Age: 2019 Height: 6-2 Weight: 178 lbs School: Oklahoma
There's a lot going on in the NBA on a nightly basis, so much so that coming out of the All-Star break, we wanted to shed light on some of the smaller things that seem to go unnoticed. After all, NBA storylines go far beyond playoff races and MVP debates. In the first edition of this column, we'
In a deal made agreed to before the picks were made, the Atlanta Hawks traded Luka Doncic, taken No. 3, to Dallas for Trae Young (taken fifth), and the Hawks got the Mavericks 2019 first-round pick (top five protected). It forever linked Doncic and Young in the minds of fans (fair or not). Doncic has gone on to become a historically good rookie — averaging 20.7 points and 7.2 rebounds per game, he is the Mavs best player, is the runaway Rookie of the Year, and is already a star (who fans almost voted into the All-Star Game) — which has led to a lot of criticism for Atlanta in some quarters for not keeping the pick and Doncic.
NBA All-Star weekend 2019 has come and gone. And while no Atlanta Hawks played in the All-Star game, two of their young stars did participate in the festivities surrounding the game. Atlanta Hawks rookie point-guard Trae Young made it to the finals of the NBA skills competition, only to be beaten by
Author: Kevin L. Chouinard After an entertaining weekend of basketball in Charlotte, John Collins and Trae Young wore faces of chagrin late Saturday night. Collins took center stage in the night's signature event, the Slam Dunk Contest, with fellow competitors Hamidou Diallo, Dennis Smith, Jr. and
Count Chris Webber as firm believer in new era of Kings basketball originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com The Kings have had quite the presence at NBA All-Star Weekend. First, De'Aaron Fox, Bogdan Bogdanovic and Marvin Bagley III all stood out during the Rising Stars game. Then Fox participated in the Skills Challenge, falling to eventual runner-up Trae Young.