Trae Young, Mo Bamba put in work with Carmelo Anthony, CJ McCollum
The two rookies were spotted playing some of the best pickup runs alongside Carmelo Anthony, CJ McCollum, Enes Kanter, and other known pros, as part of NBA trainer Chris Brickley’s offseason runs.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) August 10, 2018
Brickley’s “Blackout Sessions” blew up last summer, sparking the “Hoodie Melo” phenomenon, after putting together some of the best runs in New York City.
The former New York Knicks trainer has also put in some work for some of the current Knickerbockers and other Big Apple mainstays like Lance Stephenson, Tim Hardaway Jr., Frank Ntilikina, and Kanter.
The first day of open run under trainer @Cbrickley603
Some highlights from Frank Ntilikina, THJ, Lance Stephenson, Enes Kanter pic.twitter.com/0hED7n0Gdk
— Tommy Beer (@TommyBeer) August 8, 2018
Young and Mamba were able to hold their own against offensive machines like Melo and McCollum, who have been known to dazzle and dominate with their individual arsenal.
But if there is one thing that tough competition will do is harden them both going into their rookie season, where they will be the preys of opposing players during an 82-game regular season.