The Orlando Magic inaugural draft pick and NBA legend, Nick Anderson lent a hand to the teenagers at the Gatorade NBA Training Center in Orlando the other night. This summer Gatorade has set up camps all across the country in cities such as Los Angeles, Dallas, Miami, Denver and Orlando. Participants are taught about food, proper nutrition, exercise, fitness and the fundamentals of basketball. Many retired NBA stars are involved in these Gatorade summer camps.
Along with Bo Outlaw, Nick is a currently a community ambassador with the Magic in charge of making multiple appearances and involved with many autograph signings, basketball camps, Meet & Greets, hospital visits and other charity events.
During his career with the Magic, he accumulated 11,529 points, 2,087 assists and 1,114 steals. His most famous steal however was in the 1995 NBA playoffs against Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls. Nick led the Magic past the heavily favored Bulls that series, but lost against the Rockets in their first NBA Finals appearance.
Fans can visit Nick’s official website at www.NickAnderson25.com.