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NetsDaily Feb 24, 2015

Film Study: Thaddeus Young and his fit with the Brooklyn Nets

Authors note: This article was written before the Nets game against the Nuggets Monday night The Nets got better at the trade deadline, plain and simple. The team acquired a young, athletic forward who is capable of taking over games and helping the Nets sneak into the postseason. Thaddeus Young is an undersized power forward who plays bigger than his height, and can stretch the floor for the Nets. Let's take a look at what he brings to Brooklyn on offense and on defense. Offense Young can do a little bit of everything on the offensive end. He can play in the post, using moves such as pump...
New York Post Feb 21, 2015

Thaddeus Young’s Nets career gets started on the right note

LOS ANGELES — Thaddeus Young was ready for a change of scenery. Speaking before making his debut with the Nets Friday night in a 114-105 win over the Lakers —...

Nets plan on keeping Thaddeus Young

Brooklyn Nets GM Billy King intends to try to keep recently-acquired power forward Thaddeus Young beyond this season. Young can opt out of the final year of his contract -- worth nearly $10 million -- and become a free agent over the summer. “I know he can opt out but we’re going to do our best to try to keep him here,” King said before Friday night’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center. Young was in uniform and available to make his Brooklyn debut.
NetsDaily Feb 20, 2015

Thaddeus Young to make his Nets debut against the Lakers, says Nets CEO

Thaddeus Young, who the Nets traded for during Thursday's NBA trade deadline, sending Kevin Garnett to the Timberwolves for the 26-year-old's services, will make his Nets debut on Friday night against the Lakers, according to Nets CEO Brett Yormark. Sorry to see kg leave. He was an inspiration. Thad young is a great addition and will play tonight . — Brett Yormark (@brettyormark) February 20, 2015 There were still some questions as to whether or not Young would play, as the team was waiting on Garnett completing his physical with the Timberwolves. However, with the Nets not suiting...
NetsDaily Feb 19, 2015

Nets get younger with Young

The trade for Thaddeus Young is another good step in the right direction for Brooklyn's youth movement. The NBA deadline was hectic, confusing and above all else full of surprises.  In a somewhat surprising move, the Nets shipped Kevin Garnett back home to Minnesota for 6'8" power forward Thaddeus Young and based on any metric, it was a heck of a trade by Billy King. The financial implications alone make this a good deal for Brooklyn.  Young makes about $9.1 million this season compared to Garnett's $12 million. The move will save the Nets roughly $10 million in salary and luxury taxes...
NetsDaily Feb 19, 2015

Kevin Garnett to Minnesota for Thaddeus Young

The first shoe has dropped. David Aldridge, Adrian Wojnarowski and Marc Stein are all reporting that Kevin Garnett has decided to go home to Minnesota where he began his NBA career, clearing the way for the Nets to acquire Thaddeus Young, the 6'8" power forward. Aldridge was first to report on KG waiving his no trade clause. Source: Kevin Garnett agrees to trade, will go home to Minnesota for Thaddeus Young.— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) February 19, 2015 The news was quickly followed by an official announcement from his long-time agent, Andy Miller
Liberty Ballers Feb 19, 2015

NBA Trade Deadline Rumor: Sixers Potentially Involved in Kevin Garnett, Thaddeus Young Trade

Thad not back! The Trade Deadline is here (and the first trade just dropped, more below) and we've got our first semi-tangible rumor. With all the Kevin Garnett talk about going back to the Wolves for Thaddeus Young (who the Sixers traded for a first rounder, remember!), the Sixers have inserted themselves into the mix as a potential third team. Woj has the report. Minnesota and Philadelphia are part of a broader possible deal, league sources said. The Nets are trying to persuade Kevin Garnett to accept a deal to the Timberwolves, bringing them back Thaddeus Young. The Sixers have...
Canis Hoopus Feb 19, 2015

Thursday Therapy: Trade Talk

It's the trade deadline! Many hours of possible madness, and the Wolves might just be part of it. Good morning, and welcome to your therapy session for this Thursday morning. Today, we're going to talk about your deep, repressed memories of the most successful seasons in Minnesota Timberwolves history and the key player of those seasons, one Kevin Garnett. If you hadn't already heard, rumors surfaced last night that have a trade of Garnett for Thaddeus Young on the table, if Garnett is willing to waive his no-trade clause. Nothing is certain about this trade, and the basketball wisdom of...
CelticsBlog Feb 19, 2015

Rumor: Kevin Garnett may get traded back to Minnesota

Everything has come full circle. Here's an interesting rumor that only tangentially has to do with the Celtics.  KG going back to Minny? Minnesota Timberwolves interested in re-acquiring Kevin Garnett - ESPN The Minnesota Timberwolves ‎are making an 11th-hour push before Thursday's trade deadline to try to reacquire Wolves legend Kevin Garnett in a swap that would send Thaddeus Young to Brooklyn, ESPN.com has learned. Sources told ESPN.com the sides have engaged in serious discussions on the deal, which would ultimately require Garnett's approval even if the teams agree before...
Canis Hoopus Feb 18, 2015

Report: Timberwolves Trying to Bring Kevin Garnett Back to Minnesota

Marc Stein reports for ESPN that the Wolves are trying to bring KG back for a final run, perhaps at the cost of Thad Young. Going online now: ESPN sources say Wolves making late push before trade deadline to bring home Wolves legend Kevin Garnett in trade w/Nets— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 19, 2015 Going online now: ESPN sources say Wolves making late push before trade deadline to bring home Wolves legend Kevin Garnett in trade w/Nets— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 19, 2015 Quick reaction: While I would love to see KG finish his career here in Minnesota, I'm not sure...
Rotoworld Feb 16, 2015

Thaddeus Young wants to remain w/ Wolves - Thaddeus Young (F) Minnesota Timberwolves

Thaddeus Young wants to remain with the Timberwolves beyond Thursday's trade deadline.
Rotoworld Feb 14, 2015

Kevin Martin and Thaddeus Young staying put? - Kevin Martin (G) Minnesota Timberwolves

Head Coach Flip Saunders will listen to offers for players such as Kevin Martin and Thaddeus Young before the Feb. 19 trade deadline, but he doesn't anticipate any major roster changes in the near future.
philly.com Jan 31, 2015

Sixers Notes: Sixers show Young some love on his return

The emotion really hit Thaddeus Young when he arrived at his hotel Thursday night. The Minnesota Timberwolves forward said he was greeted by countless fans as he prepared for his first trip back to Philadelphia as an ex-76er.
philly.com Jan 30, 2015

Thaddeus Young Returns to Philly

Former Sixer Thad Young talked to reporters before tonight's game with the 76ers

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