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Thaddeus Young Full Highlights 2016.12.10 vs Blazers - 24 Pts, 9 Rebs, 3 Blks, 6 Threes!
Thaddeus Young Full Highlights 2016.12.10 vs Blazers - 24 Pts, 9 Rebs, 3 Blks, 6 Threes!
Published: 2016/12/11
Channel: FreeDawkins
Thaddeus Young 2016 Season Highlights
Thaddeus Young 2016 Season Highlights
Published: 2016/08/11
Channel: 1677091 Productions
Thaddeus Young Dunks on Terrence Jones! Davis Injury Pelicans vs Pacers
Thaddeus Young Dunks on Terrence Jones! Davis Injury Pelicans vs Pacers
Published: 2017/01/17
Channel: Chris Smoove
Thaddeus Young 24 Points Full Highlights (11/23/2016)
Thaddeus Young 24 Points Full Highlights (11/23/2016)
Published: 2016/11/24
Channel: DownToBuck
Thad Young Hits Game Winner with 0.9 Left | 12.19.16
Thad Young Hits Game Winner with 0.9 Left | 12.19.16
Published: 2016/12/20
Channel: NBA
Thaddeus Young Full Highlights 2015.04.03 vs Raptors - 29 Pts, 6 Rebs, 4 Stls, CLUTCH!
Thaddeus Young Full Highlights 2015.04.03 vs Raptors - 29 Pts, 6 Rebs, 4 Stls, CLUTCH!
Published: 2015/04/04
Channel: FreeDawkins
Thaddeus Young: Top 10 Dunks as a Philadelphia 76er
Thaddeus Young: Top 10 Dunks as a Philadelphia 76er
Published: 2014/10/28
Channel: Swish Scope
Thaddeus Young Game Winner with 0.9 Seconds Left! Wizards vs Pacers
Thaddeus Young Game Winner with 0.9 Seconds Left! Wizards vs Pacers
Published: 2016/12/20
Channel: Chris Smoove
Thaddeus Young Full Highlights vs Cavaliers - 19 Points (4/2/17)
Thaddeus Young Full Highlights vs Cavaliers - 19 Points (4/2/17)
Published: 2017/04/03
Channel: CityConflict
Thaddeus Young Full Highlights vs Heat - 13 Points, 1 Assist (3/12/17)
Thaddeus Young Full Highlights vs Heat - 13 Points, 1 Assist (3/12/17)
Published: 2017/03/13
Channel: CityConflict
Thad Young Returns Home to Give Back with Camp
Thad Young Returns Home to Give Back with Camp
Published: 2016/07/12
Channel: UltimatePreps
Thaddeus Young 24 Points Full Highlights (3/19/2016)
Thaddeus Young 24 Points Full Highlights (3/19/2016)
Published: 2016/03/20
Channel: DownToBuck
Thad Young Poster Slam on Kings | 01.27.17
Thad Young Poster Slam on Kings | 01.27.17
Published: 2017/01/28
Channel: NBA
Thad Young Plays With Andrew Wiggins Ear
Thad Young Plays With Andrew Wiggins Ear
Published: 2015/01/29
Channel: The Cauldron
Young Rises Up for the Poster! | 01.16.17
Young Rises Up for the Poster! | 01.16.17
Published: 2017/01/16
Channel: NBA
Thaddeus Young 24 Points/6 Threes Full Highlights (12/10/2016)
Thaddeus Young 24 Points/6 Threes Full Highlights (12/10/2016)
Published: 2016/12/11
Channel: DownToBuck
Thaddeus Young Understands The Staff Changes
Thaddeus Young Understands The Staff Changes
Published: 2016/01/11
Channel: sbnnetsdaily
Thaddeus Young 29 Points Full Highlights (12/23/2015)
Thaddeus Young 29 Points Full Highlights (12/23/2015)
Published: 2015/12/24
Channel: DownToBuck
Thad Young - Jordan Classic MVP
Thad Young - Jordan Classic MVP
Published: 2006/04/24
Channel: vadimivich
Thaddeus Young Mix | Undiscovered Talent
Thaddeus Young Mix | Undiscovered Talent
Published: 2012/09/05
Channel: Th3Mp5M4n
Thaddeus Young 26 Points Timberwolves Debut Full Highlights (10/29/2014)
Thaddeus Young 26 Points Timberwolves Debut Full Highlights (10/29/2014)
Published: 2014/10/31
Channel: DownToBuck
Practice: Thaddeus Young on Meshing with New Teammates
Practice: Thaddeus Young on Meshing with New Teammates
Published: 2016/09/27
Channel: Indiana Pacers
Thaddeus Young 29 Points Full Highlights (3/2/2014)
Thaddeus Young 29 Points Full Highlights (3/2/2014)
Published: 2014/03/03
Channel: DownToBuck
Thaddeus Young takes flight for the BIG slam!
Thaddeus Young takes flight for the BIG slam!
Published: 2012/12/29
Channel: NBA
Paul George On Teammates Wearing His Shoes, PG1s | Thaddeus Young On Paul George
Paul George On Teammates Wearing His Shoes, PG1s | Thaddeus Young On Paul George's Shoes, PG1s
Published: 2017/03/03
Channel: The Highlight Laboratory
Thaddeus Young Puts Ersan Ilyasova on a Poster
Thaddeus Young Puts Ersan Ilyasova on a Poster
Published: 2015/11/30
Channel: NBA
Thaddeus Young Exclusive Interview 11/3/16
Thaddeus Young Exclusive Interview 11/3/16
