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Demetris Nichols Report
Chari Bayanker
February 2, 2006
 
Strengths
Nichols href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> is href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> very href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> interesting href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> prospect. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> He href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> has href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> all href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> physial href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> skills href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> you href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> look href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> for href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> in href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> an href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> NBA href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> type href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> three href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> man href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> (6'8 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 215+lbs) href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> as href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> well href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> as href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> stroke href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> hit href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> long href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> range href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> three href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> as href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> well href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> as href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> medium href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> range href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> jumper. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Nichols href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> is href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> not href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> an href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> amazing href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> athlete href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> who href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> will href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> jump href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> out href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> gym href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> but href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> he href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> is href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> player href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> that href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> will href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> occasionly href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> throw href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> down href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> big href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> dunk href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> or href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> get href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> on href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> perimeter href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> for href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> big href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> block. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Nichols' href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> bread href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> butter href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> is href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> his href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> spot href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> up href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> J href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> but href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> he href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> is href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> working href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> on href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> driving href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> ball href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> hoop href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> getting href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> fouled. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> He href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> is href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> still href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> afraid href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> drive href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> in href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> but href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> he href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> is href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> improving. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> He href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> has href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> been href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> most href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> consistent href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Syracuse href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> player href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> this href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> season href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> can href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> only href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> improve href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> on href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> his href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> game.
Weaknesses
Like href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> many href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Boeheim's href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> players, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Nichols href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> is href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> masked href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> in href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> vaunted href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 2-3 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> zone href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> defense. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> He href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> does href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> have href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> long href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> range href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> but href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> never href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> shows href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> it. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> He href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> has href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> still href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> not href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> learned href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> take href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> over href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> games href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> dominate. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> He href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> also href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> lacks href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> lateral href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> quickness href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> overall href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> speed. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Nichols href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> is href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> not href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> best href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> ball href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> handler href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> either. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> He href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> is href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> still href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> does href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> not href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> know href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> how href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> take href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> ball href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> smoothly href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> down href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> court. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> He href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> is href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> still href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> only href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> two href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> dribble href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> up href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> player.
Competition
Nichols href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> plays href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> in href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> rugged href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Big href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> East href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> conference, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> as href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> well href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> as href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> some href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> tough href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> non-conference href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> opponents href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> has href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> already href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> been href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> guarded href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> by href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Rudy href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Gay, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Allan href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Ray, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> James href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> White, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Corey href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Brewer. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> He href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> has href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> held href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> his href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> own href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> against href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> all href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> his href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> opponents href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> has href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> been href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> playing href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> hard href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> for href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 40 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> minutes.
Outlook
The href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> only href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> place href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Nichols href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> can href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> go href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> is href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> up. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> He href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> has href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> finally href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> rid href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> himself href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> injury href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> bug href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> is href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> going href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> at href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 100%. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> He href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> played href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> sparingly href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> his href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> freshman href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> season href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> dipped href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> even href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> more href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> his href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> sophomore href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> season href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> due href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> back href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> injury href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> that href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> limited href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> his href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> practice href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> time href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> forced href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> him href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> miss href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> portion href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Big href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> East href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> schedule. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Right href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> now, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> he href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> plays href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> as href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> good href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> if href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> not href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> better href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> defense href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> that href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> many href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> NBA href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> small href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> forwards, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> his href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> shooting href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> is href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> on href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> par, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> his href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> agressivness href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> foul href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> attempts href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> are href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> lacking, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> he href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> needs href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> dominate href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> games. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> He href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> has href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> one href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> more href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> year href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> school href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> will href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> receive href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> strong href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> consideration href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> for href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> late href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> first href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> round href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> pick href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> in href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 2007.

Cross href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> between href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Tayshaun href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Prince href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Wally href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Szczerbiak
 
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