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30-Year-Old    SF,SG    Los Angeles Lakers

2015-16 NBA Stats

PTS

7.3

REB

1.8

AST

0.6

STL

0.4

BLK

0.1

2015 NBA ROS Projections

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2015-16 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

To say that Young and coach Byron Scott had some disagreements last season would be accurate and probably understating the friction between the player and coach, but Young and Scott both return for another go around in 2015-16. Coming off a fractured knee cap that caused him...

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HT: 6' 7"   WT: 210 lbs   DOB: 6/1/1985  College: USC   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #16 Overall in 2007   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a four-year deal with the Lakers worth $21.5 million with a player option on the final year in July 2014.

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Young didn't travel with the Lakers ahead of Friday's game versus the Pelicans, but is expected to fly to New Orleans in time for tip off, ESPN.com's Baxter Holmes reports.

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Nick Young NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2007-08 22 75 15.4 7.5 1.5 0.8 0.5 0.1 0.5 43.9 81.5 1.3 0.3 1.2 1.3 40.0 2.8 6.4 1.3 1.7
2008-09 23 82 22.4 10.9 1.8 1.2 0.5 0.2 0.7 44.4 85.0 1.1 0.4 1.5 2.0 34.1 4.1 9.2 2.0 2.4
2009-10 24 74 19.3 8.6 1.4 0.6 0.4 0.1 0.9 41.8 80.0 0.8 0.3 1.1 2.3 40.6 3.1 7.5 1.4 1.8
2010-11 25 WAS 64 31.8 17.4 2.7 1.2 0.7 0.3 1.6 44.1 81.6 1.4 0.4 2.3 4.2 38.7 6.4 14.6 2.9 3.6
2011-12 26 LAC 22 23.5 9.7 1.6 0.5 0.6 0.3 1.4 39.4 82.1 1.1 0.5 1.1 3.9 35.3 3.5 8.8 1.5 1.8
2011-12 26 WAS 40 30.3 16.6 2.4 1.2 0.8 0.3 1.8 40.6 86.2 1.5 0.5 1.9 4.9 37.1 6.0 14.8 2.8 3.3
2011-12 26 LAC/WAS 62 27.9 14.2 2.1 0.9 0.7 0.3 1.7 40.3 85.2 1.3 0.5 1.6 4.5 36.5 5.1 12.6 2.3 2.7
2012-13 27 PHI 59 23.9 10.6 2.2 1.4 0.6 0.2 1.3 41.3 82.0 0.8 0.4 1.8 3.6 35.7 3.8 9.2 1.8 2.2
2013-14 28 LAL 64 28.3 17.9 2.6 1.5 0.7 0.2 2.1 43.5 82.5 1.5 0.5 2.1 5.5 38.6 6.0 13.9 3.7 4.5
2014-15 29 LAL 42 23.8 13.4 2.3 1.0 0.5 0.3 2.0 36.6 89.2 1.0 0.4 1.9 5.4 36.9 4.1 11.3 3.1 3.5
2015-16 30 LAL 54 19.1 7.3 1.8 0.6 0.4 0.1 1.4 33.9 82.9 0.6 0.3 1.5 4.4 32.5 2.3 6.9 1.2 1.4
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Nick Young NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 30 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 5 Games 5 21.4 5.8 2.2 1.2 0.4 0.0 1.0 21.9 90.9 0.4 0.4 1.8 4.2 23.8 1.4 6.4 2.0 2.2
Last 10 Games 10 20.7 7.5 1.9 0.9 0.2 0.2 1.3 27.1 82.8 0.6 0.2 1.7 4.6 28.3 1.9 7.0 2.4 2.9
Last 20 Games 20 19.1 6.2 2.2 0.9 0.3 0.1 1.1 27.5 86.0 0.6 0.3 1.9 4.1 25.9 1.7 6.0 1.9 2.2

 

