Trae Young led the Atlanta Hawks (16-23) past the San Antonio Spurs (7-32) with 36 points, marking a significant milestone by surpassing 10,000 career points and guiding his team to a 109-99 triumph.

Despite the Hawks holding a commanding 35-point lead, the Spurs, fueled by Victor Wembanyama’s remarkable second half, mounted a late comeback.

Dejounte Murray, amidst trade deadline speculation, posted a double-double with 13 points and a season-high 13 rebounds for the Hawks.

Jalen Johnson’s impactful performance, contributing 16 points, 10 rebounds, and six steals, added to the Hawks’ well-rounded effort.

Wembanyama showcased his potential with 26 points, all in the second half, accompanied by 13 rebounds and nine dunks.