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Silver Screen and Roll Oct 15, 2014

Nick Young disses Snoop Dogg, responds to Iggy Azalea 'beef'

Nick Young went back at Snoop Dogg after the rapper dissed Iggy Azalea. A classic tale of West Coast beef. Nick Young decided to air out his thoughts on the storm brewing between West Coast rap legend Snoop Dogg and his girlfriend Iggy Azalea late Tuesday night. Swaggy took a jab at the 42-year-old musician on Twitter, saying he's just going through a "midlife crisis" and that he's "losin':" Swaggy didn't stop there, posting an audio clip from a classic Eazy-E track on his Instagram that disses Snoop Dogg. Young took the post down from his feed moments after posting it, but we did...

Nick Young can start running Friday

EL SEGUNDO – Nick Young will return to the court Friday but will be limited to running for at least five weeks, coach Byron Scott said. Young underwent surgery on Monday to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb, and the initial timeline for his...
Los Angeles Times Oct 6, 2014

Nick Young undergoes thumb surgery, out about eight weeks

Nick Young successfully underwent surgery Monday to repair the torn radial collateral ligament in his right thumb.

Nick Young's perfect pre-surgery Instragram post

#DefenseHurt, says Nick Young. { width: 100%; } img { max-width: 100%; } Nick Young is undergoing surgery today to repair thumb ligaments he tore while defending Kobe Bryant during Lakers training camp, and Swaggy had some fun with it moments before going under, via his Instagram account: #DefenseHurt #ThisIsWhatHappenWhenYouGuardKobe are basically perfect hashtags. Well done on the social media front as usual, Nick. The Lakers might have an update on his official timetable once the procedure is complete, but in the meantime, here's to a speedy recovery and successful...
How can the Lakers replace Nick Young?

How can the Lakers replace Nick Young?

WIth the separate injuries to Nick Young and Xavier Henry, the Lakers will have a huge hole to fill in regards to their wing position. Here are some potential faces that could help patch up the temporary hole. Nearly 72 hours before their preseason opener against Denver, the Los Angeles Lakers were dealt another extremely unlucky hand as Nick Young suffered a torn ligament in his right thumb that should keep him sidelined until late November or early December. With Young sidelined for the foreseeable future and a large amount of uncertainty centered around the health of Xavier Henry,...

The Credits: "[Swag] Out" - Lakers Links

Starring Nick "Swaggy P" Young, the latest Los Angeles Laker to fall victim to injury, hurting his right thumb guarding Kobe Bryant during team practice. Young is scheduled for surgery Monday and has an estimated recovery time of 6-8 weeks. Lakers News Nick Young’s agent anticipates client out 6-8 weeks with right thumb injury | Inside the Lakers TWC SportsNet panel discusses Nick Young’s injury | Inside the Lakers MRI Results For Nick Young Show Torn Thumb Ligament | Forum Blue And Gold NBA: Return of Kobe Bryant - The Smoking Cuban - SI.com Lakers News: Byron Scott 'Hopeful' Ryan...

Lakers' Nick Young, Steve Nash deal with their injuries

Lakers forward Nick Young still had his sense of humor Saturday after acknowledging he was "a little scared" when he learned Friday a torn ligament in his right thumb would sideline him six to eight weeks.
Despite injury, Young's rest-less at Lakers camp

Despite injury, Young's rest-less at Lakers camp

EL SEGUNDO – The day after learning he had suffered a torn ligament in his right wrist, Nick Young figured at the very least that Coach Byron Scott would give him Saturday off. But the first-year Lakers coach sent a very clear message. “Byron...
Without Nick Young, this Lakers season might be over before it begins

Without Nick Young, this Lakers season might be over before it begins

LA has lost it's second-best player for the next two months. What happens now? On just the fourth day of training camp, it seems that the injury bug that's been swarming the Lakers for the past two seasons has already descended upon them. Likely starting small forward Nick Young has been sidelined for 6 to 8 weeks with a tear of his radial collateral ligament in his right shooting hand. He reportedly was injured while defending Kobe Bryant in practice in what seems to be a complete fluke accident. This, my friends, could very well kill this Lakers season even before the first preseason...

Lakers rotation will need to adjust to loss of Nick Young

The Lakers were dealt their first significant setback on Friday, learning that Nick Young will be out approximately eight weeks after tearing a ligament in his right thumb.
Los Angeles Times Oct 4, 2014

Lakers rotation will need to adjust to loss of Nick Young

The Lakers were dealt their first significant setback of the 2014-15 season on Friday, when Nick Young was ruled out for approximately eight weeks after tearing a ligament in his right thumb.
Nick Young tears thumb ligament, out 6-to-8 weeks, according to report

Nick Young tears thumb ligament, out 6-to-8 weeks, according to report

Nick Young tried to steal the ball from Kobe Bryant. He's missing approximately two months of basketball because of it. The Los Angeles Lakers haven't played a minute of preseason basketball and have already lost a key player in their season. Nick Young is expected to miss approximately eight weeks after tearing a ligament in his right thumb, reports the Los Angeles Times' Mike Bresnahan. Young suffered the injury while trying to steal the ball from Kobe Bryant during a scrimmage, and what was hoped to be a slight sprain will now sideline the Lakers' sixth man to start the season. The...

Jeremy Lin refuses to call Nick Young 'Swaggy'

News that Nick Young will be sidelined for six-to-eight weeks due to a torn ligament in his right thumb means that puts the following update in perspective, but it was simply too good to share. Before the severity of the injury was known, new Laker...
Los Angeles Times Oct 3, 2014

Nick Young tears thumb ligament, will be out about eight weeks

Lakers guard Nick Young has a torn ligament in his right thumb and will be out about eight weeks.

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