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J.J. Hickson

26-Year-Old    C,PF    Denver Nuggets

2014-15 NBA Stats

PTS

7.6

REB

6.2

AST

0.8

STL

0.5

BLK

0.5

2014 NBA ROS Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Hickson (knee) hopes to be ready for training camp, and if that's not the case, he believes he'll be ready before the season begins. When asked about a rumored January return date, Hickson said, "That's false. I'm looking to be ready for training camp. If not, definitely bef...

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HT: 6' 9"   WT: 240 lbs   DOB: 9/4/1988  College: North Carolina State   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #19 Overall in 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

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J.J. Hickson Contract Information:

Signed a three-year, $15 million deal with the Nuggets in July 2013.

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Hickson had averages of 7.6 points (48% FG, 0% 3Pt, 58% FT), 6.2 rebounds, 0.8 assists, 0.5 steals, and 0.5 blocks in 19 minutes per game during 73 regular season games in 2014-15.

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J.J. Hickson 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
2008-09 19 62 11.4 4.0 2.7 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.0 51.5 67.2 0.7 0.8 1.8 0.0 0.0 1.6 3.1 0.7 1.1
2009-10 20 81 20.9 8.5 4.9 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.0 55.4 68.1 1.1 1.4 3.6 0.0 0.0 3.6 6.4 1.4 2.0
2010-11 21 CLE 80 28.2 13.8 8.7 1.1 0.6 0.7 0.0 45.8 67.3 2.2 2.7 6.0 0.1 0.0 5.4 11.7 3.1 4.6
2011-12 22 POR 19 31.6 15.1 8.3 1.2 0.6 0.9 0.0 54.3 64.5 1.6 3.5 4.8 0.1 0.0 6.3 11.5 2.6 4.0
2011-12 22 SAC 35 18.4 4.7 5.1 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.0 37.0 63.8 1.1 1.9 3.1 0.0 0.0 1.8 4.9 1.1 1.7
2011-12 22 POR/SAC 54 23.0 8.4 6.2 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.0 46.7 64.2 1.3 2.5 3.7 0.0 0.0 3.4 7.3 1.6 2.5
2012-13 23 POR 80 29.0 12.7 10.4 1.1 0.6 0.6 0.0 56.2 67.9 1.8 3.3 7.0 0.0 0.0 5.2 9.3 2.3 3.4
2013-14 24 DEN 69 26.9 11.8 9.2 1.4 0.7 0.7 0.0 50.8 51.7 1.9 3.0 6.2 0.1 0.0 4.8 9.5 2.2 4.2
2014-15 25 DEN 73 19.3 7.6 6.2 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.0 47.5 57.7 1.3 2.1 4.1 0.0 0.0 3.0 6.3 1.6 2.8
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J.J. Hickson 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 18.4 7.4 5.6 0.4 1.0 0.0 0.0 50.0 77.8 0.6 2.4 3.2 0.0 0.0 3.0 6.0 1.4 1.8
Last 10 Games 10 20.9 7.4 5.7 0.7 0.9 0.1 0.0 47.7 54.5 1.0 2.4 3.3 0.0 0.0 3.1 6.5 1.2 2.2
Last 20 Games 20 20.4 7.3 6.3 0.7 0.8 0.4 0.0 46.0 50.9 1.4 2.4 3.9 0.0 0.0 2.9 6.3 1.5 2.9

 

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J.J. Hickson – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#3 Center
Also Listed As:  #4 Power Forward

XJusuf Nurkic

1.  Kenneth Faried

2.  J.J. Hickson

3.  Joey Dorsey

4.  Nikola Jokic

Denver Nuggets

True Shooting Percentage

50.4%

True Shooting % in 2014-15

In 2014-15, J.J. Hickson has a true shooting percentage of 50.4%.

