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Atlanta Hawks Eastern Southeast
Trae Young • #11 • G
Status:Off season
Ht/Wt:6'2", 180 lbs.
Born:Sep 19, 1998 (21 yrs) in Lubbock, TX
Hometown:Norman, OK
Experience:1 years
Drafted:Drafted by Dallas in 2018 (1/5).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Dallas in 2018.
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Scouting Report
Assets: A top-tier playmaker and an offensive catalyst. He does a great job sizing up the defense on the run, decides quickly and confidently, then makes things happen either as a scorer or distributor. He's an excellent perimeter shooter with a quick release and is a deft, creative passer who makes teammates better. Also gets his share of steals.
Flaws: His overall size, length, and in-game leaping ability are all underwhelming. Defensively he struggles for stretches, especially against bigger, stronger, longer opponents. Offensively he can be streaky, and is very turnover-prone. He'd benefit by bulking up a bit and tightening up his entire game.
Career Potential: Top-tier offensive point guard with starter ability.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NBA All-Rookie First Team 2018-19
NCAA John R. Wooden Award All-American Team 2017-18
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