Kevin Punter delivers upset to Trae Young, John Collins in Drew League

2022-07-24 05:20

The Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young teamed up with his fellow Hawk John Collins in Saturday's Drew League game in Los Angeles.

Young didn't disappoint in his first Drew appearance since 2019, finishing the game with 22 points (7/16 FGs), 7 assists, and 7 steals. Collins, playing in the Drew League for the first time, posted a double-double with 16 points (6/16 FGs) and 12 rebounds.

Despite Young and Collins' efforts, their Black Pearl Elite team fell short against CitiTeam Blazers 100-103.

Points this season

Points made: 85,7
Accuracy: 47,2%
Place in standings: 4
Record max: 106
Record min: 60
Best scorer: Kevin Punter

Partizan Belgrade front-runner Kevin Punter led the winners, scoring a game-high 26 points. Former EuroLeague player Malcolm Thomas added 13 points, 13 rebounds, and 6 assists.

When he played in the Drew League back in 2019, Trae Young dropped 31 points in his debut for BB4L.

The Hawks duo's appearance came one week after LeBron James showed up and dominated the Drew League. His performance helped bring the league back into the spotlight.

Dozens of NBA players have participated in the Drew summer tournament, including Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, James Harden, Paul George, Chris Paul, Paul Pierce, and many more.

  • Read more about Drew League here.

Trae Young's performance


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