Projected True Shooting % in 2014-15

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J.J. Hickson 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
2008-09 19 62 36.0 12.5 8.4 0.5 0.7 1.5 0.0 51.5 67.2 2.3 2.7 5.8 0.0 0.0 5.1 9.9 2.3 3.4
2009-10 20 81 36.0 14.7 8.5 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.0 55.4 68.1 2.0 2.3 6.2 0.0 0.0 6.1 11.1 2.4 3.5
2010-11 21 CLE 80 36.0 17.6 11.1 1.5 0.8 0.9 0.0 45.8 67.3 2.8 3.5 7.6 0.1 0.0 6.8 14.9 3.9 5.9
2011-12 22 POR 19 36.0 17.2 9.5 1.4 0.7 1.1 0.0 54.3 64.5 1.9 4.0 5.5 0.1 0.0 7.1 13.1 2.9 4.6
2011-12 22 SAC 35 36.0 9.2 9.9 1.2 1.0 1.0 0.0 37.0 63.8 2.2 3.7 6.1 0.1 0.0 3.6 9.7 2.1 3.2
2011-12 22 POR/SAC 54 36.0 13.1 9.7 1.3 0.9 1.0 0.0 46.7 64.2 2.0 3.8 5.8 0.1 0.0 5.3 11.3 2.5 3.9
2012-13 23 POR 80 36.0 15.8 12.8 1.4 0.7 0.8 0.0 56.2 67.9 2.2 4.1 8.7 0.0 0.0 6.5 11.5 2.8 4.2
2013-14 24 DEN 69 36.0 15.8 12.2 1.9 0.9 1.0 0.0 50.8 51.7 2.5 4.0 8.2 0.2 0.0 6.4 12.7 2.9 5.6
2014-15 25 DEN 73 36.0 14.1 11.5 1.5 0.9 0.9 0.0 47.5 57.7 2.4 3.8 7.7 0.1 0.0 5.6 11.7 3.0 5.1
Preseason Projections 26 DEN 70 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for J.J. Hickson

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J.J. Hickson 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
2008-09 19 62 705 245 165 9 14 30 0 51.5 67.2 45 52 113 0 0.0 100 194 45 67
2009-10 20 81 1692 689 400 40 36 39 0 55.4 68.1 92 110 290 1 0.0 289 522 111 163
2010-11 21 CLE 80 2256 1105 695 91 48 54 0 45.8 67.3 173 217 478 5 0.0 429 936 247 367
2011-12 22 POR 19 600 287 158 23 12 18 0 54.3 64.5 31 66 92 1 0.0 119 219 49 76
2011-12 22 SAC 35 644 165 177 22 18 17 0 37.0 63.8 39 67 110 1 0.0 64 173 37 58
2011-12 22 POR/SAC 54 1244 452 335 45 30 35 0 46.7 64.2 70 133 202 2 0.0 183 392 86 134
2012-13 23 POR 80 2323 1018 828 88 48 51 0 56.2 67.9 145 266 562 2 0.0 418 744 182 268
2013-14 24 DEN 69 1859 814 632 96 47 51 0 50.8 51.7 128 206 426 8 0.0 332 654 150 290
2014-15 25 DEN 73 1411 552 452 57 36 35 0 47.5 57.7 96 150 302 2 0.0 218 459 116 201
Preseason Projections 26 DEN 70 1211 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for J.J. Hickson

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J.J. Hickson NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2008-09 19 62 11.4 54.8 51.5 3.2 16.2 0.2 4.9
2009-10 20 81 20.9 58.0 55.4 5.5 12.7 0.4 10.2
2010-11 21 CLE 80 28.2 50.3 45.8 6.7 12.7 0.5 14.9
2011-12 22 POR 19 31.6 56.8 54.3 7.5 10.1 0.7 17.9
2011-12 22 SAC 35 18.4 41.6 37.0 8.5 15.0 0.6 6.6
2011-12 22 POR/SAC 54 23.0 50.1 46.7 8.0 12.4 0.6 10.6
2012-13 23 POR 80 29.0 59.1 56.2 8.0 13.2 0.6 18.5
2013-14 24 DEN 69 26.9 52.1 50.8 9.5 12.7 0.8 15.2
2014-15 25 DEN 73 19.3 50.4 47.5 8.1 13.7 0.6 9.7
Preseason Projections 26 DEN 70 17.3 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for J.J. Hickson

