Thaddeus Young RUMORS & NEWS

  • 76ers willing to part with Thaddeus Young for No. 1 pick?

    ESPN.com "The Philadelphia 76ers currently own two picks in the Top-10 of the 2014 NBA draft -- No. 3 and 10 -- and reportedly they have Kansas' Andrew Wiggins at the top of their big board. ESPN.com's Chad Ford has released his Mock Draft 7.0 and has Wiggins falling to the Sixers at No. 3, which is the..." June 12

  • Thaddeus Young Doesn't View Rest Of Season As Audition For Other Teams

    Real GM Basketball "Thaddeus Young has averaged 24.6 points, 6.4 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 4 steals in the five games since the trade deadline passed on Feb. 20. Young could elevate his trade value by the end of the season but does not view the final 22 games of the campaign as a potential audition for the NBA's..." March 05

  • Sixers must decide whether Thaddeus Young is a keeper

    Philly.com "Aside from their decision in June's NBA draft, perhaps the biggest question surrounding the 76ers is: What will they do with Thaddeus Young? Will the team keep the seven-year veteran to provide leadership on a rebuilding team? Or will the Sixers try to package him with one of their newly..." March 04

  • Thaddeus Young: ‘I don’t know how much worse it can get’

    Philly.com "THADDEUS YOUNG saw the group of reporters in the locker room and as he made his entrance summoned them over. "Come on," he said with a smile. "I know y'all want to talk." Young doesn't hide on or off the court. Thursday's trades that sent away fellow starters Evan Turner and Spencer Hawes..." February 22

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  • Suns interested in 76ers Thaddeus Young

    Liberty Ballers "Since his trade request a few weeks ago, Thaddeus Young has played like an absolute stud. Add in 30 efficient points last night in a win over Portland, and you've got 185 points on 129 shots over his last 7 games -- 26.4 efficient points a night. But as much as he's played like it lately, Thad's..." January 06

  • Thad Young denies asking Sixers for a trade

    CSN Philly "Thaddeus Young was in a jovial mood at the conclusion of the Sixers' shootaround. He knew the media wanted to talk to him, and he knew why. On Thursday, a report suggested Young and his agent had requested a trade. “I just think it is funny that it is 'sources' that say I asked to be..." December 20

  • Thaddeus Young Asks Sixers to Trade Him

    Liberty Ballers "With the Houston Rockets supposedly ending trade talks regarding disgruntled backup center Omer Asik, Liberty Ballers has learned that one of the rumored names the Sixers were dangling has asked for a trade. Thaddeus Young, having been with the Sixers his entire career, has asked Sam Hinkie for a..." December 20

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    Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins

    Thad Young joined the Sixers for their shootaround today, Brett Brown said. Likely to play tonight against the Magic.

  • Sixers' Young to return after 3-game absence

    CSN Philly "The Sixers could get a double boost in the lineup tonight when they welcome Thaddeus Young and possibly Spencer Hawes back. Young left the team last Wednesday to deal with a difficult family matter. He flew into Orlando this morning and met up with the team at its morning film session. “My..." November 27

  • Sixers uncertain when Thad Young will return

    Delaware County Times "Thaddeus Young isn’t with the 76ers, and the team is uncertain when he will be back. Young, who missed his second consecutive game, was unavailable Friday night against visiting Milwaukee. He also was an absentee Wednesday night versus Toronto. The seventh-year forward is away from the team for..." November 23

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    Keith Pompey @PompeyOnSixers

    Wow! This could get UGLY. The Sixers are without Hawes, Young and Wroten.

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    Tom Moore @tmoore76ers

    #Sixers Brett Brown starting same group as Wednesday. Thad young not available again.

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    K L Chouinard @AnaheimAmigos

    The 76ers updated their media notes this AM, now list Thaddeus Young as out (personal reasons). They had originally listed him as a starter.

