Nick Young

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Nick

Young

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 25 45.5 41.4 94.1 13.3 2.4 1.1 0.4
CAREER STATS 23.4 41.9 37.2 83.6 11.9 2 1 0.2

HEIGHT

6 ft7 in

/ 2.01m

WEIGHT

210 lbs

/ 95.3kg

LATEST VIDEOS

20161207 LAL HOU recap go90

James Harden had 25 points, 6 rebounds, and 8 assists as the Rockets steamroll over the Lakers, 134 - 95.

20161205 UTA LAL recap go90

Gordon Hayward scores 23 points for the Jazz as they take down the Lakers, 107-101.

0021600295 lal mem recap

Troy Daniels scores 31 points with four assists off the bench as the Grizzles barely edge the Lakers, 103-100.

20161202 LAL TOR recap go90

Kyle Lowry had 24 points and 7 assists to lead the Raptors over the Lakers, 113 - 80.

20161127 ATL LAL recap go90

Lou Williams had 21 points and Jordan Clarkson added another 18 points to help the Lakers defeat the Hawks, 109 - 94.

0021600252 atl lal recap

Louis Williams has 21 points as the Lakers defeat the Hawks, 109-94.

0021600252 atl lal young shot 2q

NIck Young crosses over and hits the long two pointer.

0021600252 atl lal young three 2q

Nick Young hits three and collects the and-one.

20161126 TOP 10 PLAYS OF THE WEEK

Zach LaVine, Nick Young and Carmelo Anthony headline the Top 10 Plays of the Week.

20161123 LAL GSW recap go90

Klay Thompson, Steph Curry, and Kevin Durant combined for 85 points as the Warriors crush the Lakers, 149 - 106.

0021600223 lal gsw recap

Stephen Curry has 31 points as the Warriors cruise past the Lakers, 149-106.

20161122 top plays go90

Take a look at all the top plays from Tuesday's NBA action.

0021600211 okc lal recap

Nick Young scores 17 points including the game-winning three to lead the Lakers past the visiting Thunder, 111-109.

20161122 top 10

Check out the top 5 plays from Tuesday's NBA action.

20161122 OKC LAL recap go90

Nick Young scores 17 points and adds a huge three-pointer late in the game to push the Lakers past the Thunder, 111-109.

0021600211 okc lal nick young gw 4q

Nick Young gets the ball and nails the deep three to put the Lakers up by two with five seconds left in the game.

20161122 pod

Nick Young hits the go ahead 3 pointer to win the game for the Lakers.

0021600211 okc lal play4 young buzzer beater 2q

Nick Young weaves his way up court before pulling up for the three to beat the halftime buzzer.

0021600182 sas lal recap

Kawhi Leonard scores 23 points and snags 12 boards as the Spurs take care of the Lakers on the road.

0021600182 sas lal young layup 2q

Nick Young drives to the hoop and finishes with the smooth layup.


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 18GP 449MIN 81FGM 178FGA 45.5FG% 463PM 1113PA 41.43P% 32FTM 34FTA 94.1FT% 7OREB 36DREB 43REB 20AST 12TOV 5STL 7BLK 49PF 0DD2 0TD3 240PTS -64+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016LAL18184492408117845.54611141.4323494.17364320571249-64
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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