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Nick Young
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Team: Los AngelesHeight: 6-7 Born: 6/1/1985
Position: G-FWeight: 210 Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
College: USCDraft: 1st Round 16th pick by Wizards (2007)


Latest News
Feb. 28 9:17 PM PT10:17 PM MT11:17 PM CT12:17 AM ET5:17 GMT13:17 10:17 PM MST12:17 AM EST9:17 UAE06:170:17 ET11:17 PM CT4:17 - Young is out with a swollen left knee.
Analysis: Young hasn't played since last Sunday's overtime win over Boston in which his raucous and immature post-game celebration was shown on Jimmy Kimmel's program and frowned upon by the legendary Kobe Bryant.
Feb. 11 8:34 PM PT9:34 PM MT10:34 PM CT11:34 PM ET4:34 GMT12:34 9:34 PM MST11:34 PM EST8:34 UAE05:3423:34 ET10:34 PM CT2:34 - Young was back on the court Friday for L.A.
Analysis: Young left last Wednesday's game against the Trail Blazers with a strained peroneal tendon in his left ankle.
Jan. 20 9:16 AM PT10:16 AM MT11:16 AM CT12:16 PM ET17:16 GMT1:16 10:16 AM MST12:16 PM EST21:16 UAE18:1612:16 ET11:16 AM CT15:16 - Young scored 24 for the Lakers on Monday.
Analysis: He has 47 points in two games.
Jan. 17 10:29 PM PT11:29 PM MT12:29 AM CT1:29 AM ET6:29 GMT14:29 11:29 PM MST1:29 AM EST10:29 UAE07:291:29 ET12:29 AM CT4:29 - Young appears to have ended his slump, finishing with 23 points and hitting 13 of 13 from the free-throw line Friday.
Analysis: Young had averaged 10.3 points on 23.7 percent shooting over his previous six games.
Dec. 28 8:58 PM PT9:58 PM MT10:58 PM CT11:58 PM ET4:58 GMT12:58 9:58 PM MST11:58 PM EST8:58 UAE05:5823:58 ET10:58 PM CT2:58 - Young appears to have found his touch from 3-point range after going 4 for 6 from long range in a 21-point effort Sunday.
Analysis: Young has totaled 36 points while going 9 for 14 from beyond the arc in his last two games.
Dec. 22 9:55 PM PT10:55 PM MT11:55 PM CT12:55 AM ET5:55 GMT13:55 10:55 PM MST12:55 AM EST9:55 UAE06:550:55 ET11:55 PM CT3:55 - Young had a productive Sunday with 26 points, four 3-pointers and 8-of-8 shooting from the line in a loss at Sacramento.
Analysis: Young had averaged just 11.7 points while totaling five 3s over his previous three games.
Dec. 4 10:14 PM PT11:14 PM MT12:14 AM CT1:14 AM ET6:14 GMT14:14 11:14 PM MST1:14 AM EST10:14 UAE07:141:14 ET12:14 AM CT4:14 - Young scored a season-high 21 points in Wednesday's loss at Washington.
Analysis: 'Swaggy P' showed some swag from 3-point range, going 5 for 8. He's averaging 20.0 points over his last three games while going 13 of 22 from beyond the arc.
Oct. 3 6:20 PM PT7:20 PM MT8:20 PM CT9:20 PM ET1:20 GMT9:20 6:20 PM MST8:20 PM EST5:20 UAE (+1)03:2021:20 ET8:20 PM CT0:20 - Young had 17 points Tuesday in his first game of the season.
Analysis: Young was out after surgery on his torn thumb ligament. Young was injured while trying to steal the ball from Kobe Bryant, jamming his thumb against Bryant's arm during practice.
July 21 1:09 PM PT2:09 PM MT3:09 PM CT4:09 PM ET20:09 GMT4:09 1:09 PM MST3:09 PM EST0:09 UAE (+1)22:0916:09 ET3:09 PM CT19:09 - Young has signed a multiyear deal to stay with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Analysis: General manager Mitch Kupchak on Monday described Young as a ''bright spot'' during last year's losing season. He says he's glad to keep someone committed to the rebuilding of the team. Young averaged a career-high 17.9 points in his first season with the Lakers playing mostly off the bench. He started nine of 64 games. Young led the NBA in four-point plays with seven, a team record.

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