Nick Young, Channing Frye Opt Out; Andrei Kirilenko Opts In With Nets

Nick YoungLeBron James wasn’t the only NBA player Tuesday to opt-out of his contract.

Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young also chose to not exercise his player option and will become a free agent.

Swaggy P was the leading scorer this year for the struggling Lakers, averaging 17.9 points per game.

He was slated to make $1.2 million next year, but will instead test the open market.

Reports say Young would entertain the notion of returning to the Lakers if they make him one of their main targets and give him a more favorable deal.

Here are other players who decided what to do with their player options:

– Channing Frye of the Phoenix Suns opted out of his contract and will test free agency.

Frye, who at 31 was the Suns’ oldest player, came back strong this year after missing the entire 2012-13 season due to an enlarged heart, scoring 11.1 points and 5.1 rebounds per game.

Frye was set to make $6.8 million had he opted in.

– Andrei Kirilenko of the Brooklyn Nets opted in and will make $3.3 million next season.

Kirilenko averaged five points and 3.2 rebounds last season in 45 games with Brooklyn.

The last time Kirilenko had an opportunity to opt out of a contract, he took it. He left $10 million from the Minnesota Timberwolves on the table last offseason and instead signed with the Nets for two years and $6.5 million — far less than he would have made if he had stayed in Minnesota.

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