NBA Years: 7
Signed by the Lakers as a free agent on September 3, 2013.
Selected by Indiana in the first round (17th overall) of the 2006 NBA Draft … Acquired by Dallas from the Pacers in exchange for Eddie Jones, a 2009 second round draft pick and a 2010 second round draft pick on Oct. 10, 2008 … Acquired by New Jersey along with Kris Humphries in exchange for Eduardo Najera on Jan. 11, 2010 … Signed as a free agent with New York on Sept. 23, 2010 … Signed as a free agent with New Jersey on Dec. 15, 2011 … Acquired by Portland along with Mehmet Okur and a 2012 first round draft pick in exchange for Gerald Wallace … 2011-12: Appeared in 25 games (6 starts) with New Jersey, averaging 4.5 points and 2.7 rebounds … 2010-11: In 64 games (11 starts) with the Knicks, averaged 7.1 points, 3.7 rebounds and 0.8 blocks in 20.7 minutes … Averaged a career-best 40.1 percent from three-point range … 2008-09: Played in 15 games with Dallas in 2008-09, averaging 2.8 points and 3.1 rebounds … 2007-08: Averaged 6.7 points, 2.7 rebounds and 0.9 assists over 65 games (3 starts) … 2006-07: Appeared in 46 games as a rookie with Indiana (3 starts), averaging 3.9 points, 1.8 rebounds and 0.5 assists in 12.1 minutes.
Helped lead Memphis to a 33-4 overall record (the best single-season mark in school history) … Received Conference USA freshman of the Year honors … Named to several Freshman All-America teams, including: The Sporting News, CollegeInsider.com, Rivals.com and CollegeHoops.net.
- Son of Charles and Mae Young
- While with Washington, started the Nick Young Foundation with hopes of putting an end to gang violence and offering free psychiatric services to those who have been affected by it… Was the focus of a documentary titled “Second Chance Season,” which portrayed his life story and path to the NBA.
Postgame: Shawne Williams(02/13/14)
Shootaround Preview: ThunderKurt Rambis breaks down tonight's match up vs the Thunder.
Postgame: Shawne Williams(02/11/14)
Shootaround Preview: SunsDan D'Antoni joins Mike Trudell to break down tonight's game vs the Phoenix Suns.
Top Ten Plays: NovemberLakers Top Ten Plays of November 2013.
Nash to WilliamsSteve Nash throws a wonderful pass to Shawne Williams, who sinks an easy layup.
Williams DunkSteve Blake finds Shawne Williams for the easy slam.
Lakers Visit the Great WallAfter practice the Lakers explore the Great Wall.
Hangin’ With Swaggy PNick Young takes us through a day in his life as he gets ready for the season.