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Nick Young's career has a Hollywood beginning

USC's Nick Young hasn't even been drafted yet, but he's already a movie star. Intrigued? Story

Updated: June 26, 2007, 3:38 PM ET
By Sam Alipour | Special to Page 2

LOS ANGELES -- Nick Young shuffles his feet outside Mann Festival Theater, his polka-dot Vans nudging imaginary pebbles, his mind racing. "I'm nervous as hell," Young whispers. "This whole thing is very Hollywood."

Though he's smiling -- he's always smiling -- the soft-spoken swingman from USC tends to blink in the unforgiving glare of spotlights. That's something he'll have to work on. Only days before he departs for the NBA draft in New York -- where he'll become the first USC player ...

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