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San Antonio Spurs Western Southwest
Thaddeus Young • #30 • C
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'8", 235 lbs.
Born:Jun 21, 1988 (34 yrs) in New Orleans, LA
From:Georgia Tech
Experience:14 years
Drafted:Drafted by Philadelphia in 2007 (1/12).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Chicago in 2021.
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Scouting Report
Assets: Very well-rounded: an excellent and energetic defender and rebounder who's also constantly going to the hoop on offense (taking high-percentage shots). Can score with some range too. A great athlete with a long frame. Piles up steals and keys transition, and takes care of the basketball.
Flaws: Still doesn't have much of a reliable shooting stroke (either from downtown or from the charity stripe). Not very bulky or powerful, contributing to him being somewhat injury-prone. Also not much of a passer.
Career Potential: Super-athletic, slashing starting combo forward.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NBA All-Rookie Second Team 2007-08
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