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Trae Young Makes NBA History Passing Magic Johnson On All-Time List


On Saturday night, the Atlanta Hawks hosted the Los Angeles Clippers at State Farm Arena in Georgia.  

The Clippers won the sport 120-113, which dropped the Hawks to 25-25 in 50 games on the season.   

Nevertheless, throughout the game, superstar point guard Trae Young made exciting NBA history.    

The previous Oklahoma star had 31 points, five rebounds, ten assists and one steal in 36 minutes of playing time.

He has now moved ahead of Los Angeles Lakers legend (and Basketball Hall of Famer) Magic Johnson for the seventh most 30+ point and 10+ assist games in NBA history (59). 

Via NBA History: “Trae Young recorded his 59th profession 30+ point and 10+ assist game today, passing Magic Johnson for seventh most in NBA history.”

At just 24-years-old, the accomplishment is critical, because many individuals consider Johnson to be the best point guard to ever play within the NBA. 

Young is just in the course of his fifth season within the league, and continues to place up remarkable numbers.

Outside of his rookie season, he has never averaged lower than 25.3 points and 9.3 assists per contest. 

At once, the previous fifth-overall pick has outstanding averages of 27.2 points, 2.9 rebounds and 9.9 assists per contest in 45 games (the assists rank second and the points rank twelfth within the league this season). 

The Hawks are the eighth seed within the Eastern Conference, and can play their next game on Monday night after they visit Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers in Oregon. 

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