Thursday, October 14, 2010
Reeves Nelson adds jumper, new ink
By Blair Angulo
Reeves Nelson spent a lot of time in the paint last season, drawing a bruise here, a black eye there.
But with the arrival of highly touted freshman center Joshua Smith, Nelson's role figures to change this year. He expects to play on the wings, a spot he spent his entire high school career at.
"Last year I just kind of did what I had to do to help the team out," Nelson said Wednesday during UCLA's media day inside Pauley Pavilion. "This year I'll be going back to my natural position."
As a result, he has worked extensively on his perimeter shooting.
Take a look below, as Nelson talks more about his work, his thoughts on the 2010 season and some new tattoos.