Trae Young RUMORS & NEWS

Trae Young

Position Guard
Height 6'2"
Weight 180 lbs
Birthplace Norman, Oklahoma
Current Team Oklahoma
  • Trae Young on Potentially Being Drafted by Knicks: 'It Would Be a Blessing'

    Bleacher Report "The pressure of playing in New York City may be daunting for some players, but Oklahoma Sooners star Trae Young would embrace the opportunity to suit up for the New York Knicks. During an interview Wednesday on ESPN's First Take, Young discussed the possibility of the Knicks selecting him in..." March 22

  • Trae Young could be the next Steph Curry... or the next Jimmer Fredette

    New York Daily News "A rude awakening collided with Trae Young at the Nike Camp almost two years ago, when Devin Booker showed up and absolutely roasted the kid from Oklahoma. Young was only entering his senior year in high school — while Booker was headed to the NBA — but the youngster wanted to make an impression..." March 21

  • Oklahoma freshman guard Trae Young to enter NBA draft

    ESPN "Freshman guard sensation Trae Young will leave the University of Oklahoma and enter the June NBA draft, he told ESPN on Tuesday. Young, 19, delivered a largely spectacular first-team All-American season for the Sooners, elevating himself into comparisons with a young Stephen Curry and..." March 20

  • Trae Young's Oklahoma career may be over with tourney loss

    ESPN "Trae Young's season is done, and his college career is likely over as well. The 6-foot-2 Oklahoma freshman guard was held in check for large parts of the game by Rhode Island on Thursday, but he did have some electric stretches and finished with 28 points and seven assists in an 83-78 overtime..." March 15

  • Scouts Concerned With How Trae Young Will Hold Up Physically

    Real GM Basketball "Trae Young has had issues physically since mid-January, which has led NBA scouts to openly question how his body type will hold up over an 82-game regular season. Oklahoma is just 3-10 over that stretch as Young has been unable to continue to carry a flawed team." March 01

  • 'I Still Believe in Him': NBA Scouts Aren't Giving Up on Slumping Trae Young

    Bleacher Report "Questions about Trae Young's NBA potential have started to arise during his cold-shooting February. Specifically, many wonder how his ongoing slump is affecting his draft stock. After averaging 30.3 points on 45.2 percent shooting while leading Oklahoma to a 16-5 start, Young has struggled..." February 21

  • LeBron James says Oklahoma freshman Trae Young 'better go pro' after this season

    CBS Sports "Oklahoma Sooners freshman guard Trae Young is torching the competition in college, leading the NCAA in both scoring and assists through 24 games as he builds his national player of the year campaign. The former five-star talent from Norman who entered college as a potential one-and-done player..." February 13

  • Trae Young looks like modern star as he joins top pick discussion

    Fanrag Sports "Trae Young is the first college star whose formative years as a basketball player existed in this Stephen Curry ecosystem. The Oklahoma Sooners’ freshman phenom was 14 years old when Curry started setting the NBA on fire. It started in 2012-13 when the Golden State Warriors’ soon-to-be megastar..." January 25

  • Trae Young’s brilliance the only thing we can count on so far

    New York Post "Selection Sunday is less than two months away, which means it’s officially Bracketology season — the time the sport begins to take center stage. It’s been a strange year up to this point. Final Four favorites have scuffled. Forgotten programs have thrived. One freshman — and not the one most..." January 16

  • Is Trae Young the NBA’s next Stephen Curry?

    Clutch Points "Many people are constantly on the lookout for the next big upcoming superstar, and the first thing we do is compare them to current NBA stars. This of course puts huge pressure on the player to succeed, and often we put that pressure on very young shoulders. The talk right now in the GM offices..." January 15

2017-2018 NBA Draft Projections

# Team Player School/Team
1 Grizzlies DeAndre Ayton Arizona
2 Suns* Marvin Bagley III Duke
3 Hawks Michael Porter Jr. Missouri
4 Magic Jaren Jackson Jr. Michigan St
5 Kings Mohamed Bamba Texas
6 Mavericks Luka Doncic Real Madrid
7 Cavaliers* Trae Young Oklahoma
8 Bulls Collin Sexton Alabama
9 Knicks Kevin Knox Kentucky
10 Hornets Mikal Bridges Villanova

Draft order yet to be confirmed. Pick order based on current standings.


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