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February 26, 2021 03:08 PM
James Young: Provides eight points in return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young (shoulder) posted eight points (2-4 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 2-2 FT), five rebounds and two assists across 18 minutes in Thursday's 116-95 win over G League Salt Lake City.

Young returned to action after missing one game with a shoulder contusion. The 25-year-old is often one of the first players off the bench for G League Westchester, providing solid offensive production in the form of 13.4 points per game.

February 23, 2021 08:04 PM
James Young: Sits out with injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young didn't play in Tuesday's win over G League Lakeland due to a right shoulder contusion.

Young handles a significant role when he's in the G League lineup, as he's averaged 27 minutes per game so far, translating into 14.1 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2.5 assists per contest. While the injury doesn't sound too serious, there's no clear timetable for his return.

February 11, 2021 11:16 AM
James Young: Generates 20 points
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young recorded 20 points (6-15 FG, 3-9 3Pt, 2-2 FT), five rebounds and an assist in Wednesday's 125-120 win over Fort Wayne.

Young is on the fourth G League team of his career; he hasn't played an NBA game since the 2017-18 campaign. The 25-year-old immediately made a significant impact with the G League Knicks, finishing third in points despite hitting just 40 percent of his shots.

December 16, 2020 09:28 PM
James Young: Waived by New York
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young was waived by the Knicks on Wednesday.

The 25-year-old joined New York on an Exhibit 10 contract last week, but he was never expected to have a chance of making the NBA roster. However, the signing will allow the Knicks to retain Young's G League rights, so he'll likely end up reporting to the organizational affiliate in Westchester.

December 8, 2020 09:16 PM
James Young: Bound for Westchester Knicks
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young agreed to an Exhibit 10 contract with the Knicks on Tuesday, Mark Stein of The New York Times reports.

New York also reached similar deals with Skal Labissiere and Andrew White, but it's unclear if any of the three players will actually join the NBA team for training camp. All three were signed for the purpose of the Knicks retaining their G League rights, so Young will eventually report to the Knicks' affiliate in Westchester once G League camps open.

January 18, 2019 05:44 PM
James Young: Waived by Herd
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young has been waived by the Wisconsin Herd, Adam Johnson of reports.

Young was a significant part of the Herd's rotation, so this news comes as a surprise. He was averaging 18.9 points, 5.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.2 steals across 31.7 minutes.

December 13, 2018 11:36 AM
James Young: Starts, plays four minutes
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young (elbow) played four minutes in the loss Wednesday to the Swarm.

Young had missed the previous two games with an elbow injury, but was able to return to the court Wednesday. He's expected to see his normal allotment of minutes Friday against the Red Claws.

December 8, 2018 03:40 PM
James Young: Out Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young (elbow) did not play in Friday's loss to Raptors 905.

Young had been one of the team's premiere scorers, averaging 21.4 points and 34.4 minutes per game. Jaylen Morris and Michael Qualls filled in at the respective forward positions, but it remains to be seen if Young will miss more time.

November 23, 2018 11:28 AM
James Young: Scores 25 points
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young posted 25 points, five rebounds, one assists and two blocked shots in the loss Wednesday to the Drive.

Young has seen a healthy share of the minutes since joining the Herd this offseason, averaging 34 across the first seven games. Wednesday's contest was no different in that regard, but Young's 25 points were easily one of his best outings of the young season.

September 18, 2018 01:20 PM
Bucks' James Young: Joining Bucks for camp
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young signed an Exhibit 10 contract with the Bucks on Tuesday, Bobby Marks of reports.

In signing an Exhibit 10 deal, Young can join the Bucks for training camp and can have his contract converted to a two-way deal prior to the regular season. The former first-round pick played 61 minutes with the 76ers last season, totaling 17 points, two rebounds and two assists. Considering he's yet to play more than 332 minutes in any of his first four seasons, he appears to be a longshot to make Milwaukee's final roster.

March 26, 2018 05:28 PM
James Young: Waived by Sixers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young was waived by the Sixers on Monday, Shams Charania of Yahoo! Sports reports.

Young joined the Sixers on a two-way contract back at the start of January and ended up playing in just six total games at the NBA level in Philadelphia. Most of his time was spent in the G-League with the Sixers' affiliate, where he averaged 20.7 points, 5.2 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.5 steals across 39 games. Now that he's been waived, Young will look to field interest elsewhere in the league and could be a 10-day contract candidate for team's in need of depth on the wing. That said, no matter where he lands, he won't be a fantasy contributor.