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J.J. Hickson 2014-15 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 15 at GSW 17 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 3
Apr 13 at LAC 24 6 11 1 1 0 1 3 11 0 0 0 0 3 8 2
Apr 12 SAC 15 9 3 0 2 0 0 4 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 1
Apr 10 DAL 20 14 12 0 0 0 2 5 10 4 6 0 0 7 5 2
Apr 8 LAL 16 6 1 1 2 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Apr 4 LAC 24 7 6 0 0 0 2 3 6 1 2 0 0 3 3 2
Apr 3 at SAS 24 4 6 2 0 0 3 2 7 0 0 0 0 2 4 0
Apr 1 at UTA                                
Mar 28 at POR 26 9 8 2 3 0 2 4 9 1 2 0 0 4 4 1
Mar 27 UTA 22 9 3 1 1 0 0 4 7 1 4 0 0 1 2 1
Mar 25 PHI 21 8 6 0 0 1 0 3 6 2 5 0 0 2 4 3
Mar 22 at ORL 18 11 8 0 1 0 2 5 10 1 1 0 0 5 3 1
Mar 20 at MIA 14 2 3 0 1 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 4
Mar 19 at HOU 6 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Mar 16 at MEM 32 9 7 1 1 1 2 3 12 3 5 0 0 3 4 5
Mar 15 at NOP 19 8 8 1 0 0 0 2 7 4 8 0 0 2 6 0
Mar 13 GSW 19 5 6 1 0 0 1 1 2 3 8 0 0 3 3 2
Mar 11 ATL 31 10 9 1 0 1 2 4 7 2 3 0 0 4 5 1
Mar 9 NYK 24 6 7 1 2 1 1 2 6 2 4 0 0 1 6 0
Mar 7 HOU 13 4 10 0 0 1 2 2 7 0 0 0 0 4 6 5
Mar 6 at SAS 23 14 8 1 1 1 2 6 8 2 6 0 0 1 7 2
Mar 4 at MIN 14 6 2 0 1 1 1 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
Mar 3 MIL 18 6 10 2 0 0 0 3 9 0 0 0 0 3 7 1
Mar 1 NOP 16 6 10 0 0 1 0 3 11 0 2 0 0 8 2 1
Feb 27 UTA 15 3 5 0 0 0 1 1 4 1 4 0 0 4 1 2
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Feb 25 PHO 22 8 3 0 1 1 0 2 5 4 6 0 0 1 2 0
Feb 23 BKN 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 22 at OKC 12 4 5 0 0 0 1 1 4 2 2 0 0 2 3 1
Feb 20 at MIL 15 8 8 0 1 0 3 2 6 4 6 0 0 3 5 1
Feb 10 at LAL 26 13 7 1 1 0 2 5 7 3 6 0 0 1 6 1
Feb 9 OKC 12 5 2 1 1 0 1 2 3 1 2 0 0 0 2 1
Feb 6 at DET 15 6 5 1 0 0 1 3 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 0
Feb 4 at BOS 7 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0
Feb 3 at PHI 20 5 5 0 0 1 1 2 4 1 2 0 0 2 3 1
Jan 31 CHA 30 12 8 0 0 1 2 5 8 2 2 0 0 1 7 3
Jan 29 at MEM 12 4 5 0 0 0 1 2 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 3
Jan 28 at NOP 19 10 5 2 0 0 0 5 10 0 0 0 0 2 3 0