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    Jason Wolf @JasonChadWolf

    Thad Young still not w/ #Sixers for personal reasons. All other players on active list participated in a portion of today's practice.

  • Thad Young well aware of possibility Sixers could trade him this season

    Pro Basketball Talk "Sixers head coach Brett Brown said earlier this week that his team — the guys who are actually healthy enough to play this season — consists of just six NBA players. Three of those are veterans, and all are possible candidates to be traded before the season is through. Thaddeus Young,..." October 27

  • Thad Young emerging as a leader for Sixers

    CSN Philly "When Thaddeus Young was a rookie he had to be patient waiting behind Kyle Korver to get playing time. When Korver was traded in late December of 2007 the door opened for Young to become part of the everyday rotation. He went on to make 22 starts by the end of his rookie season. Over the next..." October 14

  • Young embraces veteran role for rebuilding Sixers

    CSN Philly "Thaddeus Young was back in Philadelphia this week lending a hand to the community as he has done for the past six years. Young hosted a children's basketball camp at Girard College. He was present every morning before heading over to the Sixers’ practice facility to work out. Like any person..." August 10

  • Thaddeus Young impressed with Khalif Wyatt's summer league performance

    Philly.com "Apparently general manager Sam Hinkie wasn’t the only one impressed with Khalif Wyatt’s summer league performance in Orlando. Sixers forward Thaddeus Young liked what he saw as well. Wyatt, a former Temple University standout who went undrafted in June, is looking to squash concerns about how..." July 17

  • Thad Young rebounding more out of necessity

    CSN Philly "It has been fun watching Thaddeus Young hit his stride. He has three consecutive double-doubles and 18 on the season. A year ago Young had one double-double and he averaged 2.6 fewer boards per game. “I am just going to the glass every time,” Young said. “In my earlier years I used to try and..." March 16

  • Thaddeus Young returns to 76ers lineup, plays big minutes after 3 weeks off

    SB Nation "Returning from a hamstring injury that sidelined him for three weeks, Thaddeus Young's first game back wasn't exactly a tune-up. Tossed into the fire against one of the league's better teams, the New York Knicks, the 76ers big man played 36 minutes in a 99-93 loss Sunday night. Clearly, when..." February 25

  • Thad Young still recovering from hamstring strain

    CSN Philly "Lost beneath the latest update on Andrew Bynum on Tuesday, Sixers head coach Doug Collins said he doesn’t believe injured forward Thad Young will be able to return in time for Sunday’s game against the Knicks at Madison Square Garden. Out since Feb. 4 with a Grade I hamstring strain, Young was..." February 20

  • Sinking Feeling: Thad Young Injury Keeping Him Out Three Weeks

    Liberty Ballers "Though the Sixers have won three games in a row, things are looking mighty ugly for them right now. They've only beaten two teams that could be classified as "good" since 2012 (Knicks and Rockets, both at home after 2+ days of rest), Andrew Bynum is still out, and now their most consistent player..." February 05

  • Thaddeus Young estimated to miss three weeks

    Philly.com "A 76ers spokesman said that forward Thaddeus Young has a Grade One left hamstring strain and will likely be out approximately three weeks. Young suffered the injury in Monday’s 78-61 win over the visiting Orlando Magic. He is averaging 14.9 points and 7.4 rebounds." February 05

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    Philadelphia 76ers @

    Thaddeus Young diagnosed with Grade 1 left hamstring strain. Expected to miss approximately three weeks.

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    Howard Eskin @

    Thad Young has mri Tuesday. If full hamstring tear I'm told he's out 2 months. If partial tear out couple weeks.

