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Wilson Basketball Advisory Staff
Trae Young

Trae Young

Basketball

 
Land:
Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika
GEB.:
September 19, 1998
Position:
Point Guard
Team:
Atlanta Hawks
HEIGHT:
6' 1"
DRAFT PICK:
1st Round, Pick 5
WHEN DID YOU FALL IN LOVE WITH THE GAME:
When I was six years old, my dad had just finished playing overseas professionally and I remember going to the gym with him and watching him play. That’s when I fell in love with it.
WHAT'S YOUR MOST FOND MEMORY WITH WILSON IN HAND:
Scoring 52 points in high school against my rival high school with 9 three pointers.
WHAT WAS YOUR HARDEST NBA BATTLE:
In this league, I can’t just pick one. I play the most competitive position and every night is a difficult battle, and I love it.
FAVORITE TIP TO GIVE YOUNG/NEW PLAYERS:
I would say, believe in yourself, block out the outside noise, don’t listen to naysayers, and perfect your craft.
FAVORITE DRILL:
I do this drill where I shoot threes around the permiter and I am intentionally thrown bad passes to help me adapt and catch and shoot better.
FINISH THIS SENTENCE - NEXT SEASON I AM GOING TO:
Contend for a NBA championship.
WHO IS YOUR BASKETBALL HERO:
Rayford Young - my dad.
WHY DO YOU PLAY AND TRAIN WITH WILSON:
I play and train with Wilson because I have been since I was a kid. It has been there with me putting the work in all these years and will continue to do so.