Published: 2016/11/04
Channel: Derek Spallone
Thaddeus Young`s Hustle Rejection
Thaddeus Young`s Hustle Rejection
Published: 2012/03/17
Channel: NBA
Thaddeus Young Drives and Smashes on Meyers Leonard
Thaddeus Young Drives and Smashes on Meyers Leonard
Published: 2015/04/07
Channel: NBA
Thaddeus Young
Thaddeus Young's Basketball Camp
Published: 2017/07/25
Channel: Shelby County Schools
Thaddeus Young - Highlights
Thaddeus Young - Highlights
Published: 2006/01/31
Channel: vadimivich
Thaddeus Young 25 Points Full Highlights (12/6/2015)
Thaddeus Young 25 Points Full Highlights (12/6/2015)
Published: 2015/12/07
Channel: DownToBuck
Thaddeus Young 30 Points, 13 Rebounds, 7 Steals vs. Dallas Mavericks
Thaddeus Young 30 Points, 13 Rebounds, 7 Steals vs. Dallas Mavericks
Published: 2014/02/22
Channel: SteZeroZeroOne
Thad Young 2011/12 Season Highlights
Thad Young 2011/12 Season Highlights
Published: 2012/07/02
Channel: Philadelphia 76ers
Thaddeus Young loses his shoe and still makes the shot vs Heat (2011 NBA Playoffs)
Thaddeus Young loses his shoe and still makes the shot vs Heat (2011 NBA Playoffs)
Published: 2011/04/17
Channel: kietasss
Jeff Teague & Al Jefferson & Thaddeus Young 41 Pts Combined 2016.10.06 vs Bulls
Jeff Teague & Al Jefferson & Thaddeus Young 41 Pts Combined 2016.10.06 vs Bulls
Published: 2016/10/07
Channel: FreeDawkins
Dion Waiters GETS SERVED By Thaddeus Young
Dion Waiters GETS SERVED By Thaddeus Young
Published: 2013/11/09
Channel: NBA
Thaddeus Young monster slam dunk | Indiana Pacers vs New Orleans Pelicans
Thaddeus Young monster slam dunk | Indiana Pacers vs New Orleans Pelicans
Published: 2017/01/16
Channel: 24highlights
Thaddeus Young blocks Rajon Rondo to secure victory for Sixers Game 4
Thaddeus Young blocks Rajon Rondo to secure victory for Sixers Game 4
Published: 2012/05/19
Channel: HardwoodParoxysm09
!!WTF! Thaddeus Young 👀  SICK DUNK POSTERIZED!!!
!!WTF! Thaddeus Young 👀 SICK DUNK POSTERIZED!!!
Published: 2017/01/19
Channel: NBA Strong
Brooklyn Nets Trade Thaddeus Young to Indiana Pacers
Brooklyn Nets Trade Thaddeus Young to Indiana Pacers
Published: 2016/07/02
Channel: 411SportsTV
Thaddeus Young buzzer beater vs the Wizards
Thaddeus Young buzzer beater vs the Wizards
Published: 2016/12/20
Channel: Kostas K.
Thaddeus Young Full Highlights at Thunder / 20 pts, 11 rebs  [11.20.2016]
Thaddeus Young Full Highlights at Thunder / 20 pts, 11 rebs [11.20.2016]
Published: 2016/11/21
Channel: LuTzz Highlights
Thaddeus Young Postgame
Thaddeus Young Postgame
Published: 2017/02/04
Channel: Sherman Gomez
Thaddeus Young on his decision to re-sign with Brooklyn
Thaddeus Young on his decision to re-sign with Brooklyn
Published: 2015/07/10
Channel: YESNetwork
Thaddeus Young 29 Points Full Highlights (11/1/2013)
Thaddeus Young 29 Points Full Highlights (11/1/2013)
Published: 2013/11/02
Channel: DownToBuck
Practice: Thaddeus Young on Finding Consistency, Defense
Practice: Thaddeus Young on Finding Consistency, Defense
Published: 2016/12/23
Channel: Indiana Pacers
Thaddeus Young
Thaddeus Young's Game-Winner
Published: 2009/04/25
Channel: NBA
Thaddeus Young
Thaddeus Young
Published: 2011/04/19
Channel: calkinsmediavideo
Thaddeus Young 26 pts 10 rebs 3 stls vs Warriors 14112015
Thaddeus Young 26 pts 10 rebs 3 stls vs Warriors 14112015
Published: 2015/11/15
Channel: Piotr Zarychta
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Thaddeus Young
Thaddeus Young vs NIck Young.jpg
Young (front) boxing out during his tenure with the 76ers
No. 21 – Indiana Pacers
Position Power forward / Small forward
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1988-06-21) June 21, 1988 (age 29)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 221 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school Mitchell (Memphis, Tennessee)
College Georgia Tech (2006–2007)
NBA draft 2007 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12th overall
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers
Playing career 2007–present
Career history
20072014 Philadelphia 76ers
2014–2015 Minnesota Timberwolves
20152016 Brooklyn Nets
2016–present Indiana Pacers
Career highlights and awards

