NBA playoffs 2017
Thaddeus Young

#21F

Thaddeus

Young

NBA playoffs 2017
2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
POSTSEASON 35 53.8 25 50 12 9 2.5 0.2
CAREER STATS 30.6 50 32.7 67.9 13.6 5.9 1.5 0.4

HEIGHT

6 ft8 in

/ 2.03m

WEIGHT

221 lbs

/ 100.2kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0041600114 CLE IND RECAP

LeBron James scores 33 points and grabs 10 rebounds and Kyrie Irving adds 28 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers finish off the Indiana Pacers 106-102.

0041600114 IND turner fast break finish Q4

Jeff Teague pushes the fast break and drives into the lane to find Thaddeus Young who feeds Myles Turner for the finish.

0041600113 cle ind george three 2nd

Off the miss, Thaddeus Young dishes it out to Paul George for the corner triple.

0041600113 cle ind young layup 1st

Off the steal, Paul George dumps it down to Thaddeus Young for the layup.

20170417 sotn

Thaddeus Young gets the steal which sets up Paul George for the electrifying breakaway slam.

0041600112 IND CLE RECAP

Kyrie Irving scores 37 points, LeBron James and Kevin Love each add a double-double as the Cavaliers defeat the Pacers to take a 2-0 lead in the series.

0041600112 IND CLE young layup q4

Paul George feeds Thaddeus Young inside for the layup.

0041600111 ind cle young layup 4q

Lance Stephenson brings the ball up and spins through the lane as he finds Thaddeus Young for the score.

0021601226 atl ind RECAP

Paul George scores 32 points as the Pacers defeat the Hawks, 104-86.

0021601203 ind phi RECAP

Paul George scores 27 points as the Pacers knock off the Sixers, 120-111.

0021601203 ind phi young layup1q

Thaddeus Young catches the over the shoulder pass and gets the layup to go.

0021601175 mil ind young layup 4q

Lance Stephenson hauls in the rebound and connects with Thaddeus Young on the long outlet pass for the transition layup.

0021601157 tor ind recap

Paul George scores 35 points (18 in the 3rd quarter) as the Pacers come from 19 down to beat the Toronto Raptors 108-90.

0021601157 VO IND GEORGE DUNK Q3

Paul George nearly loses the basketball on the break but recovers to throw it down along the baseline.

0021601150 ind cle Recap

Paul George scores 43 points but LeBron James drops a triple-double with 41 points, 16 rebounds and 11 assists to lead the Cavaliers over the Pacers in double overtime, 135 to 130.

0021601126 ind tor recap

DeMar DeRozan goes off for 40 points as the Raptors defeat the Pacers 111-100.

0021601116 ind mem recap

Mike Conley scores a game-high 36 points to lift the Grizzlies to the road win in Indiana, 110-97.

0021601116 ind mem young dunk 2q

Paul George feeds Thaddeus Young under the rim for the dunk.

0021601104 min ind recap

Karl-Anthony Towns scores 37 points with 12 rebounds to lead Minnesota's rally late in the fourth quarter, as they edge the Pacers, 115-114.

0021601104 min ind play1

Jeff Teague darts through traffic and throws the lob for Thaddeus Young to catch and convert.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
2013-14: Eastern Conference Player of the Week (Dec. 31-Jan. 6) … 2007-08: NBA All-Rookie Second Team

2015-16
Started 73 games for the Brooklyn Nets, recording averages of 15.1 points, 9.0 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.5 steals in 33.0 minutes per game … Shot 51.4 percent from the floor, 23.3 percent from threepoint range and 64.4 percent from the free throw line … Led the team in rebounding, steals and double-doubles (28) and finished second on the team in scoring … Posted single-season career-highs for rebounds and double-doubles … Posted four straight double-doubles from Dec. 4-10, the longest streak in his career … Finished 16th in the NBA in rebounding average and 16th in field goal percentage … Recorded a Nets’ season-high with seven steals to go along with 18 points, eight rebounds, three assists and three blocks at Phoenix, 2/25; he became just the second Net since 1983-84 to tally seven or more steals and three or more blocks in the same game (Dudley Bradley on 12/21/87) and the first player in the league to do so in 10 years (Gerald Wallace, 1/13/06) … Scored in double figures 64 times, including 12 20-point games … Matched his career-high with 16 rebounds vs. Philadelphia, 3/15 … Totaled 14 points, 14 rebounds and a season-high seven assists vs. Sacramento, 2/5 … Scored a season-high 29 points and matched his career-high with 14 made field goals vs. Dallas, 12/23 … Was one of three players this season to average 15.0 points and 9.0 rebounds while shooting .500 or better from the field (Andre Drummond, Karl-Anthony Towns) … Became the third player in franchise history to register 600+ boards and 100+ steals in the same season (Jason Kidd in 2006-07 and Bernard King in 1977-78 and 1978-79) … Is one of five players to register 110+ steals in each of the last four seasons (Steph Curry, Monta Ellis, James Harden and Chris Paul) … Was shut down for the final seven games of the season (rest) … Recorded two DNP-CD’s.

