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Thaddeus Young

Thaddeus Young
Thaddeus Young defended by Nick Young
NameThaddeus Young
CaptionThaddeus Young defended by Nick Young
TeamPhiladelphia 76ers
Number21
Height Ft6
Height In8
Weight Lb220
NationalityUnited States
Birth DateJune 21, 1988(age 28)
Birth PlaceNew Orleans, Louisiana
High SchoolMitchell
Memphis, Tennessee
CollegeGeorgia Tech
PositionSmall Forward/Power Forward
Career Start2007
Draft Round1
Draft Pick12
Draft TeamPhiladelphia 76ers
Draft Year2007
Highlights2008 All-Rookie Second Team

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Thaddeus Charles Young (born June 21, 1988) is an American professional basketball player. Young is a small forward for the Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA. Prior to his professional career, he attended Georgia Tech, where he studied management. He is 6 ft 8 in (2 m) tall and weighs 220 lb (99.8 kg). His nickname is Thad-Yo or just simply Thad.

Young was drafted 12th overall in the 2007 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers. He was signed by the team on July 11, 2007.


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