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Reeves Nelson - PF, 6'8, 235
Free agent - Last played with Panelefsiniakos (Greece, 2015)
       Date of birth: 09/18/1991
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2012
     Out of: UCLA
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Right

Date
League
Transaction
16th December, 2011 NCAA Dismissed by UCLA.
26th December, 2011 Lithuania Signed for the remainder of the season with Zalgiris.
31st January, 2012 Lithuania Released by Zalgiris Kaunas.
5th September, 2012 NBA Signed an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with L.A. Lakers.
20th October, 2012 NBA Waived by L.A. Lakers.
22nd October, 2012 NBA Claimed off waivers by Houston.
27th October, 2012 NBA Waived by Houston.
1st November, 2012 D-League Designated as an allocated player by Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
21st November, 2012 D-League Waived by Rio Grande Valley Vipers due to injury.
20th December, 2012 D-League Re-acquired by Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
20th December, 2012 D-League Waived by Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
28th March, 2013 D-League Acquired by Los Angeles D-Fenders.
29th August, 2013 D-League Drafted 11th in the 2013 D-League Expansion Draft by Delaware 87ers.
10th January, 2014 D-League Waived by Delaware 87ers.
10th April, 2014 Mexico Signed for the remainder of the season with Fuyerza Guinda de Nogales.
24th June, 2014 Belgium Signed a one year contract with Willebroek Kangoeroes.
14th November, 2014 Belgium Left Willebroek Kangoeroes.
12th January, 2015 Israel Signed for the remainder of the season with Maccaibi Ra'anana.
20th February, 2015 Israel Released by Macabi Ra'anana.
25th February, 2015 Greece Signed for the remainder of the season with Panelefsiniakos.
2nd March, 2015 Greece Released by Panelefsiniakos.
When: Where:
2009 - December 2011 UCLA (NCAA)
December 2011 - January 2012 Zalgiris Kaunas (Lithuania)
July 2012 L.A. Lakers (Summer League)
September 2012 - October 2012 L.A. Lakers (NBA)
October 2012 Houston Rockets (NBA)
November 2012 - December 2012 Rio Grande Valley Vipers (D-League)
March 2013 - June 2013 Los Angeles D-Fenders (D-League)
August 2013 - January 2014 Delaware 87ers (D-League)
April 2014 - May 2014 Fuerza de Nogales (Mexico)
June 2014 - November 2014 Willebroek Kangoeroes (Belgium)
January 2015 - February 2015 Maccabi Ra'anana (Israel, National League)
February 2015 - March 2015 Panelefsiniakos (Greece)
From blog:


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Reeves Nelson is nothing if not fearless.


Also in the frontcourt, 6'8 forward Reeves Nelson is amazingly effective for a slow, grounded, undersized interior player. Nelson is a fighter, a hustler and a competitor, strong and fearless on the interior; most importantly, though, he is skilled. Nelson gets open off of cuts and pick-and-roll situations, as well as creating in the post and sticking occasional mid-range jumpshots. He'll break plays at times and throw the ball away, but he leads the team in scoring at 13.9ppg, and gobbles up rebounds, leading the team there as well with 9.0 per game. Of course, the lack of speed means big time defensive concerns, which aren't usually something UCLA accepts. How Ben Howland figures he'll be able to play his usual brand of defense based around Nelson, Smith and the two Wear twins (currently redshirting) is unclear.

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Reeves Nelson - Nelson has only played four games this season due to the suicide of his father, but he has been very productive in those four, putting up 53 points and 26 rebounds in 73 minutes. He is undersized and infamously temperamental, but he scores from inside and out, and he plays hard.

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