Thaddeus Young F BKN 1 Month

Young is available off the bench against the Lakers on Friday, Mike Trudell of TWC SportsNet reports.Young will come off the bench Friday, With Mason Plumlee and Brook Lopez the likely starters. However, he this setup will likely be temporary, as Young will likely be part of the starting lineup, with Plumlee moving to a bench role.

Thaddeus Young F BKN 1 Month

Young is expected to make his Nets debut Friday against the Lakers, Newsday reports.Young was dealt from the Timberwolves to the Nets during Thursday's trade parade, but despite the abrupt timing, the veteran will still suit up Friday for Brooklyn. While Young's role will be molded over the coming weeks, fantasy owners probably shouldn't expect a whole lot of production from the versatile forward Friday.

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Young will likely have to wait until Monday against the Nuggets to make his Nets debut, Tim Bontemps of the New York Post reports.Young was traded for Kevin Garnett, who isn't expected to arrive in Minnesota until Saturday. The Nets have Saturday and Sunday off, so Young was never likely to play before Monday. He'll likely replace Garnett in the starting lineup, but the Nets could also opt to bring Young off the bench, with Brook Lopez then starting next to Mason Plumlee.

Thaddeus Young F BKN 1 Month

Young was dealt to the Nets on Thursday in exchange for Kevin Garnett, David Aldridge of TNT reports.Young's numbers are down almost across the board this season, but he'll now have a chance to step in and start for a playoff contender, which could rejuvenate the 26-year-old. Young has started all 48 games in which he's played this season, averaging 14.3 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2.8 assists while shooting 45 percent from the field.

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Young started at power forward and scored 19 points with three rebounds in 38 minutes in Saturday's loss to Cleveland.

Young had started the last three games at small forward as the T-Wolves juggle their lineup amid a plethora of injuries. Playing either position doesn't impact Young's role much, as he's still among the team's leading shot takers.

Thaddeus Young F BKN 2 Months

Young scored 22 points (8-20 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 6-6 FT) to go along with eight rebounds, three assists and two steals in 42 minutes Monday against the Thunder.

Young has averaged 24.0 points in his last two games starting at small forward, a role that might be a better fit for him than starting at power forward. It's unclear what rotation the Timberwolves will use once Kevin Martin (wrist) returns, so keep an eye on the situation. Young is still going to be a key part of the team, but could see his production dip some if he returns to the bulk of his minutes being at power forward.

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Young started at small forward and scored 26 points, dished out seven assists and pulled down six rebounds in 43 minutes in Sunday's loss to Atlanta.

It likely doesn't matter whether he starts at small forward or power forward as he's one of the main shot taker on offense. Gorgui Dieng started at power forward with Nikola Pekovic at center. Still, Young's role could be a little in flux if Kevin Martin returns from a wrist injury this week.

Thaddeus Young F BKN 2 Months

Young finished with 14 points (7-17 FG, 0-1 3Pt), 11 rebounds and six assists in 32 minutes during Wednesday's loss to the Dallas Mavericks.

Young nearly recorded a triple-double, as he did a little bit of everything for the Timberwolves Wednesday. The double-double was only his second of the season and the first time since the beginning of November. He's now averaging 13.7 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.7 assists on the season. While his fantasy value may be nowhere near where it was in previous seasons, he's still worth owning.

Thaddeus Young F BKN 2 Months

Young scored 22 points (9-17 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 4-4 FT) with six rebounds, five assists and three steals during Saturday's win over the Nuggets.

It's been a tough season for Young, who's seen his numbers dip across the board in his first season for Minnesota. Saturday's game marks his first time reaching the 20 point mark since December 26th. With Kevin Martin's return around the corner, it will be tough for Young match last season's numbers.

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Young appeared in just 25 minutes Thursday, scoring nine points (4-8 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 1-2 FT) and adding on two blocks, two steals, four assists and three rebounds, as the Timberwolves lost their 10th straight game to the Kings.

Young still started the game, but saw Anthony Bennett cut into some of his minutes. Bennett saw his most action since Dec. 6, and Young averaged 31.5 minutes in December. With the Timberwolves struggling, head coach Flip Saunders may be looking to mix up the lineup to try to get something going, so owners may want to continue to monitor the minutes split between Young and Bennett.