Trae Young RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • 5 NBA players under the most pressure down the stretch

    Sportsnaut "As the truncated 2020-21 NBA regular season winds down, there’s a number of players facing an enormous amount of pressure. Some of that has to do with the injuries we’ve seen as the Association attempts to complete its 72-game schedule. Denver Nuggets star..." April 14

  • Hawks' Trae Young: Out Wednesday

    CBS Sports "Young (calf) is out Wednesday against the Raptors, Sarah K. Spencer of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. " April 13

  • 4 reasons why Trae Young and the Hawks are finally realizing potential

    Clutch Points "Two months ago, the Atlanta Hawks were lost and seemed about to endure another eye-rolling season. At 14-20, they parted ways with head coach Lloyd Pierce. Since that decision, the Hawks have turned a corner. Currently 29-25, they’re the fourth seed in the Eastern..." April 12

  • Atlanta Hawks’ Trae Young, six others ruled out vs. Charlotte Hornets

    Sportsnaut "Point guard Trae Young is one of seven players ruled out for the Atlanta Hawks in Sunday afternoon’s game against the Hornets in Charlotte, N.C. Young, who is nursing a left calf contusion, averages team-best totals in points (25.4) and assists (9.5). He erupted for 42 points in..." April 11

  • Are there 'concerns' around NBA about Trae Young's ceiling?

    Bleacher Report "Trae Young has put up impressive numbers to begin his NBA career, but there are still doubts about his upside in the league. ESPN's Brian Windhorst explained the situation on The Hoop Collective. "He's a spectacular player, who is an excellent, excellent..." April 06

  • Trae Young reveals first impressions on Lou Williams after Hawks debut

    Clutch Points "There’s a new Hawk in the ATL and Trae Young is pumped. The Atlanta Hawks welcomed back Lou Williams as the three-time Sixth Man of the Year finally made his Hawks debut on Thursday against the San Antonio Spurs. Young was more than happy to have a seasoned vet..." April 02

  • Could Celtics Trade Jaylen Brown For Trae Young?

    Fadeaway World "The Boston Celtics have repeatedly stated that they don’t feel they are in the right position to compete for a championship right now. After reaching the Eastern Conference Finals last season, the C’s have struggled this season and other teams have become the favorites to come out..." March 23

  • Did We Call the Luka Doncic-Trae Young Debate Too Early?

    The Big Lead "The Dallas Mavericks traded up from the fifth pick to the third pick to select Luka Doncic in the 2018 NBA Draft. The Atlanta Hawks then took Trae Young with the fifth pick and the two players would forever be connected thanks to that draft-night trade. And from the moment the picks were in, it..." March 17

  • Kevin O’Connor Says He’d Take LaMelo Ball Over Trae Young And Ja Morant

    Fadeaway World "LaMelo Ball has been one of the biggest names in this rookie class. LaMelo Ball is an elite playmaker who dazzles fans every night with the way he can pass the ball. He is flashy but fundamentally sound and makes the right play more often than not. LaMelo Ball has taken the NBA by storm, and..." March 11

  • Why the Suns drafted Deandre Ayton over Luka Doncic, Trae Young

    Clutch Points "Deandre Ayton was taken first overall in the 2018 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns, with his selection continuing to be a controversial topic. Now, Antonio Williams, a former scout of the Arizona-based team, revealed why Phoenix took Ayton over Luka Doncic and Trae Young during..." March 08

  • After giving away Luka Doncic, is Hawks president Travis Schlenk fighting a battle he's already lost?

