Nelson was by no means the star, or even a starter, as a senior at Pocono Mountain West. His importance to the team, however, was invaluable.
“Every team needs role players in this day and age. There are not enough kids who are willing to embrace their role and be a star in their role, and he was,” Williams said. “He was the first player off the bench, and he provided us energy. He provided us with another big guard.”
His versatility is what coaches loved about Nelson.
“He could do a little bit of everything,” said Williams. “He was able to shoot it, he was able to drive it, he could rebound it, he played defense. Guys like him are always the unsung heroes on championship teams.”
Nelson may have been flying