|Birthdate ( Age)
|| 16 October 1975
||Memphis, Tennessee, United States
||5 June 2021
||2 sons, Grayson and Ellis
||American professional basketball player
||$1 million - $5 million
Leslie Galen Young was an American basketball player. He played two years of Division I college basketball for the Charlotte 49ers, where he earned first-team All-Conference USA honors in 1999.
He played professionally within the us and abroad for 13 years, winning a CBA championship in 2007 with the Yakima Sun Kings and an NBL championship in 2010 with the Perth Wildcats.
After attending Hillcrest highschool in Memphis, Tennessee, Young spent two years at Northwest Mississippi junior college between 1994 and 1996. As a sophomore, he was named the team's most precious Player and a two-time selection for All-State.
He was a NJCAA All-American and named to the All-Tournament Team.He transferred to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and commenced playing for the 49ers in 1997. In 1999, he was named first-team All-Conference USA, Conference USA Tournament MVP, and Conference USA All-Tournament Team.
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Galen Young was a husband and was the daddy of two twin sons, Grayson and Ellis.
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Leslie Galen Young was an American basketball player who has an estimated Net Worth $1 million - $5 million in 2021.
Young was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 48th overall pick within the 1999 NBA draft. After spending preseason with the Bucks, he joined the Grand Rapids Hoops of the Continental Basketball Association (CBA). He spent the 2000–01 season in Japan with the Bosch Blue Winds, before returning to the us and spending preseason with the Indiana Pacers. He then spent the 2001–02 season within the NBA Development League with the North Charleston Lowgators.
After a stint in Venezuela with Toros de Aragua in 2002, Young joined the Gary Steelheads of the CBA. Following the 2002–03 season, he joined the Seattle SuperSonics for preseason. He then returned to the Steelheads for the 2003–04 season.In December 2004, Young moved to Italy to play out the 2004–05 season with Viola Reggio Calabria. Young then split the 2005–06 season in Spain with Unelco Tenerife and in Italy with Pepsi Caserta.
In 2004, Young played within the Philippines for the Alaska Aces and spent preseason with the SuperSonics.The 2006–07 season saw Young help the Yakima Sun Kings win the CBA championship, while earning CBA Player of the Year honors. Following the CBA season, he had a stint within the Philippines with San Miguel Beermen.
For the 2007–08 season, Young moved to Australia and joined the Townsville Crocodiles. He appeared altogether 32 games for the Crocodiles, averaging 11.3 points and 9.4 rebounds, but he had his off-court issues, like being arrested for drink driving while on a suspended licence. He eventually pleaded guilty and was fined $2000 and suspended from driving for 2 years.Young spent the 2008–09 season with the CBA's East Kentucky Miners. He then had a brief stint within the Philippines with the Alaska Aces.
In December 2009, Young returned to Australia, signing with the Perth Wildcats for the remainder of the 2009–10 NBL season as an injury replacement for Paul Rogers. In March 2010, he helped the Wildcats win the NBL championship.
He then joined the BC Titans of the International league .Young returned to the East Kentucky Miners for the 2010–11 season.In 2011, Young helped the Hawke's Bay Hawks reach the New Zealand NBL final, where they lost 106–97 to the Wellington Saints. After a stint with the ABA's Bluff City Reign, Young returned to the Hawks for the 2012 season.
In 2016, Young became an assistant coach for the Lane College men's five .He spent four seasons with the Dragons as an assistant.He then spent the 2020–21 season as an assistant coach with the Rockhurst University men's basketball program.