    CBS Sports "Expectations are the root of frustration. Coming into the 2020-21 campaign, after an aggressive offseason that saw them add the likes of Bogdan Bogdanovic, Danilo Gallinari, Kris Dunn and Rajon Rondo, the Hawks had playoff expectations. When half their team..." March 02

  • How NBA teams frustrate Luka Doncic, Trae Young and Zion Williamson

    ESPN "There's no appealing way to guard an NBA superstar. Many dangerous 3-point sharpshooters can generally be covered if a defense devotes enough attention. Straight-line drivers with suspect jumpers can be invited to shoot those jumpers. Some scorers can be marginalized with physicality,..." February 19

  • Trae Young sounds off on what’s gone wrong for Hawks

    Clutch Points "Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young was wary of his team’s struggles as they absorbed their third straight loss against the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night. Despite their dismal showing on the floor, the 22-year-old playmaker claimed that their disappointing..." February 14

  • Atlanta Hawks' Trae Young fined $20K for protesting late no-call vs. Dallas Mavericks

    ESPN "Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young has been fined $20,000 for "directing inappropriate language toward a game official," the NBA announced Thursday. The incident occurred on the final possession of the Hawks' 118-117 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on..." February 11

  • Trae Young berates official after not getting late call in loss to Mavericks

    Yahoo! Sports "Trae Young was furious on Wednesday. The Atlanta Hawks guard lit into referee Josh Tiven when a late-game call didn't go his way in a 118-117 loss to the Dallas Mavericks. The play in question took place as the Mavericks set up an inbounds play with 4.7 seconds..." February 11

  • Trae Young would play, but understands All-Star game backlash

    AJC "The NBA has faced backlash for progressing toward hosting an All-Star game this season, including from some of its top players. With the coronavirus pandemic ongoing, many seem to feel it’s not worth the risk and doesn’t make sense, considering the league’s..." February 10

  • Trae Young responds to reported incident with teammate John Collins

    Larry Brown Sports "Trae Young does not think that there is anything to worry about with his fellow Atlanta Hawks star. The Hawks guard responded on Friday to reports of a recent argument that he had with teammate John Collins during a film session. “Of course if there’s anything..." January 30

  • Trae Young-led Hawks holding own against league's best as they focus on making the playoffs

    Yahoo! Sports "The Brooklyn Nets were a few seconds away from staving off a young Atlanta Hawks squad on the road inside of State Farm Arena on Wednesday night. With four seconds remaining in overtime, James Harden was at the charity stripe and Hawks star point guard Trae..." January 29

  • Hawks star Trae Young reacts to Clint Capela’s insane block triple-double

    Clutch Points "Atlanta Hawks All-Star Trae Young did not hide his amazement for teammate Clint Capela, who had a huge career milestone on Friday. After witnessing firsthand how the Swiss center swat away shot after shot against the Minnesota Timberwolves, an ecstatic..." January 23

  • Trae Young's ill-advised 3-pointer tells larger tale

    CBS Sports "After starting out the season like gangbusters, Trae Young, and largely by extension the Atlanta Hawks, have gone in the tank, winning just two games since their 3-0 start and dropping six of their last seven. The latest was a 112-106 defeat at the hands of the Portland Trail Blazers..." January 17

  • How the Jazz frustrated Trae Young in win over Hawks — and what it may mean going forward

    KSL "It's no secret to say the Utah Jazz struggle with high-scoring guards. It's been their demise in each playoff defeat of the Quin Snyder era. First it was Steph Curry, then James Harden — twice — and last season Jamal Murray joined the group of guards putting up..." January 16

  • Trae Young discloses status of wrist injury following X-Rays

    Clutch Points "Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young hurt his wrist in their 113-105 loss to the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday. Per Chris Kirschner of The Athletic, Young reportedly underwent X-Rays on his wrist. The All-Star revealed that there’s nothing to be worried about his injury, citing no..." January 10

  • John Collins allegedly unhappy with Trae Young being the center of attention

    Sportsnaut "The Atlanta Hawks made NBA news this offseason with big moves to build around All-Star point guard Trae Young and rising forward John Collins. Now, two of the team’s biggest foundational pieces and keys to their success in the 2020-’21 NBA season are having issues. Things..." January 08

  • Kendrick Perkins: “Trae Young Is A Top 5 Player Right Now"

    Fadeaway World "Trae Young has always been compared against Luka Doncic, a fellow prospect from his draft class. While people focused on Luka Doncic, they kind of forgot about Trae Young. This isn’t to take anything away from Doncic: he is an MVP caliber player and will most certainly be in the..." January 01

  • Steve Nash Flames Trae Young For Drawing Fouls: “That’s Not Basketball.”

