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Report: NBA veteran Young to play in China

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NBA veteran Nick Young is headed to the Chinese Basketball Association to play with the Zhejiang Lions, The Athletic reported Monday.

Young, 35, has been out of the NBA since a four-game stint with the Denver Nuggets in the 2018-19 season. The No. 16 overall pick by Washington in the 2007 NBA Draft, he played with the Wizards (2001-12), Los Angeles Clippers (2012), Philadelphia 76ers (2012-13), Lakers (2012-17) and Golden State Warriors (2017-18).

He won his only NBA title with the Warriors.

The 6-foot-7 Young, who played at Southern California, has career averages in the NBA of 11.4 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game.

Zhejiang is 9-13 and in 14th place in the 19-team CBA.

–Field Level Media

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