  • Thaddeus Young is the Sixers Early Season Statistical MVP

    Liberty Ballers "I've never been the biggest Thaddeus Young fan. Actually, I take that back. I was the biggest Thaddeus Young fan coming out of Georgia Tech because that Georgia Tech team was my 2007 college equivalent of this year's Denver Nuggets (soft spots galore for Javaris Crittenton, Anthony Morrow, and..." November 27

  • Young hopes added weight will contain Carmelo

    CSN Philly "The Sixers will play four division matchups in their next five games, beginning with a home-and-home set against the New York Knicks on Sunday afternoon and Monday night. The Knicks and Sixers enter Sunday's noon contest 1-0, but New York's Friday night victory was an emotional, intense..." November 04

  • Young never thought he would land with Sixers

    CSN Philly "This summer, Lou Williams became a free agent after spending seven seasons with the Sixers. Negotiations with the only team for which he ever played didn't pan out. Williams signed with the Hawks, and coach Doug Collins had to move quickly to find someone to replace the team's leading..." September 27

  • Young has quintessential Thad Game in Sixers' win

    CSN Philly "If there was ever a quintessential Thaddeus Young game, it came during the second half of Friday night's wild comeback victory over the Celtics in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at the Wells Fargo Center. After all, it was during the late stages of the game when the Celtics' once..." May 20

  • Sixers Youth Prevails

    Courier-Post "The game was going down to the end. This was where the Boston Celtics were supposed to take over, use their experience and their veteran leadership to put away the young and inexperienced 76ers. Boston had done this in Game 1 Saturday, overcoming a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat..." May 15

  • Holiday, Young hoping to rebound

    Courier-Post "It was about as bad as it could get for 76ers point guard Jrue Holiday and forward Thaddeus Young in Game 5. Holiday had his second straight awful start Tuesday in the Sixers' 77-69 loss in Game 5 to the Chicago Bulls. He started out shooting 1-for-9 into the third quarter before finishing..." May 10

  • Long-linked, Young and Hawes thrive as reserves

    CSN Philly "Like an old-timey NBA veteran, Thad Young, still just 23 and five years into his career, can spin a yarn or two. Ask him about the first time he dunked in a game, he'll explain how the lane parted and he exploded toward the basket all doe-legged and knees knocking before throwing in down. He..." April 13

  • Young adds toughness, experience to Sixers

    CSN Philly "The Sixers knew it was unlikely they would make a splash, but they were looking to solidify their bench before the NBA trade deadline arrived at 3 p.m. on Thursday. When Evan Turner moved into the starting lineup five games ago, the perimeter reserve unit took a significant hit. The team..." March 16

  • Young leads Sixers defensive turnaround

    Courier-Post "Doug Collins said the biggest change in his team came when Thaddeus Young devoted himself to defense. The 76ers came into the game Tuesday against the Sacramento Kings leading the NBA in scoring defense, allowing 86.5 points per game; opponent field goal percentage at 39.1 percent; and opponent..." January 11

  • Young back in Philly – where he wanted to be

    CSN Philly "It's certainly too early to be thinking about the end of Thaddeus Young's newly signed five-year, $42 million contract, but here it goes anyway … When Young finishes his current deal, he will have completed his ninth year in the NBA. As a point of reference, his coach, Doug Collins, lasted just..." December 12

  • Sixers worried about keeping coveted Young

    CSN Philly "These are interesting times for the folks who run the basketball operations for NBA teams. To begin, the general managers and team presidents like Rod Thorn of the Sixers are allowed to talk to the agents of the players, but not with the players themselves. Oh sure, Thorn and head coach Doug..." December 01

  • Heat see Sixers' Young as a threat

    Philly.com "No player better epitomizes the 76ers than reserve forward Thaddeus Young. He's fast, scrappy, and hardworking. And through the first two games of this series - both Miami victories - Young was a crucial piece of the team's offense. He scored 20 points in Game 1 and 18 in Game 2. "It stunned..." April 28

  • Young shows a nose for action

    Philly.com "Thaddeus Young's odd nose butt of James Jones early in the second quarter of Game 4 appeared to instill a degree of aggressiveness in the 76ers that they lacked in the previous 13 quarters of their series against the Heat. Here's how it unfolded: Jones received a pass and head-faked a jump..." April 27