Trae James Young is the new face of the NBA and the NBA’s biggest star.
But that didn’t stop the Milwaukee Bucks from keeping him in Milwaukee for his rookie season.
Trae JamesYoung (Photo: USA TODAY Sports)Trae Young is a 6-foot-8, 200-pound point guard who has played for the Bucks since 2015.
He was acquired from the Chicago Bulls in the summer of 2019.
Young has been averaging 15.6 points, 3.6 assists, 2.7 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 2.0 blocks per game over the last three seasons.
He had a career-high 34 points against the Charlotte Hornets on Friday.
He is the fourth-leading scorer in the NBA with 1,053 points and the fourth leading rebounder with 4,769.
He is tied for fourth with 18.8 points per game and sixth with 10.5 assists per game.
He has shot 47.3% from the field and 39.5% from three-point range.
Young also has a career foul differential of plus-15.6 and averages 11.5 points, 6.8 rebounds, 2 assists and 3.4 steals per game in his career.
TraeYoung is entering the NBA free agency after this season, but the Bucks still have an opportunity to add another player before free agency begins.
They are reportedly interested in bringing in point guard Jeremy Lin to a contract extension.