Trae Young RUMORS & NEWS

  • Julius Randle responds to Trae Young’s WWE cameo at Madison Square Garden

    Larry Brown Sports "Trae Young riled up many New York Knicks fans by returning to Madison Square Garden as part of a WWE cameo earlier this month. Now the Knicks’ star player is responding to the episode. Knicks big man Julius Randle told Ian Begley of SportsNet New York that he was not sweating..." September 20

  • Ben Simmons And Trae Young Become Teammates In This Hawks-76ers Trade

    NBA Analysis "The Philadelphia 76ers have to figure out what to do with this Ben Simmons situation. They are ready to play hardball with him, as they expect him to return to the team and play with them this NBA season. It is something that Simmons has said will not happen. He will sit out until he..." September 17

  • Trae Young Pulls Up To WWE In Madison Square Garden & Gets Booed Out of The Building

    Total Pro Sports "Trae Young is and will likely always be public enemy No. 1 to the people of New York after he tortured the city in the playoffs a few months ago. To make matters worse, he had another trick up his sleeve when he came out on WWE inside Madison Square Garden. " September 10

  • The Hawks X Factor For 2021-22 NBA Season, And It’s Not Trae Young

    Clutch Points "The Atlanta Hawks stopped a three-year playoff drought last season, surprising absolutely everyone with a run to the Eastern Conference Finals. There, the Trae Young-led team went to six games but ultimately could not deal with Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks. Still, for..." September 10

  • 3 big reasons Trae Young, Hawks will be even better than last season

    Clutch Points "The Atlanta Hawks shocked the basketball world when they made it all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals in the 2021 NBA Playoffs. For all we know, this could be just a rehearsal for what’s to come in the 2021-22 NBA season. After all, it’s hard betting against Trae..." September 09

  • Trae Young Getting COOKED In The Comments From Saying Drake Is Better Than Jay Z

    Black Sports Online "Trae Young is 22 years old. He grew up in Drake’s prime, so I understand why he says such a foolish thing. Drake will go down as one of the greats, but Jay Z, if you aren’t a hater, is in everyone’s Top 5, and you can make a case he is #1. I have him at #2 behind..." September 03

  • Trae Young sure didn't appreciate his 89-overall rating on the upcoming 'NBA 2K22'

    For The Win "Just as NFL players take issue with their Madden ratings seemingly every year, NBA players always think they’re underrated on NBA 2K. But Trae Young really might have reason to be upset. August 18

  • Trae Young reacts to Hawks playing Knicks at MSG on Christmas Day

    Clutch Points "After a stellar playoffs that saw them go all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals, Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks are finally getting the respect they deserve with a Christmas Day game. The Hawks haven’t had the opportunity to play in a Christmas game for a long..." August 17

  • Hawks and Trae Young expected to finalize a max extension tonight

    Sports Talk Atlanta "After it was reported that the Hawks and John Collins are expected to come to an agreement on a massive contract when free agency begins today at 6 PM, reports are also surfacing that Trae Young is going to be rewarded handsomely as well: Trae Young has..." August 02

  • Atlanta Hawks Offseason: New deals for John Collins, Trae Young?

    ESPN "Although the disappointment of losing in the conference finals is likely to linger into the offseason, these playoffs gave us a glimpse of what the future holds for the Atlanta Hawks. This is no longer a team stuck in the bottom of the standings but a roster with a strong..." July 04

  • Trae Young is a superstar, and he has the Hawks in unfamiliar territory

    The Athletic "You just know you’re going to deliver one of the most iconic rap songs of all time when one of the first lines of your verse states, “And when I’m on the microphone, you best to wear your sweater ’cause I’m cooler than a polar bear’s toenails,” Big Boi..." June 24

  • The Hawks become clear winners of Luka Doncic for Trae Young trade if they win the title

    Clutch Points "Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks are three wins away from a trip to the NBA Finals. If you told any NBA fan that, even the most avid ATL supporter, they’d laugh you out of the room. A trip the the second round? Maybe. After all, the Hawks and the New York Knicks were..." June 24

  • Trae Young’s girlfriend: Shelby Miller

    Clutch Points "There’s arguably no bigger killer in such a small frame in the NBA today than Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young. The former Oklahoma Sooners mini-dynamo is years deep into his pro career but he still looks as though he’s still required to show some identification when..." June 24

  • Is Trae Young actually ahead of superstar-schedule?

