The Atlanta Hawks are off and running in their second round series against the Philadelphia 76ers, winning in Philly this afternoon by a 128-124 final score.
But it was once again the performance of young phenom Trae Young that has everyone talking.
Not only did he become the first player in Hawks history to score 35+ points and 10+ assists in a postseason game, but he also joined some elite NBA company.
Players age 22 and younger with at least 35 points and 10 assists in a playoff game:
And now TRAE YOUNG 😤❄️🤷♂️ pic.twitter.com/7gBrErm2gX
— CBS Sports HQ (@CBSSportsHQ) June 6, 2021
Young has already enjoyed a terrific start to his playoff career, averaging 29.2 points and 9.8 assists per game in Atlanta’s opening series victory over the New York Knicks.