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2014-15 NBA Stats

PTS

13.4

REB

2.3

AST

1.0

STL

0.5

BLK

0.3

2014-15 NBA ROS Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

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 th...

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STATUS:  Out    INJURY:  Knee    EST. RETURN:  3/1/2015
HT: 6' 6"   WT: 200 lbs   DOB: 6/1/1985  College: USC
DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #16 Overall in 2007   Show ContractHide Contract

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Nick Young Contract Information:

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 (knee) will not play Friday against Milwaukee, Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News 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
Rest Of Season Projections 29 LAL 16 22.4 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Nick Young
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

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 2 25.5 12.0 2.0 0.5 0.5 0.5 2.0 38.9 75.0 1.0 0.0 2.0 5.0 40.0 3.5 9.0 3.0 4.0
Last 14 Days 2 25.5 12.0 2.0 0.5 0.5 0.5 2.0 38.9 75.0 1.0 0.0 2.0 5.0 40.0 3.5 9.0 3.0 4.0
Last 30 Days 7 23.4 9.9 2.1 1.0 0.1 0.1 1.4 32.4 68.4 0.9 0.7 1.4 5.4 26.3 3.3 10.1 1.9 2.7
Last 5 Games 5 22.8 10.6 2.2 0.8 0.2 0.2 1.6 34.0 75.0 0.8 0.6 1.6 5.4 29.6 3.6 10.6 1.8 2.4
Last 10 Games 10 21.1 9.5 1.9 0.8 0.2 0.1 1.5 32.6 75.0 1.1 0.6 1.3 5.0 30.0 3.1 9.5 1.8 2.4
Last 20 Games 20 22.6 12.0 2.1 1.1 0.5 0.1 1.5 32.2 88.9 1.3 0.6 1.5 5.3 28.6 3.5 10.7 3.6 4.1

 

Nick Young Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Date Opponent PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
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Nick Young – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#2 Shooting Guard
Also Listed As:  #3 Small Forward

1.  Wayne Ellington

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True Shooting Percentage

52.0%

True Shooting % in 2014-15

In 2014-15, Nick Young has a true shooting percentage of 52.0%.

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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
Rest Of Season Projections 29 LAL 16 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Nick Young
Preseason Projections 29 LAL 60 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Nick Young

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

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
Rest Of Season Projections 29 LAL 16 358 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Nick Young
Preseason Projections 29 LAL 60 1703 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Nick Young

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Nick Young NBA Advanced Stats
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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
Rest Of Season Projections 29 LAL 16 22.4 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Nick Young
Preseason Projections 29 LAL 60 28.4 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Nick Young