2015-16 NBA Game Log   Nick Young
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Date Opp MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 13 UTA Did Not Play
Apr 11 @OKC Did Not Play
Apr 10 @HOU Did Not Play
Apr 8 @NOP Did Not Play
Apr 6 LAC Did Not Play
Apr 5 @LAC Did Not Play
Apr 3 BOS Did Not Play
Mar 30 MIA Did Not Play
Mar 28 @UTA Did Not Play
Mar 27 WAS Did Not Play
Mar 25 DEN Did Not Play
Mar 23 @PHO Did Not Play
Mar 22 MEM Did Not Play
Mar 18 PHO Did Not Play
Mar 15 SAC Did Not Play
Mar 13 NYK Did Not Play
Mar 10 CLE Did Not Play
Mar 8 ORL 23 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 3 0 1 0
Mar 6 GSW 22 13 2 2 1 0 1 3 8 5 5 2 5 0 2 5
Mar 4 ATL 25 5 3 2 0 0 0 1 9 2 2 1 5 2 1 1
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Mar 2 @DEN 13 8 3 0 0 0 0 2 5 3 3 1 4 0 3 1
Mar 1 BKN 24 3 2 1 1 0 1 1 5 0 1 1 4 0 2 2
Feb 26 MEM 17 6 3 0 0 2 1 2 6 1 2 1 5 0 3 0
Feb 24 @MEM 19 8 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 2 3 2 5 0 0 2
Feb 22 @MIL 24 19 3 1 0 0 2 5 12 6 8 3 8 0 3 0
Feb 21 @CHI 21 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 6 0 0 1 4 0 1 1
Feb 19 SAS 19 10 1 2 0 0 0 2 7 5 5 1 3 0 1 0
Feb 10 @CLE Did Not Play
Feb 8 @IND 15 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 5 1 3 2
Feb 6 @SAS 16 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 3 0 1 0
Feb 4 @NOP 16 11 4 1 1 0 1 2 3 6 6 1 2 0 4 1
Feb 2 MIN 14 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Jan 31 CHA 25 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 6 2 2 0 5 0 3 1
Jan 29 @LAC 14 5 2 2 0 0 0 1 4 2 2 1 3 0 2 1
Jan 28 CHI 29 14 3 0 0 0 2 5 10 1 2 3 6 2 1 2
Jan 26 DAL 26 8 6 2 1 0 0 2 6 2 2 2 5 1 5 1
Jan 23 @POR 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Jan 22 SAS Did Not Play
Jan 20 SAC Did Not Play
Jan 17 HOU Did Not Play
Jan 16 @UTA 12 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
Jan 14 @GSW Did Not Play
Jan 12 NOP 9 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Jan 10 UTA 20 6 1 0 0 0 0 3 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Jan 8 OKC Did Not Play
Jan 7 @SAC Did Not Play
Jan 5 GSW 15 1 3 1 1 0 3 0 6 1 3 0 3 0 3 1
Jan 3 PHO 18 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 1 4 0 1 1
Jan 1 PHI 26 8 3 1 4 0 1 3 11 0 0 2 7 1 2 0
Dec 30 @BOS 19 8 1 0 0 0 0 3 6 0 0 2 3 0 1 0
Dec 28 @CHA 16 11 1 2 0 0 2 3 6 2 3 3 4 0 1 0
Dec 27 @MEM 17 7 2 0 1 1 0 2 7 2 2 1 4 1 1 0
Dec 25 LAC 22 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 4 0 5 0
Dec 23 OKC Did Not Play
Dec 22 @DEN 16 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 0 0 0 5 0 0 0
Dec 19 @OKC 21 14 0 0 0 0 1 5 13 1 1 3 9 0 0 0
Dec 17 HOU 16 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 3 0 1 1
Dec 15 MIL 21 10 1 0 0 0 0 3 8 1 2 3 6 0 1 1
Dec 12 @HOU 27 13 3 1 0 0 0 5 10 0 0 3 7 2 1 1
Dec 11 @SAS 19 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 1 1 1 3 0 0 1
Dec 9 @MIN 29 13 1 2 1 0 0 5 9 1 1 2 5 0 1 0
Dec 7 @TOR Did Not Play
Dec 6 @DET 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Dec 4 @ATL Did Not Play
Dec 2 @WAS Did Not Play
Dec 1 @PHI 12 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 2 1 3 0 1 0
Nov 29 IND 28 22 2 1 0 0 0 8 17 0 2 6 14 1 1 4
Nov 28 @POR 15 6 1 0 1 0 0 2 7 0 0 2 6 0 1 1
Nov 24 @GSW 23 7 1 1 0 0 0 3 10 0 0 1 6 0 1 1
Nov 22 POR 20 2 3 3 0 0 1 1 6 0 0 0 1 1 2 1
Nov 20 TOR 14 8 0 0 1 0 1 3 6 0 0 2 3 0 0 1
Nov 16 @PHO 25 11 3 0 0 0 2 4 9 2 2 1 5 0 3 2
Nov 15 DET 26 13 2 0 1 0 1 4 6 3 3 2 2 0 2 1
Nov 13 @DAL 17 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 1
Nov 11 @ORL 21 10 2 0 1 0 2 4 7 0 0 2 5 0 2 1
Nov 10 @MIA 26 17 2 2 1 1 1 6 13 0 0 5 9 0 2 0
Nov 8 @NYK 19 10 0 0 0 0 0 4 10 0 0 2 5 0 0 0
Nov 6 @BKN 16 10 1 0 0 1 0 3 9 2 2 2 5 0 1 1
Nov 3 DEN 15 3 3 0 1 0 1 0 3 3 3 0 3 0 3 0
Nov 1 DAL 19 8 0 0 0 1 1 2 5 2 2 2 4 0 0 2
Oct 30 @SAC 22 17 2 3 3 0 0 5 11 4 4 3 7 0 2 0
Oct 28 MIN 19 14 2 0 0 0 0 5 8 0 0 4 7 0 2 3
Nick Young Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Nick Young – Playing Time & Selected Stats

