Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young ran on the court after Sharife Cooper hit a game-winner in an NBA Summer League game.
NBA Summer League is currently underway, and if you thought it was anything but tense, just ask Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young.
In the closing seconds of Atlanta’s game against the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday, the team found themselves down 83-81. After a couple of scoring opportunities, Atlanta’s second-round draft pick Sharife Cooper, hit a game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the team an 84-83 victory.
No one was more hyped about the win than Young, who actually ran onto the court to celebrate! In fact, Young tweeted out that someone told him to get off the court.
Hawks: Trae Young hyped over Sharife Cooper’s game-winning three in Summer League
Cooper, the 48th overall pick in this year’s NBA Draft, shined in Tuesday’s game, as he scored 21 points while shooting 8-for-14 from the field and 5-for-8 behind the 3-point line. The rookie also tallied 9 assists in a little over 29 minutes of playing time.
As for Young, he is enjoying a great 2021. He solidified himself as one of the top young stars in the league after helping lead the Hawks to the Eastern Conference Finals. This offseason, the Hawks signed Young to a five-year max contract extension worth up to $207 million.
Whether it’s the regular season, playoffs or Summer League, Young is going to be hyped by a Hawks victory.