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Celtics readying to do summer league in Las Vegas this year

23 teams already participate in Las Vegas Summer League. It turns out the Celtics will be team No. 24.  It turns out Boston has already announced part of the team that will be in Sin City when LVSL begins July 10. From CLNS Radio: "The Boston Celtics will send Marcus Smart, James Young and Colton Iverson to Las Vegas to participate on the team. Phil Pressey could be added tot he...
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NBA rookies who disappointed in 2014-15 season

Expectations are a dangerous thing for first-year players at any level of professional sports. In basketball, it takes a special talent to make an immediate impact, so many NBA rookies fall short of lofty goals. Though Jabari Parker, Joel Embiid and Julius Randle each sustained disappointing season-ending injuries, it’s not fair to lump them into this category. The following...
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April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

James Young finding his scoring touch in Maine

After a few brief stints earlier this season, the Celtics sent James Young to the D-League for good in mid-March, and the rookie has been doing what he does best for the Maine Red Claws. On Friday, he scored 30 points on 11-for-22 shooting, including 6-for-14 from deep, in a 119-115 win at Texas, his second-highest scoring total in 16 D-League games.Young has not been shy to let...
Via Celtics Life
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where it’s finally James Young’s time

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The rest of the season will be an invaluable experience for Young, whom the Celtics are banking will develop fast enough to become a permanent rotation player next season. The organization knows he can shoot...
Via Red's Army
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: James Young scores 33 points, hits 9 three-pointers with Maine Red Claws

Last night James Young put up 33 points on 12-for-20 shooting (9-for-13 on threes) in the Red Claws' 109-104 loss to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.  Young also pulled down six rebounds in 43 minutes of D-League action.  Here's all nine of his three-pointers (a Red Claws record), many of which included a fairly high degree of difficulty:Don't be surprised if Young is back with the Celtics...
Via Celtics Life
February 01, 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 mature as a NBA rookie

When you are as highly touted rookie on a bad team, you expect to get a lot of playing time.That hasn't been the case for Celtics rookie James Young. He has been back and forth from Boston to the NBA D-League's Maine Red Claws what seems like a 100 times. Where most rookies would be insulted by the constant movement, Young has shown an understanding of the process.The 17th overall...
Via Celtics Life
January 21, 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...
Via Red's Army
December 29, 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...
Via Red's Army
August 03, 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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