Friday, February 3 2023

Rayford Trae Young is an American professional basketball player that plays for the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA.

He represented the Oklahoma Sooners in college basketball. With 22 assists in a single game in 2017, he equaled the previous record set by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I.

Trae Young made history by being the first player to ever lead the NCAA in both points and assists in the same calendar year.

He was selected with the fifth overall pick by the Dallas Mavericks in the 2018 NBA Draft and was then traded to the Atlanta Hawks with a future first-round pick in exchange for Luka Doncic‘s draft rights.

He and Doncic were both chosen unanimously for the 2019 NBA All-Rookie First Team. He is a two-time NBA All-Star.

 

Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young dribbling in the game| Trae Young wearing his No 11. NBA custom jersey| custom-made basketball jersey
Atlanta Hawks Point Guard Trae Young is dribbling on the court.[Photograph].Essentially Sports.

 

Personal Info

  • Birth: September 19, 1998
  • Nationality: Lubbock, Texas, U.S.
  • Position: Point guard
  • League: NBA
  • Team: Atlanta Hawks
  • High School: Norman North (Norman, Oklahoma)
  • College: Oklahoma (2017–2018)
  • Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
  • Weight: 164 lb (74 kg)
  • NBA Draft: 2018 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th overall – Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
  • Team Jersey: No. 11
  • Nickname: Ice Trae

Career Info

  • Playing Career: 2018–present
  • Career History: 2018–present: Atlanta Hawks

Career Highlights and Awards

2× NBA All-Star 2020,2022
All-NBA Third Team 2022
NBA All-Rookie First Team 2019
Consensus first-team All-American 2018
Wayman Tisdale Award 2018
First-team All-Big 12 2018
Big 12 Freshman of the Year 2018
NCAA season scoring leader 2018
NCAA season assists leader 2018
McDonald’s All-American 2017

 Fun Facts

  • “Always Remember” is what Trae had tattooed on his arm in 2019 in honor of his grandfather, which can always remind him of all the people who helped and shaped him into who he is today.

 

  • Trae Young is Quavo’s good friend. Quavo nicknamed Trae “Ice Trae”, a play on his song “Ice Tray”, since he always makes the big shot and remain cold on the court.

 

 

 

It’s time to get a basketball jersey for yourself.

Nothing is better than to support your favorite player by wearing his jersey.

 

 

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