Nick Young, aka Swaggy P — a nickname he said God gave to him as the Prophet of Swag — aka Uncle P has taken the crown for good. As he casually bit into a crispy red apple on the sidelines Monday night, chest out with 2 Chainz hanging around his neck, he ascended to a level all his own.
The Kingdom is now his and his alone:
There were signs early on in the day that it would be a special night for Nicholas Aaron Young. Shahan Ahmed of NBC Los Angeles captured Swaggy P earlier in the day as he strolled into the locker room wearing what can only be described as designer dress slides:
Nick Young @NickSwagyPYoung just walked into the locker room. Not sure anyone else could pull this off. #Lakers pic.twitter.com/oIQu1f44Kk— Shahan Ahmed (@shahanLA) December 6, 2016
Lou Williams, a veteran of the swag game in his own right, weighed into the dizzying display:
Lou Williams stared at Young for a few seconds: "You should feel ashamed of yourself." https://t.co/8lrwv9B3iP— Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) December 6, 2016