Nick Young RUMORS & NEWS

  • Nick Young Says Warriors “Ain’t Been the Same” Since Losing to Lakers

    Complex "It's been awhile since we've talked about the Lakers in May. They've been complete trash for about five years now and haven't made a playoff run since back in 2011-12 when they advanced to the Western Conference semifinals against the Thunder. It's also been awhile since we've talked about Nick..." May 25

  • Nick Young And Iggy Azalea Broke Off Engagement?

    Terez Owens "Engaged singer Iggy Azalea showed off her bare left hand as she checked her phone and got ready to fly out of Los Angeles this week. She was spotted not wearing her ring for the second time" May 19

  • D’Angelo Russell unsure where he stands with Nick Young

    Larry Brown Sports "D’Angelo Russell and Nick Young could end up sharing the same locker room again next season, and no one knows how that will turn out — not even Russell. TMZ spoke with Russell earlier this week, and the rookie point guard tried to play dumb about the beef between him and Young. He did, however,..." May 10

  • Metta World Peace says that the D’Angelo Russell-Nick Young scandal wasn't 'that bad'

    USA Today "The final month of the Lakers’ 2015-16 season became less about Kobe Bryant and more about the scandal between D’Angelo Russell and Nick Young. Once the video of Young evidently discussing his infidelity leaked, the lowly Lakers were thrown into the NBA spotlight. It was a huge deal. There was..." May 04

  • Iggy Azalea and Nick Young attempt to bowl over cheating drama

    Page Six "Nothing like a game of bowling to get over the fact that your fiancé admitted to cheating on you with a random 19-year-old. Iggy Azalea and Nick Young were spotted with a group of pals at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood on Sunday night doing just that. Unsurprisingly the “Team” singer, 25,..." April 26

  • Iggy Azalea I Told Nick Vegas Was Bad Idea ...

    TMZ "Iggy Azalea says she tried to warn Nick Young that his boys trip to Vegas last weekend would "look bad" in the wake of the whole cheating scandal ... but he went anyway -- and she's cool with it. The rapper says her fiance actually had a pretty good reason for the trip -- and it wasn't to..." April 22

  • Iggy Azalea Says She and Nick Young 'Haven't Broken Up'

    People Magazine "Iggy Azalea and Nick Young have not split in the wake of his alleged cheating scandal. The Aussie rapper took to Twitter recently to clear up rumors about her relationship with Young – and plead for her privacy. "For the record, I haven't broken up with Nick. We are together and I would..." April 19

  • Kupchak doesn't believe Russell scandal will hurt Lakers in free agency

    L.A. Daily News "The fallout happened nearly as quickly as it took for D’Angelo Russell to make a nifty cross-court pass. Russell secretly recorded a video that showed Nick Young admitting to infidelities. Once the video inadvertently became public (on March 24), Lakers coach Byron Scott observed the incident..." April 18

  • Iggy Azalea Says Nick Young Is Still On Her Team But Explains Why She Isn't Wearing Her Engagement Ring!

    Perez Hilton "Iggy Azalea says Nick Young better be work, work, work, work, working on his sh*t! ICYMI, a video leaked last month that showed the blonde beauty's main man confessing that he cheated on his bride-to-be! And while the Aussie artist has since said that she and her longtime love are "good,"..." April 15

  • Iggy Azalea Says Nick Young Will Have ‘Half A Penis’ Left If He’s Caught Cheating Again

    Uproxx "The Nick Young/D’Angelo Russell video story has blown over — for now, anyway. Whether the two are on speaking terms again after Russell secretly video taped Young saying he had cheated on his fiancé, rapper Iggy Azalea, isn’t all that clear. It does not, however, sound promising since Young was..." April 11

  • Iggy Azalea NOT DUMPING NICK YOUNG 'We're Good'

    TMZ "Seems Nick Young dodged a bullet -- with his fiancee Iggy Azalea publicly stating the two are "good" ... after that whole D'Angelo Russell video fiasco. Iggy appeared on "Ellen" sporting her massive engagement ring on her finger -- and was essentially asked if she's still with Nick after..." April 08

  • Nick Young -- Calls BS On Arenas ... You're Not Invited To My Bachelor Party

    TMZ "Nick Young just relocated his ex-teammate to front street ... firing a shot at Gilbert Arenas for telling the world he was going to Nick's bachelor party ... when Swaggy says ... HE AIN'T. This started when we asked Gilbert if he thought Nick & Iggy would get over the whole D'Angelo Russell..." April 05

  • Byron Scott: Lakers wing Nick Young 'not here with us, mentally'

    ESPN "Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott clarified his decision to bench forward Nick Young for the past 11 games on Monday. He said it "has everything to do with basketball," as well as Young's not being mentally present with the team, given the recent drama in his personal life. "It has nothing..." April 05

  • Gilbert Arenas: Nick & Iggy Are Still Gettin' Hitched ... And I'm Going To The Bachelor Party!!