Thaddeus Charles Young (/θæˈdəs ɑːlz jʌŋ/; born June 21, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for Georgia Tech.[1] He is 6 feet 8 inches (203 cm) tall and weighs 221 pounds (100 kg) and plays the power forward position.

Young was drafted 12th overall in the 2007 NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers, and later signed with the team on July 11, 2007.[2]

Early life[edit]

Young was born to Lula Hall and Felton Young[3] in New Orleans, Louisiana.[1] His family moved to Memphis, Tennessee when Young was in fourth grade. His father played basketball for Jacksonville University from 1976 to 1978,[1] and was selected by the Buffalo Braves[3] in the 8th round of the 1978 NBA draft.[4]

High school career[edit]

Young began playing varsity basketball in the eighth grade, and while attending Mitchell High School, he rose to the top of the high school player rungs. His athletic honors included being named to the all-state team three times, being named the TSSAA Class AA "Mr. Basketball" in 2005, being named the 2006 Tennessee Gatorade Player of the Year and being named to the McDonald's High School All-American Team. In 2006, he led Mitchell's basketball team to the TSSAA Class AA finals against Liberty Technology Magnet High School. As a senior, he averaged 26.9 points, 13.8 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 4.3 steals and 3.6 blocks per game. He was an excellent overall athlete at Mitchell who also excelled in cross country in his junior year.[1] Young was an exceptional student at Mitchell who graduated with a 4.3 GPA.[1][5] Coming out of high school Young was one of the most prized recruits of the 2006 freshman class.[6]

