The summer wasn’t all bad for the Atlanta Hawks as rookie guard Trae Young was named to the MGM Resorts All-NBA second team along with fellow rookies Deandre Ayton (Phoenix), Jaren Jackson, Jr. (Memphis), Sviatoslav Mykhaick (undrafted, Los Angeles Lakers) and third year guard Wade Baldwin IV (Portland).
Young, the fifth overall pick in this year’s draft, averaged 16.8 points and nearly seven assists per game (6.8) during Summer League stints in Utah and Las Vegas. Young helped lead the Hawks to win two of their final three games of teh summer.
The first team consist of Chicago Bulls rookie center/forward Wendell Carter, Jr., New York Knicks rookie forward Kevin Knox, Cleveland Cavaliers rookie guard Colin Sexton, a Pebblebrook High School alumnus, and veterans Christian Wood, a 2015-16 undrafted rookie out of UNLV, and Summer League Most Valuable Player Josh Hart, a second year guard for the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Lakers and the Portland Trailbalzers will play for the Summer League title tonight at 10 p.m. ET. The Lakers will be attemoting to earn a consecutive Summer League title.