    TMZ "Gilbert Arenas thinks it's just a matter of time before Iggy Azalea and Nick Young are all good again ... saying she'll definitely forgive the Lakers star, and the all-important bachelor party is a GO. Arenas -- who is ex-teammates and best pals with Young -- was leaving the Clippers game when..." April 04

  • Lakers will try to trade Nick Young this summer

    Pro Basketball Talk "In the aftermath of the D'Angelo Russell/Nick Young Snapchat scandal, one thing is clear: those two cannot be teammates next season. And Russell, at age 20 with franchise-level talent, is too valuable to trade, which means Swaggy P will be the one the Lakers try to unload, according to Mike..." April 03

  • The reaction to D’Angelo Russell vs. Nick Young shows sports prioritize brotherhood too much

    SB Nation "On Wednesday, I explained the saga bewitching the Los Angeles Lakers. The extremely short version: D'Angelo Russell recorded Nick Young admitting infidelity and the video got out. Russell's Lakers teammates froze him out socially, and he later gave one of the most sincere-seeming public apologies..." April 02

  • Lakers employees feared Nick Young would physically confront D’Angelo Russell

    Larry Brown Sports "Apparently, in the eyes of some Los Angeles Lakers employees, the Nick Young-D’Angelo Russell saga has gone about as well as it could. According to Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times, there was a fear within the Lakers’ organization that Young and Russell could end up in a physical..." April 02

  • Shaq may have 'got suspended' if he were Nick Young

    Sporting News "You knew it was only a matter of time before Shaquille O'Neal weighed in on the D’Angelo Russell-Nick Young drama. The former Lakers center said he didn’t think Russell purposely outted his teammate for cheating, calling it an "accident." "The youngsters are so big into getting followers,..." April 02

  • Russell giving Young space: 'Can't force peace'

    ESPN "Lakers rookie point guard D'Angelo Russell said Friday he is moving on from the leaked video that shows him recording a private conversation between himself and teammate Nick Young, but clarified that the situation will linger until Young has healed and moved on himself. "I'm getting over it,"..." April 02

  • Rumour: Nicki Minaj Leaked the Nick Young Video to Get Back at Iggy Azalea

    Total Pro Sports "If the latest report about the Nick Young cheating confession are true, we may have a female version of the Drake-Meek Mill beef on our hands. You know the story up to here. Last week rumors spread online that there was a video of Lakers “star” Nick Young confessing to cheating on his fiancée,..." April 01

  • Report: Nick Young Might Get Released By Lakers So D’Angelo Russell Could Have ‘Fresh Start’ With Team

    BroBible "Although everyone hates D’Angelo Russell for secretly taping Nick Young admitting to cheating on his girlfriend, it looks likes it’s Swaggy P who is going to have to leave the team for the Lakers to move forward. via ESPN Chances are Russell won’t be traded this offseason, but there’s a..." March 31

  • D’Angelo Russell reportedly apologized to Lakers, not Nick Young

    Inside Socal "The Lakers gathered around for a talk, and the topic veered away from the discussion that usually involves basketball. So this time, the main speech did not involve Lakers coach Byron Scott stressing about the need to compete. It did not involve Lakers guard Kobe Bryant suggesting the same..." March 31

  • Nick Young has reportedly accepted D'Angelo Russell's apology for leaked video

    Silver Screen And Roll "D'Angelo Russell has reportedly apologized to his Los Angeles Lakers teammate Nick Young for the leak of a video featuring Young allegedly admitting to infidelity coming to light last week, according to Mike Bresnahan of the L.A. Times. Bresnahan also reports that Young has accepted the..." March 31

  • Nick Young & Iggy On the Rocks ... Nick Trying to Save It

    TMZ "Nick Young is fiercely trying to save his relationship with Iggy Azalea ... with multiple sources telling us it's hanging by a thread. We're told by people very close to the couple that both Iggy and Nick are pissed about the D'Angelo Russell video ... in which Nick apparently admits to..." March 31

