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Nick Young
PPG RPG APG
13.2 2.3 1.0
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)


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Mar. 19 3:52 PM PT4:52 PM MT5:52 PM CT6:52 PM ET22:52 GMT6:52 3:52 PM MST5:52 PM EST2:52 UAE (+1)23:5218:52 ET4:52 PM CTNaN:� - Young did not play Sunday due to illness, but was back Tuesday.
Analysis: Young was fined $25,000 for initiating an altercation by shoving Milwaukee guard Malcolm Brogdon in a game Friday.
Mar. 17 4:51 PM PT5:51 PM MT6:51 PM CT7:51 PM ET23:51 GMT7:51 4:51 PM MST6:51 PM EST3:51 UAE (+1)00:5119:51 ET5:51 PM CTNaN:� - Young started Friday despite a finger injury, and was then ejected after a shoving fracas with Milwaukee's Greg Monroe.
Analysis: Young appears poised to continue playing despite the injury.
Mar. 7 7:12 PM PT8:12 PM MT9:12 PM CT10:12 PM ET3:12 GMT11:12 8:12 PM MST10:12 PM EST7:12 UAE (+1)04:1222:12 ET9:12 PM CTNaN:� - Nick Young scored 13 points Tuesday on 4-of-10 shooting as the Los Angeles Lakers fell to the Dallas Mavericks 122-111. Young grabbed two rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -17 in his 20:39 of playing time. Young went 3 of 8 from 3-point range.
Mar. 5 8:40 PM PT9:40 PM MT10:40 PM CT11:40 PM ET4:40 GMT12:40 9:40 PM MST11:40 PM EST8:40 UAE05:4023:40 ET10:40 PM CTNaN:� - Nick Young scored 19 points Sunday on 7-of-12 shooting as the Los Angeles Lakers fell to the New Orleans Pelicans 105-97. Young pulled down four rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +4 in his 27:34 of playing time. He tacked on one steal. Young went 4 of 8 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Young broke out Sunday after he averaged just 8.0 points on 29.2 percent shooting in his previous five games. He's 8 of 19 from downtown in his last two games after making 3 of 18 in the previous three.
Mar. 4 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET5:15 GMT13:15 10:15 PM MST12:15 AM EST9:15 UAE06:150:15 ET11:15 PM CTNaN:� - Nick Young scored nine points Friday on 3-of-10 shooting as the Los Angeles Lakers fell to the Boston Celtics 115-95. Young did not grab a rebound nor have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -23 in his 15:59 of playing time. He added one steal. Young went 3 of 9 from behind the arc.
Mar. 1 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 CTNaN:� - Nick Young scored 15 points Tuesday on 5-of-11 shooting as the Los Angeles Lakers fell to the Charlotte Hornets 109-104. Young did not grab a rebound nor have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -4 in his 30:17 on the floor. Young went 5 of 10 from 3-point range.
Feb. 11 6:06 AM PT7:06 AM MT8:06 AM CT9:06 AM ET14:06 GMT22:06 7:06 AM MST9:06 AM EST18:06 UAE15:069:06 ET8:06 AM CTNaN:� - Young scored 26 points against the Lakers on Friday.
Analysis: Young connected on his first eight shots from the field, including five 3-pointers.
Feb. 6 5:46 PM PT6:46 PM MT7:46 PM CT8:46 PM ET1:46 GMT9:46 6:46 PM MST8:46 PM EST5:46 UAE (+1)02:4620:46 ET7:46 PM CTNaN:� - Young had 17 points and five rebounds Monday against the Knicks.
Analysis: He's averaging 15.3 points over the last nine contests after scoring 7 per game in the previous six.
Feb. 1 9:25 PM PT10:25 PM MT11:25 PM CT12:25 AM ET5:25 GMT13:25 10:25 PM MST12:25 AM EST9:25 UAE06:250:25 ET11:25 PM CTNaN:� - Young scored 23 points, Lou Williams added 21 and the Los Angeles Lakers survived a frantic fourth quarter to snap their seven-game home losing streak against Denver, beating the Nuggets 120-116 on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Young has totaled 45 points with nine 3-pointers in two games against the Nuggets this season.
