Nick Collison is considered an American pro basketball player. He is currently playing at Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Previously he was participating in NBA’s Seattle SuperSonics. He was born on October 26, 1980, in Orange City, Iowa, USA. His nationality is American, he is a North American as his ethnicity.
He was raised in Fort Dodge and Iowa Falls. His mother’s name is Judy Collison and his father’s name is Dave collision, a basketball coach. He has a brother who is also a professional basketball player. He does not disclose information about his childhood life. He attended Iowa Falls High School from Kansas University (USA). He was interested in basketball since he was a child, and he dreamed of becoming a professional basketball player since high school.
Nick began his basketball career at Kansas Jayhawks. As a college athlete, he went to the final match with Kansas Jay Hawks. He finished his college-era as a major scoring person in the history of the Big 12 conference. He also played in the national team at the FIBA World Championship in 2002. Nick started a professional basketball career at Seattle SuperSonics of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 2003. He became 12th overall in the 2003 NBA draft and was named Seattle SuperSonics. He was missing 2003-04 season because of his shoulder injuries. He became NCAA Player of the Year in 2003.
Nick made a regular season NBA debut against Los Angeles Clippers on November 3, 2004. He signed a contract with Oklahoma City Thunder for the 2008 – 2009 season. He helped Thunder reach the 2012 NBA Final where they faced the Miami Heat. On February 3, 2015, he signed a contract extension of $ 7.5 million in two years with Thunder.