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Young (concussion) was able to play 36 minutes while putting up 10 points (5-13 FG), 11 rebounds, three steals, and two blocks Wednesday against the Nets.
Young suffered a neck strain during Saturday's game against the Bulls but was able to pass all concussion tests to ultimately play Wednesday. He had a sub-par shooting night against the Nets but should be deployed as usual since he made a successful return.
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Young (neck) will start Wednesday.
He was able to practice earlier in the week after leaving Saturday's game with a neck strain, and should be considered healthy moving forward after passing all of the concussion tests.
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Young (neck) practiced in full Monday.
Young left Saturday's game against the Bulls with a neck strain and was evaluated for a possible concussion. He passed all baseline tests and, after a full practice Monday, looks like a safe bet to return to action Wednesday in Brooklyn.
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Young has passed the baseline concussion testing, Andy Greder of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports
Young suffered a neck strain in Saturday's game against Chicago in a collision with Jimmy Butler. Young appears to be okay, especially with the news that he does not have lingering symptoms for a concussion. He will have a few more days to recover from his neck strain since the Wolves do not play again until Wednesday.
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Young suffered a neck strain in Saturday's game against Chicago and is questionable to return, the Timberwolves' official site reports.
Young played 17 minutes before the injury, recording eight points on 4-of-9 shooting to go along with a rebound and two assists. After Saturday, he'll have three days available to rest before Minnesota's next game, Wednesday against the Nets.
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Young put in 19 points (7-13 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 3-3 FT) with five rebounds and three steals in 34 minutes in the win over Detroit.
Young looks poised to vie with Kevin Martin for the Timberwolves' go-to scoring role. In two games, he is averaging 22.5 points and has hit better than 50 percent of his shots in both games.
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Young scored 26 points with four rebounds and four assists and was 10-of-18 from the floor in Wednesday's loss at Memphis.
It looks like Young will be the primary scorer in the offense until one of Minnesota's promising younger players is able to step up. Young took the most shots on the team by a decent margin (Ricky Rubio had 12 shots and Shabazz Muhammad has 10), which may continue early in the season.
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Young scored 12 points with five assists and was 6-of-15 from the field in Friday's preseason win over the 76ers.
Young started at power forward and has been impressive as he's averaging 12 points in two preseason games. It's not clear how the minutes will be distributed at the forward spots yet for Minnesota, but Young should start and be one of the primary options on offense.
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Young was officially traded to the Wolves on Saturday, Jon Krawczynski of the Associated Press reports.
Young will join Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett in Minnesota as part of a three-team deal that lands Kevin Love in Cleveland. In losing Young, the Sixers take another step back but acquire assets for the future (Alexey Shved, Luc Richard Mbah a Moute and a future first-rounder). Young will immediately step in as a starting forward for Minnesota - he could play small or power forward - after a strong individual 2014-15 campaign in which he averaged a career-high 17.9 points to go with 6.0 boards and 2.3 assists.
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Young will be traded to Minnesota as part of the Cavaliers-Wolves trade involving Kevin Love, the Philadelphia Enquirer reports.
Young will to head to the Timberwolves as part of a three-team deal, with the Sixers set to land former No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett in return. The terms from all sides have yet to be made official, but the key pieces seem to be locked in. Young will likely see heavy minutes in Minnesota as the primary replacement for Kevin Love. The 26-year-old Young averaged a career-high 17.9 points per game in his 2013-14 season, and although he won't be relied upon as heavily as a scorer for the Wolves, his rebounding and shot-blocking ability still make him a reliable fantasy option.