Trae Young was unstoppable during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals vs. Milwaukee. The Hawks superstar recorded a playoff career-high 48 points along with 11 assists and seven rebounds to lead his team to the win.
Young tied LeBron James and Kobe Bryant for the most points by a player at age 23 or younger in the playoffs. Young’s 48 points are the most in a playoff game from a Hawks’ player since Dominique Wilkins on 1988.
The Hawks took the home court advantage by winning Game 1 of the playoff series for the third time in the postseason. Young has been nothing but sensational on the road during this playoff run.
In his eight road games so far, he has averaged 32.8 points, 9.4 assists, 3.5 rebounds, and 1.1 steals per contest, leading the Hawks to six wins away from Atlanta so far.