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Trae Young

Trae Young

Point Guard, Atlanta Hawks

Age: 2019 Height: 6-2 Weight: 178 lbs School: Oklahoma

Atlanta Hawks

Trae Young News

Perimeter play has never been more important in the NBA, as the Warriors have helped usher in a new era where making threes is paramount and preventing opponents from making them can often determine the outcome of games. The Wizards have one. The Atlanta Hawks hope they have found theirs.

Stephen Curry was in town Monday night, so you know what that means. By my count, Hawks rookie Trae Young fielded six questions about it before the game and another four after.  “It's hard to repeat myself and keep saying it, but I don't really get caught up in it,” Young said.  After Golden

Atlanta Hawks rookie Trae Young is still adjusting his game—and life—to the NBA. On the latest episode of The Crossover's NBA podcast, Chris Mannix sat down with Young to talk about the first quarter of his first season, his welcome to the NBA moment, the constant comparisons to Luka Doncic and more. Chris Mannix: We are a quarter away through your rookie season, have you had that welcome to the NBA moment yet?

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is tired of comparisons with Atlanta Hawks rookie Trae Young. Young has drawn comparisons to Warriors star and two-time NBA MVP Curry after being selected with pick five in the 2018 draft. Both Young and Curry have the ability to get hot from deep beyond the arc, however, the latter is not thrilled about the comparisons.

Hawks rookie guard Trae Young has invited comparisons to Steph Curry. With his seemingly unlimited range, slight stature, and cult-like following in college, Trae Young has invited comparisons to Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry ever since he entered the national spotlight. The comparisons may seem natural, but Warriors coach Steve Kerr and forward Kevin Durant think the comparisons are premature and not fair to the rookie guard.

Player Role

Starting PG

Draft Rankings

Overall

#97

Among PGs

#22