CAREER
In 592 career games (362 starts) with the Philadelphia 76ers (2007-14), Minnesota Timberwolves (2013-14) and Brooklyn Nets (2014-16), Young has averaged 13.8 points, 5.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.4 steals in 30.3 minutes per game … Has recorded 74 double-doubles in his NBA career with a singleseason high of 28 during the 2015-16 campaign with Brooklyn … 2014-15: Appeared in 76 games (48 games, all starts, with Minnesota and 28 games, 20 starts, with Brooklyn), averaging 14.1 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.6 steals in 32.0 minutes per game… Averaged 13.8 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.4 steals in 29.6 minutes per game with the Nets… Led or tied for the Nets’ lead in scoring two times, rebounds seven times, steals 12 times and minutes played four times… Finished 11th in the league in steals per turnover (124:117, 1.06:1)… Made his Nets’ debut on 2/20 at LAL, scoring eight points in 12 minutes… Made his first start as a Net on 3/8 vs. UTA, totaling 19 points and a Nets’ season-high-tying four steals in 33 minutes… Posted his first double-double as a Net (and third of the season) with 15 points and 11 rebounds vs. ATL on 4/8… Scored in double figures 20 times with the Nets, including four games of 20+ points… Scored 24 points in a career-high 53 minutes on 3/20 vs. MIL (triple OT)… Scored a Nets’ career-high and season-high-tying 29 points (12-15 FG) on 4/3 vs. TOR… The 29 points were the most points Young ever scored in a game shooting .800 or better from the field… Made at least one 3-pointer in a career-best 11 straight games from 2/23 – 3/14… After shooting just 19-65 (.292) from 3-point range with Minnesota, Young shot 19-50 (.380) with the Nets… Shot .330 from 3-point range with the Wolves and Nets, his highest single season mark since the 2009-10 season (career-best .348 with PHI)… After joining the Nets, Young finished second on the team in points per game and rebounds per game and first in steals per game… Finished 17th in the league in steals per game (1.6)…Missed two games due to injury (left knee strain)…2013-14: In 79 games (78 starts), averaged career-high 17.9 points, 6.0 rebounds, and career-highs of 2.3 assists and 2.11 steals in 34.4 minutes per game while shooting .454 from the field, .308 from 3-point range and .712 from the line... Became the first player to average at least 17.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.00 steals in a season since Caron Butler in 2007-08... Ranked third in the NBA in steals (2.11 spg) and 11th in steal-to-turnover ratio (1.01)... Had 11 double-doubles, including the first point-assist double-double of his career 3/14 vs. IND... Had five or more assists in six of the final 27 games after doing so five times the first 489 games of his career... Scored 20+ points 29 times, including 30+ points four times… Had 30+ points twice his first six seasons combined… Scored 30+ points in consecutive games 12/21 at MIL and 12/28 at PHX, becoming first Sixer to accomplish that feat since Allen Iverson (4 games from 11/24-12/2/06)... Hit a career-high 90 3-pointers… Hit three or more treys in four straight games from 3/15-21…2012-13: In 76 games (all starts), averaged 14.8 points, a career-high 7.5 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.75 steals in 34.6 minutes per game while shooting .531 from the floor… Had 21 double-doubles… Scored in double-figures in 25 consecutive games from 11/20-1/5... Scored 20+ points 12 times and recorded 20+ points and 14+ rebounds in the same game four times… Had more steals (133) than turnovers (90) and ranked fifth in steal-to-turnover ratio (1.48)… Ranked 10th in the NBA in steals (1.75 spg) and 16th in field goal percentage (.531)... 2011-12: In 63 games (one start), averaged 12.8 points, 5.2 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.02 steals in 27.9 minutes per game while shooting .507 from the floor, 1-4 from 3-point range and .771 from the line… Ranked 16th in the NBA in field goal percentage… Scored 20+ points seven times and recorded one double-double… Led all NBA reserves in offensive rebounds… 2010-11: Played all 82 games (one start), averaging 12.7 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 1.10 steals in 26.0 minutes per game while shooting .541 from the floor, .273 from 3-point range and .707 from the line… Scored 20+ points 15 times (Sixers’ 12-3 mark)… Ranked ninth in the NBA in field goal percentage… Recorded two double-doubles (vs. CLE on 12/7/10, vs. WAS on 2/23/11)… Had the highest point/rebound/assist total of any reserve and the second-most offensive rebounds… Ranked tied for 16th in the NBA in steals per turnover (0.91)... Finished third in voting for the Kia Sixth Man of the Year Award... 2009-10: In 67 games (45 starts), averaged 13.8 points, 5.2 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.21 steals in 32.0 minutes per game while shooting .470 from the floor, .348 from 3-point range and .691 from the line… Missed the final 15 games of the season with a right thumb fracture after playing in each of the first 67 games… Had six double-doubles… Scored 20+ points 14 times, including a career-high 32 points on 3/7 at TOR... 2008-09: In 75 games (71 starts), averaged 15.3 points, 5.0 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1.33 steals in 34.4 minutes per game while shooting .495 from the floor and .735 from the line… Scored 20+ points in seven straight games from March 18-29… Over his final 19 games played, averaged 20.3 points on .543 shooting… Selected to the 2009 T-Mobile Rookie Challenge and Youth Jam during All-Star Weekend... 2007-08: In 74 games (22 starts), averaged 8.2 points, 4.2 rebounds and 0.99 steals in 21.0 minutes per game… Shot .539 from the floor, .316 from 3-point range and .738 from the line… As a starter, averaged 10.6 points and 5.0 rebounds in 29.2 minutes per game… Named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team… Ranked second among rookie qualifiers in steals… Had the highest field goal percentage of any rookie qualifier and would have ranked tied for 10th in the NBA in field goal percentage if he qualified… Was the second youngest player in the league to Seattle’s Kevin Durant.

