Patric Young

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Patric Young
Patric Young.JPG
Young with Galatasaray in 2015
No. 28 – Olimpia Milano
Position Power forward / Center
League LBA
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1992-02-01) February 1, 1992 (age 25)
Jacksonville, Florida
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10.25 in (2.09 m)
Listed weight 252 lb (114 kg)
Career information
High school Providence School
(Jacksonville, Florida)
College Florida (2010–2014)
NBA draft 2014 / Undrafted
Playing career 2014–present
Career history
2014–2015 Galatasaray
2015–2017 Olympiacos
2017–present Olimpia Milano
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Patric Young (born February 1, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for Olimpia Milano of the Italian LBA and the EuroLeague. He is a 6'10¼" (2.09 m) tall power forward-center.[1] He played college basketball for the University of Florida.

College career[edit]

Young accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he was a member of coach Billy Donovan's Florida Gators men's basketball team from 2010 to 2014. In his four-year college career at Florida, Young became the 50th 1,000-point scorer in UF history, and finished his career 27th on the all-time scoring list, with 1,307 points. He also became the 11th Gator all-time with 1,300 points and 800 rebounds. Young never missed a game in his college basketball career, becoming the second player in Florida program history to appear in 150 games. As a senior, he was named NABC Pete Newell Big Man of the Year,[2] AP and Senior CLASS All-American, CoSIDA Academic All-American, and SEC Defensive Player of the Year. He was also a two-time All-SEC Team member, earning second-team honors from coaches and the AP in 2014, and second-team honors from the coaches in 2013. Furthermore, he became the SEC league’s first three-time winner of the SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year honor, earning the recognition in 2012, 2013, and 2014.[3]

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2014 NBA draft, Young joined the New Orleans Pelicans for the 2014 NBA Summer League.[4][5][6] On July 24, 2014, he signed with the Pelicans.[7] On November 30, 2014, he was waived by the Pelicans before appearing in a game for them.[8]

On December 3, 2014, Young signed with Galatasaray Liv Hospital of Turkey for the rest of the 2014–15 season.[9] In 24 Turkish League games, he averaged 10.5 points and 7.9 rebounds per game.

On June 27, 2015, Young joined the Phoenix Suns for the 2015 NBA Summer League.[10] On July 17, 2015, he signed a two-year contract with the Greek club Olympiacos.[11] On November 12, 2015, he suffered a torn ACL in a game against Anadolu Efes, and was shut down for the rest of the season.[12]

On July 10, 2017, Young signed with Italian club Olimpia Milano.[13]

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2014–15 Galatasaray 17 14 24.5 .602 .000 .600 6.4 .6 .9 .8 8.7 13.2
2015–16 Olympiacos 5 5 19.4 .714 .000 .667 5.0 .4 1.2 2.6 10.8 17.4
2016–17 30 1 9.4 .500 .000 .615 2.4 .1 .3 .4 2.7 4.4
Career 17 14 24.5 .602 .000 .600 6.4 .6 .9 .8 8.7 13.2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Πάτρικ Γιανγκ (in Greek).
  2. ^ "Florida's Patric Young Named NABC Big Big Man Of The Year". missourisportsredux.com. April 3, 2014. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  3. ^ "4 Patric Young". GatorZone.com. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  4. ^ Eichenhofer, Jim (July 2, 2014). "Florida's Patric Young will play for summer Pelicans". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  5. ^ Eichenhofer, Jim (July 8, 2014). "Pelicans rookie Patric Young a formidable presence in paint". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  6. ^ "2014 Summer League Player Profile – Patric Young". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Pelicans Sign Fredette and Young". NBA.com (Press release). Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. July 24, 2014. Retrieved August 18, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Pelicans Waive Miller and Young". NBA.com (Press release). Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. November 30, 2014. Retrieved November 30, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Galatasaray announces Patric Young". Sportanado.com. December 3, 2014. Retrieved December 5, 2014. 
  10. ^ Bourguet, Gerald (27 June 2015). "Phoenix Suns Add Patric Young, Josh Harrellson To NBA Summer League Team". valleyofthesuns.com. Retrieved 28 June 2015. 
  11. ^ "Olympiacos bulks up with Young". euroleague.net. 17 July 2015. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  12. ^ "Olympiacos loses center Young to torn ACL". euroleague.net. 13 November 2015. Retrieved 14 November 2015. 
  13. ^ "THE MAN IN THE MIDDLE: PATRIC YOUNG". Olimpiamilano.com/. July 10, 2017. Retrieved July 10, 2017. 

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