 0.2 2.6 4.8 45.8 3.8 8.2 0.8 1.2
Last 10 Games 10 31.0 9.7 3.3 6.4 0.8 0.1 1.9 41.0 76.9 1.6 0.3 3.0 4.6 41.3 3.4 8.3 1.0 1.3
Last 20 Games 20 30.3 9.6 3.2 5.9 0.9 0.2 1.6 45.4 68.4 1.6 0.4 2.8 4.0 38.8 3.7 8.2 0.7 1.0

 

2016-17 NBA Game Log   Jameer Nelson
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Date Opp SCORE MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 12 @OKC 105-111 Did Not Play
Apr 11 @DAL 91-109 Did Not Play
Apr 9 OKC 105-106 Did Not Play
Apr 7 NOP 122-106 Did Not Play
Apr 5 @HOU 110-104 32 8 2 5 0 0 3 3 9 0 0 2 6 0 2 4
Apr 4 @NOP 131-134 Did Not Play
Apr 2 @MIA 113-116 Did Not Play
Mar 31 @CHA 122-114 26 12 1 9 1 0 2 4 8 0 0 4 6 0 1 3
Mar 28 @POR 122-113 34 23 3 4 0 0 1 8 11 3 4 4 7 0 3 4
Mar 26 NOP 90-115 24 4 6 5 0 0 1 2 7 0 0 0 1 0 6 2
Mar 24 @IND 117-125 33 6 2 6 1 0 1 2 6 1 2 1 4 1 1 2
Mar 22 CLE 126-113 28 3 1 9 1 0 0 1 6 0 0 1 3 0 1 3
Mar 20 @HOU 125-124 31 5 6 4 1 0 2 2 9 0 0 1 4 0 6 2
Mar 18 HOU 105-109 39 15 7 11 1 0 2 6 14 1 2 2 7 2 5 3
Mar 16 LAC 129-114 34 16 1 5 2 0 3 4 8 5 5 3 4 0 1 0
Mar 13 LAL 129-101 29 5 4 6 1 1 1 2 5 0 0 1 4 0 4 2
Mar 11 @SAC 92-105 33 8 2 4 0 1 1 3 8 1 2 1 3 0 2 1
Mar 10 BOS 119-99 31 8 5 5 1 0 1 4 9 0 1 0 2 0 5 1
Mar 8 WAS 113-123 24 5 3 6 0 0 4 2 6 1 2 0 2 1 2 2
Mar 6 SAC 108-96 30 6 1 6 1 0 0 3 5 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
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Mar 4 CHA 102-112 29 8 2 5 0 0 2 3 9 0 0 2 6 0 2 1
Mar 1 @MIL 98-110 Did Not Play
Feb 28 @CHI 107-125 30 12 2 1 0 0 3 5 6 0 0 2 3 0 2 4
Feb 26 MEM 98-105 32 12 2 4 1 1 0 5 8 0 0 2 4 0 2 4
Feb 24 BKN 129-109 22 8 1 6 2 0 0 3 5 0 0 2 4 0 1 3
Feb 23 @SAC 116-100 29 12 4 6 5 0 1 5 9 0 0 2 4 0 4 3
Feb 15 MIN 99-112 35 16 8 11 0 0 4 7 15 1 1 1 5 2 6 4
Feb 13 GSW 132-110 34 23 3 7 0 0 4 9 14 0 0 5 7 0 3 2
Feb 11 @CLE 125-109 37 12 8 8 2 0 0 5 12 0 0 2 5 1 7 4
Feb 10 @NYK 123-131 36 16 4 12 0 0 2 6 10 0 0 4 6 0 4 2
Feb 8 @ATL 117-106 31 6 1 8 1 0 1 2 8 0 0 2 5 1 0 3
Feb 6 DAL 110-87 33 2 4 2 1 0 2 1 6 0 0 0 5 1 3 0
Feb 4 @SAS 121-97 22 8 3 3 0 0 1 3 8 0 0 2 3 1 2 0
Feb 3 MIL 121-117 30 6 3 4 0 0 1 2 6 1 2 1 3 0 3 1
Feb 1 MEM 99-119 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Jan 31 @LAL 120-116 37 9 5 7 0 1 0 4 15 0 0 1 2 1 4 3
Jan 28 @PHO 112-123 33 17 3 6 1 0 2 4 9 7 8 2 6 0 3 5
Jan 26 PHO 127-120 42 13 4 9 2 1 2 6 11 0 0 1 4 0 4 3
Jan 24 UTA 103-93 31 17 1 7 0 0 0 6 8 2 2 3 4 0 1 2
Jan 22 @MIN 111-108 28 9 2 2 0 0 4 4 9 1 2 0 3 0 2 3
Jan 21 LAC 123-98 29 6 2 8 0 0 0 3 8 0 0 0 2 0 2 2
