Name: Sam Young
Position: SG
Height: 6’6”
Weight: 225 lbs.
College: University of Pittsburgh
Passport: U.S.
Status: Free Agent

2015-16 Stats: 27 points, 8 rebounds & 3 assists (35 minutes)
Last Team: Al Ahli Club (UAE)
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At 6'6" 225 lbs., what separates Sam from other Guard / Forwards from the 2009 NBA Draft Class are his NBA bounce and strength as a lock-down defender on the wing. Sam is an NBA Veteran, having been drafted by the Memphis Grizzlies, with the 36th overall pick in The 2009 NBA Draft. Sam played his college ball at The University of Pittsburgh, where as a Senior, he averaged 19.2 points, 6.3 rebounds, 1.1 assists & 1.0 steal, leading the Panthers to a 31-5 overall record and an NCAA Tournament bid. In 2009-10, as an NBA rookie in Memphis, Sam averaged 7.4 points & 2.5 rebounds in 16.5 minutes per game. After stints with The Philadelphia Seventy Sixers and Indiana Pacers, Sam has played overseas in Australia, Puerto Rico, Italy and Turkey, where in 2014, he averaged 14.4 points 4.6 rebounds & 1.6 steals per game. In 2015-16, Sam played for Al Ahli Club in UAE, where he is averaging 27 points, 8 rebounds & 3 assists in 35 minutes per game.

 

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