March 22, 2018 06:00 PM
76ers' James Young: Logs nine minutes in return to lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young rejoined the 76ers for Wednesday's game against the Grizzlies, posting two points (1-2 FG) and a turnover across nine minutes.

Young had been playing with the Sixers' G-League affiliate and had recently sat out a contest due to a knee injury. However, after being recalled to the big club and taking a few days off for rest and recovery, Young returned to the lineup Thursday and logged his first minutes with the Sixers since Jan. 29. With the G-League season ending over the weekend, Young will be eligible to remain on Philadelphia's roster for the rest of the season, though he's not going to see enough minutes to be a relevant fantasy option.

March 17, 2018 02:49 PM
James Young: Out Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young missed Friday's narrow 124-122 win over Greensboro due to a knee injury.

Young's knee injury was significant enough to keep him out of Friday's victory, but Delaware's next game is Friday which should allow him enough time to fully recover. The former Kentucky guard is contributing a fabulous 20.4 points and 5.1 rebounds this season for Delaware.

March 10, 2018 10:44 AM
James Young: Leads G League Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young tallied 34 points (12-21 FG, 2-9 3Pt, 8-9 FT), two rebounds, two steals and one assist during Friday's 113-110 road loss at Fort Wayne.

The former Kentucky guard lead all G League scorers Friday on his way to the 34 points in the loss. Young has been a steady offensive contributor with Delaware this season, scoring mainly past the 20-point mark in a variety of ways. Currently, the 22-year-old is averaging 20.7 points and 5.1 rebounds across 35 games played.

February 21, 2018 03:44 PM
76ers' James Young: Struggle continues
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young totaled 13 points (3-12 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 6-6 FT), seven assists, three rebounds and one block during Wednesday's 118-112 loss to host Windy City.

Young continued to struggle Wednesday. Over his last three games now, the former Kentucky guard is shooting a mere 31.4 percent from the floor while averaging 12.3 points per game. Young figures to get his stroke back soon though, as he has proven his ability to score at high rates this season.

February 9, 2018 12:56 PM
76ers' James Young: Impressive scorer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young registered 21 points (6-12 FG, 4-7 3Pt, 5-5 FT), seven rebounds, one assist and one steal during Thursday's win over Westchester.

Being fluctuated between different leagues and teams often, it's astonishing that the former Kentucky guard has scored in double-digits in every G-League game this season. Young is currently the fifth-leading scorer in the G-League with 22.2 points per game. He is also averaging 5.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists which makes him a very valuable fantasy commodity.

January 24, 2018 11:40 AM
76ers' James Young: Good to go Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young (illness) will be available for Wednesday's game against the Bulls, Jessica Camerato of NBC Sports Philly reports.

Young was battling an illness at practice Tuesday, but he's moved past the ailment and will be an option for coach Brett Brown off the bench Wednesday. Since joining the Sixers earlier this month, Young has only appeared in one of five games, logging eight minutes in a blowout win over the Bucks on Jan. 20. Even so, he could have a chance to see increased minutes Wednesday with both T.J. McConnell (personal) and Jerryd Bayless (wrist) out of action.

January 23, 2018 02:36 PM
76ers' James Young: Questionable with illness
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young is listed as questionable for Wednesday's game against the Bulls due to an illness, Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

Young was picked up by the Sixers earlier this month and has appeared in only one game thus far, logging eight minutes in Saturday's blowout win over Milwaukee. If cleared to play Wednesday, the ex-G-Leaguer could see a few minutes off the bench in the event Jerryd Bayless (wrist) remains out, but Young is unlikely to be much of a fantasy consideration in Philadelphia, barring multiple backcourt injuries.

January 20, 2018 11:36 AM
76ers' James Young: Off injury report Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young (undisclosed) is not on the 76ers' injury report for Saturday's contest against Milwaukee, Jessica Camerato of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.

Young has yet to play this season, so his place on the injury report Thursday didn't affect the team. That said, with Jerryd Bayless (wrist) and J.J. Redick (leg) both out, it seems possible that Young could see some run Saturday.

January 18, 2018 11:20 AM
76ers' James Young: Out Thursday vs. Celtics
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young (undisclosed) will be held out of Thursday's game against the Celtics, Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

Young signed a two-way contract with the 76ers at the start of January, but has yet to see the court. For that reason, his absence from Thursday's contest should go unnoticed for fantasy purposes and he can continue to be avoided moving forward. That said, with J.J. Redick out for the next few weeks, there's certainly a chance Young makes his Sixers' debut in the near future once cleared, though it would only be a handful of reserve minutes.


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