Jan 19 @SAS 118-104 27 5 2 9 2 1 1 2 7 0 0 1 4 0 2 4
Jan 17 @LAL 121-127 20 2 1 4 1 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
Jan 16 ORL 125-112 32 18 4 4 1 0 1 7 10 2 2 2 5 1 3 2
Jan 12 IND 140-112 24 11 0 5 1 0 1 4 7 0 0 3 6 0 0 4
Jan 7 @OKC 121-106 22 13 1 8 0 0 2 5 10 1 3 2 3 1 0 2
Jan 5 SAS 99-127 20 3 0 4 2 0 1 1 5 0 0 1 2 0 0 2
Jan 3 SAC 113-120 19 6 1 4 0 0 3 2 7 0 0 2 5 0 1 2
Jan 2 @GSW 127-119 17 5 0 4 0 0 4 2 4 1 1 0 2 0 0 4
Dec 30 PHI 122-124 19 11 0 5 0 0 0 4 5 0 0 3 3 0 0 2
Dec 28 MIN 105-103 21 3 2 3 0 0 2 1 4 0 0 1 2 0 2 1
Dec 26 @LAC 102-106 30 5 1 6 1 0 0 2 10 0 0 1 6 0 1 0
Dec 23 ATL 108-109 21 8 1 2 1 0 1 3 6 1 2 1 3 1 0 2
Dec 20 @LAC 119-102 22 9 1 6 0 0 3 4 7 0 0 1 3 0 1 4
Dec 19 DAL 117-107 15 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 3 1 0 0
Dec 17 NYK 127-114 16 0 0 4 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Dec 15 POR 132-120 26 15 0 3 2 0 1 6 11 2 2 1 2 0 0 3
Dec 12 @DAL 112-92 17 2 1 2 0 0 1 1 8 0 0 0 4 1 0 4
Dec 10 @ORL 113-121 26 9 2 3 0 0 1 4 9 0 0 1 2 0 2 1
Dec 8 @WAS 92-85 36 10 4 8 2 0 4 5 10 0 2 0 1 0 4 4
Dec 7 @BKN 116-111 29 14 5 5 2 0 3 7 19 0 0 0 4 3 2 4
Dec 5 @PHI 98-106 30 7 5 4 5 0 1 3 8 1 2 0 3 1 4 3
Dec 3 @UTA 105-98 26 13 4 7 0 1 4 5 8 0 1 3 5 1 3 2
Dec 2 HOU 110-128 19 5 1 2 0 0 2 2 5 0 0 1 3 0 1 3
Nov 30 MIA 98-106 38 17 5 8 0 0 0 5 14 4 6 3 5 1 4 4
Nov 27 @PHO 114-120 28 21 2 3 0 0 2 8 13 1 1 4 7 0 2 5
Nov 25 OKC 129-132 41 21 4 13 0 0 2 8 16 2 2 3 7 0 4 3
Nov 23 @UTA 108-83 18 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 1 1
Nov 22 CHI 110-107 21 10 4 7 0 1 3 4 9 0 0 2 4 0 4 1
Nov 20 UTA 105-91 21 2 3 3 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 4
Nov 18 TOR 111-113 37 5 3 5 0 0 2 2 6 0 0 1 3 0 3 5
Nov 16 PHO 120-104 34 17 1 2 0 0 2 8 12 0 0 1 3 0 1 5
Nov 13 @POR 112-105 33 7 4 2 1 0 2 3 8 0 0 1 4 1 3 4
Nov 12 DET 95-106 22 11 1 2 0 0 2 5 8 0 0 1 2 0 1 4
Nov 10 GSW 101-125 16 0 3 4 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 2 1 2 2
Nov 8 @MEM 108-107 23 9 1 4 0 0 3 3 5 2 2 1 2 0 1 1
Nov 6 @BOS 107-123 36 9 3 7 1 0 2 3 7 2 2 1 3 0 3 5
Nov 5 @DET 103-86 24 3 2 4 3 0 1 1 8 0 0 1 4 0 2 3
Nov 3 @MIN 99-102 34 14 7 7 1 0 5 5 10 2 2 2 4 1 6 2
Oct 31 @TOR 105-102 22 13 2 1 1 0 0 5 9 0 0 3 4 1 1 4
Oct 29 POR 113-115 15 6 0 2 0 0 1 2 5 0 0 2 4 0 0 3
Oct 26 @NOP 102-107 20 9 2 3 1 0 4 4 8 0 0 1 4 0 2 2
Jameer Nelson Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Jameer Nelson – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#2 Point Guard
Also Listed As:  #5 Shooting Guard

