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Thu Jan 9, 2020, 01:49 AM Jan 2020

Hawks star Trae Young donates over $1M to pay off medical debt of those in need



“The city of Atlanta has welcomed me with open arms,” said Young. “Giving back to this community is extremely important to me. I hope these families can find a bit of relief knowing that their bills have been taken care of as we enter the New Year.”

Young has been a bright spot on the court for Atlanta as well. Averaging 28.9 points, 4.3 rebounds and 8.4 assists per game on 44.8% shooting from the floor and 37.5% from behind the arc, Young is definitely a cornerstone of the franchise in Atlanta.

Dude is just a class act and only 21 years old. In addition, Young and Houston star James Harden set an NBA record tonight with each posting a triple double while scoring 40 plus points.

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Hawks star Trae Young donates over $1M to pay off medical debt of those in need (Original Post) Bradshaw3 Jan 2020 OP
You Nailed It! ProfessorGAC Jan 2020 #1
Good point about the contract Bradshaw3 Jan 2020 #2
Agree ProfessorGAC Jan 2020 #3
Of course Bradshaw3 Jan 2020 #4


(66,271 posts)
1. You Nailed It!
Fri Jan 10, 2020, 10:56 AM
Jan 2020

He is one cool cat!
Geez, he's on a rookie contract. A million is a big chunk of what he'll make in first 4 years.
Fun player to watch, and heart in right place.


(7,604 posts)
2. Good point about the contract
Fri Jan 10, 2020, 12:46 PM
Jan 2020

$1M to him is more than it would be to someone like durant, although Durant gets props for giving $1M to the people of OKC who were affected by the 2013 tornado.


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3. Agree
Sat Jan 11, 2020, 10:10 AM
Jan 2020

I meant my post to be no knock on any athlete donating to charity, based on proportion.
Just amplifying how great I thought Trey was doing this!

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