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Hawks’ Trae Young to miss at least one game with a knee injury

ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 01: Trae Young #11 of the Atlanta Hawks drives to the basket against the Los Angeles Lakers on February 1, 2021 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2021 NBAE (Photo by Adam Hagy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Atlanta Hawks superstar Trae Young will not be available for his team ahead of Friday’s contest vs. the New Orleans Pelicans.

Young played 35 minutes in Thursday’s double-overtime win against the San Antonio Spurs. He finished the game with 28 points and 12 assists.

Atlanta will turn to Lou Williams and Bogdan Bogdanovic to cover for their superstar guard. Young has appeared in 46 games this season.

He is averaging 25.5 points and 9.6 assists per game shooting a career-high 36.3 percent from the three-point range as the Hawks have rejuvenated their season under Nate McMillan having them won 10 of their last 14 games.

The Hawks will also missing John Collins and Danilo Gallinari, due to an injury in tonight’s game.

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