Trae Young using 'disrespect' as motivation

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Trae Young using 'disrespect' as motivation
Trae Young using 'disrespect' as motivation

He's had it in his arsenal since fifth grade, he said at shootaround Saturday before the Hawks face the Clippers. Dribbling through an opponent's legs, recently come to be known as nutmegging, is a skill Young (6-foot-1, 180 pounds) had to have when growing up, his dad, Rayford, added via Twitter, so he could find ways around (or through) bigger guys when playing with older age groups. “I've always done that move,” Young said. “But I also use it to create space, especially when teams are coming to double.” Teams aren't left with much option, but to often double-team the point guard, who nutmegged Will Barton in the Hawks' win in Denver on Tuesday then Ricky Rubio in their loss in Phoenix on

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