Depth Chart Status   (See Full Depth Chart)

#4 Small Forward
Also Listed As:  #4 Shooting Guard

1.  Larry Nance

2.  Ryan Kelly

3.  Metta World Peace

4.  Nick Young

5.  Brandon Bass

6.  Anthony Brown

Los Angeles Lakers

True Shooting Percentage

48.3%

True Shooting % in 2015-16

In 2015-16, Nick Young has a true shooting percentage of 48.3%.

Projected True Shooting % in 2015-16

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What Is True Shooting Percentage?

True shooting percentage is weighted to account for field goals, three-pointers, and free throws – FG, 3Pt, FT – which provides a measure of a player's efficiency in the whole scope of shooting.

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Nick Young NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2007-08 22 75 36.0 17.5 3.6 2.0 1.1 0.2 1.2 43.9 81.5 2.9 0.7 2.9 3.1 40.0 6.5 14.9 3.1 3.9
2008-09 23 82 36.0 17.5 2.9 1.9 0.8 0.4 1.1 44.4 85.0 1.8 0.6 2.3 3.2 34.1 6.6 14.8 3.2 3.8
2009-10 24 74 36.0 16.1 2.6 1.2 0.7 0.2 1.7 41.8 80.0 1.4 0.5 2.1 4.3 40.6 5.9 14.1 2.6 3.3
2010-11 25 WAS 64 36.0 19.7 3.1 1.3 0.8 0.3 1.9 44.1 81.6 1.6 0.5 2.6 4.8 38.7 7.3 16.5 3.3 4.0
2011-12 26 LAC 22 36.0 14.9 2.5 0.7 1.0 0.4 2.1 39.4 82.1 1.7 0.8 1.7 5.9 35.3 5.3 13.4 2.2 2.7
2011-12 26 WAS 40 36.0 19.8 2.9 1.4 0.9 0.3 2.2 40.6 86.2 1.8 0.6 2.3 5.9 37.1 7.1 17.6 3.3 3.9
2011-12 26 LAC/WAS 62 36.0 18.3 2.8 1.2 0.9 0.4 2.1 40.3 85.2 1.7 0.6 2.1 5.9 36.5 6.6 16.3 3.0 3.5
2012-13 27 PHI 59 36.0 16.0 3.3 2.1 0.9 0.4 1.9 41.3 82.0 1.3 0.6 2.7 5.4 35.7 5.7 13.8 2.7 3.3
2013-14 28 LAL 64 36.0 22.8 3.3 1.9 0.9 0.2 2.7 43.5 82.5 1.9 0.6 2.7 7.0 38.6 7.7 17.7 4.7 5.7
2014-15 29 LAL 42 36.0 20.3 3.5 1.5 0.8 0.4 3.0 36.6 89.2 1.6 0.6 2.8 8.1 36.9 6.3 17.1 4.8 5.3
2015-16 30 LAL 54 36.0 13.7 3.4 1.2 0.8 0.2 2.7 33.9 82.9 1.0 0.5 2.9 8.3 32.5 4.4 13.0 2.2 2.6
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Nick Young NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2007-08 22 75 1157 561 115 63 35 7 40 43.9 81.5 94 23 92 100 40.0 210 478 101 124
2008-09 23 82 1837 892 150 95 39 20 56 44.4 85.0 92 31 119 164 34.1 336 756 164 193
2009-10 24 74 1426 639 102 48 28 8 69 41.8 80.0 56 20 82 170 40.6 233 558 104 130
2010-11 25 WAS 64 2034 1115 174 75 45 17 105 44.1 81.6 90 26 148 271 38.7 412 935 186 228
2011-12 26 LAC 22 518 214 36 10 14 6 30 39.4 82.1 24 11 25 85 35.3 76 193 32 39
2011-12 26 WAS 40 1211 665 97 46 30 11 73 40.6 86.2 59 20 77 197 37.1 240 591 112 130
2011-12 26 LAC/WAS 62 1729 879 133 56 44 17 103 40.3 85.2 83 31 102 282 36.5 316 784 144 169
2012-13 27 PHI 59 1411 628 130 84 36 14 75 41.3 82.0 50 24 106 210 35.7 224 542 105 128
2013-14 28 LAL 64 1810 1144 166 95 46 12 135 43.5 82.5 95 29 137 350 38.6 387 889 235 285
2014-15 29 LAL 42 1000 563 96 41 23 11 83 36.6 89.2 44 17 79 225 36.9 174 476 132 148
