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Michael Young

Michael Wayne Young

Position: Small Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-7 ▪ Weight: 220 lbs.
Born: January 2, 1961 in Houston, Texas
High School: Jack Yates in Houston, Texas
College: University of Houston
Draft: Boston Celtics, 1st round (24th pick, 24th overall), 1984 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: December 3, 1984

Other SR Links: College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com

Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1984-85 24 PHO NBA SF 2 0 11 2 6 .333 0 1 .000 2 5 .400 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
1985-86 25 PHI NBA SF 2 0 2 0 2 .000 0 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986-87 26 Did Not Play (other pro league—Philippines)
1987-88 27 Did Not Play (other pro league—Spain)
1988-89 28 Did Not Play (other pro league—Spain, Italy)
1989-90 29 LAC NBA SF 45 2 459 92 194 .474 8 26 .308 84 168 .500 27 38 .711 36 50 86 24 25 3 15 47 219
Career NBA 49 2 472 94 202 .465 8 27 .296 86 175 .491 27 38 .711 37 51 88 24 25 3 15 47 223
1 season LAC NBA 45 2 459 92 194 .474 8 26 .308 84 168 .500 27 38 .711 36 50 86 24 25 3 15 47 219
1 season PHO NBA 2 0 11 2 6 .333 0 1 .000 2 5 .400 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
1 season PHI NBA 2 0 2 0 2 .000 0 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Per Game

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1984-85 24 PHO NBA SF 2 0 5.5 1.0 3.0 .333 0.0 0.5 .000 1.0 2.5 .400 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0
1985-86 25 PHI NBA SF 2 0 1.0 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989-90 29 LAC NBA SF 45 2 10.2 2.0 4.3 .474 0.2 0.6 .308 1.9 3.7 .500 0.6 0.8 .711 0.8 1.1 1.9 0.5 0.6 0.1 0.3 1.0 4.9
Career NBA 49 2 9.6 1.9 4.1 .465 0.2 0.6 .296 1.8 3.6 .491 0.6 0.8 .711 0.8 1.0 1.8 0.5 0.5 0.1 0.3 1.0 4.6
1 season LAC NBA 45 2 10.2 2.0 4.3 .474 0.2 0.6 .308 1.9 3.7 .500 0.6 0.8 .711 0.8 1.1 1.9 0.5 0.6 0.1 0.3 1.0 4.9
1 season PHI NBA 2 0 1.0 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1 season PHO NBA 2 0 5.5 1.0 3.0 .333 0.0 0.5 .000 1.0 2.5 .400 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0

Per 36 Minutes

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1984-85 24 PHO NBA SF 2 0 11 6.5 19.6 .333 0.0 3.3 .000 6.5 16.4 .400 0.0 0.0 3.3 3.3 6.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 13.1
1985-86 25 PHI NBA SF 2 0 2 0.0 36.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 36.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989-90 29 LAC NBA SF 45 2 459 7.2 15.2 .474 0.6 2.0 .308 6.6 13.2 .500 2.1 3.0 .711 2.8 3.9 6.7 1.9 2.0 0.2 1.2 3.7 17.2
Career NBA 49 2 472 7.2 15.4 .465 0.6 2.1 .296 6.6 13.3 .491 2.1 2.9 .711 2.8 3.9 6.7 1.8 1.9 0.2 1.1 3.6 17.0
1 season LAC NBA 45 2 459 7.2 15.2 .474 0.6 2.0 .308 6.6 13.2 .500 2.1 3.0 .711 2.8 3.9 6.7 1.9 2.0 0.2 1.2 3.7 17.2
1 season PHI NBA 2 0 2 0.0 36.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 36.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1 season PHO NBA 2 0 11 6.5 19.6 .333 0.0 3.3 .000 6.5 16.4 .400 0.0 0.0 3.3 3.3 6.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 13.1

Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1984-85 24 PHO NBA SF 2 11 5.8 .333 .333 .000 .167 10.5 10.1 10.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 22.2 82 112 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.072
1985-86 25 PHI NBA SF 2 2 -32.2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 40.3 0 116 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.818
1989-90 29 LAC NBA SF 45 459 16.0 .520 .495 .196 .134 9.1 12.3 10.7 8.2 2.6 0.4 6.6 20.5 111 107 0.6 0.5 1.1 .119
Career NBA 49 472 15.5 .510 .485 .188 .134 9.1 12.2 10.6 8.0 2.6 0.4 6.4 20.7 110 107 0.6 0.5 1.1 .110
1 season LAC NBA 45 459 16.0 .520 .495 .196 .134 9.1 12.3 10.7 8.2 2.6 0.4 6.6 20.5 111 107 0.6 0.5 1.1 .119
1 season PHO NBA 2 11 5.8 .333 .333 .000 .167 10.5 10.1 10.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 22.2 82 112 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.072
1 season PHI NBA 2 2 -32.2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 40.3 0 116 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.818

