James Young Draft Profile

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Hometown Rochester, Michigan
Birthday (Age) 8/16/1995 (18)
Height 6'7"
Weight 213
Wingspan 7'0"
Projection -First-round Pick

Combine Results

Standing Reach Body Fat No Step Vert Max Vert Max Reach Vert Lane Agility 3/4 Sprint
8'8" 5.1% 28.0 in 35.5 in 11'7.5" - -

2013-14 Stats

Games (MPG) PPG TRPG (ORPG) APG (TOPG) SPG FGM/A (%) 3FGM/A (%) FTM/A (%)
40 (32.4) 14.3 4.3 (1.0) 1.7 (1.9) 0.8 4.6/11.3 (40.7%) 2.1/5.9 (34.9%) 3.1/4.4 (70.6%)

According To The Experts:

Strengths

Range Athleticism Size

Weaknesses

Defense Playmaking Raw

“Young is a very talented scorer who can beat you in a variety of ways, his jump shot being the most notable. He’s very confident in his ability to hit from deep and can knock shots down off the dribble, while being tightly guard, coming off of screens or spotting up. His release is quick and he looks like a guy who could become an expert marksmen with time.”NBADraft.net

“Young has prototypical size for a NBA wing, with a 215-pound frame that should continue to improve over time. He does not possess tremendous speed or burst off the dribble, but is an exceptionally fluid athlete who can rise up and play above the rim with a head of steam when given a lane.”DraftExpress.com

“As much as Young's ability to get shots off over the defense made him a dangerous scoring threat, it also limited his efficiency. Making 34.9% of his shots from beyond the arc on the year, the lefty struggled from the perimeter for long stretches, due in large part to the number of contested jump shots he attempted. Almost three-quarters of Young's 199 catch and shoot jump shots this season were defended. Connecting on 45% of his open attempts but just 32% when guarded..”DraftExpress.com