Nick Young

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Nick

Young

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 26.4 43.5 40.7 84.9 13.6 2.4 1.1 0.3
CAREER STATS 23.6 41.9 37.5 83.4 12 2.1 1 0.2

HEIGHT

6 ft7 in

/ 2.01m

WEIGHT

210 lbs

/ 95.3kg

LATEST VIDEOS

20170218 all star scene jbl three point contest all access

Go behind the scenes of the JBL Three-Point Contest at NBA All-Star Saturday Night.

2017 JBL Three-Point Contest Recap

Recapping the JBL Three-Point Contest from NBA All-Star Saturday Night.

2017 JBL Three-Point Contest: Nick Young, Round 1

Check out Nick Young's first-round performance in the JBL Three-Point Contest.

0021600833 sac lal recap

DeMarcus Cousins scores 40 points, grabs 12 rebounds and hands out eight assists to lead the Kings past the Lakers. Louis Williams scores 29 points in the loss.

20170210 LAL MIL recap go90

Despite a 41-point performance by Giannis Antetokounmpo, Nick Young and the Lakers prevail over the Bucks, 122-114.

0021600802 LAL MIL recap

The Lakers explode for 47 points in the first quarter and hold on to take down the Bucks in Milwaukee, 122-114.

0021600802 LAL MIL young three 1q

Nick Young buries the three from the wing and gets fouled in the process for the 4 point play

20170208 LAL DET recap go90

Andre Drummond was unstoppable scoring 24 points, grabbing 17 rebounds and adding 4 blocked shots as the Pistons take down the Lakers, 121-102.

20170206 LAL NYK recap go90

The Lakers have seven players score in double figures led by Lou Williams with 22 points and they run over the Knicks, 121-107.

0021600768 LAL NYK recap

Lou Williams scores 22 points with four assists, Nick Young adds 17 as the Lakers top the Knicks on the road.

20170203 LAL BOS recap go90

Isaiah Thomas drops 38 points for the Celtics as they defeat the Lakers, 113-107.

0021600751 LAL BOS recap

Isaiah Thomas scores 38 points, dishes four assists and grabs two rebounds to lead the Celtics to victory over the Lakers, 113-107.

0021600751 VO LAL BLACK HOOK Q3

Nick Young passes to Tarik Black for the layup.

0021600751 VO LAL YOUNG THREE Q1

D'Angelo Russell finds Nick Young for the three-pointer.

20170202 LAL WAS recap go90

John Wall puts up 33 points and dishes out 11 assists for the Wizards as they take down the Lakers, 116-108.

20170202 Nick Young three point contest 2017

Nick Young will participate in the 2017 JBL 3-Point Contest.

20170202 Inside the NBA Three Point Contest

Inside the NBA reveals the shooters for this year's JBL 3-Point Contest at the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans.

0021600729 den lal recap

Nick Young scores 23 points and D'Angelo Russell adds 22 points along with 10 assists to lead the Lakers past the Nuggets, 120-115.

0021600729 vo lal young dunk q3

Nick Young gets the ball from D'Angelo Russell and throws down the slam on the break.

20170126 LAL UTA recap go90

Gordon Hayward scores 24 in a home win as the Jazz beat the Lakers, 96-88.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected by Washington with the 16th overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft... Re-signed with Washington on 12/18/11... Acquired by the L.A. Clippers as part of a three-team trade with Washington and Denver in which the Wizards also traded JaVale McGee and Ronny Turiaf to the Nuggets for Nene on 3/15/12; Washington also received Brian Cook and a future second round pick from L.A.... Signed as a free-agent with Philadelphia on 7/12/12... Signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers on 7/11/13... Signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on 7/21/14