Jan. 26 6:55 AM PT7:55 AM MT8:55 AM CT9:55 AM ET14:55 GMT22:55 7:55 AM MST9:55 AM EST18:55 UAE15:559:55 ET8:55 AM CTNaN:� - Young finished with 15 points and four rebounds in Wednesday's loss at Portland.
Analysis: Swaggy P's fantasy value comes from his 3-point shooting ability, and he's 13 for 33 from beyond the arc while averaging 15.3 points over his last four games. Young averaged just seven points over six games prior to that stretch, so he doesn't come without risk.
Jan. 6 6:40 AM PT7:40 AM MT8:40 AM CT9:40 AM ET14:40 GMT22:40 7:40 AM MST9:40 AM EST18:40 UAE15:409:40 ET8:40 AM CTNaN:� - Young was held to 13 points on 5-of-15 shooting in the Lakers' loss at Portland on Thursday.
Analysis: After making an impressive 18 of 26 shots from 3-point range while averaging 21 points over his previous three games, Young was just 3 of 9 from beyond the arc on this night. The veteran has always been a boom-or-bust player, and he'll likely continue to be one.
Jan. 4 9:19 PM PT10:19 PM MT11:19 PM CT12:19 AM ET5:19 GMT13:19 10:19 PM MST12:19 AM EST9:19 UAE06:190:19 ET11:19 PM CTNaN:� - Young had 20 points - hitting 6 of 11 3s - to send the Los Angeles Lakers past the Memphis Grizzlies 116-102 on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Young has been on fire from deep of late. He's shooting 56 percent (42 of 75) from beyond the arc over his last nine games, averaging 18.6 points.
Jan. 2 10:51 AM PT11:51 AM MT12:51 PM CT1:51 PM ET18:51 GMT2:51 11:51 AM MST1:51 PM EST22:51 UAE19:5113:51 ET12:51 PM CTNaN:� - Young went 7 of 9 from 3-point range while scoring 26 points in Sunday's loss to Toronto.
Analysis: In his past eight games, Young has hit 36 of 64 3-point shots, the most 3-pointers made in an eight-game stretch by any player in Lakers history. "He has been great for us," coach Luke Walton said. "What I'm really proud of with Nick is a lot of his shots are coming in the flow of the game.
Dec. 30 9:36 PM PT10:36 PM MT11:36 PM CT12:36 AM ET5:36 GMT13:36 10:36 PM MST12:36 AM EST9:36 UAE06:360:36 ET11:36 PM CTNaN:� - Young drained 5 of 6 attempts from 3-point range while amassing 17 points in Thursday's loss to Dallas.
Analysis: The notoriously streaky shooter bounced back from Tuesday's 4-point effort against Utah in which he ended 2 of 8 from the field. Young can be tough to trust from a fantasy perspective, but he's averaged a useful 17.3 points and gone 52.7 percent (29 of 55) from beyond the arc over his past seven games.
Dec. 26 10:58 PM PT11:58 PM MT12:58 AM CT1:58 AM ET6:58 GMT14:58 11:58 PM MST1:58 AM EST10:58 UAE07:581:58 ET12:58 AM CTNaN:� - Young had 19 points Sunday.
Analysis: He's averaged 20 points in the last five games.
Dec. 20 6:16 PM PT7:16 PM MT8:16 PM CT9:16 PM ET2:16 GMT10:16 7:16 PM MST9:16 PM EST6:16 UAE (+1)03:1621:16 ET8:16 PM CTNaN:� - Young had 24 points Tuesday and hit 5 of 10 from beyond the arc but missed the potential go-ahead 3-pointer with under 10 seconds left in a loss at Charlotte.
