Atlanta Hawks starting guard Trae Young (25) left due to a concussion injury.
The Hawks announced on their official channel on the 22nd (Korea Standard Time) that Young had entered the concussion treatment process.마카오토토
Young was hit in the face by an elbow swung by Okoro while blocking his opponent Isaac Okoro from breaking through with 8:43 left in the fourth quarter of the home game against the Cleveland Cavaliers the previous day.
Young, who collapsed in shock, was later replaced and did not return after entering the locker room.
The team lost 95-116. Young threw 12 field throws in the game, scoring 15 points in half.
The Hawks said Young was later examined by the team’s trainer and medical staff and was diagnosed with a concussion.
Young will go through the necessary procedures in accordance with NBA secretariat regulations.
The scheduled return time is not yet known. “All cases vary depending on the severity of injury and the player’s condition, and the recovery time may vary,” the Hawks added.
Young, who has two-time All-Star experience, has played an average of 36.3 minutes in 39 games this season, recording 26.9 points and 10.8 assists.
The 10.8 assists are the second-most in the league in terms of average per game, behind Tyreece Halliburton (Indiana, 12.6).
Atlanta remains in 10th place in the Eastern Conference with an 18-24 record.
He is competing with the Brooklyn Nets (17-24) and the Toronto Raptors (16-27) for the 10th place, the last place to qualify for the seed match.