2015-16 30 LAL 54 1033 392 97 34 23 7 77 33.9 82.9 30 14 83 237 32.5 126 372 63 76
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Nick Young NBA Advanced Stats
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  Advanced Stats
Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2007-08 22 75 15.4 52.7 48.1 9.1 13.6 0.7 5.3
2008-09 23 82 22.4 53.0 48.1 9.2 9.0 1.0 8.0
2009-10 24 74 19.3 51.9 47.9 6.7 7.8 0.9 5.6
2010-11 25 WAS 64 31.8 53.8 49.7 6.2 7.5 0.8 12.0
2011-12 26 LAC 22 23.5 50.9 47.2 4.1 9.8 0.4 6.0
2011-12 26 WAS 40 30.3 51.3 46.8 6.1 7.8 0.8 10.5
2011-12 26 LAC/WAS 62 27.9 51.2 46.9 5.6 8.3 0.7 8.9
2012-13 27 PHI 59 23.9 52.5 48.2 11.5 6.8 1.7 8.5
2013-14 28 LAL 64 28.3 56.4 51.1 7.9 7.9 1.0 12.8
2014-15 29 LAL 42 23.8 52.0 45.3 6.5 7.0 0.9 8.9
2015-16 30 LAL 54 19.1 48.3 44.2 7.2 6.4 1.1 4.9
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Nick Young: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Coach Byron Scott acknowledged Monday that Young is "not here [with the team] mentally" and would likely be deactivated for the Lakers' final six games of the season, Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Young (illness) will be available for Wednesday's game against the Heat, Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.

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Young (illness) is listed as questionable for Wednesday's game against the Heat, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

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Young will miss Monday's game against the Jazz due to an illness, Mike Trudell of Lakers.com reports.

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Young and teammate Jordan Clarkson are facing allegations of harassment stemming from a recent incident in Los Angeles, Mark Medina of the L.A. Daily News reports.

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Young is in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against the Magic.

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Young will draw the start at shooting guard Friday against the Hawks.

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Young recorded 19 points (5-12 FG, 3-8 3Pt, 6-8 FT), three rebounds, and one assist in 24 minutes during the Lakers' 108-101 loss against the Bucks on Monday.

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Young has appeared in four of the Lakers' five games in February and is averaging 4.5 points (on 27.8% shooting), 2.3 rebounds, 0.5 three-pointers, and 0.5 assists in 15.3 minutes.

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Young poured in 14 points (5-10 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 1-2 FT) and three rebounds in 29 minutes in Thursday's 114-91 loss to the Bulls.

