Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young is among the most electrifying young guards in the NBA.
Young was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks with the fifth pick in the 2018 draft and then was acquired by the Hawks.
Young was born in Lubbock, Texas.
He played college basketball one season at Oklahoma University before declaring for the 2018 NBA draft.
Young's father Rayford was a shooting guard at Texas Tech, averaging 14.1 points a game. He played professionally in Europe.
Young has caught the attention of arguably the best basketball player in the world. LeBron James gave Young a shout out on Instagram
Young really wants you to know that with every day comes an opportunity
Young's is already being compared to Golden State Warriors' superstar Stephen Curry. Curry has had heard the comparisons, and is impressed with Young's game
“Always Remember.” Those are the words Trae had tattooed on his arm in 2019 in honor of his grandfather.
Quavo nicknamed Trae “Ice Trae”, a play on his song “Ice Tray”, because he’s cold on the court and always hits the big shot.