Analysis: Young appears to have regained his outside touch, making 13 3s and averaging 28 points in the last two games. Prior to that, he averaged 13.0 points and went 8 for 28 from 3-point range in his first four contests after missing time with a calf strain.
Dec. 17 7:42 PM PT8:42 PM MT9:42 PM CT10:42 PM ET3:42 GMT11:42 8:42 PM MST10:42 PM EST7:42 UAE (+1)04:4222:42 ET9:42 PM CTNaN:� - Young scored 32 points as the Lakers fell to Cleveland on Saturday.
Analysis: Young made eight 3-pointers, scored at least 20 points only three times prior to this contest.
Dec. 13 9:39 AM PT10:39 AM MT11:39 AM CT12:39 PM ET17:39 GMT1:39 10:39 AM MST12:39 PM EST21:39 UAE18:3912:39 ET11:39 AM CTNaN:� - Young had eight points on 3-of-10 shooting in Monday's loss to the Kings.
Analysis: Young played 28 minutes a night after playing 20 in his return after missing a couple weeks with a strained right calf muscle.
Nov. 29 4:40 PM PT5:40 PM MT6:40 PM CT7:40 PM ET0:40 GMT8:40 5:40 PM MST7:40 PM EST4:40 UAE (+1)01:4019:40 ET6:40 PM CTNaN:� - Young returned Sunday after missing a couple weeks with a strained right calf muscle.
Analysis: He's averaging 13.3 points in 18 games. He is shooting 41.8 percent (46 for 110) from 3-point range.
Nov. 25 5:37 PM PT6:37 PM MT7:37 PM CT8:37 PM ET1:37 GMT9:37 6:37 PM MST8:37 PM EST5:37 UAE (+1)02:3720:37 ET7:37 PM CTNaN:� - Young returned from a sprained toe to record 17 points and make 4 of 5 attempts from 3-point range in the Lakers' win over Atlanta on Sunday.
Analysis: After sitting out Friday's game against Golden State, Young didn't seem too affected by either the injury or the brief layoff. He's now 17 of 30 from beyond the arc over a five-game stretch in which he's averaging 15.8 points.
Nov. 17 4:06 PM PT5:06 PM MT6:06 PM CT7:06 PM ET0:06 GMT8:06 5:06 PM MST7:06 PM EST4:06 UAE (+1)01:0619:06 ET6:06 PM CTNaN:� - Young returned Friday from an illness.
Analysis: Young is averaging 13.4 points but has totaled just 14 on 2-of-13 shooting from beyond the arc in his last two games.
Nov. 12 5:34 PM PT6:34 PM MT7:34 PM CT8:34 PM ET1:34 GMT9:34 6:34 PM MST8:34 PM EST5:34 UAE (+1)02:3420:34 ET7:34 PM CTNaN:� - Young had another solid game from beyond the arc as he hit 5 of 7 shots Saturday to account for all of his 15 points.
Analysis: He's made 15 of 29 from 3-point range over the last four games while averaging 18.3 points.
Nov. 9 6:32 AM PT7:32 AM MT8:32 AM CT9:32 AM ET14:32 GMT22:32 7:32 AM MST9:32 AM EST18:32 UAE15:329:32 ET8:32 AM CTNaN:� - Young continued his surprisingly strong early-season run by netting 20 points on 7-of-12 shooting in Tuesday's loss to Dallas.
Analysis: A notoriously streaky player, Young is going well right now by averaging 17.8 points and shooting 52.1 percent over his last four games. He's knocked down 10 of 26 attempts from 3-point range over that stretch.
Nov. 6 8:51 PM PT9:51 PM MT10:51 PM CT11:51 PM ET4:51 GMT12:51 9:51 PM MST11:51 PM EST8:51 UAE05:5123:51 ET10:51 PM CTNaN:� - Young had a season-high 22 points to go along with three 3-pointers and seven rebounds in Sunday's win over the Suns.
Analysis: Young is averaging 17 points while hitting 7 of 20 from 3-point range during the Lakers' surprising three-game winning streak.

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