Nick Young

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Nick

Young

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 26.2 44.8 42.3 84.6 13.5 2.2 1 0.3
CAREER STATS 23.5 42 37.6 83.4 11.9 2 1 0.2

HEIGHT

6 ft7 in

/ 2.01m

WEIGHT

210 lbs

/ 95.3kg

LATEST VIDEOS

20170114 LAL LAC recap go90

DeAndre Jordan had a huge double-double with 24 points and 21 rebounds as the Clippers take care of the Lakers, 113-97.

0021600601 lal lac recap

DeAndre Jordan scores 24 points and grabs 21 rebounds to lead the Clippers past the Lakers, 113-97.

0021600577_VO_POR_LAL_YOUNG_BLOCK_2Q

Nick Young protects the paint and denies Damian Lillard's shot attempt.

0021600549 mia lal recap

Luol Deng and D'Angelo Russell each score 19 points as the Lakers defeat the Heat 127-100.

20170105 LAL POR recap go90

Damian Lillard scores 21 points and adds 10 assists as the Blazers defeat the Lakers, 118-109.

0021600542 lal por Recap

Portland pulls away in the fourth behind 27 points from C.J. McCollum as the Trail Blazers beat the Lakers, 118-109.

20170103 MEM LAL recap go90

Julius Randle tallies a triple-double with 19 points, 14 rebounds, and 11 assists for the Lakers to help get the win over the Grizzlies, 116-102.

0021600528 vo lal young postgame

NBA TV's Kristen Ledlow speaks with Lakers' guard Nick Young following the Lakers' victory over the visiting Grizzlies.

0021600528 mem lal recap

Julius Randle notches a triple-double with 19 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists to lead a balanced Lakers' attack, as they top Memphis 116-102.

0021600528 mem lal play6

Nick Young gets the feed and knocks down the straight-away three and does a celebratory dance.

0021600528 mem lal nick young highlights

Nick Young scores 20 points with six triples versus Memphis.

0021600528 mem lal randle young three

Julius Randle lays it off to Nick Young who hits the triple.

0021600512 TOR LAL recap

Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan combine for 72 points off 23-41 shooting as the Raptors defeat the Lakers, 123-114.

0021600512 TOR LAL young hl

Nick Young scores 26 points in the Lakers' loss to the Raptors.

20170101 TOR LAL recap go90

Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan combined for 72 points as the Raptors defeat the Lakers, 123-114.

0021600512 TOR LAL young triple 1st

Nick Young turns the ball over, steals it back and drains a straightaway triple.

0021600475 uta lal recap

Gordon Hayward scores a game-high 31 points to help lift the Jazz to victory over the Lakers 102-100.

20161225 LAC LAL recap go90

Nick Young had 19 points and Timofey Mozgov had 19 points as well to help the Lakers defeat the Clippers, 111-102.

0021600460 lac lal young dunk 3rd

Nick Young gets the steal and dunks it home on the other end.

0021600460 lac lal recap

Nick Young and Timofey Mozgov combine for 38 points and five boards as the Lakers top the Clippers in the battle of LA on Christmas night.


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 38GP 997MIN 176FGM 393FGA 44.8FG% 1073PM 2533PA 42.33P% 55FTM 65FTA 84.6FT% 17OREB 67DREB 84REB 38AST 22TOV 20STL 13BLK 90PF 0DD2 0TD3 514PTS -107+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016LAL383899751417639344.810725342.3556584.61767843820132290-107
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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