Patric Young

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Patric Young
Patric Young.JPG
Young with Galatasaray in 2015
Free agent
PositionCenter
Personal information
Born (1992-02-01) February 1, 1992 (age 30)
Jacksonville, Florida
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High schoolProvidence School
(Jacksonville, Florida)
CollegeFlorida (2010–2014)
NBA draft2014 / Undrafted
Playing career2014–present
Career history
2014–2015Galatasaray
2015–2017Olympiacos
2018–2019Felice Scandone
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Patric Young (born February 1, 1992) is an American professional basketball player who is a free agent. He is a 6'10" (2.08 m) tall center.[1] He played college basketball for the University of Florida.

College career

Young accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he was a member of coach Billy Donovan's Florida Gators men's basketball team from 2010 to 2014. In his four-year college career at Florida, Young became the 50th 1,000-point scorer in UF history, and finished his career 27th on the all-time scoring list, with 1,307 points. He also became the 11th Gator all-time with 1,300 points and 800 rebounds. Young never missed a game in his college basketball career, becoming the second player in Florida program history to appear in 150 games. As a senior, he was named NABC Pete Newell Big Man of the Year,[2] AP and Senior CLASS All-American, CoSIDA Academic All-American, and SEC Defensive Player of the Year. He was also a two-time All-SEC Team member, earning second-team honors from coaches and the AP in 2014, and second-team honors from the coaches in 2013. Furthermore, he became the SEC league's first three-time winner of the SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year honor, earning the recognition in 2012, 2013, and 2014.[3]

Professional career

After going undrafted in the 2014 NBA draft, Young joined the New Orleans Pelicans for the 2014 NBA Summer League.[4][5][6] On July 24, 2014, he signed with the Pelicans.[7] On November 30, 2014, he was waived by the Pelicans before appearing in a game for them.[8]

On December 3, 2014, Young signed with Galatasaray Liv Hospital of Turkey for the rest of the 2014–15 season.[9] In 24 Turkish League games, he averaged 10.5 points and 7.9 rebounds per game.

On June 27, 2015, Young joined the Phoenix Suns for the 2015 NBA Summer League.[10] On July 17, 2015, he signed a two-year contract with the Greek club Olympiacos.[11] On November 12, 2015, he suffered a torn ACL in a game against Anadolu Efes, and was shut down for the rest of the season.[12]

On July 10, 2017, Young signed with Italian club Olimpia Milano.[13] He was released on February 26, 2018, without ever appearing in a single game for the club due to injuries.

On December 6, 2018, Young signed a deal with Scandone Avellino.[14]

On July 31, 2020, Young signed a deal with Hapoel Gilboa Galil in the Israeli Basketball Premier League.[15] However, he parted ways with the team for personal reasons on October 9, 2020.[16]

Career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

EuroLeague

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2014–15 Galatasaray 17 14 24.5 .602 .000 .600 6.4 .6 .9 .8 8.7 13.2
2015–16 Olympiacos 5 5 19.4 .714 .000 .667 5.0 .4 1.2 2.6 10.8 17.4
2016–17 30 1 9.4 .500 .000 .615 2.4 .1 .3 .4 2.7 4.4
Career 17 14 24.5 .602 .000 .600 6.4 .6 .9 .8 8.7 13.2

References

  1. ^ Πάτρικ Γιανγκ (in Greek).
  2. ^ "Florida's Patric Young Named NABC Big Big Man Of The Year". missourisportsredux.com. April 3, 2014. Archived from the original on July 17, 2014. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  3. ^ "4 Patric Young". GatorZone.com. Archived from the original on June 4, 2014. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  4. ^ Eichenhofer, Jim (July 2, 2014). "Florida's Patric Young will play for summer Pelicans". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  5. ^ Eichenhofer, Jim (July 8, 2014). "Pelicans rookie Patric Young a formidable presence in paint". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  6. ^ "2014 Summer League Player Profile – Patric Young". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  7. ^ "Pelicans Sign Fredette and Young". NBA.com (Press release). Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. July 24, 2014. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  8. ^ "Pelicans Waive Miller and Young". NBA.com (Press release). Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. November 30, 2014. Retrieved November 30, 2014.
  9. ^ "Galatasaray announces Patric Young". Sportanado.com. December 3, 2014. Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  10. ^ Bourguet, Gerald (June 27, 2015). "Phoenix Suns Add Patric Young, Josh Harrellson To NBA Summer League Team". valleyofthesuns.com. Retrieved June 28, 2015.
  11. ^ "Olympiacos bulks up with Young". euroleague.net. July 17, 2015. Retrieved July 18, 2015.
  12. ^ "Olympiacos loses center Young to torn ACL". euroleague.net. November 13, 2015. Retrieved November 14, 2015.
  13. ^ "THE MAN IN THE MIDDLE: PATRIC YOUNG". Olimpiamilano.com/. July 10, 2017. Retrieved July 10, 2017.
  14. ^ "La Sidigas Avellino si rinforza sotto canestro con Patric Young" [Sidigas Avellino gets stronger with Patric Young]. legabasket.it (in Italian). December 6, 2018. Retrieved December 6, 2018.
  15. ^ "Hapoel Gilboa Halil Adds Patric Young and Isaiah Cousins". BallersAbroad.com. July 31, 2020. Retrieved July 31, 2020.
  16. ^ "Patric Young, Hapoel Gilboa/Galil part ways". Sportando. October 9, 2020. Retrieved October 10, 2020.

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