Nick Young and Kobe Bryant were just starting to get close.
In all seriousness, the Lakers have been dealt a tough blow as Young will miss up to eight weeks with a torn ligament in his thumb.
Nick Young has a torn ligament in his right thumb and will miss about eight weeks, The Times has learned. Bad start for the Lakers.
— Mike Bresnahan (@Mike_Bresnahan) October 4, 2014
Young has a complete tear of the radial collateral ligament.
Nick Young's MRI showed that he has a complete tear of the radial collateral ligament. Timetable will be given after his surgery Monday.
— Serena Winters (@SerenaWinters) October 4, 2014
Byron Scott praised Young earlier in the week, saying the eccentric shooting guard could win 6th man of the year.