Trae Young Future of the NBA ?
The story of the nation this season, a true freshman looking like a unanimous All-American and runaway player of the year. Trae Young has led his Oklahoma Sooners to a 10-1 record heading into conference play while putting up an NBA 2K stat line of 28.7 PPG, 10.4 APG, 1.8 SPG (ESPN). He set an Oklahoma record and tied the all time NCAA record for assists in a game with his 22 assist performance vs Northwestern State
, he has seamlessly made the transition from high school to college showing fluidity on the court and high basketball IQ. Young is a next generation point guard, the pick and roll style of the current NBA suits him perfectly and we are seeing a lot of Stephen Curry influence in his game.
He is an elite talent all-around: Young pulls up on the dime from anywhere within around 30 feet, finishes around the rim with ease, and has record breaking vision. Trae Young is changing college basketball, if he keeps this pace throughout the season it is going to be hard for any NBA franchise to turn him down with the #1 pick this June.
NBA Comparison: Stephen Curry / Steve Nash
Trae Young vs Collin Sexton Top PG Battle
On Saturday as a part of the the SEC - Big 12 Matchup on ESPN Alabamb will host Oklahoma at 2:15 ET. Really its Trae Young vs Collin Sexton , 2 of the Nations Top PGs going head to head. Last time we saw this matchup was when Lonzo Ball went up against Markelle Fultz.
Sexton was top Ranked PG ( 5th Overall ) in High School Last Season, Young was the 4th Ranked PG ( 23rd Overall ). Both Players are Projected to go Top 10 in this years NBA draft.
25 NBA Teams ( 55 Scouts ) will be in Tuscaloosa to watch the Match up of Trae and Sexton.
Trae Young is a Long Range Shooter who draws Comparsions from Steph Curry and Steve Nash. He leads the Nation in Points ( 30.3 ) and Assist ( 9.3 ). 95.8% of his Jump shots comes from behind the arc ( 40.7% )..