1.  Jamal Murray

2.  Jameer Nelson

3.  Emmanuel Mudiay

Denver Nuggets

True Shooting Percentage

54.4%

True Shooting % in 2016-17

In 2016-17, Jameer Nelson has a true shooting percentage of 54.4%.

Projected True Shooting % in 2016-17

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True shooting percentage is weighted to account for field goals, three-pointers, and free throws – FG, 3Pt, FT – which provides a measure of a player's efficiency in the whole scope of shooting.

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Jameer Nelson NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 22 79 36.0 15.4 4.3 5.3 1.7 0.1 1.0 45.5 68.2 2.6 1.2 3.1 3.1 31.2 6.4 14.0 1.6 2.4
2005-06 23 62 36.0 18.3 3.6 6.1 1.4 0.2 1.4 48.3 77.9 3.0 0.8 2.8 3.3 42.4 7.0 14.5 2.8 3.7
2006-07 24 77 36.0 15.4 3.6 5.1 1.1 0.1 1.0 43.0 82.8 2.8 0.8 2.9 3.0 33.5 5.8 13.5 2.8 3.4
2007-08 25 69 36.0 13.9 4.5 7.0 1.2 0.1 1.2 46.9 82.8 2.6 0.5 3.9 2.8 41.6 5.2 11.1 2.3 2.8
2008-09 26 42 36.0 19.3 4.0 6.2 1.4 0.1 2.3 50.3 88.7 2.3 0.6 3.4 5.0 45.3 7.3 14.6 2.4 2.7
2009-10 27 65 36.0 15.8 3.8 6.8 0.9 0.0 1.7 44.9 84.5 2.7 0.5 3.3 4.4 38.1 6.1 13.7 1.9 2.2
2010-11 28 ORL 76 36.0 15.5 3.5 7.1 1.2 0.0 1.8 44.6 80.2 3.0 0.6 2.9 4.6 40.1 5.8 13.0 2.0 2.5
2011-12 29 ORL 57 36.0 14.3 3.8 6.9 0.8 0.1 1.8 42.7 80.7 2.8 0.6 3.2 4.9 37.7 5.5 12.8 1.5 1.9
2012-13 30 ORL 56 36.0 15.0 3.8 7.5 1.3 0.1 2.2 39.2 87.3 2.8 0.4 3.4 6.5 34.1 5.6 14.2 1.6 1.9
2013-14 31 DAL 68 36.0 13.5 3.8 7.9 0.9 0.1 2.2 39.4 85.7 2.7 0.5 3.3 6.5 34.8 4.9 12.3 1.6 1.9
2013-14 31 ORL 68 36.0 13.5 3.8 7.9 0.9 0.1 2.2 39.4 85.7 2.7 0.5 3.3 6.5 34.8 4.9 12.3 1.6 1.9
2013-14 31 DAL/ORL 136 36.0 13.5 3.8 7.9 0.9 0.1 2.2 39.4 85.7 2.7 0.5 3.3 6.5 34.8 4.9 12.3 1.6 1.9
2014-15 32 BOS 6 36.0 8.6 5.1 9.8 2.1 0.0 1.5 22.0 66.7 2.7 0.9 4.2 7.4 20.0 2.7 12.2 1.8 2.7
2014-15 32 DAL 23 36.0 10.3 3.9 5.9 0.9 0.1 2.3 37.4 87.5 2.4 0.9 3.0 6.3 36.9 3.8 10.0 0.4 0.5
2014-15 32 DEN 34 36.0 16.8 3.4 6.4 1.3 0.2 2.4 45.0 57.9 3.1 0.8 2.6 6.7 35.4 6.9 15.4 0.6 1.0
2014-15 32 BOS/DAL/DEN 63 36.0 13.4 3.7 6.5 1.2 0.2 2.3 40.7 66.7 2.8 0.8 2.9 6.6 34.5 5.2 12.9 0.6 0.9
2015-16 33 DEN 39 36.0 10.4 4.0 6.6 0.9 0.2 1.5 36.8 85.7 2.3 0.7 3.3 5.0 29.9 3.9 10.7 1.0 1.2
2016-17 34 DEN 75 36.0 12.1 3.4 6.8 1.0 0.1 1.9 44.4 71.4 2.3 0.5 2.9 4.8 38.8 4.7 10.6 0.8 1.1
2016-17 Projections 35 DEN 50 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Jameer Nelson