College career[edit]

Young at Georgia Tech in December 2006

Young was the youngest member of Georgia Tech's 2006 freshman class.[1] Young finished his freshman season with averages of 14.4 points, 4.9 rebounds, and 2.2 assists.[7] He shot a solid 47.8% from the field and an above average 41.9% from the three-point line.[7]

College statistics[edit]

College Year GP GS MIN SPG BPG RPG APG PPG FG% FT% 3P%
Georgia Tech 2006–07 31 31 29.6 1.3 .4 4.9 2.0 14.4 .478 .749 .419

Professional career[edit]

Philadelphia 76ers (2007–2014)[edit]

On June 28, 2007, Young was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 12th overall pick in the 2007 NBA draft.

In his NBA debut on November 7, 2007, Young made his first NBA field goal at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia in a 94-63 Sixers' win over the Charlotte Bobcats. Young finished the night with 6 points and 3 rebounds.[8]

Until general manager Ed Stefanski was hired, Young did not play very often. After the trade of Kyle Korver, Young played more minutes and alternated with Reggie Evans in the starting lineup. Young averaged 8.2 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 21 minutes per game during 2007–08. His season high in points was 22 against the Milwaukee Bucks on March 9, 2008.[9] He played a total of 74 games, starting 22.

On February 5, 2009, Young was selected to play in the 2009 Rookie Challenge as a member of the Sophomore team.[10]

In game 3 of the 76ers 2009 opening round playoff series against the Orlando Magic, Young made a game-winning shot with 2 seconds remaining to give Philadelphia a 2 games to 1 lead.[11]

On March 7, 2010, Young recorded a career high 32 points in a 114-101 win over the Toronto Raptors.[12]

On February 21, 2014, Young set a career high with 29 field goal attempts, going on to record 30 points, 13 rebounds, 6 assists and 7 steals in a 112-124 loss to the Dallas Mavericks.[13]

Young finished the 2013–14 NBA season with career highs in points, steals, assists, three-pointers made, and games started. He also finished the season third in the league in steals.[14]

Minnesota Timberwolves (2014–2015)[edit]

On August 23, 2014, a three-team trade was completed involving the Sixers, the Minnesota Timberwolves, and the Cleveland Cavaliers. As part of the deal, Young was traded to the Wolves, along with Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett, both then of the Cavaliers. The Cavaliers received Kevin Love from Minnesota, whereas the Sixers received Luc Mbah a Moute and Alexey Shved from Minnesota and a 2015 first round draft pick from Cleveland.[15]

Brooklyn Nets (2015–2016)[edit]

On February 19, 2015, Young was traded to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Kevin Garnett.[16] He made his debut for the Nets the following day as he recorded 8 points and 4 rebounds off the bench in a 114–105 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.[17]

On June 22, 2015, Young opted out of his contract with the Nets to become a free agent.[18] On July 9, 2015, he re-signed with the Nets.[19] On February 3, 2016, he recorded 16 points and 14 rebounds against the Indiana Pacers, setting a new single-season career-high with his 22nd double-double of the season.[20]

Indiana Pacers (2016–present)[edit]

On July 7, 2016, Young was traded to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for the draft rights to Caris LeVert.[21] He made his debut for the Pacers in their season opener on October 26, 2016, scoring 11 points as a starter in a 130–121 overtime win over the Dallas Mavericks.[22] On December 10, 2016, Young hit a career-high six three-pointers while getting 24 points and nine rebounds in a 118–111 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.[23]