Playoffs Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1985-86 25 PHI NBA SF 3 0 3 1 4 .250 0 0 1 4 .250 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Career NBA 3 0 3 1 4 .250 0 0 1 4 .250 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
1 season PHI NBA 3 0 3 1 4 .250 0 0 1 4 .250 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2

Playoffs Per Game

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1985-86 25 PHI NBA SF 3 0 1.0 0.3 1.3 .250 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.3 .250 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7
Career NBA 3 0 1.0 0.3 1.3 .250 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.3 .250 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7
1 season PHI NBA 3 0 1.0 0.3 1.3 .250 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.3 .250 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7

Playoffs Per 36 Minutes

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1985-86 25 PHI NBA SF 3 0 3 12.0 48.0 .250 0.0 0.0 12.0 48.0 .250 0.0 0.0 12.0 0.0 12.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 24.0
Career NBA 3 0 3 12.0 48.0 .250 0.0 0.0 12.0 48.0 .250 0.0 0.0 12.0 0.0 12.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 24.0
1 season PHI NBA 3 0 3 12.0 48.0 .250 0.0 0.0 12.0 48.0 .250 0.0 0.0 12.0 0.0 12.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 24.0

Playoffs Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1985-86 25 PHI NBA SF 3 3 3.1 .250 .250 .000 .000 39.3 0.0 19.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 54.8 76 117 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.319
Career NBA 3 3 3.1 .250 .250 .000 .000 39.3 0.0 19.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 54.8 76 117 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.319
1 season PHI NBA 3 3 3.1 .250 .250 .000 .000 39.3 0.0 19.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 54.8 76 117 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.319

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 3 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3
Michael Young 1.1 0.0 0.0
Zendon Hamilton 89.5 1.1 0.0 0.0
Chris King 88.5 1.1 0.0 -0.1
Aaron Williams 87.6 1.1 -0.1 -0.1
Anthony Miller 86.8 1.2 0.0 -0.1
Dwayne Jones 82.0 1.2 0.1 0.0
Mark Pope 75.4 1.3 0.0 -0.1
Jackie Butler 73.5 1.2 0.1 0.1
Scott English 73.5 1.0 0.0 -0.2
Bob McCann 73.4 1.3 0.1 0.1
Ivano Newbill 71.5 1.1 0.1 -0.1
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Michael Young 1.1 0.0 0.0
Chris King 88.5 1.1 0.0 -0.1
Dwayne Jones 74.3 1.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
Jackie Butler 73.5 1.2 0.1 0.1
Scott English 73.5 1.0 0.0 -0.2
Larry Robinson 72.5 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
Ivano Newbill 71.5 1.1 0.1 -0.1
Glenn McDonald 65.8 1.1 0.2 -0.2
Stephen Howard 61.6 1.3 0.2 0.1 0.0
Kenny Dennard 61.6 1.1 0.3 0.1
Winston Bennett 60.8 1.1 0.3 0.2

College

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Totals Shooting Per Game
Season Age College G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
1980-81 20 HOUSTON 30 1049 157 319 47 84 190 46 20 39 72 361 .492 .560 35.0 12.0 6.3
1981-82 21 HOUSTON 33 979 158 358 44 64 179 50 17 59 84 360 .441 .688 29.7 10.9 5.4
1982-83 22 HOUSTON 34 1116 266 519 56 88 195 53 9 52 77 588 .513 .636 32.8 17.3 5.7
1983-84 23 HOUSTON 37 1354 319 637 96 149 231 66 8 66 75 734 .501 .644 36.6 19.8 6.2
Career 134 4498 900 1833 243 385 795 215 54 216 308 2043 .491 .631 33.6 15.2 5.9

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Honors
1983-84 NCAA AP All-America (3rd)

Transactions

June 19, 1984: Drafted by the Boston Celtics in the 1st round (24th pick) of the 1984 NBA Draft.

October 10, 1984: Waived by the Phoenix Suns.

October 25, 1984: Waived by the Boston Celtics.

November 27, 1984: Signed as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns.

April 4, 1986: Signed as a free agent with the Philadelphia 76ers.

November 19, 1987: Waived by the Philadelphia 76ers.

September 6, 1989: Signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Clippers.

Links

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