    Clutch Points "Heading to the 2020-21 season, the Atlanta Hawks made a splash in free agency and brought in numerous new faces to advance their rebuilding efforts. Most of the fans didn’t really expect the team to have such a quick turnaround but they still managed to do so – primarily..." June 15

  • Trae Young, Ja Morant weigh in on Nikola Jokic ejection

    ESPN "Game 4 of the NBA playoff series between the Denver Nuggets and Phoenix Suns took a dramatic turn when Denver big man Nikola Jokic, the league's newly crowned MVP, was ejected for a flagrant foul 2 with 3:52 remaining in the third quarter and the..." June 14

  • 3 reasons the Mavs were absolutely right to acquire Luka Doncic

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Mavericks made a great trade when they moved up in the 2018 NBA draft to select guard Luka Doncic. The Mavs made this deal by trading up to the 3rd pick from the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for the 5th pick and a protected first round..." June 08

  • Trae Young shares thoughts on treatment he received from Knicks fans

    Larry Brown Sports "Trae Young was the best player on the floor during the Atlanta Hawks’ opening-round playoff win over the New York Knicks. He averaged nearly 30 points per game despite being constantly harassed by opposing fans, but most of that did not bother the former fifth overall..." June 04

  • Trae Young explains reason for bow at end of win in New York

    Larry Brown Sports "Trae Young did something fairly unique towards the end of his Atlanta Hawks’ series-clinching win over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night. Young made a 3-pointer with 43.7 seconds left in Game 5 to put Atlanta up 101-86. After his made shot, Young gave a..." June 03

  • How Trae Young, Ja Morant and others are making the floater the 2-pointer of the future

    ESPN "It was arguably the biggest moment of the whole season for the Atlanta Hawks. Game 1 of their first-round playoff series with the New York Knicks was tied at 105 with less than five seconds remaining. Trae Young dribbled around a perimeter double-team and darted toward..." May 31

  • Hawks Star Trae Young Shrugs Off Knicks’ Frustration: ‘It’s Just Basketball’

    Heavy "The New Yorks Knicks’ return to the playoffs has been dismal so far as they find themselves in a 3-1 hole as the series heads back to New York. Star forward Julius Randle has struggled the entire series and has never found his shooting stroke. The struggles..." May 30

  • Knicks Reggie Bullock Caught Blowing Trae Young’s Hair During Game 3

    Black Sports Online "We call this pulling a Lance Stephenson. It didn’t work against LeBron and it didn’t work against Trae Young. A little strange, but these are the NBA playoffs. Since Young is losing his hair you know he felt that. Flip the page for the video..." May 30

  • Social Media Reacts To Reggie Bullock Blowing On Trae Young’s Head

    Total Pro Sports "Reggie Bullock just gave us material to use for years to come. The New York Knicks star as well as the entire team are still trying to figure out how to stop or even slow down Trae Young, who is averaging 27.7 points and 10.3 assists through three games. Read..." May 30

  • Is Trae Young too skilled to for the Kincks to contain?

    The Athletic "With rare exceptions, a star cannot be effective in the playoffs as a “one-pitch pitcher,” reliant on a single move or action to make things work. In elucidating the concept of a “16 game player,” Warriors GM Bob Myers has frequently spoken about how an opponent will..." May 30

  • Knicks’ Derrick Rose sounds off on why he isn’t afraid of Hawks star Trae Young

    Clutch Points "Derrick Rose has been the secret stuff keeping the New York Knicks alive in the postseason. The former MVP is playing at an All-Star level once again, and he’s had to go toe-to-toe with Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young. While the Hawks have the upper hand..." May 29

  • Hawks star Trae Young’s ridiculous pre-game trick shot should scare the Knicks

    Clutch Points "Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young definitely looks ready for Game 3, and the New York Knicks should be worried. On Friday during their pre-game warm-ups, Young showed everyone that his shooting and stroke are on point with a crazy trick shot. While sitting on the..." May 28

  • Trae Young’s true feelings on ‘disgusting’ spitting incident in Game 2 of Hawks vs. Knicks

