James Young leaving Kentucky for NBA Draft

This one always seemed automatic. Kentucky freshman James Young is one-and-done at Kentucky, opting officially on Thursday to leave school after one year and pursue an NBA career. “My time at Kentucky has been special to me, something I'll always treasure, but I feel that I'm ready to take the next step to the NBA,” Young said in a statement. “I've learned more...
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Kentucky Freshman James Young Will Enter The NBA Draft

Well Kentucky fans, you knew that there was no way that all of your star freshmen would be returning for another year in Lexington. Thursday afternoon, shooting guard James Young, who averaged 14.3 points per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest, officially made the decision that he’ll leave college for the NBA.  This just in: James Young will forego his sophomore season and enter...
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James Young declares for the NBA Draft

Kentucky Wildcats freshman All-Southeastern Conference selection James Young will forego his sophomore season and enter his name in this year’s NBA Draft. Young made his announcement via a release form the UK athletics department on Thursday, and he will be a remember of this year’s draft class after a memorable freshman season. “My time at Kentucky has been special to...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
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Chad Ford changes tune on Harrison Twins; Why They may not decide until deadline

In his latest NBA Draft chat, ESNP’s Chad Ford says the Harrison twins aren’t getting the feedback they wanted from NBA evaluators, and he’s not so sure they end up going pro now after saying they would since the season ended: “Think James Young is very likely to leave for the draft. I think the two most likely to stay are Dakari Johnson and Alex Poythress though I wonder...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
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James Young mulls over decision; Why NBA might be smart option

For most of the 2013-14 college basketball season, most expected the Kentucky Wildcats would be losing freshman forwards Julius Randle and James Young. Randle is projected to go somewhere in the Top 5 of the 2014 NBA Draft, while Young is projected to go somewhere between pick no. 14-25. It’s hard to pass up that kind of opportunity, but Young’s family maintains that no decision...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
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James Young dunk of the year in college Basketball?

It was the last game of the season in college basketball, but Kentucky’s James Young might have had the dunk of the year. Young went down the middle of the lane and dunked over 2 Huskies. Check it out below. Follow me on twitter @ScottBasketball  http://twitter.com/#!/ScottBasketballAlso like the Roundballchat site on facebook. http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/roundballchatcom/191263564258333
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2013/14 College Dunk of the Year Candidate: James Young

As diehards of this site (Mom? Are you there?) already know, The Hoops Manifesto runs a College Dunk of the Year Tournament every spring.  Our last nominee for the 2013/14 edition is Kentucky’s James Young:       Other nominees: Javonte Douglas (MUST SEE!!!) Jordan Weethee Raphiael Putney Jordan McRae Jerami Grant Deonte Burton (Marquette) Deonte Burton (Nevada) Keifer Sykes...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Kentucky's James Young Have the Dunk of the Tournament?

Kentucky had a hell of run to make it to the national championship, but just couldn't match UConn play for play in the end. However, Kentucky did have one play that many will say gave us the dunk of the tournament.I'm talking about the second half jam that James Young after slicing through the lane.@SBNationGIF/TwitterHere's another view:@SBNationGIF/TwitterSo what do...
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Kentucky’s James Young Throws Down Best Dunk Of NCAA Tournament (Video)

Kentucky’s James Young threw down the biggest dunk of the 2014 NCAA tournament during the biggest game. With the Wildcats and Connecticut Huskies battling for the national title on Monday night, Young elevated over two UConn defenders, including 7-foot freshman Amida Brimah, and capped off the spectacular left-handed jam. The freshman followed up his dunk by draining the free...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: UK's James Young dunks on half of UConn's defense

Just when UConn was starting to pull away from Kentucky in the second half of the NCAA Tournament’s National Championship Game, James Young did his best to regenerate some momentum. The freshman guard threw down just a ridiculous dunk over about half of UConn’s defense to give the Wildcats a much-needed bucket. He even got […]
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