David Young (basketball)
August 18, 1981 |
New Castle, Pennsylvania
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|High school||New Castle (New Castle, Pennsylvania)|
North Carolina Central (2003–2004)
|NBA draft||2004 / Round: 2 / Pick: 41st overall|
|Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics|
|2007||Criollos de Caguas|
|2010–2011||Jilin Northeast Tigers|
|2011||San Miguel Beermen|
|2012||Cañeros de la Romana|
David Young (born August 18, 1981) is an American basketball player who graduated from Xavier University and North Carolina Central University and was drafted by the Seattle SuperSonics in the 2004 NBA Draft. He was signed to a contract but waived a month later, before he played in any NBA games. Young is a graduate of New Castle High School in New Castle, Pennsylvania.
He played the 2009-2010 season in Trikala 2000 in the Greek League. He has played professionally in Italy for Air Avellino (2005–2006) and Banco di Sardegna Sassari (Serie A2, 2006–2007) and also in the Greek League with Rethymno. In 2007/08 season, he joined France's Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez. Subsequent to his stint with the Seattle Sonics, David played for the NBA's Developmental League (D-League) where he finished the season second in scoring with 18.5ppg. In March 2011, Young signed with a Philippine Basketball Association team, the San Miguel Beermen.
David has a degree in Criminal Justice from Xavier University. He has one daughter. He is also the brother-in-law of Leon Washington, who currently plays American Football and was a former player for the NFL's Seattle Seahawks but now a free agent.