HoopsHype Nick Young rumors

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Lakers forward Nick Young spent all of last season playing in Philadelphia, along with Evan Turner and Lavoy Allen. Andrew Bynum was also there, though he never played in a game. After the Lakers held shoot around at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Tuesday, ahead of their only visit to Indy, Young talked about his former teammates — calling them each “my guy.” “I actually only played with him one time last year and that was in practice,” he said. “He went to work, too. Bynum’s my guy. He’s going to do Bynum, regardless of what anybody says. He’s going to be Bynum everyday.” Pacers.com

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Considering his scoring output ranks second only behind Pau Gasol, is Young at least leaning toward opting out of his contract? “No. Look, Nick’s play speaks for itself,” Bartelstein said. “He’s proven that he’s worth more than what his contract entails when he signed with the Lakers. But again, we’re not focused on that right now. He’s focusing on getting healthy and continuing to play well.” Los Angeles Daily News

Their whirlwind three-month romance began with a flirty #WomanCrushWednesday Twitter exchange. And NBA star Nick Young posed beside his naked girlfriend Iggy Azalea reclining in see-through bathtub for GQ's March edition. The steamy four-page spread, shot by Anders Overgaard, of the Versace-clad couple will hit newsstands on Tuesday. Daily Mail

February 20, 2014 Updates

With the Lakers in obvious rebuild mode this season there aren’t many untouchables occupying a roster spot in Los Angeles. However sources close to the situation have informed Basketball Insiders that shooting guard Nick Young is in all likelihood safe from trade talk as we approach the deadline. Young, the team’s second leading scorer this season, figures to be part of the team’s long term plans according to the source. Basketball Insiders

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NBA Communications: LAL's Young Suspended one game w/o pay; Suns' Len Fined $15k, Marcus Morris Fined $25k for incident last night. http://www.nba.com/video/channels/originals/2014/01/16/bbops-lal-at-phx-altercation.nba/index.html Twitter

While Morris went off for 24 points, seven boards and four assists to make up for his early exit a game prior, Young got whacked in the face by Suns rookie Alex Len. Then, he lost his cool. Young stood up and found himself in a shoving match with several Suns, including Len and the Morris twins. When Goran Dragic tried to move Young away from the Phoenix players, Swaggy P got a little too close to the swagger of Muhammad Ali — at least for the game of basketball. “I got caught up in the moment like anyone would,” Young said. “It was a tough foul. What I’m mad about is it was one on five, I felt like, and if somebody would have gotten in the middle, it wouldn’t have escalated that much. “I feel bad for Dragic,” he added. “He was the last person right there and I didn’t throw I punch. I was trying to shove people out of the way. I didn’t try to push Dragic, he’s my guy. I feel bad for that.” Valley of the Suns

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