    Clutch Points "Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young doesn’t mind the savage chants in Madison Square Garden, but spitting on him? Now that’s a whole different matter and level of disrespect. On Friday before Game 3 of the Hawks’ first-round series clash against the New York..." May 28

  • Julius Randle blasts Trae Young spitter after Game 2 incident

    New York Post "Knicks All-Star forward Julius Randle loved the behavior of the Knicks’ electric crowds for the first two games – except for one guy, “The Trae Young Spitter.’’ Randle blasted the Knicks fan who spat on the Hawks superstar from the second row. He’s..." May 28

  • Trae Young Won’t Press Charges Against Knicks Fan That Spit On Him

    Black Sports Online "Julius Randle has the New York Knicks NBA playoff relevant for the first time in a long time and Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young has Knicks fans up to their usual antics. With 8:34 left in the fourth quarter, a fan standing behind rapper 50 Cent’s girlfriend Jamira Haines, can be..." May 27

  • Fan who spit on Trae Young banned indefinitely by Knicks

    AJC "After Madison Square Garden security investigated, the Knicks have banned a fan who spit on Hawks guard Trae Young during Game 2, the team announced Thursday. They issued an apology to both Young and the Hawks, and also added that they have turned this information over to the..." May 27

  • Derrick Rose wonders when NBA got ‘so soft’ amid Trae Young drama

    New York Post "The tumult. The chanting. The shushing. Derrick Rose has seen and heard it all before. And so, the cacophony of invective that came out of Game 1 of the Knicks-Hawks playoff series, directed at or instigated by Trae Young, might be worthy of angst for..." May 27

  • Knicks Fan Appears to Spit on Hawks' Trae Young

    SI "With just over eight minutes to go in the fourth quarter of Wednesday night's Game 2 between the Hawks and Knicks, a New York fan sitting near the floor appeared to spit in the direction of Atlanta star Trae Young.  Young acknowledged the incident after the game, sharing his..." May 27

  • Stop Trae Young? New idea for Knicks fans: ‘Play some Al Green,’ says Dominique Wilkins

    The Athletic "It was less than two minutes into the first playoff game when the fans at Madison Square Garden, fueled by a lethal combination of passion, torment and deep-rooted misery only a New York Knicks fan can understand, launched into their four-letter assault on Trae Young. For some reason,..." May 26

  • Trae Young, the perfect villain on the perfect stage

    The Athletic "Trae Young didn’t get his nickname by accident. He’s Ice Trae for a reason. Because he’s cooler than a polar bear’s toenails. Oh hell, there he go again, talking that … The Atlanta Hawks star might be listed at 6-foot-1..." May 26

  • Hawks and Trae Young show they were ready for this moment

    The Athletic "The Hawks’ last playoff series four seasons ago was the end — the end of coach Mike Budenholzer’s brief reign as a ruling team executive, the end of newish owner Tony Ressler believing decisions of his early tenure would work, the end of the miserable and regrettable..." May 25

  • NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Shades The Hell Out Of Trae Young

    TMZ "Just when you thought the trash talk in the Hawks vs. Knicks series couldn't get any better ... here's NYC mayor Bill de Blasio throwing more fuel on the fire, shading the hell out of Trae Young!! The 60-year-old -- rockin' a NY Knicks ball cap -- took time..." May 25

  • 3 adjustments Knicks must make to get revenge on Trae Young, Hawks

    Clutch Points "As expected, the first game between the Atlanta Hawks and the New York Knicks was a nail-biter that had to be decided in the final few seconds. Fans of both teams were ecstatic to see their squads in the postseason after years of drought. For Knicks fans, this..." May 24

  • Trae Young embracing villain role: 'I take that as a compliment'

    SI "Knicks fans came ready to make some noise for Sunday’s Game 1 against the Hawks, and they did—until Trae Young sent them home in stunned silence.  The combination of the end of the Knicks’ long playoff drought and the easing of New York’s pandemic-related..." May 24

  • Trae Young's Dad Goes Crazy Over Son's Game-Winner, 'F*** Yeah!'

