No Joke, Nick Young is Scared of Dolphins

Nick Young may be supremely confident playing basketball with millions of people watching, but apparently dolphins scare the Lakers' sixth man

A season ago, Nick Young's house was robbed, and the LA Lakers star took the understandable step of moving to a hotel temporarily and finding a new place to stay for the long term.

For a famous and public personality, fears of being robbed or stalked by the paparazzi are rational. Fear of dolphins? That's an unusual one.

Well, Young is an unusual character, and apparently, "Swaggy P" is afraid of dolphins. Young's girlfriend, Iggy Azalea, revealed her significant other's somewhat silly fear via Twitter.

According to the girlfriend, if the basketball star had it his way, a particular Mexican dolphin would be on trial for attempted murder.

While the pair of tweets could be interpreted as a girlfriend chiding and teasing her boyfriend in front of millions of people as only celebritites can, CNN's Rachel Nichols confirmed the odd fear with Young on Tuesday.

And there you have it. An arena full of 20,000 fans jeering his every move may not affect him, and millions of eyeballs watching his every mistake may not jar him, but put him in the water near one dolphin, and "Swaggy P" will probably lose his mind.

NBCLA.com would like to thank the homicidal Mexican dolphin for making this story possible.

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