Nicholas Belasco (born December 10, 1973) better known as Nic Belasco, is an American professional basketball player. He was drafted 2nd overall by Sunkist in 1997. Born in Stockton, California, he was an import for the Westports Malaysia Dragons in the Asean Basketball League. He is currently an Assistant Coach for the Barako Bull Energy in the Philippine Basketball Association.
Belasco is one of the many reliable big men in the league. He is a workhorse inside the paint and is a good shooter from the outside. The 6'6 forward is also a proven defense specialist.
San Miguel Beermen
He has won 8 championships in his PBA career all with San Miguel Beermen.
On 2006-2007 season, Belasco was signed by the Welcoat Dragons to help the young franchise in search of its first PBA championship trophy.
On March 7, 2008, Belasco was shipped to the Coca-Cola Tigers in exchange for a draft pick, former Far Eastern University stalwart Mark Isip.
Talk n' Text Tropang Texters
On August 3, 2009, in a three-way trade involving the Barako Bull Energy Boosters, Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters, and Coca-Cola Tigers, Belasco was shipped to the Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters, Rob Reyes to the Barako Bull Energy Boosters and Larry Rodriguez to the Coca-Cola Tigers.
On June 2012, after the dragons were eliminated by the San Miguel Beermen in the Semi-Finals of the ABL 2-1, he was signed by the Powerade Tigers