    TMZ "Nobody loved Trae Young's game-winner more than his dad ... because Pops celebrated his son's huge feat like a little kid -- and the awesome reaction was all caught on video!!! Just seconds after the Atlanta Hawks superstar plunged a dagger into the Knicks by hitting a..." May 24

  • NBA world reacts to Trae Young taunting New York Knicks fans after game-winner

    Sportsnaut "Taking part in his first ever NBA Playoff game, Atlanta Hawks star guard Trae Young played out of his mind against the New York Knicks on Sunday. The backdrop here was a Madison Square Garden that was absolutely electric as the Knicks took part in their first playoff game since..." May 24

  • NBA Joins Fortnite with 'The Crossover' Event Featuring Trae Young, Donovan Mitchell

    Epic Games "Lace up… The Crossover is going to knock you off your feet. Ahead of the 2021 NBA Playoffs, the league is joining Fortnite for the first time ever! Coinciding with the debut of the State Farm NBA Play-In Tournament, Fortnite x NBA: The Crossover brings basketball’s best..." May 19

  • Trae Young and Hawks have proven their doubters wrong

    The Athletic "One of Trae Young’s missions entering this season was to change the narrative around his game — how all he cared about was filling up the box score, how he only passes when he can get an assist, how he’s the worst defender and, most importantly, how the Hawks..." May 12

  • Trae Young just called Russell Westbrook the GOAT!

    Yahoo! Sports "Trae Young got a front-row seat to watch Russell Westbrook break a 47-year-old triple-double record previously held by Oscar Robertson.  For a Texas native who went to high school and college in Oklahoma while Westbrook played for the Thunder, this wasn't the first time Young..." May 11

  • Trae Young expects Nate McMillan to be Hawks coach in 2021-22

    Yardbarker "After starting the season with a 14-20 record, the Hawks have gone 22-10 since Nate McMillan took over as the team’s head coach. The role McMillan has played in turning around Atlanta’s season hasn’t been lost on leading scorer Trae Young, who appeared on Adrian..." May 05

  • Trae Young believes Hawks are 'ready to win in the playoffs'

    Yardbarker "The Atlanta Hawks look like they are destined to reach the playoffs for the first time since drafting Trae Young in 2018. The third-year point guard says that as the team approaches the postseason, it won't just be happy to make it — it'll be looking to win. "Right..." April 29

  • Five players we're excited to see make their NBA playoff debuts this season

    NBA.com "The NBA playoffs get underway in just a few weeks time on NBA League Pass with several teams on track to break extended post-season droughts. The Phoenix Suns are flying high in second place in the Western Conference, ready to return to the playoffs for the first time in 10..." April 26

  • Kevin Huerter on taking pressure off Trae Young, the Hawks’ mindset change, Year 3 growth and more

    The Athletic "Kevin Huerter isn’t sure how opposing teams can stop the Hawks if everyone is healthy. The Hawks have one of the league’s best roll men in Clint Capela, a do-it-all big man in John Collins, shooters in himself, Bogdan Bogdanovic and De’Andre Hunter and one of..." April 24

  • Trae Young Exits Game With Sprained Left Ankle

    The Score "Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young will undergo an MRI on Thursday after initial X-rays on his ankle came back negative, the team announced, according to The New York Times' Marc Stein. The floor general exited the second half of Atlanta's 137-127 overtime loss..." April 22

  • Hawks' Trae Young diagnosed with lateral left ankle sprain

    ESPN "Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young was diagnosed with a Grade 2 lateral ankle sprain and is expected to return once swelling and discomfort are gone, a source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on Thursday. Young was injured Wednesday night in a 137-127 overtime loss..." April 22

  • Charles Barkley Roasts The Hawks In Hilarious Viral Clip

    Fadeaway World "With Trae Young, Clint Capela, and John Collins, the Atlanta Hawks have a talented core that is already making some noise in the East. Still, if you ask many within the NBA community, they aren’t quite there when it comes to being a legitimate title contender. On “Inside..." April 16

  • Five Great Players Surprisingly Not In The NBA MVP Conversation

    Clutch Points "In every NBA season, we see superstars step up their game and prove why they are the best in the world. With the ongoing regular season almost at its end, we are seeing various top players making a case to take home arguably the best individual award, which is to be named the NBA MVP. It is a..." April 15