About to enter his fifth season with an uncertain contract situation and a possible work stoppage, 76ers forward Thaddeus Young appeared unnerved as he oversaw his basketball camp at Competitive Edge Sports in King of Prussia this morning.
The five day camp is in its initial run, for boys and girls ages 7-17. Young is there during most of the 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. work day, counseling in different drills, making suggestions on ways to improve.
Today, though, Young was asked about what he might think his and the NBA's future might be. He was tendered a qualifying offer by the Sixers last week, which will make him a restricted free agent on July 1, meaning any team can make him an offer, but the Sixers have the right to match.
"Coach (Doug Collins) is always talking to me that I'm going to be here and they're going to take care of me to keep me happy and keep the team happy. It's just a matter of getting it done."