Former USC Trojan / Laker Nick Young wins NBA Finals with the Warriors

first_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Nick Young hits the wide open 3. pic.twitter.com/pfD1IfiDHs— RealGM (@RealGM) June 9, 2018Following the game, he spoke with reporters in the locker room at the Quicken Loans Arena.“I went from getting snitched on to putting a ring on,” Young said. PreviousLeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers handles the ball against Nick Young #6 of the Golden State Warriors in the first half during Game Four of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 8, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)Nick Young #6 of the Golden State Warriors dribbles with the ball defended by JR Smith #5 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game Four of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 8, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsCleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love, left, shoots against Golden State Warriors guard Nick Young during the first half of Game 1 of basketball’s NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)Golden State Warriors’ Kevon Looney, left, Klay Thompson, center, and Nick Young run a drill during an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors face the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James shoots over Golden State Warriors’ Nick Young in the first half of Game 4 of basketball’s NBA Finals, Friday, June 8, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers handles the ball against Nick Young #6 of the Golden State Warriors in the first half during Game Four of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 8, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)NextShow Caption1 of 5LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers handles the ball against Nick Young #6 of the Golden State Warriors in the first half during Game Four of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 8, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)ExpandNick Young has spent a lot of time playing basketball in the Los Angeles area.He played high school basketball at Cleveland High School in Reseda, played college basketball with the USC Trojans and spent time during his professional career with the Lakers and the Clippers.It wasn’t until his first year with the Golden State that Young won a championship as the Warriors swept the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2018 NBA Finals.While Young was limited to five points and two rebounds during the series, he did hit a wide open 3-pointer during the first half of Game 4. Nick Young just called himself, “Swag Champ.” With a big ol’ gold bottle of Moet pic.twitter.com/p8VQ0ioz0e— Michael Lee (@MrMichaelLee) June 9, 2018 Nick Young told me to tell the Bay he’s about to run up. “Oakland. Richmond. San Jose. Be ready.”— Marcus Thompson (@ThompsonScribe) June 9, 2018center_img “They can’t say nothing about Swaggy no more… When I go to museums I’m going to say, ‘Swaggy P, champion,” Warriors guard Nick Young said.— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) June 9, 2018 Of course, @NickSwagyPYoung had a dream last night. He said @kobebryant told him, “‘don’t get too excited.’ I told him, we’re up 3-0.” He said ‘I don’t care.’ I said, ‘but I got KD. KD is like Thanos.’l— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) June 9, 2018 Nick Young: “I went from getting snitched on to putting a ring on!” pic.twitter.com/FpgSRgn0yC— Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) June 9, 2018Sign up for Home Turf and get 3 exclusive stories every SoCal sports fan must read, sent daily. Subscribe here.It’s safe to say Young was excited about the victory.Nick Young when he realizes he’s getting a ring. pic.twitter.com/qCSc9mq4l6— RealGM (@RealGM) June 9, 2018last_img read more