2015-16:
Played in 54 games (two starts), recording averages of 7.3 points, 1.8 rebounds, 0.6 assists, 0.43 steals and 0.13 blocks over 19.1 minutes … Scored in double-figures 19 times, including 20+ points once … Scored 14 points on 5-of-8 FG (4-7 3FG) 10/28 vs. MIN … Notched 17 points, three assists and three steals 10/30 at SAC … Led the team with 17 points off the bench, hitting 5-9 from deep 11/10 at MIA … Scored a bench-high 13 points on 4-6 shooting (2-2 from deep) with a game-best +20 rating in 26 minutes 11/15 vs. DET … Tied for the team-high with 22 points (six 3FGM) 11/29 vs. IND … Had 13 points (5-9 FG) with two assists 12/9 at MIN … Led the bench with 13 points, hitting three triples 12/12 at HOU … Scored 14 points 12/19 at OKC … Tied a career-high with four steals 1/1 vs. PHI … Had 13 points in 22 minutes 3/6 vs. GSW … Missed three games due to gastroenteritis (12/23, 3/27-3/28) … DNP-CD 19 times … Inactive six times. 2014-15:
Appeared in 42 games (all as a reserve), averaged 13.4 points, 2.3 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 0.55 steals and 0.26 blocks in 23.8 minutes ... Registered 10+ points 28 times and 20+ points eight times … Finished 7th in the NBA in free-throw percentage, shooting a career-best 89.2% (132- 148) ... Completed four four-point plays ... In first game back from injury, totaled 17 points and five rebounds 11/18 at Atlanta ... Tied a career-high with two blocks with a bench-leading 13 points 11/26 vs. Memphis … Scored 20 points (5-8 3FG) 11/30 vs. Toronto … Dropped in 19 points in 20 minutes 12/2 at Detroit … Totaled 21 points (5-8 3FG) 12/3 at Washington … Had a game-high 29 points (6-9 3FG), including the game-winning 30’ three-pointer with 7.4 seconds remaining in overtime 12/12 at San Antonio … Finished with 26 points and five rebounds 12/21 at Sacramento … Hit five three-pointers en route to 15 points 12/26 at Dallas … Scored a team-high 21 points (4-6 3FG) 12/28 vs. PHX … Made 31 consecutive free throws from 1/2 vs. MEM to 1/15 vs. CLE ... Scored 22 points (12-12 FT) 1/4 vs. Indiana … Led the team with 23 points on a career high-tying 13 made free throws (13-13) 1/16 at Utah … Tied for a game-high with 24 points 1/19 at Phoenix, hitting four three-pointers … Scored 17 points in 20 minutes 1/23 at San Antonio … Missed 39 total games due to injury, including 10 games with a torn ligament, right thumb (10/28-11/16), two games with a sprained right ankle (1/27-1/29), 11 games with a sore left knee (2/25-3/16) and 16 games with a fracture, left kneecap (3/19-4/15) … DNP-CD one time.

2013-14:
Appeared in 64 games (nine starts) for the Los Angeles Lakers in his seventh NBA season, averaged a career-high 17.9 points, along with 2.6 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 0.7 steals and 0.2 blocks in 28.3 minutes... Tallied 21 points (8-12 FG) and 3 steals 11/5 at DAL … Finished with 21 points 11/22 vs. GSW … Scored 26 points (4-6 3FG) 11/27 at BKN … Dropped in 23 points to go with 4 rebounds 12/16 at ATL … Totaled 25 points (9-14 FG; 4-6 3FG) and 4 assists 12/20 vs. MIN … Scored a team-high 20 points (9-12 FT) 12/21 at GSW … Totaled a team-high 20 points (4-7 3FG) and 12/25 vs. MIA … Scored 26 points (12-12 FT) 12/29 vs. PHI …Recorded 25 points and 6 rebounds 12/31 vs. MIL …Tallied 21 points 1/5 vs. DEN … Totaled 25 points and 6 rebounds 1/8 at HOU … Put up 28 points (10-10 FT) 1/14 vs. CLE …Scored 29 points (7-13 FG; 10-11 FT) 1/19 at TOR … Scored 31 points to go with 5 rebounds and 2 steals 1/20 at CHI …Finished with 21 points 1/31 vs. CHA …Tallied 24 points (13-14 FT) 2/4 at MIN … Had 21 points 3/21 vs. WAS … Scored 26 points (8-9 FT) 3/23 vs. ORL … Scored 20 points (6-10 FG; 5-6 3FG) to go with 4 rebounds in 19 minutes 3/25 vs. NYK … Dropped in 40 points (15-26 FG) 4/1 vs. POR … Scored 32 points 4/8 vs. HOU … Notched 25 points 4/11 vs. GSW … Scored a season-high 41 points (14-23 FG; 6-11 3FG) 4/14 at UTA … 24 games of 20+ points … Finished with four games of 30+ points … Had two 40+ point games.

2012-13: Appeared in 59 games (17 starts) with Philadelphia, averaging 10.6 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 23.9 minutes ... Shot 41.3% from the floor, 35.7% from 3-point range and 82.0% from the line ... Scored 20+ points eight times and 30+ points once ... Tallied 23 points (7- 13 FG), three rebounds and four assists 11/20 vs. Toronto ... Scored a season-high 30 points (12-23 FG, 6-12 3FG) 12/16 vs. LA Lakers ... Recorded 21 points, four rebounds and four assists 12/19 at Houston ... Scored 21 points (5-7 3FG) 1/4 at Oklahoma City ...Totaled 20 points, three rebounds and three assists 1/22 at Milwaukee ... Recorded 20 points, four rebounds, four assists and a steal 1/26 vs. New York ... Scored 20 points (6-12 FG) 2/1 vs. Sacramento ... Posted 15 points, a season-high six rebounds and career-highs in steals (4) and blocks (2) 2/4 vs. Orlando ... Totaled 29 points (10-18 FG), a season-high tying five assists and three steals 2/11 vs. LA Clippers ... Committed just 50 turnovers in 59 games played in 2012- 13 ... Missed four games (12/1-12/8) with a left great toe hyperextension and seven games (3/2-3/11) with a left ankle sprain.

