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Sam Young | Guard/Forward

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Age / DOB:  (28) / 6/1/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 225
College: Pittsburgh
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Sam Young has signed a deal with the Sydney Kings of the Australian National Basketball League.
Young (who was waived by the Spurs during the preseason) still hopes to return to the U.S. this season as his contract has an escape clause should an NBA team come calling. While Young may get a call from a contender at some point due to his defensive prowess, fantasy owners don't need to be on pins and needles to see how this one works out. Thu, Nov 14, 2013 09:51:00 AM
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Sam Young - G/F -

The Spurs have waived Sam Young, according to Jared Zwerling of Turner Sports.

Young was in the running for a roster spot at backup SF, along with Corey Maggette and guys like Courtney Fells and Dan Nwaelele. Gregg Popovich said that Marco Belinelli and Manu Ginobili will slide over and play SF occasionally, but he added that they're both "a little bit slight for some of the teams we're going to play."
Thu, Oct 10, 2013 01:44:00 PM
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Sam Young and Corey Maggette will be battling for the final roster spot in San Antonio.

According to Gregg Popovich, Sam Young and Corey Maggette were brought in to serve as potential backups behind Kawhi Leonard. "They’re both big, strong people for the position," Popovich said. Although serviceable backups in the NBA, for fantasy purposes Young and Maggette can rest safely on the waiver wire.
Tue, Oct 1, 2013 09:24:00 AM
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Free agent F Sam Young reportedly met with the Spurs in San Antonio last week.

The Spurs are thin behind Kawhi Leonard at SF and may have use for a guy like Young, who averaged 2.8 points in 12 minutes per game with the Pacers last year. As those numbers indicate, he won't have fantasy value while stuck in a marginal backup role.
Sun, Sep 8, 2013 09:09:00 AM
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Sam Young (sprained ankle) had two points and three rebounds in eight minutes on Sunday, part of a 16-point effort from the Pacers' bench.

The Pacers' stingy defense was overrun by the Heat tonight, allowing 114 points, and Miami's lead swelled by 12 points during Young's brief time on the court. The good news is that his ankle injury shouldn't be a limitation when Indiana tries to even the series in Game 4 on Tuesday.
Sun, May 26, 2013 11:26:00 PM
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Sam Young said that his sprained ankle is "fine" and he'll be ready to play in Game 3 vs. Miami on Sunday.

Young suffered what looked like a pretty bad sprain in the third quarter on Friday and we don't expect him to be 100 percent healthy, but the four-year veteran will be ready to play 10 minutes as a defensive stopper off the bench.
Sun, May 26, 2013 02:15:00 PM
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Sam Young suffered a sprained left ankle in the third quarter of Friday's game and did not return.

He landed awkwardly near the basket on the defensive side of the court, then hobbled his way to halfcourt before heading to the locker room. Young has been getting plenty of burn and has been on the wrong end of a lot of big plays so far in this series. Lance Stephenson and Paul George will continue to get plenty of work on the wings.
Fri, May 24, 2013 10:42:00 PM
Sam Young - G/F -

Sam Young (flu) will not play on Friday against the Raptors.

Young is a bit player for the Pacers right now and his absence will have no fantasy impact.
Source: NBA.com
Fri, Feb 8, 2013 06:55:00 PM
Sam Young - G/F -

Sam Young returned to action on Friday and didn't score in 11 minutes.

The Pacers had to waive him with a severely sprained ankle on January 6, but they were able to bring him back. Young has no fantasy value, especially with Lance Stephenson playing well.
Sat, Feb 2, 2013 01:53:00 AM
Sam Young - G/F -

Sam Young said his ankle feels fine, but he'll sit out Wednesday because the coaches want him to go through a full practice.

The Pacers re-signed the former second-round pick on Monday after waiving him earlier in January. Young has averaged 6.3 points and 2.4 rebounds in his career and doesn't present much fantasy value at all.
Wed, Jan 30, 2013 05:57:00 PM
Sam Young - G/F -

The Pacers re-signed G/F Sam Young on Monday.

The former second-round pick was waived by Indiana after he severely sprained his ankle in early January, an injury he's "still working" to overcome. He's averaged 6.3 points and 2.4 rebounds in his career and he's not a fantasy consideration.
Mon, Jan 28, 2013 03:03:00 PM
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The Pacers are likely to re-sign Sam Young in the near future.

Young was waived before his contract was guaranteed after sustaining an ankle injury, but he's on the mend and the Pacers will probably look to bring him back onto the roster.
Mon, Jan 28, 2013 09:30:00 AM
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Pacers waive G/F Sam Young.

Young's evaluation of his severely sprained ankle is expected to keep him out for multiple weeks, so the Pacers opted to waive him and they'll be on the prowl for another wing to fill their thing rotation at that spot.
Source: NBA.com
Sun, Jan 6, 2013 05:31:00 PM
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The Pacers are expected to release Sam Young (ankle).

He's out indefinitely and the Pacers were expected to evaluate him this weekend, so perhaps that didn't go well for Young. He played 16 minutes per game in 28 games, so those minutes could be dispersed among Paul George, Lance Stephenson and Gerald Green. The Pacers could also take a look at recently-release Dominic McGuire.
Sun, Jan 6, 2013 02:33:00 PM
Sam Young - G/F -

Sam Young will be out indefinitely with a sprained left ankle.

Young is expected to be reevaluated in a few days, and this shouldn't shake up anything in your fantasy league.
Fri, Jan 4, 2013 09:15:00 AM

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