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2007–08 Philadelphia 74 22 21.0 .539 .316 .738 4.2 .8 1.0 .1 8.2
2008–09 Philadelphia 75 71 34.4 .495 .341 .735 5.0 1.1 1.3 .3 15.3
2009–10 Philadelphia 67 45 32.0 .470 .348 .691 5.2 1.4 1.2 .2 13.8
2010–11 Philadelphia 82 1 26.1 .541 .273 .707 5.3 1.0 1.1 .3 12.7
2011–12 Philadelphia 63 1 27.9 .507 .250 .771 5.2 1.2 1.0 .7 12.8
2012–13 Philadelphia 76 76 34.6 .531 .125 .574 7.5 1.6 1.8 .7 14.8
2013–14 Philadelphia 79 78 34.4 .454 .308 .712 6.0 2.3 2.1 .5 17.9
2014–15 Minnesota 48 48 33.4 .451 .292 .682 5.1 2.8 1.8 .4 14.3
2014–15 Brooklyn 28 20 29.6 .495 .380 .606 5.9 1.4 1.4 .3 13.8
2015–16 Brooklyn 73 73 33.0 .514 .233 .644 9.0 1.8 1.5 .5 15.1
2016–17 Indiana 74 74 30.2 .527 .381 .523 6.1 1.6 1.5 .4 11.0
Career 739 509 30.6 .500 .327 .679 5.9 1.5 1.4 .4 13.6

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2008 Philadelphia 6 6 26.7 .480 .200 .857 4.5 .7 1.2 .0 10.2
2009 Philadelphia 6 6 38.2 .449 .417 .833 4.5 1.3 1.0 .2 12.0
2011 Philadelphia 5 0 25.4 .417 .000 .583 5.8 .8 .8 .2 11.4
2012 Philadelphia 13 0 21.3 .429 .000 .710 5.2 1.2 .5 .5 7.7
2015 Brooklyn 6 6 31.7 .439 .000 .417 7.2 2.7 .8 .2 10.5
Career 36 18 27.3 .439 .273 .680 5.4 1.3 .8 .3 9.8

Personal life[edit]

Young and his wife, Shekinah Beckett, have a son named Thaddeus, Jr.[24]

In May 2011, Young started a foundation called Young for Youth to help at-risk youth and young families.[25]

Young's mother, Lulu Hall, died on November 13, 2014 after an 18-month battle with breast cancer; she was 57 years old.[26]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Thaddeus Young Bio
  2. ^ Sixers Sign First-Rounders Young, Smith
  3. ^ a b Thaddeus Young - Prospect Profile
  4. ^ 1978 NBA Draft – Basketball-Reference.com
  5. ^ Fab Frosh
  6. ^ Tech Signs Four Basketball Players to Letters-of-intent
  7. ^ a b Thaddeus Young Stats
  8. ^ Charlotte Bobcats at Philadelphia 76ers Box Score, November 7, 2007
  9. ^ Sixers kick off long stretch with easy win over Bucks
  10. ^ Durant, Rose among players in 2009 Rookie Challenge
  11. ^ Thaddeus Young's Game-Winner
  12. ^ 76ers sharp behind arc to end five-game skid with win over Raptors
  13. ^ Notebook: Mavericks 124, 76ers 112
  14. ^ NBA Player Steals Statistics - 2013-14
  15. ^ "Timberwolves Acquire Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young in Three-Team Trade". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. August 23, 2014. Retrieved August 23, 2014. 
  16. ^ Nets Acquire Thaddeus Young From Minnesota Archived 2015-02-21 at the Wayback Machine.
  17. ^ Nets hold off Lakers' late rally for 114-105 win
  18. ^ Thaddeus Young Opts out of Nets Contract: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction
  19. ^ "Player Signing Press Conference". NBA.com. July 9, 2015. Archived from the original on July 11, 2015. Retrieved July 10, 2015. 
  20. ^ C.J. Miles scores 27, Pacers beat Nets 114-100
  21. ^ Pacers Acquire Teague, Young in Trades
  22. ^ Mavericks vs. Pacers – Box Score
  23. ^ George has 37 points to lead Pacers over Blazers 118-111
  24. ^ Thad Young's fiancee Shekinah Beckett: A PlayerWives.com exclusive interview
  25. ^ Welcome to the Young for Youth Foundation! Archived 2014-08-12 at the Wayback Machine.
  26. ^ Wolves wear pink shoelaces in honor of Thad Young's late mom

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