Washington Wizards swingman Nick Young shot 9-of-15 for 22 points in a win over the Wizards yesterday. Here’s what he said today:

Nick Young on how he felt after scoring a career high 22 points: “I slept pretty well. I talked to my mom. She said I played a good game yesterday. I was kind of excited.”

Young on how his friends and family reacted to last night’s game: “They were surprised. They knew I always had a little bit of talent and they were just happy to see me play hard.”

Young on playing Cleveland: “We’re playing at home. We’re in a playoff race. We need a win. We need all the wins that we can get. We’re just going to out there and play hard.”