Former Mitchell High Star Shines for Philly in NBA Playoffs - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Former Mitchell High Star Shines for Philly in NBA Playoffs

Former Mitchell High Star Thaddeus Young is ALL SMILES in his Rookie Year in the NBA..

The First Round Pick of the Philadelphia 76ers had a big hand in pulling off the upset of the Playoffs so far...

Young started at Forward against the Vaunted Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills

Sunday...

Far from intimidated by his surroundings, all Young did Jam it right on Detroits' Head to start the game..

The 6'8" former McDonald's All-American played only one college season at Georgia Tech, but showed the poise of a pure veteran in scoring 10 points on 5 of 8 shooting and grabbing 3-rebounds against the Pistons.

Philly survives an early onslaught to take game one in a Huge upset 90-to-86.

Former University of Memphis Star Rodney Carney played for the Sixers but did not score.

Game two set for Wednesday at Detroit.

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