Young: “Happy to be apart of this great organization”

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James Young arrived to israel today (Sunday). The Amriecan Swingman will open the season practice tomorrow, monday in the home arena Romama.

Young to the official site: “Happy to be apart of this great organization and can’t wait to get started! Yalla Maccabi!”

Young 24, played the 2018-19 season for Wisconsin Herd in the NBA G-League. The 6-foot-7 wing averaged nearly 19 points, 4 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game while shooting over 40% from 3-point range and over 80% from the free-throw line. Young, known for his dynamic skillset, is entering his 6th professional season.

Drafted by the Boston Celtics with the #17 overall pick in the 1st Round of the 2014 NBA Draft, Young has split time between the G-League and the NBA, where he has played 105 career games. In addition to his time in Boston, Young has logged NBA minutes for the Philadelphia 76ers and most recently was a member of the Milwaukee Bucks organization.