OFFICIAL: Suns Have Completed The Signing of Extremely Honored NBA Veteran

General manager James Jones released a statement announcing that forward Thaddeus Young has officially joined the Phoenix Suns. It’s thought that Young signed a deal to play for the remainder of the season.

Thaddeus Young joins Suns after Nets trade

Jones remarked, “Thad is a highly respected veteran player who improves our team as we pursue an NBA Championship.” “Thad plays with a competitive drive and is incredibly intelligent. His defensive prowess and bulk provide our team more versatility.

At the NBA trade deadline, Young was moved by the Toronto Raptors to the Brooklyn Nets. Young was waived by the Nets, which freed up the veteran to sign with the Suns.

Throughout the season, Young has averaged 5.0 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 2.2 assists while shooting 41.7% from the free-throw line, 16.7% from beyond the arc, and 62.1% from the field.

Suns record is 31–22. According to the Western Conference standings, they are in sixth position. Leading the way are Kevin Durant, Devin Booker, and Bradley Beal for Phoenix, who rank 12th in the NBA in terms of points scored per contest (117.4).

Season averages for Durant, Booker, and Beal are 28.3, 28.0, and 18.7 points, respectively. In terms of points per game allowed, the Suns rank 15th in the NBA (114.4%).

During his time with the Philadelphia 76ers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Nets, Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs, and Raptors, Young, 35, averaged 12.2 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 1.8 assists. He began playing in the NBA in 2007.

Young, a product of Georgia Tech, has played in 57 postseason games for the Sixers, Nets, Pacers, and Raptors. His averages in the postseason are 9.5 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 1.6 assists during his career.

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