Trae Youthful is getting rewarded for predominant the Atlanta Hawks to the Japanese Conference finals.

On Tuesday, the Hawks signed their superstar degree guard to a five-year, $207 million designated rookie most extension, ESPN reported, citing Youthful’s agent Omar Wilkes of Klutch Sports activities actions.

Youthful, who's already one in every of many excessive scorers inside the NBA, was the driving drive behind Atlanta’s unbelievable run to the conference finals, which included a strong victory over the top-seeded Philadelphia 76ers in seven video video games.

All through the 2020 NBA season, Youthful averaged 29.6 elements per sport, which was good for fourth inside the league. It was primarily essentially the most by a Hawks participant since Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins averaged 29.9 elements per sport once more in 1993.

Whereas predominant the Hawks to their second conference finals look inside the closing half-century, Youthful averaged 28.eight elements and 9.5 assists per sport.

The 22-year-old shall be a key piece for the Hawks as they seem to assemble spherical him for years to return again.

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