Trae Young is a basketball player that some people really like and some people don’t. Some like him because he’s confident and stays calm in tough situations. Others think he shows off too much. In Las Vegas, there was a fan who didn’t like Trae and made it clear.
When they introduced the new NBA mid-season tournament, Trae Young was one of the players who revealed the groups for the tournament. While doing this, a fan from the crowd yelled “f**k Trae Young” towards Trae Young.
Trae Young reacts to a fan
When the fan insulted Trae Young, he responded in a calm and funny way.
“I like that,” Young said.
Fan in the crowd: "F*ck Trae Young!"
Trae Young: "I like that." 😂pic.twitter.com/NcJjxgHu9R
— ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) July 9, 2023
During the interaction, Trae Young remained calm and cool, which made him appear impressive. He has proven that he can handle negativity and criticism from fans effectively, using it as motivation to perform well in basketball games consistently.
Young likes to be the bad guy
Trae Young enjoys being seen as a bad guy in the NBA. In his first playoff series against the New York Knicks, he faced angry fans at Madison Square Garden. One fan even spit on him because they were very upset. But Trae didn’t let it bother him. Instead, he played really well and helped his team win, eliminating the Knicks from the playoffs.
In the past two years, Trae Young hasn’t received as much attention as before because his performances haven’t been as impressive. However, during this playoff series, he showed why he can be a great player. He took the Celtics to six games in the first round, even though his team had to go through the play-in tournament to reach the playoffs.
Trae Young has been linked to the Los Angeles Lakers, according to rumors. If Young joins the Lakers, along with superstars LeBron James and Anthony Davis, the Lakers might become a major contender for the NBA championship.