Nichols Named 2013 NBA Development League All-StarFebruary 4, 2013 - NBA Development League (D-League) - Sioux Falls Skyforce
"Demetris exemplifies what our league should be about," said head coach Joel Abelson. "He works hard every day to improve his game and is all about doing what he can to help us win games."
Nichols is currently averaging 17.8 point and 5.0 rebounds through 27 games (all starts). He was named Performer of the Week for games played Jan. 14-20 after averaging 25.7 points, 6.3 rebounds and 4.7 assists while shooting 63.0 percent from the field (29-of-46). The 6-8, 215-pound forward has appeared in 18 NBA games with the Chicago Bulls (13), Cleveland Cavaliers (3) and New York Knicks (2).
The field of 20 players was selected by a vote of the NBA D-League's 16 head coaches and was broken into two teams by League officials. Players were eligible to be selected based on having played in half of their team's games through Jan. 27. Each player must be on an active NBA D-League roster at the time of the NBA D-League All-Star Game in order to compete.
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