Nick Young Says He Is Excited to Become a Dad Again

07/17/2016 at 11:00 AM ET

Nick Young is ready for a second little one.

When asked by reporters if he was excited to become a dad again at the Kmart Presents The Rise Challenge in Los Angeles on Saturday, the NBA player laughed, “Yeah.”

According to various reports, Young’s ex-girlfriend Keonna Green is currently pregnant with their second child. Young has previously not commented on the rumors.

Green and Young, 31, already share 4-year-old Nick Jr., who may need to toughen up before he becomes an athlete like his dad.

“He’s a little cry baby a little bit,” Young tells PEOPLE. “He’s been around his mom. But I’ll make him a little tougher.”

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Young admits that he was like that too as a child.

“I remember I was a cry baby too, but I had a lot of older brothers,” he says. “They used to beat me up a lot.”

Related Video: Iggy Azalea Talks Her Engagement to L.A. Lakers Guard Nick Young

The Los Angeles Lakers player says his favorite part of being a father is simply watching his son grow up and enjoying their time together.

“They really look to you to ask you questions and to learn from you and all that,” he says.

The basketball player and singer Iggy Azalea broke up last month.

“I broke up with Nick because I found out he had brought other women into our home while I was away and caught them on the security footage,” she wrote in a tweet.

The split came nearly three months after Young was involved in an alleged cheating scandal. In March, a video surfaced apparently showing Young bragging about cheating on Azalea with other women.

— Stephanie Petit and Reagan Alexander

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Anonymous on

What a douche bag

Anonymous on

Ironic TShirt

Anonymous99 on

As a fellow Trojan, I really wanted to like him but he’s a total dog plus his playing sucks!

Peachy on

Double Douche…

Andrea on

Keep it classy San Diego…

KL on

scumbag loser…..

Shay on

Absentee father? Hasn’t been around him so he’s a sissy, but he’s going to do something about that. Like what, spend time with him?

bugsforever on

Someone, please knee this guy in the nuts hard enough to render him permanently sterile.

Julie on

What a tool. Usually I’m all for parents staying together and raising kids together but this guy sounds like such a tossed I hope he doesn’t have much influence over his kids.

Tieraney on

Not a fan of Iggy, but I would say she definitely dodged a bullet by dumping this douche-nozzle.

Anonymousse on

Iggy Azalea…you dodged a bullet!!! Be grateful, and find a nice (non-ghetto) boyfriend.

lyn on

Poor kids with a “father” like that…

Anonymous on

What a douchey tool! I’m so glad Iggy busted his butt and dodged that bullet! They’re called a condoms, Nick, make friend with them.

Swaggy Pee on

She’s not a very good wrapper…NBA spotlight will send her to the dustbin of mediocrity

Anonymous on

just trash… Trash having another baby