Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports:
Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today:
Just a few days ago, the Magic declined to extend Nicholson a $3,394,726 qualifying offer. This worked out quite well for him.
Nicholson projects to be Markieff Morris‘ primary backup at power forward, and that’s a nice role for him. The No. 19 pick in the 2012 draft, Nicholson is a talented shooter with range that has extended beyond the arc. He has improved as a rebounder and defender, though he still has plenty of room to grow defensively.
If he puts it all together, he could be a steal. If not, he should still be a decent backup.