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Young scored one point (0-6 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 1-3 FT) to go with three rebounds, one assist, and a steal over 15 minutes in a 109-88 loss to the Warriors on Tuesday.

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Young (illness) will be available off the bench for Friday's game against the Clippers, Mike Trudell of Time Warner Cable SportsNet reports.

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2015-16

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2014-15

If there was ever a player made to play under the starlight in Hollywood, Nick Young would be that player. Playing in his hometown, Young posted the best season of his seven-year NBA career, averaging 17.9 points, 2.6 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 0.7 steals, 0.2 blocks, and 2.1 three-pointers in 28 minutes per game through 64 games and was a leading candidate for the Sixth Man of the Year award. He shot 44 percent from the field on 13.9 attempts and 83 percent from the line on 4.5 attempts. His PER (player efficiency rating) of 16.0 was the best of his career and marked the first time he had passed the league average of 15.0. Young really got cooking as the season wound down, scoring 40 points twice in April, and averaging 3.9 three-pointers during the that month. This season, with Bryant back, his shot attempts may not be as voluminous, but for a team bereft of offensive options, he should still be able to get plenty of shots up. Young looks likely to fill the sixth-man role again this season and will spend time at the two and the three.

2013-14

Young saw a decrease in minutes, points and rebounds last season following an impressive 2011-12 campaign. Being the volume shooter that he is, Young is expected to have hot and cold streaks during the season. However, even when Kobe Bryant returns, Young is the favorite to start at the small forward position. In this role, he will hopefully return to averaging close to the 16.6 points per game he put up in 2011-12. Because of the opportunity to remain the starter after Bryant returns, Young looks to be useful for points and three-pointers, even in standard leagues, as long as he gets the minutes. Owners will just have to put up with disappointing outings every now and then.

2012-13

In the past two years, Young showed that he could be a good scorer on a team that did not win many games. With the Wizards, he averaged nearly 17 points, but saw his minutes slashed when he was traded to the Clippers. Like Thaddeus Young, Nick will be asked to provide some bench scoring, but he is unlikely to provide enough to be a fantasy factor.

2011-12

Young is a one-trick pony. He can score in bunches, but he does virtually all of his damage with jumpers. Coach Flip Saunders did a good job getting him to attack the basket more often last season, but Young’s potential doesn’t go far beyond his ability to hit three-pointers. There’s a good chance he’ll be the team’s starting shooting guard or small forward, but that’s contingent on how the team decides to use Jan Vesely and Jordan Crawford. Considering Crawford’s production, it would be surprising if he weren’t given the starting shooting guard gig entering training camp. That will leave Young to compete with the rookie Vesely for the starting small forward job, assuming the team doesn’t give it to Rashard Lewis. Through 38 games as the team’s starting shooting guard last season, Young averaged 20.6 points, 3.3 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 2.0 three-pointers, 0.8 steals and 1.7 turnovers. Draft him for his three-pointers and hope he gets the shots needed to post gaudy scoring numbers like he did as a starter last season.

2010-11

Young is a talented but inconsistent young swingman who again showed some flashes of offensive firepower last year but also was prone to disappear for long stretches. He is purely a scorer at this point in his career and really does not bring much else to the table, but his instant offense off the bench will earn him some playing time. He may compete for the starting small forward spot as well as backing up Arenas at shooting guard.

2009-10

Young is a talented but inconsistent young swingman who showed some flashes of offensive firepower last year. Young is purely a scorer at this point in his career - he really does not bring much else to the table - but he is the type of player who can bring instant offense off the bench, so he will see some time in 2008-09, but less minutes than last year.

2008-09

Young showed some promise in limited run last season, shooting 40 percent from long-range. With the addition of Dixon, Young is probably an end-of-bench guy for now.

2007-08

The Wizard tabbed Young with the 16th overall pick in June's draft to give the team a new and improved version of free agent departee, Jarvis Hayes, as well as DeShawn Stevenson insurance. The 6-7, 200-pound Young (compared by some to the Knicks' Jamal Crawford) averaged 17.5 points on 52.5 percent shooting as a junior last season at USC. He is viewed as a player who can create shots off the dribble and make jump shots from three-point range. He's slated to come off the bench, and with the Wizards not usually rushing rookies into the mix, expect his involvement to increase gradually as the season progresses.