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Nick Young
Nick Young
Position: -
Born: 06/01/85
Height: 6-7 / 2.01
Weight:199 lbs. / 90.7 kg.
Salary: $284,020
There was an electric current running through the crowd from the moment Young entered the game in the second quarter. He wasted no time firing a pull-up 3, which he missed. He then buried his second attempt on the very next possession. Lest anyone think this was a novelty addition, Young sank a clutch 3-pointer in the fourth quarter that whipped the crowd into a frenzy and drew the entire Nuggets bench off the sidelines. “Here’s a guy that got here on Sunday, goes out there tonight has a little bit of success and everybody on the team is up and rooting for him and cheering for him and feeling good for him,” Malone said. “You don’t see that very often. I love that about our team.”
The back-to-back wins improved the Nuggets’ record to 19-9, good for first in the Western Conference, a stunning run considering the quality of opponents and the spell of injuries that sidelined 60 percent of their starters. The win also firmly announced Young’s arrival and revealed a roster ready to accept him. “It’s an honor to be doing this for so long and being embraced by everybody,” Young said after scoring six points in nine minutes. “It’s fun, it’s a blessing.
Young said his life has been a whirlwind since he first got the phone call from Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly a week ago Friday, after which he flew to Denver for a workout before he was ultimately signed. Before that, the gregarious, carefree microwave scorer had been in Los Angeles with his two kids, resigned to watching NBA games on his couch after going unsigned in the summer. “Just gotta look at the good in everything,” Young told The Denver Post. “I’m blessed I’m here still after not knowing what was going to happen. This is my first time ever being in this situation. First time not being picked up out the first week for free agency. That was tough going through the summer not knowing it too. Got more time with my kids, and I kind of miss them (now).”