Thaddeus Young RUMORS & NEWS

  • After heartbreak and loss, Thaddeus Young finds firmer ground

    ESPN "Nets power forward Thaddeus Young has long craved stability for himself and his family, and he believes they've found it here, at a luxury condominium complex along the waterfront in Brooklyn Heights. Outside Young's building, Girl Scouts sell cookies, while boys play soccer at the nearby pier...." October 05

  • Young and Lopez were the biggest deal of the summer

    Nets Daily "We think of Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young as a unit: two guys who when paired make the other better. It was evident in their play after the deadline. The Nets went 17-15 with the two of them on the court together and as they got better acquainted, the team's record and their performances got..." July 18

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Says at least one source close to talks on expected 3/60M deal for Brook Lopez and 4/50M deal for Thad Young: "Consider them done deals"

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Brooklyn is moving rapidly toward extensions with free agents Brook Lopez and Thad Young, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

  • Nets re-sign Brook Lopez, Thaddeus Young

    SI "The Brooklyn Nets re-signed center Brook Lopez and forward Thaddeus Young, with both players agreeing to multiyear deals, reports’s Mike Mazzeo. No financial terms were disclosed in the report, but a source of Mazzeo’s told him “consider them done deals.” Lopez is figured to receive..." July 01

  • Thaddeus Young to opt out, become a free agent

    The Brooklyn Game "Brooklyn Nets forward Thaddeus Young will opt out of the final year of his contract and become a free agent, according to a report from Chris Haynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer: Young opting out is not a surprise, nor does it mean he’s leaving the Nets. Young’s option for next season was..." June 22

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    King saying Nets intend to re-sign Lopez and Young seems to indicate both have told him they're opting out.

  • Nets offseason: Can Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young fix this mess?

    Sporting News "Assets Joe Johnson (one year, $25 million) and Deron Williams (two years, $43 million) are at the top of the Nets’ asset chart, and any team that finds itself in that situation is going to be in some trouble. The Nets are in some trouble, especially because they will swap draft picks with the..." May 12

  • Nets Prioritizing Re-Signing Brook Lopez, Thaddeus Young In Offseason

    Real GM Basketball "Billy King says the Brooklyn Nets will "explore all options" this offseason while not ruling out a trade. The Nets' first priority, however, will be improving internally and to re-sign Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young. King says the Nets' long-term plan is to build around Lopez and..." May 06

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    Brooklyn Nets @BrooklynNets

    Good morning from shootaround. #Nets lineup update: Thaddeus Young will be available to play tonight vs. the Pacers.

  • Thaddeus Young Out for Nets Game Against Cleveland on Friday

    Sportsnaut "The Brooklyn Nets will be without the services of forward Thaddeus Young for at least one game, the team announced Thursday. Young suffered a knee injury in the third quarter of the Nets victory in Charlotte on Wednesday. Young has averaged 13.6 points and 5.1 rebounds per game since being..." March 27

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    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Nets announce that Thaddeus Young has a hyperextended left knee and will not return. X-ray was negative, will be re-evaluated tomorrow.

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Source: Kevin Garnett agrees to trade, will go home to Minnesota for Thaddeus Young.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Wolves and Nets have discussed deal to send Thad Young to Brooklyn in exchange for KG ... who of course has no-trade clause

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Yahoo Sources: Minnesota, Philly could be included to expand Brooklyn-OKC deal w/ Garnett to Wolves, Thad Young to Nets. Among many parts.

  • Nets and Timberwolves talking Kevin Garnett trade

    New York Post "As the NBA moved into the final hours before Thursday’ trade deadline, which ends at 3 p.m. Eastern time, the Nets haven’t changed their thinking: unless they get a deal that helps them compete for a playoff spot this season, or if not gives them a high future return, they won’t be moving any of..." February 19

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Wolves are willing to move Thaddeus Young as part of ongoing rebuild and Young said to be high on list players BKN covets

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    Timberwolves PR @Twolves_PR

    The following statement was just released by the Timberwolves on the passing of Lula Hall, Thad Young's mother

  • Wolves to acquire Thaddeus Young and trade pick, Shved, Mbah a Moute

    CBS Sports "Let's clear things up with regards to the moving parts in the Kevin Love-Andrew Wiggins trade that can be completed on Saturday. Anthony Bennett is reportedly staying with the Minnesota Timberwolves, not going to the Philadelphia 76ers. Thaddeus Young is reportedly going to Minnesota, with the..." August 22

  • 76ers' Young could fill Wolves' void at power forward

    Fox Sports North "The void goes beyond severing the heartstrings of folks who once thought Kevin Love was the answer to the Timberwolves' post-Garnett decline. The sheer frustration that accompanies losing yet another upset superstar is palpable in the Twin Cities. But if Love heads to Cleveland, as he..." August 12

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    Jake Fischer @JakeLFischer

    The Wolves and Sixers have not stopped talking a deal for Thaddeus Young. There are still 16 days left before anything can become official.

  • Love to Cavs, Wiggins and Young to the Wolves and Bennett to 76ers?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Sixers are expected to be the third team involved in a trade that would send Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Andrew Wiggins to the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to a report from Brian Windhorst of ESPN. Windhorst was less clear about what the Sixers would be receiving back,..." August 05

  • What can Sixers get for Thad Young?

    CSN Philly "It is fairly quiet in the NBA world -- unless you have a vested interest in USA basketball or Kevin Love. On Monday, after an report stated the Timberwolves had an eye on Thaddeus Young if they trade Love, questions started appearing on my Twitter account about Young and what the..." July 30

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

    ESPN "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.'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 "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’ "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 "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 "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

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