Hawks’ Trae Young swishes ridiculous long range bomb to finish off Pistons in OT
Peep Young’s 31-foot 3-pointer below, which put the Hawks up by six with a minute left. Young’s 3-pointer was enough to put the game away for good.
Trae Young DAGGER 💦pic.twitter.com/Wesaf1ZFVH
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All in all, Young scored a game-high 38 points to go along with 10 assists and two steals. He shot 11-of-26 from the field, 3-of-5 from deep, and 13-of-19 from the free throw line. The Hawks have now won two straight games and possess a 7-7 record.
John Collins chipped in a double-double with 31 points and 11 rebounds. Clint Capela had a monster double-double with 27 points and 26 rebounds.
As for the Pistons, they are now on a two-game skid with a 3-11 record. In Wednesday’s loss, Jerami Grant led the team with 32 points, to go along with six rebounds, and five assists. Blake Griffin chipped in 17 points, Wayne Ellington added 16, and Derrick Rose dropped 14 points off the bench.
The Hawks are looking to make waves this season with their young core of Young, Collins, and Kevin Huerter. The addition of veteran guard Rajon Rondo is expected to boost the development of Young. Bogdan Bogdanovic, too, will aid the Hawks’ quest for a playoff berth. But reports reveal that he’ll be out for four to six weeks due to a fractured right knee.