So Much Swag: Nick Young talks fashion, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, four-point plays and being Swaggy P

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Today, Lakers.com released a funny interview between Mike Trudell and Nick Young. As great as the interview is to watch, I thought it would be just as great to read.

So, for your reading pleasure, Lakerholicz.com has typed up a transcript of the interview. Enjoy!

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NICK YOUNG ON FASHION:

Just me bein’ Swaggy P, you know, I take pride in what I wear. It’s my second job. Outside of playing basketball, I plan on bein’ a model.

NICK YOUNG ON KANYE WEST AKA YEEZUS:

That’s my man, you know. Swaggy P and Yeezus go like hand-in-hand. That’s one person I really look at as a fashionable guy. He is what he is, he do what he do. It’s a lot of people I watch besides Kanye.

NICK YOUNG ON KENDRICK LAMAR:

That’s my family right there. It’s hard to tell ‘cus he only like 5’2″ or 5’5″, but yeah. That’s my dad’s sister’s son or something like that.

NICK YOUNG ON THE BEST AND WORST DRESSED:

I have to say Wesley. Wesley Johnson is probably at the top. And [Steve] Nash. You know, Nash is Nash. I’ve seen Kobe doing his thing – you seen the spikes on the shoes he has? He got a lot of black suits. Hey, that’s Kobe. All that money I think he got a whole house full of black suits.

I liked [Mike Trudell's] suit you had on. That little turquoise blue? That was a little Swaggy-like. I appreciate what you been doin’ lately.

NICK YOUNG ON HIS FOUR-POINT PLAYS:

I really don’t wanna give up my secrets. [Jordan Farmar's] been working on it, too. He gotta get his hamstring right to do what I do. His hamstrings and legs is not strong enough to get a four-point play yet. It’s a lot of twisting, turning. People touch my arm and I just add a little more flare. They afraid for me to make that shot for some reason. I gotta throw some acting – I wanna be an actor later on…

NICK YOUNG ON SWAGGY P NIGHT:

Just look out for Swaggy P Night at the Staples Center. I’m gonna be on the mic, giving away t-shirts and I might do the anthem. I might rap the anthem. Look out for it. I’m tellin’ you, Swaggy P Night.

NICK YOUNG ON POSSIBILITY OF KENDRICK LAMAR RAPPING AT SWAGGY P NIGHT:

I might have to get that word out. [Kendrick] already said something about Phil [Jackson].

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No, seriously, Swaggy P Night needs to be an actual thing.

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