Nick Young is a professional basketball player. He is known for his basketball records and major achievements in this field.
Nick Young was born in the year 1985 on June 1st. He was born and brought up in Los Angeles, California to his Irish parents. He holds an American nationality. He grew up in a very strict family. His father was a very talented football coach and his mother was a journalist. He grew up with his four siblings. Among them, Nick was very close to his elder brother. In an interview, Nick has said that in his life, he has got inspiration from two personalities, his father and his elder brother.
At the young age of seven years, Nick learnt to play the game of basketball. He used to see his elder brother playing football, which inspired him a lot. His father served him and his elder brother initially as a coach. He went to the Cleveland High School along with his siblings. He was an active member in the basketball team of his school. As he possessed a great height from early childhood, he did not get the chance in the junior basketball team of his school. Nick had was ragged from seniors when he participated in the senior basketball team but he never lost concentration over his game, which helped him to secure the position of a captain in the team. His bonding with his teammates also improved with time and he played many games during his high school. He also showed great performance in his college days.
As far as his personal life is concerned, Nick shares many informations in his biography. We come to know about his several relationship affairs and girlfriends from his biography. Nick was engaged to Iggy Azalea previously, who is a popular Australian rapper. The couple has dated each other for a long time before getting engaged. However, something unfortunate took place and the couple parted their ways. It was recorded in the social media that it was Iggy Azalea who called off the engagement and came out from the relationship, though the exact reason behind their breakup is still unknown.
Nick has achieved a lot in his basketball career. When in high school, he played at Cleveland where he made an average points of 27.2 points and made 10.8 rebounds in the year 2004. He has also played in several other tournaments during his high school. When he went to the college, his performance became even better. He played in the basketball team of University of Southern California.
He played in the team for continuous three seasons. He has received several honours and has created many records during his high school as well as in his university days. In the year 2007, he played in the NBA draft with the Washington Wizards. Next, in the year 2012, he played in the Los Angeles Clippers. He has also played for Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors.