Report: Trae Young close to returning to Hawks lineup
NBA.com Global on Nov 05, 2019 08:03 AM
FILE - ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 9: Trae Young #11 of the Atlanta Hawks drives to the basket against the Orlando Magic during the preseason on October 9, 2019 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)
NBA.com staff report
Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young is on track to return to the lineup on Tuesday (Wednesday, PHL time), according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
The Hawks' second-year guard sprained his right ankle against the Miami Heat last week. Young is expected to practice with the Hawks today, and will return to the lineup against the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday (Wednesday, PHL time) barring any setback, per Wojnarowski.
Atlanta guard Trae Young (ankle) is expected to practice today, league sources tell ESPN. Barring a setback, he will likely return to lineup Tuesday vs. San Antonio, per sources.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 4, 2019
Young was dominant before the injury, with averages of 26.8 points, 7.3 assists and 5.0 rebounds over his first four games. He was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for Week 1.