    Fadeaway World "Drawing fouls in today’s NBA is almost like an art form at this point. With stars like James Harden and LeBron James being experts in the field, selling contact to get to the line has become a pretty normal practice in this modern era of basketball. Of course, it doesn’t..." January 01

  • Grayson Allen responds after Trae Young calls him out for tripping

    MSN.com "Grayson Allen responded on Sunday after Trae Young called him out for tripping. Young’s Atlanta Hawks defeated Allen’s Memphis Grizzlies 122-112 in Saturday’s game. Young had 36 points to lead all players, but he was upset with Allen for tripping him in the..." December 27

  • Trae Young Posts Video of Grayson Allen Appearing to Trip Him: 'This Gotta Stop'

    Bleacher Report "Grayson Allen's college antics are catching back up to him in the NBA.  After getting tangled up with Trae Young—again—during the Atlanta Hawks' 122-112 victory over the Memphis Grizzles on Saturday, Young took to Twitter to call out Allen for attempting..." December 27

  • Furious Trae Young had to be restrained by teammates vs. Grizzlies

    Clutch Points "It’s only preseason, but things are already getting a little chippy. Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young looked visibly furious and shoved Memphis Grizzlies guard Grayson Allen after the former committed a foul early in the third quarter. The two eventually jawed at each..." December 20

  • Ranking top 15 young NBA players yet to reach playoffs

    CBS Sports "Last week, we here at CBS Sports released our annual Top 100 player rankings list ahead of the new NBA season. Unsurprisingly, reigning champ and Finals MVP LeBron James took the top spot. Following him in the top 10 were not only some of the game's best and..." December 16

  • Hawks PG Trae Young reveals one problem area he’s dying to fix

    Clutch Points "Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young will hope to have another huge campaign for his team in the upcoming 2020-2021 NBA season. The 22-year-old recently saw action in the Hawks’ first preseason game on Friday against the Orlando Magic where he tallied seven points, two rebounds,..." December 12

  • Trae Young set for signature shoe release from Adidas

    Peachtree Hoops "After an impressive rookie campaign in 2018-19, Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young made a significant leap during the 2019-20 season. Young’s ascent included a selection, in a starting role, to the 2020 NBA All-Star Game and, in short, he established himself as one of the up-and-coming..." December 09

  • NBA Fans Calls Out Trae Young For Driving With No Seatbelt

    Fadeaway World "Trae Young is under fire after sharing a couple of snaps driving without a seatbelt. The Atlanta Hawks star is followed by everybody in the league given his status as one of the best scorers in the league. When he posted a couple of snaps driving without protection, people went nuts, calling..." November 27

  • Bogdan Bogdanovic’s 2-word message to Trae Young after signing with Hawks

    Clutch Points "Bogdan Bogdanovic is pumped about playing with Trae Young on the Atlanta Hawks. After the Sacramento Kings declined to match the Hawks’ four-year offer sheet for Bogdanovic, the talented small forward got a message from his new point guard..." November 25

  • Hawks’ Trae Young buys food for State Farm Arena poll workers in Atlanta

    Clutch Points "Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young bought lunch for all of the poll workers at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. The Hawks’ home arena was used as a polling location during the 2020 election. This was a great gesture by Trae Young. The Hawks certainly have a..." November 06

  • Trae Young reacts to seeing Georgia flip blue in 2020 US Presidential Election

    Clutch Points "It seems as though Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young is happy about the fact that former Vice President Joe Biden has taken the lead in Georgia for the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election. Young sent out a tweet on Friday morning after seeing that Georgia had flipped in..." November 06

  • Rappers and Their NBA Superstar Equivalents for 2020

    Complex "We all know that comparing NBA players and rappers isn't a new idea by any stretch. We actually did this same exact list all the way back in 2017. It's fun. But a lot has changed since then, so it felt appropriate to update a topic that is often..." October 26