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James Young | Forward | #13

Team: Boston Celtics
Age / DOB:  (20) / 8/16/1995
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 215
College: Kentucky
Drafted: 2014 / Rd. 1 (17) / BOS
Contract: view contract details

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Celtics recall F James Young from the D-League.
Young was in the rotation earlier this season, but he's not playing a role with the big club at the moment. Jan 25 - 11:49 AM

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James Young has been assigned to the D-League.

The second year player is not in the rotation and will have to gain his experience with the Maine Red Claws for now.
Jan 23 - 10:51 AM

Brad Stevens praised James Young's recent play with R.J. Hunter (hip) out of the lineup.

With both guys expected to be available for Tuesday's game vs. the Cavs, Stevens said that playing time will be determined on a game-to-game basis between the two, but neither will hold a large enough role to matter to your fantasy team.
Mon, Dec 14, 2015 11:51:00 AM

James Young played 20 minutes against the Pelicans on Monday with four points, three rebounds, two assists and one steal.

He was in the rotation and basically took R.J. Hunter's (hip) spot. Young has very little fantasy value and has been leapfrogged by a number of players.
Tue, Dec 8, 2015 01:48:00 AM

James Young has been assigned to the D-League.

Young was actually going to play a few minutes for the Celtics last week, but he couldn't play because he slept on his shoulder wrong. He isn't on the fantasy radar.
Fri, Dec 4, 2015 01:49:00 PM

James Young is dealing with a sore shoulder, but he is still available to play on Sunday vs. the Magic.

Young was going to play in the final six minutes of Friday's game, but he told coach Brad Stevens that he couldn't go because he slept on his shoulder wrong. In case it's not obvious, Young isn't on the fantasy radar and may not get another chance to crack the rotation for a while.
Source: ESPN
Sun, Nov 29, 2015 06:15:00 PM

The Celtics recalled James Young from the D-League on Saturday.

Young isn't in the rotation right now and should see spend a lot more time in the D-League this season.
Sat, Nov 21, 2015 11:37:00 AM

The Celtics have assigned James Young to the D-League.

The second-year player will rejoin the Maine Red Claws as the Celtics attempt to get him more experience. While Young has potential, he doesn't belong on any fantasy rosters.
Thu, Nov 19, 2015 12:04:00 PM

James Young has again been sent down for a D-League stint.

He'll do this often throughout the season, and is not worth owning in any format.
Wed, Nov 11, 2015 01:15:00 PM

The Celtics recalled James Young from the D-League on Monday.

Reading between the lines, this is a probably a sign that Marcus Smart (toe) won't play on Tuesday against the Bucks. Young will likely provide the Celtics with some emergency depth, but he isn't expected to see any minutes.
Mon, Nov 9, 2015 04:12:00 PM

Celtics assign F James Young to the D-League.

Young will be a yo-yo between the Celtics and Maine Red Claws all season as he tries to take a step forward in his sophomore season.
Mon, Nov 9, 2015 09:49:00 AM

James Young and Jordan Mickey have been recalled from the D-League.

Both these guys will be bouncing in and out of the D-League for much of the 2015-16 season, and unless you’re in an extremely deep dynasty league, it's safe to leave these guys on the wire.
Thu, Nov 5, 2015 03:42:00 PM

James Young was assigned to the Maine Red Claws of the NBA D-League on Tuesday.

Young hasn't seen the floor for the Celtics this season and will likely spend a lot of time in the D-League moving forward.
Tue, Nov 3, 2015 05:13:00 PM

Celtics exercise F James Young's third-year contract option.

Young has done absolutely nothing so far in his NBA career, and he's got a ton to prove going forward.
Mon, Nov 2, 2015 08:53:00 AM

James Young admitted to dealing with off-court issues last season that impacted his play.

"Hesitating, going back and forth to the D-League, off the court issues with my mom, family stuff. Everything’s caught up now, so I’m good," he said. "Just an overload. There was a lot on my shoulders at a young age." While this helps provide some context, Young still has a long way to go before he's capable of contributing to an NBA rotation, let alone a fantasy roster.
Wed, Oct 28, 2015 05:56:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PG1Isaiah Thomas
2Marcus Smart
3Terry Rozier
SG1Avery Bradley
2R.J. Hunter
SF1Jae Crowder
2Evan Turner
3James Young
PF1Amir Johnson
2Jonas Jerebko
3David Lee
4Jordan Mickey
C1Jared Sullinger
2Kelly Olynyk
3Tyler Zeller