Jan 26 at LAC 17 2 5 2 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 1
Jan 25 WAS 20 10 3 1 1 0 2 3 5 4 8 0 0 0 3 4
Jan 23 BOS 29 15 14 3 2 0 1 6 8 3 6 0 0 6 8 1
Jan 20 SAS 19 9 3 3 1 0 0 3 8 3 4 0 1 2 1 3
Jan 19 at GSW 15 3 6 0 1 0 2 1 6 1 2 0 0 3 3 2
Jan 17 MIN 32 14 10 1 0 0 0 4 10 6 6 0 0 3 7 2
Jan 16 at DAL 28 13 14 1 0 0 5 5 7 3 8 0 0 3 11 3
Jan 14 DAL 22 13 8 1 0 1 2 6 9 1 1 0 0 3 5 1
Jan 9 at SAC 23 16 4 1 1 1 3 8 11 0 0 0 0 2 2 5
Jan 7 ORL 30 11 10 1 2 1 3 4 5 3 4 0 0 0 10 1
Jan 5 at MIN 32 16 11 1 2 0 2 8 10 0 1 0 0 4 7 2
Jan 3 MEM 20 11 3 1 0 0 3 4 6 3 4 0 0 2 1 0
Jan 1 at CHI 14 1 5 0 0 0 2 0 5 1 2 0 0 2 3 3
Dec 30 LAL 27 9 6 1 0 2 1 3 5 3 5 0 0 0 6 2
Dec 28 TOR 18 3 6 0 0 0 2 1 2 1 2 0 0 3 3 1
Dec 26 MIN 18 4 3 0 0 2 2 2 6 0 0 0 0 1 2 1
Dec 23 at BKN 12 10 3 0 0 0 1 4 7 2 2 0 0 2 1 1
Dec 22 at CHA 13 2 3 0 0 1 1 1 3 0 2 0 0 1 2 0
Dec 20 IND 21 10 5 0 0 1 0 4 8 2 2 0 0 0 5 2
Dec 19 LAC 15 2 6 0 0 0 2 1 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 2
Dec 17 HOU 21 8 5 2 1 0 0 4 8 0 0 0 0 1 4 2
Dec 14 SAS 16 4 6 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 2 4 1
Dec 13 at HOU 22 14 10 2 0 2 2 5 7 4 8 0 0 2 8 4
Dec 10 MIA 23 6 4 1 1 1 2 3 5 0 2 0 0 3 1 2
Dec 8 at TOR 23 10 5 0 0 0 1 4 8 2 3 0 0 2 3 1
Dec 7 at ATL 20 4 9 2 0 1 0 1 6 2 2 0 0 1 8 5
Dec 5 at WAS 20 8 6 1 1 1 2 3 9 2 3 0 0 3 3 3
Dec 2 POR 31 11 8 0 0 1 2 5 8 1 1 0 0 1 7 3
Dec 1 at UTA 21 10 8 2 1 3 1 4 12 2 3 0 0 2 6 4
Nov 28 PHO 20 10 11 2 1 0 1 3 9 4 4 0 0 2 9 2
Nov 26 at PHO 14 7 3 0 0 0 0 2 5 3 4 0 0 1 2 1
Nov 25 CHI 19 7 4 1 0 2 2 2 5 3 4 0 0 1 3 1
Nov 23 at LAL 12 6 8 0 0 0 1 2 5 2 4 0 0 4 4 2
Nov 21 NOP                                
Nov 19 OKC                                
Nov 17 at CLE                                
Nov 16 at NYK 12 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3
Nov 14 at IND 17 7 6 1 0 1 1 2 5 3 5 0 0 1 5 3
Nov 12 POR 21 14 11 4 0 0 1 7 11 0 2 0 0 4 7 2
Nov 9 at POR 15 8 10 1 0 0 3 3 8 2 4 0 0 4 6 5
Nov 7 CLE                                
Nov 5 at SAC                                
Nov 3 SAC                                
Nov 1 at OKC                                
Oct 29 DET                                

