J.J. Hickson PF  #7

Full Name: James Hickson

Current Team: Denver Nuggets

Born: Sep 4, 1988 (27 years old)

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-9 (206cm)     Weight: 242 (110kg)

Hand: Right

Twitter: http://twitter.com/jjhickson21

Website: http://www.hickson21.com/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/JJ-Hickson/369303897894?ref=ts

Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Denver Nuggets)

Free Agent: UFA-2016

Current Agent: Jeff Schwartz

Draft Entry: 2008 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2008 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 19, Cleveland Cavaliers

Pre-Draft Team: North Carolina State (Fr)

High School: Joseph Wheeler High School [Marietta, Georgia]

J.J. Hickson News

Nets Refusing Nuggets' Offer Of J.J. Hickson, JaVale McGee For Brook Lopez
The Nuggets are pushing an offer of J.J. Hickson and JaVale McGee for Brook Lopez.

Marc Stein/ESPN

J.J. Hickson Suspended Five Games For Drug Violation
J.J. Hickson signed with the Nuggets in the 2013 offseason.

RealGM Staff Report

J.J. Hickson Suspended Five Games By NBA For Violating Anti-Drug Program
J.J. Hickson's suspension begins with the first game of the regular season.

RealGM Staff Report

J.J. Hickson Out For Season With Torn ACL
A date for J.J. Hickson's surgery is pending.

RealGM Staff Report

J.J. Hickson Continuing To Find Career Path
J.J. Hickson sees his career path much clearly now than he did with the Cavaliers.

Christopher Dempsey/Denver Post

Nuggets Likely To Start Hickson As Faried Returns From Hamstring Strain
Kenneth Faried is returning from a hamstring strain and is coming off a season in which he started all 80 regular season games in which he played.

RealGM Staff Report

Hickson Agrees To Three-Year, $15M Contract With Nuggets
J.J. Hickson and the Nuggets have agreed upon a three-year, $15 million deal.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Blazers Likely To Part Ways With Hickson
J.J. Hickson will become an unrestricted on July 1.

Jason Quick/Oregonian

Hickson Knows Trade From Blazers Unlikely
J.J. Hickson has had a productive season for the Blazers, increasing trade speculation that has left the forward unfazed.

Joe Freeman/The Oregonian

Hickson Looking Forward To Free Agency
J.J. Hickson has 27 double-doubles so far this season.

Jeff Caplan/NBA.com

Hickson's Agent Receiving Trade Inquiries
J.J. Hickson is a Bird Rights player on a one-year, $4 million deal with trade veto power.

Chris Haynes/Comcast

Hickson Agrees To One-Year Deal With Blazers
J.J. Hickson has agreed to a one-year contract to remain with the Blazers.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports (via Twitter)

Warriors, Hickson Begin Contract Talks
Golden State is looking to improves its frontline with J.J. Hickson and are prepared to offer a mid-level exception.

Marcus Thompson II/San Jose Mercury News

Players Claimed From Waivers Will Retain Early Bird Rights
The rule will now be that players who are claimed from waivers will have the same "Early Bird" rights as if they had been traded, but will not have full "Bird" rights.

RealGM Staff Report

NBA, Union Moving Toward Settlement Of Arbitration Matter
The Knicks would hold some form of Bird rights over Jeremy Lin.

New York Times

Union Wins Arbitration, Giving Advantage To Knicks, Clippers, Blazers
The Knicks would be able to re-sign Jeremy Lin and still have their mid-level exception to spend.

New York Times

NBPA Seeks Arbitrator Ruling On Bird Rights For Waived Players
The NBPA is asking an arbitrator to clarify free agent Bird rights in how it impacts players through waivers.

Howard Beck/New York Times

Blazers Claim Hickson Off Waivers
J.J. Hickson was already in New Orleans with the Warriors, who had an agreement with Golden State dependent on clearing waivers.

Sam Amick/SI.com (via Twitter)

Warriors To Sign J.J. Hickson If He Clears Waivers
The Warriors will sign J.J. Hickson after he clears waivers.

Sam Amick/SI.com (via Twitter)

Warriors, Suns Interested In Hickson
The Warriors and Suns appear to be the early frontrunners to sign J.J. Hickson if he clears waivers.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports (via Twitter)

Kings Waive J.J. Hickson
The Kings have officially waived J.J. Hickson.

RealGM Staff Report

Hickson Signs With Bnei HaSharon
J.J. Hickson was acquired via trade by the Kings shortly before the lockout began.


Cavs See Derrick Williams As NBA Power Forward
The Cleveland Cavaliers have limited options at the top of the draft.

Bob Finnan/News-Herald

Hickson Realizes Future Will Be At Power Forward
J.J. Hickson learned a lot about rebounding from former teammate Ben Wallace.

Jodie Valade/Plain Dealer

Hickson, Scott Clear Air During Meeting

Byron Scott and J.J. Hickson had a much-needed meeting recently to clear the air.

Akron Beacon Journal

Cavaliers May Push Hickson In Trade Scenarios

The Cavaliers have made J.J. Hickson untouchable in the past.

Bob Finnan/News-Herald

Hickson Isn't Happy With Reserve Role

J.J. Hickson wants to be in Cleveland's starting lineup.

Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cavaliers Exercise 11-12 Option On Hickson
The Cleveland Cavaliers have exercised the fourth-year contract option on forward J.J. Hickson.

Press Release

Scott Unhappy With Hickson, Starting Job In Doubt
J.J. Hickson hasn't mastered Byron Scott's preferred Princeton offense.

Akron Beacon Journal

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