2011-12: Fifth NBA season (Washington and L.A. Clippers): In 62 games with 35 starts, averaged 14.2 points, 2.1 rebounds and 0.9 assists in 27.9 minutes per game while shooting 40.3% from the floor, 36.5% from 3-point range and 85.2% from the line… In 40 games with 32 starts for Washington, averaged 16.6 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 30.3 minutes per game while shooting 40.6% from the floor, 37.1% from 3-point range and 86.2% from the line. Acquired by the Clippers as part of a three-team trade on 3/15/12 and appeared in 22 games with three starts, averaging 9.7 points and 1.6 rebounds in 23.5 minutes per game while shooting 39.4% from the floor, 35.3% from 3-point range and 82.1% from the line.

2010-11: Fourth NBA season (Washington). In 64 games with 40 starts, averaged career highs of 17.4 points and 2.7 rebounds along 1.2 assists in 31.8 minutes per game while shooting 44.1% from the floor, 38.7% from 3-point range and 81.6% from the line. Had the highest scoring increase in the NBA from 2009-10 to 2010-11 (+8.8 ppg). Scored 20+ points 30 times, including 30+ eight times. Scored a career-high 43 points vs. Sacramento on 1/11/11 while hitting 7 3-pointers. Missed 18 games due to injury/illness (right thigh contusion on 12/3/10, sore left knee on 2/16/11, flu-like symptoms on 3/5/11, bruised left knee from 3/15-3/23 and 3/28-4/13).

2009-10: Third NBA season (Washington). In 74 games with 23 starts, averaged 8.6 points and 1.4 rebounds in 19.2 minutes per game while shooting 41.8% from the floor, 40.6% from 3-point range and 80.0% from the line. Averaged 12.2 ppg as a starter… Ranked 16th in the NBA in 3-point percentage. Scored 20+ points 10 times.

2008-09: Second NBA season (Washington). Appeared in all 82 games with five starts, averaging 10.9 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 22.4 minutes per game while shooting 44.4% from the floor, 34.1% from 3-point range and 85.0% from the line. Scored 20+ points 12 times, including 30+ twice in back-to-back games vs. Milwaukee on 1/12/09 and at New York on 1/14/09.

2007-08: Rookie NBA season (Washington). In 75 games with two starts, averaged 7.5 points and 1.5 rebounds in 15.4 minutes per game while shooting 43.9% from the floor, 40.0% from 3-point range and 81.5% from the line. Missed two games with a right thigh contusion on 3/21/08 and 3/23/08.

PLAYOFFS: In 15 games, averaging 6.4 points and 0.9 rebounds in 14.5 minutes per game while shooting 39.5% from the floor, 48.6% from 3-point range and 86.4% from the line. 2008: Appeared in four of Washington's First Round games vs. Cleveland, averaging 1.3 points in 4.3 minutes per game while shooting 11.1% from the floor, 0-of-2 from 3-point range and 75.0% from the line. 2012: Saw action in all 11 games of the L.A. Clippers' run to the Western Conference Semifinals, averaging 8.3 points and 1.1 rebounds in 18.2 minutes per game. Shot 43.3% from the floor, 51.5% from 3-point range and 88.9% from the line. Had 19 points on 6-of-9 shooting in just 24 minutes of play in Game 1 at Memphis on 4/29/12.

College History

Early entry candidate for the 2007 NBA Draft following his junior season at USC. Earned First Team All-Pac-10 honors his sophomore and junior seasons at USC. As a junior, ranked second in the conference in scoring (17.5 ppg), fifth in field goal percentage (52.5% FGs) and second in 3-point percentage (44.0% 3FGs).

High School History

PERSONAL:
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.

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2016 52GP 1371MIN 242FGM 556FGA 43.5FG% 1483PM 3643PA 40.73P% 73FTM 86FTA 84.9FT% 24OREB 101DREB 125REB 55AST 30TOV 35STL 14BLK 123PF 0DD2 0TD3 705PTS -143+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016LAL5252137170524255643.514836440.7738684.92410112555351430123-143
2015LAL542103339212637233.97723732.5637682.9148397342373050-200
2014LAL420100056317447636.68322536.913214889.21779964123114483-67
2013LAL6491809114438788943.513535038.623528582.52913716695461295156-84
2012PHI5917141162822454241.37521035.710512882241061308436145084-94
2011LAC2235182147619339.4308535.3323982.111253610146245157
2011WAS4032121066524059140.67319737.111213086.22077974630115990-609
2010WAS64402033111541293544.110527138.718622881.62614817475451790144-558
2009WAS7423142163923355841.86917040.61041308020821024828856147-102
2008WAS825183689233675644.45616434.1164193853111915095392092140-276
2007WAS752115756121047843.9401004010112481.523921156335794130-354

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