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Nick Young hosting back-to school giveaway at Robertson Park

August 28, 2013|By Eric Pincus

New Lakers guard Nick Young is happy to be back home in Los Angeles -- and a regular this off-season at the team's practice facility.

On Wednesday, Young will be at Robertson Park at 4 p.m. to help support education with a school supply giveaway.

Young held a similar event last September, before joining the Philadelphia 76ers for a season after spending a few months with the Clippers (following a March 2012 trade).

The Lakers signed Young as a free agent in July on a two-year deal at the veteran's minimum. Young will make $1.1 million this coming season. He has a player option on his second year for $1.2 million.

Young went to Cleveland High School in Reseda. He spent three years at USC before getting selected with the 16th overall pick by the Washington Wizards in the 2007 NBA draft.


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