Former Warriors player Nick Young signs with new team

Nick Young last participated in an NBA game as a member of the Denver Nuggets in the 2018–19 season.

The 38-year-old inked a contract with the Macau Black Bears earlier this month after becoming a free agent (h/t Sportando).

The Macau Black Bears provide this information: “#BLACKBEARSNEWS || NICK YOUNG

It’s confirmed! Greetings from the Black Bears, @swaggyp1! At the Asian Tournament, Nick Young will be the black and green team’s representative.

Young played 80 games during the regular season for the Golden State Warriors in 2017–18. He shot 37.7% from three-point range and 41.2% from the field, averaging 7.3 points and 1.6 rebounds per game.

In addition, he participated in 20 postseason games, helping the Warriors defeat LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers to win the 2018 NBA Championship.

Young played 12 seasons in the NBA for the Washington Wizards, Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Clippers, Denver Nuggets, and Golden State Warriors. He was originally selected with the 16th pick in the 2007 NBA Draft out of USC.

In 720 regular season games (he has also played in 35 NBA playoff games), he has averaged 11.4 points, 2.0 rebounds, and 1.0 assists per game while shooting 41.8% from the field and 37.6% from three-point range.

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Even though Young’s NBA career is probably ended, he was a great role player and a better shooter than average when he was in the league.





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