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Rajon Rondo ‘Excited’ To Play With Celtics Rookies Marcus Smart, James Young

The Boston Celtics added a few new faces to their backcourt this offseason, and Rajon Rondo, for one, is looking forward to seeing them play. Rondo, who is China this week promoting Anta, a footwear company he endorses, talked about two of those newcomers — rookies Marcus Smart and James Young — during an interview with Hoop China. “Very, very young. They make me feel old,”...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stevens already grilling James Young for his defense

CSNNE - Since being cleared for full contact after sustaining a mild concussion in a June car accident, Young has been at the Celtics practice facility working to strengthen both his body and his game for this upcoming season. And yes, a little face-to-face time with coach Brad Stevens - you know, the man who'll determine just how much if at all Young will play - can't hurt...
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: What is the Celtics’ Biggest Weakness?

Boston Celtics: What is the Celtics’ Biggest Weakness? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Boston Celtics have an odd mix of veteran and young talent, hence this is their biggest weakness. The Celtics lack direction and well, they have to find it. They have 2 very different sets of players. Their 2 best players (in my opinion) are their 2 point guards, All Star...
Via HoopStuff
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Smart and James Young answer questions from fans on Reddit

The NBA is wringing out every last drop of hype over this draft class. On Sunday, a bunch of rookies took part in an AMA (ask me anything) on Reddit.If you don't know what Reddit is, it's a website where people can submit content or news or pics and talk about pretty much everything. Famous people regularly do AMAs as part of a promotion for whatever they are working on and...
Via Celtics Life
23 days ago  |  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...
Via Red's Army
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics first rounder James Young cleared after concussion in car crash

James Young, coming out of Kentucky, was in a car crash that caused him to miss several pre-draft workouts. Possibly as a result, he slid to No. 17, where the Celtics drafted him. Young also missed summer league, not necessarily a career-altering setback but a concern nonetheless. Whenever a player injures himself away from the court and hasn’t returned, the uncertainty of the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  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 ...
29 days ago  |  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...
Via Red's Army
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

James Young officially ruled out of summer league play

James Young, the #17 overall pick in this year's draft, will not play in any of the Celtics' Orlando Pro Summer League games.  After missing Boston's first two contests due to a minor car accident last month, today Danny Ainge said that Young will be held out of action for the remainder of the week long event.  Via ESPN Boston's Chris Forseberg, Ainge said:He'...
Via Celtics Life
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics Injury Update: James Young may miss summer league due to strained neck

The Boston Celtics struggled to a 25-win season in 2013-2014 season, much due to a woeful offensive attack that averaged only 96.2 points per game, 26th in the NBA.  Looking for a boost to the offense in the draft, the Celtics drafted 18-year old James Young in the first round out of Kentucky.  Young was projected higher than the 17th pick, but a neck injury he sustained in a car...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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