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Celtics’ James Young Makes Impact After Last-Minute D-League Diversion

James Young got a long-awaited chance to prove himself Monday night against the New Orleans Pelicans. If it wasn’t for his head coach’s last-minute decision, though, the Boston Celtics swingman wouldn’t have even been in the Big Easy. Young, who already has been sent to the Maine Red Claws several times this season, was assigned to Boston’s D-League affiliate Friday after...
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The wait for James Young continues

The Boston Celtics opened the 2015-16 campaign on Wednesday night against the Philadelphia 76ers, but James Young will have to wait to make his season debut. Young, drafted 17th overall in 2014, was the only healthy player inactive for Brad Stevens. Jordan Mickey and Terry Rozier, two of the team's June selections, begin the season ahead of Young in the race for minutes at the end...
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October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge ‘Very Excited’ About James Young: He Has ‘Terrific Upside’

WALTHAM, Mass. — The bad news: James Young didn’t exactly distinguish himself in his rookie season. The good news: He’s still — as his last name suggests — very young. The Boston Celtics wing played in just 31 games last season after the C’s drafted him with the 17th overall pick out of Kentucky. He bounced back and forth several times between Boston and the Maine Red...
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics forward James Young is not old

James Young just had a birthday. After the Celtics drafted some direct competition for Young in RJ Hunter, it's easy to look at the 6'7" Kentucky product as old news. Hunter is the shiny new toy, and Young is so last Christmas. But with James Young's birthday upon us, now seems like a good time to remember just how young the guy is. Happy birthday to @realjamesyoung! pic.twitter...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics’ James Young Bears Uncanny Resemblance To Tupac Shakur (Photo)

James Young is from Flint, Mich., but he might have “California Love.” Boston Celtics fans were abuzz on Twitter on Tuesday morning after someone pointed out that Young, the rookie swingman out of Kentucky, bears a resemblance to deceased rapper Tupac Shakur. This led to the 19-year-old sharpshooter being dubbed “3Pac.” @celticsblog #3Pac— Stefano...
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

James Young continues to shine in D-League

As the Boston Celtics continue their futility, James Young has played quite well in the NBA’s Developmental League. In the Maine Red Claws’ loss to Canton last night, Young scored 15 points (10 in the 1st half) on 4 of 6 shooting from the field and 3 of 6 from trey. The loss snapped Maine’s eight game winning streak. Young has averages of 21 ppg & 32 mpg in 6 contests for...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where I overreact to James Young’s 7 point sequence scrimmage

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. This was the first time the public has had a chance to see him in a Celtics uniform, and the wait was definitely worthwhile. Young didn’t play a bunch of minutes, but he played long enough to show why the Celtics...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump..Where James Young is good to go

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Celtics first rounder James Young has reportedly been cleared to play after experiencing concussion-like symptoms from a car crash in June before the NBA Draft, according to an interview the former Kentucky star...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics Rookie James Young Cleared To Play After Car Accident

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Former Kentucky guard James Young says he is “good to go” after a concussion that kept the Boston Celtics first-round draft pick from playing in the NBA’s summer league. Young sustained the concussion and whiplash in a car accident before the NBA draft in June. The Celtics chose the 6-foot-6 swingman with its second first-round pick — No. 17 overall ...
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtkicks: James Young sports fresh cut & the Air Jordan 5LAB3

James Young showed up to Coach Cal’s ProCamp with a fresh haircut and a fresh pair of the Air Jordan 5LAB3. The shoe, part of Jordan Brand’s “Elements” collection features an ultra cool reflective upper that looks stunning in the right light. While speaking with the media this morning, Young was asked if his new haircut was a “Celtics requirement” to which he replied...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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