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Friday, 27 June 2014 01:17

Boston Celtics Go With James Young At No. 17

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Boston Celtics Go With James Young At No. 17 Photo via Andy Lyons/Getty Images North America)

With the first pick, Celtics went Smart. Now, they are going Young.

The Boston Celtics are in a shooting mode. 

The Celtics, who selected Marcus Smart with their first pick, drafted James Young with the 17th pick.  Young is one of the youngest players in this year's draft at the age of 18. 

Young, aka True tp, has the ability to take over any game, especially in big moments. The former Kentucky Wildcat has a sweet stroke and most importantly, can take hard to the tin (memory lane: dunk on UConn).

The 6-foot-7 swingman posted 14.3 points and 4.3 rebounds per game. Teams were impressed by his workouts prior to the draft.

Mark Loiselle Jr.

Mark Loiselle Jr. is a Celtics beat writer for CLNS Radio. He currently has a radio show called "The Sports Blast" on ESPN Radio in Nashua, New Hampshire, and writes for The Phinsider. In the past, his work has been published on NESN.com, Phinphanatic.com and Atlantic Twine. 

Mark is a Warwick, Rhode Island native who recently graduated from Springfield College with a degree in communications/sports journalism. You can follow Mark on Twitter @mahkeyL34

 

 

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