Nick Young Putting His Los Angeles Lakers Future in Question

April 7th, 2015 by Dan Favale Leave a reply »

Nick Young is doing a really nice job of submerging his future with the Los Angeles Lakers in oceans of uncertainty.

The 29-year-old shooting guard hasn't played since Feb. 22 and is done for the season after suffering a fractured knee cap. But watching from the sidelines isn't stopping him from making waves.

Not good waves, to be sure. Riffing on the perils of swimming among man-masticating dolphins is a different kind of swell. As are tales of sleep-farting.

Anecdotes like those, fact or fabrication, are welcome distractions as the Lakers finish up the worst season in franchise history. At his best, Young is comic relief amid dark times. 

At his worst, he's sending unwarranted tidal waves throughout the organization.

Take the most recent beef between Young and head coach Byron Scott. The two have publicly been at odds for most of this season. Back when Young was recounting the time he eluded killer sea creatures, Scott interjected, fining him in front of the media for tardiness, per ESPN Los Angeles' Baxter Holmes.

That's the gist of their relationship thus far—one of a ...

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