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Nick Young 2014-15 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Feb 25 at UTA                                
Feb 22 BOS 26 19 1 1 1 1 1 5 9 6 8 3 5 0 1 1
Feb 20 BKN 25 5 3 0 0 0 1 2 9 0 0 1 5 0 3 1
Feb 11 at POR 14 9 2 0 0 0 1 4 12 1 1 0 4 1 1 2
Feb 10 DEN 27 12 4 0 0 0 0 4 13 2 3 2 6 1 3 4
Feb 8 at CLE 22 8 1 3 0 0 1 3 10 0 0 2 7 1 0 3
Feb 6 at ORL 16 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 3 0 1 1
Feb 4 at MIL 34 16 3 0 0 0 2 5 12 4 7 2 8 2 1 1
Feb 1 at NYK                                
Jan 29 CHI                                
Jan 27 WAS                                
Jan 25 HOU 8 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 0
Jan 23 at SAS 20 17 0 0 0 0 1 5 11 4 4 3 6 0 0 1
Jan 21 at NOP 19 9 1 1 1 0 1 3 11 1 1 2 5 0 1 1
Jan 19 at PHO 26 24 4 3 2 0 4 7 12 6 7 4 7 2 2 3
Jan 16 at UTA 25 23 2 0 0 0 0 4 9 13 13 2 4 2 0 0
Jan 15 CLE 22 14 2 0 0 0 0 4 13 4 5 2 8 0 2 4
Jan 13 MIA 20 8 1 3 1 0 2 2 11 3 3 1 4 0 1 2
Jan 11 POR 18 9 2 0 0 0 0 3 11 2 2 1 8 0 2 3
Jan 9 ORL 20 9 0 0 1 0 3 2 13 5 5 0 6 0 0 3
Jan 7 at LAC 30 11 5 2 1 0 2 4 15 2 2 1 6 1 4 0
Jan 5 at POR 27 11 2 2 1 0 2 3 13 4 4 1 4 0 2 2
Jan 4 IND 29 22 3 1 1 0 1 4 12 12 12 2 5 0 3 2
Jan 2 MEM 24 14 1 2 1 1 0 5 10 3 4 1 3 0 1 2
Dec 30 at DEN 22 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 7 0 0 0 2 0 1 1
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Dec 28 PHO 25 21 1 2 0 0 1 7 15 3 3 4 6 0 1 3
Dec 26 at DAL 29 15 5 2 1 0 3 5 16 0 0 5 8 0 5 1
Dec 25 at CHI 17 3 1 2 0 0 1 1 6 0 0 1 3 0 1 2
Dec 23 GSW 30 15 5 1 1 1 1 5 13 3 3 2 6 1 4 3
Dec 21 at SAC 30 26 5 1 2 0 0 7 14 8 8 4 9 1 4 4
Dec 19 OKC 13 10 2 0 1 0 1 4 8 0 0 2 4 0 2 1
Dec 15 at IND 23 18 3 1 1 1 1 6 12 4 4 2 6 0 3 2
Dec 14 at MIN 24 7 1 0 2 0 0 2 9 2 2 1 3 1 0 2
Dec 12 at SAS 32 29 1 1 0 0 1 9 14 5 5 6 9 0 1 1
Dec 9 SAC 22 12 4 1 1 1 0 5 13 1 1 1 5 2 2 4
Dec 7 NOP 24 13 2 1 0 1 1 3 13 5 6 2 6 0 2 1
Dec 5 at BOS 22 16 3 1 0 0 0 5 14 5 6 1 3 0 3 2
Dec 3 at WAS 24 21 2 0 1 1 1 7 14 2 2 5 8 0 2 2
Dec 2 at DET 21 19 1 0 0 1 0 5 13 6 7 3 6 0 1 0
Nov 30 TOR 31 20 4 0 0 0 4 6 11 3 5 5 8 0 4 2
Nov 28 MIN 26 16 1 1 0 0 2 6 12 3 3 1 3 0 1 5
Nov 26 MEM 27 13 1 1 0 2 0 4 14 3 3 2 5 0 1 2
Nov 23 DEN 28 7 3 1 0 0 1 2 12 2 2 1 5 0 3 2
Nov 21 at DAL 19 5 0 2 0 1 0 2 7 0 0 1 3 0 0 3
Nov 19 at HOU 28 16 4 0 2 0 0 6 15 2 2 2 8 0 4 3
Nov 18 at ATL 28 17 5 0 1 0 0 6 10 3 5 2 4 1 4 1
Nov 16 GSW                                
Nov 14 SAS                                
Nov 12 at NOP                                
Nov 11 at MEM                                
Nov 9 CHA                                
Nov 4 PHO                                
Nov 1 at GSW                                
Oct 31 LAC                                
Oct 29 at PHO                                
Oct 28 HOU                                

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Nick Young: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Young (knee) will not play Wednesday against the Jazz, Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune reports.

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Young (knee) is considered questionable for Wednesday's game in Utah, Lakers Reporter Mike Trudell reports.

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Young is battling swelling in his left knee and will visit a doctor Monday afternoon, Mike Trudell of Lakers.com reports.

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Young (foot) returned to action Friday. He scored five points (2-9 FG, 1-5 3Pt) and added three rebounds in 25 minutes against the Nets.

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Young (foot) took part in Wednesday's practice, Brad Turner of the LA Times reports.

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Young suffered a left foot injury in Wednesday's game and will not return, Mike Trudell of Lakers.com reports.

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Young played 26 minutes off the bench in Tuesday's loss to the Nuggets, finishing with 12 points (4-13 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 2-3 FT) and four rebounds.

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Young scored eight points (3-10 FG, 2-7 3Pt), to go with one rebound, and three assists 22 minutes on Sunday.

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Young (ankle) returned from a three-game absence and scored 16 points (5-12 FG, 2-8 3Pt, 4-7 FT) in 34 minutes in the overtime loss to Milwaukee on Wednesday.

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Young (ankle) went through a full practice Tuesday and will play in Wednesday's game against the Bucks.

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Young (ankle) is listed as probable for Wednesday's game in Milwaukee, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Young (ankle) claimed that he was healthy enough to play in Sunday's contest against the Knicks and is unsure why coach Byron Scott didn't insert him into the game, Baxter Holmes on ESPN reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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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 Youngís potential doesnít go far beyond his ability to hit three-pointers. Thereís a good chance heíll be the teamís starting shooting guard or small forward, but thatís contingent on how the team decides to use Jan Vesely and Jordan Crawford. Considering Crawfordís production, it would be surprising if he werenít 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 doesnít give it to Rashard Lewis. Through 38 games as the teamís 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.