While Australian rapping sensation Iggy Azalea has been filming her Kill Bill-inspired Black Widow video with Rita Ora and actor Michael Madsen, across town, her boyfriend just signed a four-year $21.5 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. Nick Young has been with the Lakers for just a single Kobe Bryant-less season, but he put his mark on an otherwise dismal year for the purple and gold, converting six 4-point plays (a Lakers franchise record) while averaging 17.9 points per game.
What do Iggy Azalea and Nick Young have in common--other than being young, talented and rich in Los Angeles? Well, Young knows the rap scene; he’s the cousin of hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar. And he knows what it’s like in front of a rolling camera, too. Young was the subject of a biopic called Second Chance Season, which revealed the challenges of a 17-year-old Young on and off the court.
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