Lakers News: Nick Young Will Not Tank; Refuses To Give Up Reviewed by Momizat on . [new_royalslider id="237"] One of the most quotable players on the Los Angeles Lakers this season has been none other than sixth man Nick Young. As arguably one [new_royalslider id="237"] One of the most quotable players on the Los Angeles Lakers this season has been none other than sixth man Nick Young. As arguably one Rating: 0
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Lakers News: Nick Young Will Not Tank; Refuses To Give Up

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One of the most quotable players on the Los Angeles Lakers this season has been none other than sixth man Nick Young. As arguably one of the best players on the squad, Young has bailed out the Lakers many times during the course of the season, but the team still has one of the worst records in the league.

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On Saturday, Young was asked about tanking and said the following about his mindset moving forward according to Bill Oram of the OC Register:

With three games left to go, the Lakers are poised to have a high pick in the upcoming 2014 NBA Draft regardless of the outcome of the last few games. Despite the fact the Lakers will be playing in meaningless games next week, the veteran guard will try and lead the team to victory in every single one of them.

On Sunday, Young will potentially be playing in his last game as a Laker at the Staples Center. Young made a point of it to tell the fans to come out and watch him for the last time.

Heading into the off-season, Young will likely opt-out of the last year of his deal with the Lakers in order to pursue a more lucrative long-term deal. Young hasn’t ruled out a return to the Lakers, but the future remains uncertain with only three games potential left in his career in purple and gold.
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    What the hell do media people smoke before they ask stupid questions like this?

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  • PlayerHaters

    WHY THE FUCK WOULD YOU TANK? Not only does it look bad for the organization, but its also why NONE OF YOUR FANS would come out and watch your team play. Any GM who solely relies on a high draft pick is just PATHETIC. Develop your own players! Some sorryass GMs in this league smh

    • God Chri$$$


      • PlayerHaters

        Cant develop trash players? Whatchu know bout that huh? THIS TEAM WAS SHOWING RESULTS BEFORE INJURIES STARTED TAKING OUT PLAYERS ONE BY ONE. They’re trash cuz they dont get the experience nicca. Thats why you develop your players, give them the experience they need so that they can better themselves. Man FUCK NICK YOUNG if that nigga wanna leave cuz his pockets aint full then that AINT NO REAL NIGGA. Talkin bout how much he loves being a Laker. HA thats funny lets see what a real nigga gon do then

        • nlruizjr

          Hey, it works both ways, the lakers can’t expect to get quality players on the cheap every yr. Some players they just have to dig into their pockets and pay these guys. they wouldn’t be in this situation if they hadn’t jumped the gun with Kobe.

          • PlayerHaters

            im not saying that i expect the Lakers to get quality players for cheap every yr. Thats unrealistic and this was inevitable. Sooner or later the Lakers were gonna hit rock bottom. My post was related to the GMs out there who choose to purposely tank which is PATHETIC. Their constant reliance on high draft picks proves they dont know how to manage a team. Not only that, it also makes the league way less competitive which is SAD smh

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          • jackmouve

            Well that’s where you are wrong. They ALL can play defense, but NOONE can play defense in MDA system, not even Dwight last season. The only problem in LA is MDA’s “System” and injuries to Kobe.

          • Josh

            They don’t ALL play defense…

            Overall, everyone on the team is pretty much at their career averages in defensive efficiency this season. So the lack of defense isn’t the coach or the system; it’s the players who just can’t defend and never have been able to.

          • PlayerHaters

            Need potential? So then why the fuck they in the NBA?! They got in cuz they SHOWED POTENTIAL. Nick Young?? Is this the same player who comes off the bench (like most on the roster)? LOL he the only one who can ball AND YET he cant take on the starter role on a bad Lakers team
            Smh you, sir, are NAIVE

  • Daryl Peek

    Watching the Team USA VS. the World Team game. For all of the hype over this years draft, 2015 will be much better it seems. Jahlil Okafor is a young beast who would make Duke absolutely nasty if Parker stays. If I were Jabari, I’m staying another season.

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