According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Atlanta Hawks and Trae Young have agreed five-year, $207 million designated rookie maximum extension.
Atlanta Hawks All-Star G Trae Young has agreed to a five-year, $207 million designated rookie maximum extension, his agent Omar Wilkes of @KlutchSports tells ESPN.- Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) August 3, 2021
The 22-year-old is coming off his first postseason, where he averaged 28.8 points and 9.5 assists. With those numbers, he led the fifth-seeded Hawks to just the franchise's second Conference Finals ever and first since 2015.
He went off a playoff career-high 48 points in Game 1 on the road in Milwaukee that gave the Hawks franchise their first-ever win in the Conference Finals.
Less than an hour after the report from Wojnarowski, Young took to social media, sharing his reaction to staying in Atlanta.
❄️ ATL , We Move ❄️ pic.twitter.com/tGm7NWRQvd- Trae Young (@TheTraeYoung) August 3, 2021
From the 2018 Draft class, the Hawks superstar is the second player after OKC Thunder's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander to sign a rookie max extension.
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