Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Thaddeus Young Selected to Sophmore Team in 2009 Rookie Challenge
Sixer small forward Thaddeus Young was selected to All NBA Sophmore team to square off against the Rookie Team on February 13 during the NBA All Star weekend as part of the Rookie Challenge. In his second year out of Georgia Tech, Young is averaging 13.7 points per game and 4.9 rebounds per game.
Dwight Howard will be the assistant coach for the Sophmore team. Young will be joined by Aaron Brooks and Luis Scola of the Rockets, Wilson Chandler of the Knicks, Kevin Durant and Jeff Green of the Thunder, Al Horford of the Hawks, Al Thorton of the Clippers, and Rodney Stuckey of the Pistons.