  • Lakers teammates 'isolating' D'Angelo Russell after video surfaces

    ESPN "The Los Angeles Lakers, sputtering to the end of Kobe Bryant's farewell season with the worst record in franchise history, face a fresh crisis involving prized rookie point guard D'Angelo Russell, according to team sources. Sources told ESPN.com that some teammates' trust in Russell is eroding..." March 31

  • Lakers back Jordan Clarkson, Nick Young in alleged harassment incident

    ESPN "Lakers team spokesman John Black said in a statement Tuesday that there are "different interpretations" of what occurred Sunday night in Hollywood, where a woman alleged that she and her mother were harassed by L.A. guards Nick Young and Jordan Clarkson. The woman who made the allegation is..." March 23

  • Nick Young, Jordan Clarkson accused of sexual harassment

    ESPN "The Los Angeles Lakers are investigating allegations that two of their players sexually harassed two women Sunday night in Hollywood. One of the women is Alexis Jones, an activist trying to stop athletes from committing sexual harassment, sexual abuse and domestic violence. The two players were..." March 22

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    Baxter Holmes @BaxterHolmes

    Nick Young thought the trade deadline was yesterday. Byron Scott: "I don't think Nick pays a whole lot of attention to current events."

  • Nick Young’s Not Looking To Get Traded But ‘Would Love To Be On A Playoff Team’

    Uproxx "Nick Young‘s year in Los Angeles has been a frustrating mix of not getting too much playing time and not playing well when he does see the floor. The 30-year-old guard is averaging 7.2 points in 18.8 minutes per game – his worst scoring output ever and the fewest minutes per game since his rookie..." February 16

  • Lakers shopping Hibbert, Bass, Young, Williams

    The Score "The Los Angeles Lakers are looking to clean house, starting with their glut of disappointing veterans. Roy Hibbert, Brandon Bass, Nick Young, and Lou Williams have all been made available, ESPN's Marc Stein reports. Williams, Bass, and Hibbert were brought in the past summer, and have all..." January 29

  • Nick Young says Kanye West's 'Facts' will inspire Lakers to beat Warriors

    Sporting News "Lakers guard Nick Young got a shout out from Kanye West on the rap artists's latest song, "Facts," and he couldn't be more excited. When asked Sunday night how the Lakers, currently on a three-game winning streak, will prepare for the two-loss Warriors Tuesday night, the man known as Swaggy P..." January 04

  • Swaggy P wears Kanye's lifestyle Yeezy shoes against Rockets

    ESPN "Nick Young marked his new deal with Adidas and sent the Internet abuzz on Saturday night by wearing Kanye West-designed Adidas Yeezy 750 Boosts in the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the Houston Rockets. The flamboyant star, who goes by the nickname Swaggy P, explained why he wore the..." December 13

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    Mike Bresnahan @Mike_Bresnahan

    Nick Young will not be disciplined beyond his ejection from last night's game, NBA source says. He's free to play tonight vs. Toronto.

  • Did Swaggy P Get Benched for Hating on Kobe’s Farewell Tour?

    Black Sports Online "Nick Young is going to have to understand that this isn’t about him — and he’s not even close to being that good of a player to have a say. Young has never been a fan of Kobe Bryant’s penchant for hogging the ball and leading the team in shots during his farewell tour. Kobe Bryant is going..." December 03

  • Kobe Bryant took over Lakers practice after Nick Young talked trash

    Sporting News "Kobe Bryant was practicing Sunday for the first time in almost two weeks, and he came back having to listen to some teammates talk trash. "He was shooting in peoples' faces, they'd foul him for an 'and-one' … turnaround right, turnaround left, talking trash," Metta World Peace said, via the Los..." October 26

  • Nick "Swaggy P" Young Wants to be Referred to as "Nicholas" Now

    Complex "Nick Young has decided to ditch the "Swaggy P" nickname, which he received from God. During Lakers Media Day on Monday, Young told ESPN staff writer Arash Markazi that he will now go by his legal first name." September 29

  • Nick Young Goes BALLISTIC ... Police Chopper Dispatched

    TMZ "Nick Young had a complete MELTDOWN outside of Dave & Buster's in L.A. Saturday night ... after his entourage got into an altercation inside the bar ... TMZ Sports has learned. It's unclear what triggered the fight, but it sent Swaggy into a RAGE. The video shows Young ripping into his buddy,..." September 14

