Galen Young

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Galen Young
Small forward / Power forward
Personal information
Born (1975-10-16) October 16, 1975 (age 38)
Memphis, Tennessee
Nationality American / Canadian
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school Hillcrest (Memphis, Tennessee)
College NW Mississippi CC (1994–1996)
Charlotte (1997–1999)
NBA draft 1999 / Round: 2 / Pick: 48th overall
Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
Pro playing career 1999–2012
Career history
1999–2000 Grand Rapids Hoops
2000–2001 Bosch Blue Winds
2001–2002 North Charleston Lowgators
2002 Toros de Aragua
2002–2004 Gary Steelheads
2004 Alaska Aces
2004–2005 Viola Reggio Calabria
2005–2006 Unelco Tenerife
2006 Pepsi Caserta
2006–2007 Yakima Sun Kings
2007 San Miguel Beermen
2007–2008 Townsville Crocodiles
2008–2009 East Kentucky Miners
2009 Alaska Aces
2009–2010 Perth Wildcats
2010 BC Titans
2010–2011 East Kentucky Miners
2011 Hawke's Bay Hawks
2011–2012 Bluff City Reign
2012 Hawke's Bay Hawks
Career highlights and awards
  • NBL champion (2010)
  • CBA champion (2007)
  • All-CBA Player of the Year (2007)
  • All-CBA First Team (2007)
  • 2x CBA All-Star (2004, 2007)
  • All-CBA Third Team (2003)
  • CBA All-Rookie Team (2000)
  • First team All-Conference USA (1999)

Galen Young (born October 16, 1975) is an American-Canadian former professional basketball player. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Young played college basketball for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He was a second-round draft pick (48th pick overall) of the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1999 NBA draft.

Professional career[edit]

Young was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 48th overall pick in the 1999 NBA draft. On October 4, 1999, he signed with the Bucks. However, he was later waived by the Bucks on October 28, 1999. He later joined the Grand Rapids Hoops for the 1999–2000 CBA season.

In July 2000, Young joined the Toronto Raptors for the 2000 NBA Summer League. Later that year, he signed with the Bosch Blue Winds of Japan for the 2000–01 season.

In July 2001, Young joined the Indiana Pacers for the 2001 NBA Summer League. On September 26, 2001, he signed with the Pacers. However, he was later waived by the Pacers on October 15, 2001. On November 3, 2001, he was selected by the North Charleston Lowgators in the third round of the 2001 NBA D-League draft.

In 2009, Young played three games for the Filipino basketball team Alaska Aces. Then for the 2009/10 Australian NBL season, Young played for the Perth Wildcats, winning the NBL championship. Young played for the Hawke's Bay Hawks in the 2011 New Zealand NBL season, and after a stint for Bluff City Reign, he returned to play for the Hawks for the 2012 season.

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