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James Young still has flashbacks of national championship game loss

By LARRY VAUGHT It has been almost four months since Kentucky lost the national championship game to Connecticut, but James Young still has flashbacks to that night. “Every once in a while I definitely get a flashback of what happened,” said Young, who was back in Kentucky this week to work at camps here and …

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James Young says experience will make Willie Cauley-Stein, Harrison twins better and feels Alex Poythress can fill his role

By LARRY VAUGHT James Young insisted Tuesday he was not that surprised Willie Cauley-Stein opted to return for his junior season even though he was projected as a first-round draft pick like Young and Julius Randle were. “I mean, he wanted to come back and win a national championship, so he has to do what …

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James Young to Cats: “Don’t listen at all” to any 40-0 talk

By LARRY VAUGHT James Young says Kentucky had a “good season” last year when the Wildcats reached the NCAA title game before losing to Connecticut. However, he admitted Tuesday during the John Calipari ProCamp that the preseason talk about the team going 40-0 and winning the title was overwhelming at times. “Don’t listen at all,” …

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NBAdraftblog.com analyst on what kind of fit Julius Randle and James Young are in NBA

By LARRY VAUGHT Ed Isaacson of NBAdraftblog.com has been a good friend of vaughtsviews.com and has a site filled with NBA summer league info. Despite his busy schedule, he took time out to share a few insights on the recent draft that sent Julius Randle to the Lakers and James Young to the Celtics. Question: …

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Could Celtics be considering trading James Young?

By LARRY VAUGHT Rumors at this time of year about college basketball and the NBA never cease. Now comes one that the Boston Celtics might be ready to trade James Young to obtain Kevin Love and the reason he is not playing in the summer league is to avoid injury and not the neck problems …

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James Young on Brad Stevens, Celtics, Rajon Rondo, Rihanna and more

Just in case you missed it, here is the complete transcript of James Young’s press conference late Thursday night after he was drafted by the Boston Celtics. THE MODERATOR: James, if you could just start with an opening statement about being drafted by Boston, please. JAMES YOUNG: I’m very excited to be drafted by this …

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John Calipari on James Young: “The people in Boston are going to love him”

Jessica Moran of CSSNE.com asked Kentucky coach John Calipari what No. 17 pick James Young could bring to the Celtics. “He’s got a ways to go, he’s 19 (actually he turns 19 in August),” said Calipari. “[He's] as fast as anyone in the draft, as long and athletic as anyone in the draft and can …

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