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Magic sign first-round pick Nicholson

The Orlando Magic signed first-round draft pick Andrew Nicholson on Tuesday.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Nicholson was selected with the 19th overall pick of the NBA draft out of St. Bonaventure University. The 22-year-old forward was named the Atlantic-10 Conference Player of the Year this past season as a senior, averaging 18.5 points, 8.4 rebounds, and 2.0 blocks in 32 games while guiding the Bonnies to the NCAA Tournament.

The 6-foot-9, 250-pounder led St. Bonaventure in scoring, rebounding and blocked shots for three consecutive seasons (2009-12).