PLAYOFFS
In 36 games (18 starts), holds averages of 9.8 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 27.3 minutes per game while shooting .439 from the floor and .680 from the free throw line... 2015: Appeared in and started all six Nets’ playoff games, averaging 10.5 points, 7.2 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 31.7 minutes per game… The rebounds and assists were career-bests for Young in a single postseason (five total trips)… Posted two double-doubles, including an 18-point, playoff-career-high-tying 11-rebound performance on 4/25 vs. ATL (Game 3)… Dished out a playoff career-high six assists on 4/22 at ATL (Game 2)…2012: Appeared in all 13 games of Philadelphia’s run to the Eastern Conference Semifinals, averaging 7.7 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 21.3 minutes per game while shooting .429 from the floor and .710 from the line… 2011: Appeared in all five games of Philadelphia’s First Round series vs. MIA, averaging 11.4 points and 5.8 rebounds in 25.4 minutes per game while shooting .417 from the floor, 0-1 from 3-point range and .583 from the line… Had 20 points and 11 rebounds, including eight offensive, in Game 1... 2009: Started all six games for the Sixers in their First Round series vs. DET… Averaged 12.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.00 steals in 38.2 minutes per game… Scored 20 points in Game 2 at ORL…2008: Started all six games for the Sixers in their First Round series vs. DET… Averaged 10.2 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.17 steals in 26.7 minutes per game, while shooting .480 from the floor and .857 from the line… Had 15 points and 9 rebounds in Game 4.

COLLEGE
Started all 31 games for Georgia Tech his freshman season, tying for the team lead with 14.4 points per game while adding averages of 4.9 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.29 steals in 29.6 minutes per game … Shot .478 from the floor, .419 from 3-point range and .743 from the line … Knocked down 39 three-point field goals, including four games with three or more … Recorded four point double-doubles … Scored 20+ points six times, including a career-high 30 in a double-overtime game vs. Wake Forest in the First Round of the ACC Tournament.

PERSONAL
Full name is Thaddeus Charles Young… Son of Lula Hall and Felton Young … His father played basketball at Jacksonville University from 1976-78 and was drafted by the NBA’s Buffalo Braves… Attended Mitchell High School in Memphis and was a McDonald’s All-America selection … Was a three-time All-State selection … As a senior, averaged 26.9 points, 13.8 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 4.3 steals and 3.6 blocks while leading Mitchell High School to the Class AA State Championship Game… Was a member of the National Honor Society in high school … Has his own charitable foundation that has presented holiday dinner giveaways, ticket purchased and prom dress giveaways along with his wife in the past ... He and his wife, Shekinah, have two children, T.J. and Taylor.

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2016 74GP 2236MIN 362FGM 687FGA 52.7FG% 453PM 1183PA 38.13P% 45FTM 86FTA 52.3FT% 131OREB 317DREB 448REB 122AST 95TOV 113STL 29BLK 135PF 7DD2 0TD3 814PTS 63+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016IND7474223681436268752.74511838.1458652.3131317448122113299513563
2015BKN73732407110249596351.473023.310516364.417648466013611237136182-235
2014BKN282082938616232749.5195038437160.652114166383884256-12
2014MIN4848160468528964145.1196529.28812968.275170245135861775115-630
2013PHI797827171417582128345.49029230.816322971.216631047618216736165213-652
2012PHI76762628112750995853.11812.510818857.41823895711251335590191-30
2011PHI631175580834868750.7142511114477.113718832574644155127272
2010PHI8212134104545884754.162227.312317470.715328143482902699170162
2009PHI67452145926382813474813834.811416569.1130220350978115126133-142
2008PHI75712579114547596049.55616434.113918973.51392383778610023118165290
2007PHI7422155461026449053.961931.67610373.81201923125873864126368

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