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Jameer Nelson NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 22 79 1612 689 193 237 78 3 44 45.5 68.2 117 52 141 141 31.2 286 628 73 107
2005-06 23 62 1784 905 180 302 70 9 70 48.3 77.9 148 39 141 165 42.4 347 719 141 181
2006-07 24 77 2331 1000 236 330 73 5 65 43.0 82.8 184 50 186 194 33.5 376 875 183 221
2007-08 25 69 1961 755 243 383 63 4 64 46.9 82.8 141 28 215 154 41.6 283 603 125 151
2008-09 26 42 1309 702 145 226 51 3 82 50.3 88.7 83 20 125 181 45.3 267 531 86 97
2009-10 27 65 1859 818 194 353 48 2 86 44.9 84.5 139 26 168 226 38.1 317 706 98 116
2010-11 28 ORL 76 2319 997 226 456 75 3 119 44.6 80.2 194 37 189 297 40.1 374 838 130 162
2011-12 29 ORL 57 1706 676 181 325 38 5 87 42.7 80.7 135 29 152 231 37.7 259 606 71 88
2012-13 30 ORL 56 1977 822 209 413 71 6 121 39.2 87.3 154 23 186 355 34.1 306 780 89 102
2013-14 31 DAL 68 2179 820 231 476 52 5 136 39.4 85.7 166 29 202 391 34.8 294 747 96 112
2013-14 31 ORL 68 2179 820 231 476 52 5 136 39.4 85.7 166 29 202 391 34.8 294 747 96 112
2013-14 31 DAL/ORL 136 4358 1640 462 952 104 10 272 39.4 85.7 332 58 404 782 34.8 588 1494 192 224
2014-15 32 BOS 6 121 29 17 33 7 0 5 22.0 66.7 9 3 14 25 20.0 9 41 6 9
2014-15 32 DAL 23 584 167 63 95 15 2 38 37.4 87.5 39 14 49 103 36.9 61 163 7 8
2014-15 32 DEN 34 702 327 66 125 25 4 46 45.0 57.9 61 16 50 130 35.4 135 300 11 19
2014-15 32 BOS/DAL/DEN 63 1407 523 146 253 47 6 89 40.7 66.7 109 33 113 258 34.5 205 504 24 36
2015-16 33 DEN 39 1036 299 115 190 25 5 43 36.8 85.7 66 19 96 144 29.9 113 307 30 35
2016-17 34 DEN 75 2045 687 192 385 54 8 106 44.4 71.4 128 28 164 273 38.8 268 604 45 63
2016-17 Projections 35 DEN 50 720 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Jameer Nelson

