Nick Young has recently been in the unenviable position of fighting alone, so when his girlfriend Iggy Azalea was attacked by Snoop Dogg on social media, he quickly stepped to her side.

Seemingly out of nowhere, Snoop Dogg started taking shots at Azalea on his Instagram account with photos like these (the captions of which contain explicit content):

The "Fancy" rapper has responded with a flurry of tweets defending herself. Here are a few:

Young, who Kobe Bryant has said is "less successful" than Azalea, came to his girlfriend's defense:

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