Swaggy Is Back But Not Where He Should Be

Nick Young is back in the NBA and the NBA is better for it. Young, a jovial presence, signed a non-guaranteed deal with the Denver Nuggets and it’s a good fit because all Swaggy is being asked to do is score the ball which is what he loves. The Nuggets have built their team around…

Swaggy In Handcuffs?

NBA champion Nick Young does not have a team and it is late August so it makes sense to wonder if and when it will happen, or if Nick Young will be in China this fall. Swaggy is 33 years old and has been in the league since 2007. He has played for (5) NBA…

Swaggy: The Return

The Lakers history and Nick Young’s history is a study in contrasts. The local kid who loved to score the ball and promote himself and who was good for television ratings was celebrated. At the same time, he was the organizational piece the Lakers spent all off-season trying to package to the lowest bidder. The…

Better Put Some Respect On Swaggy’s Name

Considering how it ended last season with Nick Young depressed, and then on the trade market all summer long, and considering his personal business was all out in the street, not to mention the rumors of being waived to wherever, Nick Young has done what he does best. He saved his Swaggy self and his…

5 Who Will Be Traded

Michael Carter-Williams: The Bucks have been trying to get rid of the former Rookie of the Year since last January but no takers. No takers until now, according to ESPN. Carter-Williams will be in Chicago, a deal that will finalized by Monday, according to the Chicago Tribune. The knock on Carter-Williams? He can’t shoot worth…

The Other Half of the Story: Nick Young

A drained Nick Young walked into the crowded media room before a Wednesday night Miami Heat game appearing more like a stranger than a familiar presence. He was, in his sluggish state, an anecdote. Exhibit A when your life is dragged through a social media scandal but you are still required to show up for…

Lakers Take the Easy Way Out

The Lakers didn’t have the integrity to say that someone was lying. They didn’t want to offend their players, particularly Jordan Clarkson who can take his talents elsewhere this summer and sign an offer sheet with another organization. A lot of teams want a 15 point a game, 43% shooter who plays 32 minutes and…

Time Is Running Out For Nick Young

If it is the summer season then it is the Drew League season and it is the Nick Young in the spotlight season as he uses the league as his own personal All-Star showcase, highlighting a series of dunks and crossovers and last second shots in front of a friendly, if not ecstatic, Compton, California…