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Jameer Nelson NBA Advanced Stats
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  Advanced Stats
Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2004-05 22 79 20.4 51.0 49.0 23.0 11.4 2.0 8.9
2005-06 23 62 28.8 56.7 53.1 24.2 11.9 2.0 14.6
2006-07 24 77 30.3 51.4 46.7 22.2 12.4 1.8 12.0
2007-08 25 69 28.4 56.4 52.2 32.1 11.8 2.7 13.9
2008-09 26 42 31.2 61.2 58.0 25.6 9.4 2.7 18.3
2009-10 27 65 28.6 54.0 51.0 28.3 11.1 2.5 13.4
2010-11 28 ORL 76 30.5 54.8 51.7 29.2 12.4 2.4 14.0
2011-12 29 ORL 57 29.9 52.4 49.9 29.4 12.2 2.4 12.7
2012-13 30 ORL 56 35.3 49.8 47.0 29.7 11.1 2.7 15.7
2013-14 31 DAL 68 32.0 51.5 48.5 33.1 11.5 2.9 14.0
2013-14 31 ORL 68 32.0 51.5 48.5 33.1 11.5 2.9 14.0
2013-14 31 DAL/ORL 136 32.0 51.5 48.5 33.1 11.5 2.9 14.0
2014-15 32 BOS 6 20.2 32.3 28.0 37.9 10.3 3.7 7.0
2014-15 32 DAL 23 25.4 50.1 49.1 31.6 13.0 2.4 8.7
2014-15 32 DEN 34 20.6 53.0 52.7 25.3 12.3 2.0 9.2
2014-15 32 BOS/DAL/DEN 63 22.3 50.3 49.5 28.7 12.4 2.3 8.8
2015-16 33 DEN 39 26.6 46.4 43.8 32.8 11.4 2.9 9.5
2016-17 34 DEN 75 27.3 54.4 53.1 33.6 11.2 3.0 11.3
2016-17 Projections 35 DEN 50 14.4 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Jameer Nelson

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Jameer Nelson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Nelson (calf) won't play in Tuesday's game against the Mavericks, T.J. McBride of BSN Denver reports.

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Nelson (calf) has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Thunder, Harrison Wind of BSN Denver reports.

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Nelson (calf) has been ruled out for Friday's game against the Pelicans, Nick Kosmider of The Denver Post reports.

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Nelson (calf) is listed as doubtful for Friday's game against the Pelicans, Harrison Wind of BSN Denver reports.

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Nelson (calf) has been cleared to play Wednesday against the Rockets, Nuggets radio play-by-play broadcaster Jason Kosmicki reports.

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Nelson (calf) will warmup with the intent to play in Wednesday's game against the Rockets, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Nelson (calf) is considered questionable for Wednesday's tilt with the Rockets, Harrison Wind of BSN Denver reports.

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Nelson (calf) will be sidelined for Tuesday's game against the Pelicans, Chris Dempsey of Altitude Sports reports.

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Nelson (calf) is considered questionable for Tuesday's game against the Pelicans, Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post reports.

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Nelson (calf) will sit out Sunday's game against the Heat, Chris Dempsey of Altitude Sports reports.

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Nelson (calf) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Heat, Chris Dempsey of Altitude Sports reports.

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Nelson won't return to Friday's game against the Hornets after suffering a right calf strain, Chris Dempsey of Altitude Sports reprots.

