Nick Collison is a professional American basketball player for Oklahoma City Thunder. During his college days, he went on two final fours with Kansas City. After his college career, Seattle SuperSonics picked him for the 2003 NBA draft.
Nick Collison was born on October 26, 1980, in Orange City, Iowa, United States. He was born to Dave Collison and Judy Collison.
Collison grew up along with his sibling brother Michael Collison and sister Katie Collison. His brother is also a basketball player who played for Briar Cliff University. He attended Falls High School for his early education. Well, He completed his graduation from the University of Kansas.
Nick Collins started playing basketball since his school days. Durin his school days, in 1999 he became the McDonald's All-American. After his school days, he continued his career in the college too. However, he reached the final fours for two times in 2002 and 2003. Well, he became the highest scorer in the Big 12 Conference history. Collins also played for the United States national team at the 2002 FIBA World Championship.
After his college career, the Seattle SuperSonics selected him for the 2003 NBA draft. But due to the shoulder injury, he didn't participate in the 2003 and 2004 season. However, he played his first NBA season on November 3, 2004, against Los Angeles Clippers. Moreover, he also played all 82 games in the Rockies season. Furthermore, he again remained in the substitution in the 2008–09 season.
Well, he played all the games of the 2009–10 as well as 2010-11 season. After the 2011–12 season, he helped his team to reach the finals of the 2012 NBA. But his team eventually lost the final match against Miami Heat. On February 3, 2015, he signed a new two-year contract with Seattle at $7.5 million. Moreover, on July 21, 2017, he re-signed another one-year contract with the club.
Professional basketball player Nick Collins is a married man. He is blessed with a happily married as well as family life. Collins married his beloved wife Robbie Harriford in 2007. This couple has a daughter named Emma.
Nick Collison with his wife and daughter, Source: pinsdaddy.com
This couple is successfully maintaining their married and family life since a long time. So there is very less chance for their divorce. Besides this, there are no any records of his other relationships.
Collison's nationality is American and is from the white ethnic group.
Nick Collison is one of the richest basketball players with a good net worth and salary. Well, his estimated net worth is $20 million. And his salary is $2.242 million. On February 3, 2015, he signed a new contract for $7.5 million for Seattle.