Atlanta star Trae Young speaks out on officiating changes
Trae Young paused in the middle of his postgame comments, perhaps wondering if he was going too far — or sensing that he already had. There's no telling how the league will receive Young's latest words. Young was one of five players who received a technical foul during the game, and another one was given out for delay of game.news.yahoo.com
Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young wipes out more than $1 million of medical debt for residents
Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young has canceled more than $1 million in medical debt for residents in the city. The second-year NBA pro teamed up with RIP Medical Debt, a nonprofit that takes care of past-due medical debts. Young made a donation of $10,000 through his organization, the Trae Young Foundation, to target relief in the greater Atlanta area, RIP Medical announced Wednesday. For the A #MakeADifference https://t.co/EIAFDN9ViR Trae Young (@TheTraeYoung) January 8, 2020His charitable act removes $1,059,186.39 worth of medical debt, RIP Medical said, since the organization uses donated funds to purchase debt from a secondary debt market at a lower price. Because the debt is bought in large portfolios, RIP Medical spokesperson Daniel Lempert told CBS News that on average, every $1 donated relieves $100 worth of medical debt.cbsnews.com
LeBron James and Trae Young set NBA alight
There are only 10 players older than LeBron James in the NBA. (CNN) - There are only 10 players older than LeBron James in the NBA. At the age of 34, some people thought elder NBA statesman James might be slowing down. It seems barely credible that in his 17th NBA season, James has managed to up his game once again. Over the 82 games in the 2015-16 NBA regular season, the Warriors lost just nine games.