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Trae Young
Trae Young (Credit: NBA)

Rayford Trae Young is a point guard for the Atlanta Hawks. Trae was born on the 19th of September, 1998 in Lubbock, Texas. Young was a student at Norman North High School. He however began playing basketball only in his sophomore year. Young helped the team win the 2015 area championship and was also crowned as Oklahoma’s Sophomore of the Year. In his junior year, Young began to grow. he averaged 34.2 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 4.6 assists per game. He was also named Oklahoma’s Player of the Year. In his final year of school, he was considered one of the best players in the 2017 recruiting class. Trae committed to playing basketball for the University of Oklahoma in 2017.

Age 24 years
Date of birth  September 19, 1998
Net worth  $55 Million 
NBA draft  2018
Spouse Shelby Miller 
Kid 1
Endorsements  Adidas, Carnival Cruises, Panini, Tissot, Mercedes Benz, Zamst, BodyArmor, eBay, The Croods: New Age.

Trae Young’s life growing up

Trae Young is the son of Candice and Rayford Young. Rayford was also a basketball player. He played at Texas Tech and also went pro in Europe. Trae has a younger brother named Tim and two younger sisters, Caitlyn and Camryn. Trae also has relatives who played college basketball under the NAIA.

Trae Young’s college career

Trae played one season with the Sooners and started in 32 games. He recorded 848 points, and 271 assists in the season. Young averaged 27.4 points per game, and 8.7 assists per game. Trae announced he was declaring to the NBA draft after the 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, forgoing his three last years of collegiate eligibility. He also won various honors in one season. Some of them include, the 2018 NCAA Season Assist Leader., 2018 NCAA Season Scoring Leader, Big 12 Freshman of the Year, and was named to the Consensus First-team All-American.

Trae Young’s draft night

Trae Young was selected by the Dallas Mavericks, with the 5th overall selection in the first round during the 2018 NBA draft. The Dallas Mavericks traded him along with a first-round pick for the rights of Luka Doncic, who the Atlanta Hawks had previously selected third overall. The trade between Luka and Trae is said to be one of the most balanced trades in NBA history. Both teams received superstars who have the full potential to carry the NBA.

Trae Young Atlanta Hawks

Trae made his NBA debut for the Hawks and in his third game he put up a season-high 35 points. He managed to make a mark for himself as a point guard in the NBA quickly. Flashy handles, great in-game IQ, and wonderful long-range shooting accuracy are what Young brought to the Hawks. He was also part of the NBA-All Star backcourt starter squad. In 2021, Young made his first NBA playoffs. He joined the greats like LeBron James and Chris Paul as the only player in league history to put up 30 points and 10 assists in a playoff debut. Trae helped the Hawks make it to the conference Finals. Trae dropped a playoff career-high 48 points in game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Bucks.

Trae Young’s signature shoes

Trae Young gave us a look at his first-ever signature shoe from Adidas. The shoe is called the ICE Trae 1. The color of the shoe perfectly fits Young’s villainous persona.

Trae Young’s Girlfriend 

Trae Young and Shelby Miller have been together for five years together and one year engaged. Young promised he will get married in the summer of, 2023. They had a baby boy together in 2022, named Tydus Reign Young.

Trae Young’s current contract

Young signed a five-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks worth $215,159,700. In 2022-2023, this player will earn a base salary of $37,096,500.

Trae Young’s net worth 

Trae Young has a net worth of $55 Million in 2023. Also, he has an annual average salary of approx $43 Million.

How to contact Trae Young?

Twitter: TheTraeYoung

Instagram: traeyoung

Foundation: Trae Young Foundation (thetraeyoungfoundation.org)

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