Each episode will show behind-the-scenes moment with Young and will follow his rise to national stardom, interactions with family, friends, and more.
Watch Young as he discusses the transition from his home in Norman, Oklahoma to his new home in Atlanta to join the Hawks in the NBA. You’ll also get a chance to hear what Young loves most about the city and describe how he felt the first time he walked into the arena for his first home game as a professional basketball player.
Young played college basketball for the Oklahoma Sooners, wherein 2017, he tied the NCAA single-game record with 22 assists. By the end of his college run, Young was the first and only player to ever lead the NCAA in both points and assists in a single game.
Recently, the rookie scored a career high of 36 points, with eight 3 points and 7 assists surpassing Luka Doncic at 35. The last rookie to hit 35 points in a single game was Gold States Warrior rookie, Stephen Curry in 2010.
Check out the Trae Young episode below.
Statistics and individual glory are all good and well, but for Atlanta Hawks rookie Trae Young, what really matters is winning as a team. Trae talks about his love for the non-stop grind of a full NBA season and how his goal of making an impact and contributing to his team’s success as a whole is his main priority.
“Rookie on the Rise” is available for viewing on Young Hollywood—digital network available on Apple TV, Amazon Channels, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast and Roku. You can also can it on Facebook Watch, younghollywood.com, and Young Hollywood’s Youtube, Twitter, and other social platforms.