  • Lakers guard tries to turn Iggy marriage into Olympic spot

    New York Post "Like many athletes, Nick Young also dreams of hoisting an Olympic medal one day — just not for his home country. The Lakers guard, who’s engaged to Australian pop star Iggy Azalea, tweeted an offer to play for her native Olympic squad in the Rio games next year. And while the exchange started..." September 02

  • NBA's Nick Young -- Launches 'Official Inquiry' ... to Join Australian Olympic Team

    TMZ "Nick Young wasn't joking around about wanting to compete for Australia's Olympic basketball team -- 'cause the NBA star's camp has formally contacted Aussie officials to get the ball rolling ... TMZ Sports has learned. Young -- who's famously engaged to Australian superstar Iggy Azalea -- has..." August 31

  • Iggy Azalea Takes Shots at Nick Young and the Lakers

    Complex "Iggy Azalea is engaged to Lakers guard Nick Young, and you know it's real because she actually attends some of his games in person. So, while the more hardcore segment of sports fans may not be interested in her basketball opinions, the fact remains that Azalea is at least somewhat qualified to..." August 19

  • Say it ain't so; Swaggy P has inked his right arm

    ESPN "If you have been following the saga of Swaggy P (Nick Young), then you know about one of his most important rules to Swaggdom: Yeah, that rule. So you can imagine our dismay when rumors began running rampant with talk of fresh ink on his right arm. Then our shock grew when the official Drew..." August 04

  • Nick Young looks to next Lakers season, trying to ignore trade rumors

    Los Angeles Times "The constant trade chatter left Nick Young in a funk, the player known as "Swaggy P" trying to come to grips on why the Lakers wanted to move him. Young is still with the Lakers, and he hopes to finish out the three years left on a four-year, $21.5-million contract he signed last summer. It..." July 27

  • Lakers’ Nick Young felt more assured about future after recent meeting with Mitch Kupchak

    Inside Socal "Lakers forward Nick Young recently met with general manager Mitch Kupchak, according to league sources familiar with the situation. It is not entirely clear what Young and Kupchak addressed in their meeting. It is typical for Kupchak to meet with players to discuss both professional and private..." July 24

  • Swaggy P Settles Lawsuit With Rape Accuser

    Black Sports Online "A woman wanted $3 million from Swaggy P after she claimed he drugged and then raped her after they met at the club. There were no criminal charges because the cops says Swaggy didn’t drug or rape her." July 20

  • With no trade market for him, Lakers to keep Nick Young

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Lakers shopped Nick Young around. Starting at the draft and through free agency, as they tried to reshape their roster Young was made available to anyone and everyone. He’s still a Laker, and it’s going to stay that way for a while, reports Bill Oram of the Orange County Register. Young..." July 14

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Yahoo Sources: As Lakers work to clear cap space to sign free agents and absorb HIbbert, Nick Young is a strong candidate to be unloaded.

  • Nick Young -- Blake Griffin's Not Black Enough ... For 'Space Jam' Sequel

    TMZ "There's no way Blake Griffin could take over for Michael Jordan in a "Space Jam" sequel -- 'cause he's "too beige" ... so says Lakers star Nick Young. Swaggy P was out in L.A. when we were talking about Griffin's recent basketball shoot with Marvin the Martin -- fueling rumors that B.G. could..." July 05

  • Nick Young proposes to Iggy Azalea, couple engaged

    Los Angeles Times "Lakers guard/forward Nick Young and rapper/model Iggy Azalea are engaged. "She said yes. It's over man. I'm getting married!" Young announced on Instagram, with a photo of the couple kissing and Azalea sporting an engagement ring. Young proposed on Monday, his 30th birthday. The moment..." June 02

  • Report: Lakers will shop around Nick Young this summer

    Pro Basketball Talk "Anyone looking for a potential sixth-man gunner who will come in firing, one the fan base will love (the coach… maybe not so much)? What if said player was on a very affordable contract? Enter Nick Young. The Lakers’ had him this season and he was entertaining for the fans as he shot 36.6..." April 15

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    Mike Bresnahan @Mike_Bresnahan

    Lakers forward Nick Young has a small fracture on his left kneecap that will not require surgery. He will be re-evaluated next week.

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