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“We Weathered the Storm” Hawks’ Trae Young Feels Relieved To Overcome Bulls’ Zach Lavine’s 50 Point Storm

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The Atlanta Hawks somehow managed to deal with the relentless onslaught of Zach LaVine as they edged to a victory. LaVine almost took it upon himself to guarantee a win for the Bulls. However, a collective effort from Trae Young and the team was enough to keep him at bay.

The 120-108 victory came on the back of scintillating performances from Young and Clint Capela. The 22-year-old Trae Young controlled both the offense and defense of the Hawks and led his team from the front. In the post-game press conference, he talked about how they managed to cope with the pressure.

He said, “I just kept fighting. Our team just kept fighting. No matter how much we were down, we just kept chipping away. Zach had a hell of a first-half, he had a hell-off a game, but we weathered the storm. It is very hard to stop great players, you can only hope to contain them. That is what we did tonight.”

Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks walk away with a hard-fought win

This game was the perfect advertisement for the competitive nature of the league. It was intense all throughout the four quarters.

Trae Young was the pick of the players as he finished with 42 points this name. He also gathered eight rebounds and nine assists for his side during the course of this match. Apart from him, Clint Capela scored 22 points and 10 rebounds to contribute towards the victory.

Trae Young and Zach LaVine

ATLANTA, GA – APRIL 9: Zach LaVine #8 of the Chicago Bulls handles the ball against the Atlanta Hawks

In the post-game press conference, Danilo Gallinari talked about confidence in the locker room. He said, “I think it was very important for everybody for the confidence, especially winning these games in the fourth quarter.

I think it gives everybody a lot of confidence. You win games like this and the next time you’re going to approach it the same when you’re in a tight fourth quarter when you know what you want to do and the shots you want to take and the plays you want to play.” The Rooster further added.

The Atlanta Hawks are fifth in the Eastern Conference standings. Presently, they are well in contention for the playoff spots. Moreover, Players like Trae Young and Bogdanovic have finally started to find their form ahead of the business end of the season.


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