Happy Birthday Nick Young

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — Welcome to an occasionally recurring feature here on All Ball, in which we celebrate the birthday of an NBA great by delving into the highlight vaults. And today we recognize the birthday of one of the All Ball blog’s favorite players, Lakers guard Nick Young.

Born in Los Angeles, Young played three years of college basketball at Southern Cal before turning pro and being drafted by the Washington Wizards. After five seasons in Washington, and brief stops with the Clippers and Sixers, Young ended up back home in Los Angeles as a member of the Lakers. A 6-7 swingman, Young plays with a shoot-first attitude. His confidence on the court is matched only by his confidence off the court, where he enjoys the self-popularized nickname Swaggy P and represents the best of the West Coast. He was also once almost killed by a dolphin.

To celebrate Swaggy P’s big day, let’s check out some of Nick’s greatest hits…


VIDEO: Inside Stuff w/ Swaggy P


VIDEO: Swaggy 3


VIDEO: Swaggy sideline


VIDEO: Nick Young serves as a tour guide in Hollywood

4 Comments

  1. OKCfan123 says:

    swaggy go to OKC
    YOULL GET A CHANCE TO PLAY WITH KD AND RUSS
    RINGS WILL COME AUTOMATIC BRO

  2. OKCfan123 says:

    RINGS SON RINGS

  3. A.J. says:

    If the NBA media stopped glorifying bad knucklehead players they glorify simply because it makes their own marginal jobs easier, the planet would be much better off.

    • K-dash says:

      if the nba stop supporting rapist the world will be a better place. wink wink mr. cryant.