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2016-17

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2015-16

After spending the first 10 years of his career with the Magic, Nelson spent time with the Celtics, Mavs, and Nuggets last season, finishing out the season as the backup to Ty Lawson. In 34 games with the Nuggets, he averaged 21 minutes while posting 9.6 points, 3.7 assists, and 2.0 rebounds per game. Nelson shot 45 percent from the field while hitting 35 percent of his three-pointers, but he connected on only 58 percent of his free throws. While that final number is concerningly low, it was likely an anomaly. Prior to last season, the veteran had never shot below 67 percent in any season, and he holds a career average of 81 percent. Nelson isn't likely to attempt a high volume of free throws, but that percentage should be expected to return to a more palatable level. As the projected backup point guard again this season, Nelson figures to see steady minutes off the bench, but his primary role may be to mentor promising rookie Emmanuel Mudiay, who is expected to replace Lawson as the starter.

2014-15

Jameer Nelson joins the Mavericks for his 11th season in the NBA after spending the first 10 years of his career in Orlando. Last year, Nelson averaged 12.1 points, 3.4 rebounds, 7.0 assists, 0.8 steals, and 0.1 blocks in 32 minutes per game. Multiple injuries, including a nagging left knee injury, limited him to just 68 games. He shot 39 percent from the field on 11.0 attempts per game and 86 percent from the free-throw line on 1.6 attempts per game. Orlando elected to waive the veteran point guard in the offseason as their youth movement continues. Nelson signed a deal with Dallas where he won't be asked to carry quite the same load. He could be in a prime position to earn the starting point guard job with Raymond Felton suspended for the first four games of the season and Devin Harris thriving as a leader of the second unit last season. Nelson's up-tempo style of play should fit right in with Dallas' offense, and his assist totals could improve with Dirk Nowitzki, Chandler Parsons, and Tyson Chandler on the receiving end of his passes. An increase in three-point opportunities should be available with defenses honing in on Nowitzki, Parsons, and Monta Ellis.

2013-14

Nelson had a surprisingly-effective season as the sole greybeard on a team full of kids, posting career-best averages of 14.7 points, 7.4 boards and 1.3 steals. Unfortunately, he compiled those numbers in just 56 games, missing the rest with a variety of injuries. With no real alternative on the roster – Beno Udrih opted for a job in New York, leaving journeyman Ronnie Price as Nelson's nominal backup – Nelson figures to have a very significant role in Orlando's offense once again, though that may be dialed back a bit as players like Tobias Harris, Maurice Harkless and rookie Victor Oladipo improve. Ex-Hoosier Oladipo is a shooting guard by trade but is expected to log minutes at both guard spots this year. If he thrives at the point, he could cut into Nelson's playing time. Also worth noting: Nelson is entering the final year of his deal and probably isn't part of the Magic's rebuilding plans, which makes him a candidate to be moved at the deadline, especially if a contender develops a need for a veteran point guard.

2012-13

Nelson provided refreshing stability to the franchise this summer by re-signing for three years. He enters 2012-13 as the undisputed leader, and will be expected to play a bigger role this year as a scorer and crunch-time option. Nelson hasn’t put up good offensive numbers recently (11.9 points on 42.7% shooting last season), but should feel much more liberated on the court under Vaughn. Nelson’s never averaged more than 16.7 points per game, but could top that this year.

2011-12

Nelson has entered camp significantly trimmer and more muscular. He will be asked to be more aggressive and look to score more, especially in the fourth quarter. He shot over 40 percent from three last year and increased his scoring average slightly, but he has yet to regain his All-Star form from a few years ago. The Magic will ask him to carry a big load without a solid backup, which is concerning considering Nelson is somewhat injury-prone.

2010-11

Over the last two seasons, Nelson has proven two things: he's a remarkably effective player in Orlando's system – a key to their continued success. And he is going to have a very hard time staying healthy. In the last three seasons, Nelson – who is listed at just 6-0, 190 but plays like a halfback – has seen action in 69, 42 and 65 games. The shoulder injury that sidelined Nelson for the second half of 2008-09 seemed to linger into the 2009-10 season, and was then compounded by knee trouble. Injuries aside, Nelson's value to the Magic far outweighs his worth in a fantasy context; his averages of 12.6 points and 5.4 assists in 2009-10 pale in comparison to those of any top roto guards.