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J.J. Hickson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Hickson started in place of Danilo Gallinari (rest) on Saturday, scoring seven points (3-6 FG, 1-2 FT) with six rebounds in 24 minutes.

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Hickson is starting Saturday with Danilo Gallinari (rest) sitting out the second night of a back-to-back set.

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Hickson (knee) will play Friday against the Spurs, Project Spurs reports.

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Hickson (knee) is considered questionable for Wednesday's game against the Jazz, Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post reports.

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Hickson scored nine points (4-9 FG, 1-2 FT) with eight rebounds, two assists, and three steals in 26 minutes in a start Saturday.

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Hickson will start at center Saturday against the Jazz.

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Hickson came off the bench for 14 minutes against the Timberwolves on Wednesday. He finished with six points, two rebounds, one steal, and one block in 14 minutes.

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Hickson will not start Sunday's game against the Pelicans, Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post reports.

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Hickson scored 14 points (4-10 FG, 6-6 FT) with 10 rebounds and one assist during Saturday's loss to the Timberwolves.

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Hickson scored 16 points (8-11 FG) and picked up four rebounds, an assist, a block and a steal Friday in his second game with an expanded role following the trade of Timofey Mozgov to the Cavaliers earlier this week.

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Hickson came off the bench Wednesday and finished with 11 points (4-5 FG, 3-4 FT), 10 rebounds, one assist, two steals and one block in 30 minutes against the Magic.

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Hickson scored six points ( 3-5 FG, 0-2 FT) and added four rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block in 23 minutes of action against the Heat on Wednesday.

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2013-14

Hickson signed with the Nuggets this offseason for three years and $15 million. He had a solid season in Portland, averaging 12.7 points and 10.3 rebounds, but in Denver, he will find himself competing for minutes at power forward with Kenneth Faried and for time at center behind JaVale McGee. Both are projected starters, which leaves Hickson in the more likely role of contributing as a backup for both positions. If he can continue to be versatile and play both the four and five spot, he should be able to find enough minutes to contribute in a meaningful way.

2012-13

As a power forward, Hickson will have trouble getting the minutes required to make a significant fantasy impact. Portland already as LaMarcus Aldridge in place at the four, and he’ll get anywhere from 35 to 38 minutes a night. Hickson will need to emerge as Portland’s starting center to carve out a significant role. At this point, the only natural center on the roster is 11th-overall draft pick Myers Leonard. He’s considered a project and may not open the season in the starting lineup. After Hickson was waived by Sacramento last season, the Blazers scooped him up and liked what they saw in his 19-game audition. Hickson averaged 15.1 points and 8.3 rebounds while shooting 54.3 percent from the field during the team’s late-season push to play its young players. Hickson is a bit undersized as a center, but he played the position for stretches of time while with the Cavaliers earlier in his career. The Blazers feel a lineup with Hickson alongside Aldridge can work. He’s definitely better than he showed in Sacramento last season, when he got caught up with a franchise in turmoil and a coaching shuffle. He’s a real sleeper heading into this season.

2011-12

Hickson put together a strong second half last season in Cleveland, averaging a double-double and becoming a valuable fantasy asset down the stretch. With the Kings, he will come off the bench in relief of Chuck Hayes and DeMarcus Cousins. The Kings have a lot more scoring options than the Cavaliers did last season, which will cut into Hickson’s offensive looks. His offensive talent gives him a decent amount of upside; but make sure not to pay for last season’s numbers when drafting Hickson this year.

2010-11

Hickson is one of very few reasons for Cavs fans to be optimistic about the future. The third-year big man out of N.C. State looked good in limited exposure last season, and absolutely dominated the competition at the Vegas summer league this year. An athletic 6-9, 240, Hickson even has the ability to slide over and guard some centers – a skill that will be very much in need this season, with Cleveland losing both Shaquille O'Neal and Zydrunas Ilgauskas to free agency and no obvious replacement in sight. Look for Hickson to establish himself as a big part of the Cavs' future plans this season.

2009-10

He's a former first-round pick that the Cavaliers are still high on. The problem now is finding him more minutes. With the Cavaliers in championship mode that may be tough, especially after the acquisitions of Shaquille O'Neal and Jamario Moon. Hickson will be a part of the rotation, but it may just be spot duty as in making sure the front court keeps out of foul trouble. If someone does go down, Hickson will have a nice opportunity, especially in the rebounding area.

2008-09

The 19th overall draft pick by the Cavaliers played solidly in the summer league. Hickson is young and athletic at 6-9, the key word being “young”. At only 19 he can't be counted on for much early in the season. After averaging 15-points and eight rebounds at N.C. State, he played himself into the first round. However, with his size and youthfulness he will at least be vying for a rotation spot.

2007-08

The 19th overall draft pick by the Cavaliers played solidly in the summer league. Hickson is young and athletic at 6-9, the key word being “young”. At only 19 he can't be counted on for much early in the season. After averaging 15-points and eight rebounds at N.C. State, he played himself into the first round. However, with his size and youthfulness he will at least be vying for a rotation spot.