2009-10

After years of teasing NBA fans – and Orlando management – with his considerable potential, Nelson finally emerged as a top-flight NBA point guard last season, helping put the Magic in position to win the Southeast Division and Eastern Conference and earning a spot on the All-Star team. But a shoulder injury robbed him of half his breakout season – he dislocated it in early February and didn’t return until the NBA Finals. This year, with his shoulder fully recovered, he enters camp as the unquestioned starter at the point. But the Magic will be a very different team than the one that lost to Kobe and company in June. Hedo Turkoglu and his point-forward skill-set are in Toronto, and a new elite wing scorer, Vince Carter, will take his place in the lineup. With a finisher like Carter replacing a hybrid scorer/ball handler like Turkoglu in the rotation, Nelson’s role may change slightly, making him less of a scorer and more of a distributor. That might not play to Nelson’s strength – and a return to all-star level stats might be a stretch this year.

2008-09

At times last season, it looked like Nelson had lost the starting job to Carlos Arroyo, but he’s survived for another season. Arroyo and Keyon Dooling are gone, leaving only 11-year veteran Anthony Johnson to contend for playing time. Johnson might not be a full-time starter in the NBA, but is a serviceable backup who can take minutes away from Nelson. All that’s left for Nelson to do is stay on Magic coach Jeff Van Gundy’s good side, which means staying aggressive and pushing the tempo. Nelson’s a fearless driver who can score some, but took nearly three shots less per game last year. His assists picked up because he has shooters like Rashard Lewis and Hedo Tukroglu lighting it up outside, while Dwight Howard finishes near the rim. But Nelson played just 28.4 minutes per game, and Turkoglu often ran the offense as a point forward.

2007-08

Nelson has a point guard’s body, but is more of a scorer than a playmaker. His status as point guard of the future is very much in question – he’s lost playing time to Carlos Arroyo because of a propensity to turn the ball over and will have to compete for the starting job. Throw in a new coach, Stan Van Gundy, who prefers to play a slower game than suits Nelson’s skills, and we don’t know what to expect from him.

2006-07

People have been underestimating Jameer Nelson for years; we suspect that’s a factor that has fueled his success. Hoops pundits didn’t give the undersized Nelson – listed at 6-1 – much of a chance to make the leap from dominant force in the A-10 to NBA star. (Please note that “listed at” is hoops writer code for “no way is that dude more than 5-10. I swear, I could post him up.”) It’s been injuries, not talent, that have prevented Nelson from moving up in the ranks of NBA points. He missed about a month of last season due to foot ailments, but will play this season with special shoe inserts that should solve the problem. It’ll be interesting to see how Brian Hill deploys Nelson and top draft pick J.J. Redick; it’s hard to imagine them spending a ton of time on the floor together, given that Redick is listed at just 6-4. Maybe the defensive presence of Dwight Howard makes that a moot point. Or maybe we’re just underestimating Nelson again.

2005-06

Jameer Nelson had a great rookie year averaging 8.7 points and 3 assists in 20.4 minutes per game last year. He played so well in the second half of the season, that the Magic have decided to move Steve Francis over as a shooting guard. Fantasy owners will want to keep an eye on the battle between Nelson and Keyon Dooling for the starting job. If Nelson gets the starting nod, he would probably produce numbers similar to Antonio Daniels, Earl Watson, and Speedy Claxton.

2004-05

Nelson will be used as a back up for Francis at point guard most likely this season, and may end up being quite a decent pick up for the Magic. During his college time with Saint Josephs, Nelson 16.8 points per game, with a .454 field goal percentage. He also averaged 34.5 minutes a game and will eventually be able to put in some serious playing time as he learns the NBA system. Don't expect him to give you any fantasy numbers this year, but watch his progress for keeper leagues.

2003-04

Uses his strength and speed well. Proven defender. Proven to most he has what it takes to be a real point guard. Being compared to Tim Hardaway. His size is a downside. Averages about three turnovers a game.