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Hawks teammates trash Trae Young’s $138K Audi R8

Atlanta Hawks rookie Trae Young was thrilled to show off his first car, a new matte black $138,000 Audi R8, in July.

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Young’s teammates let his newness wear off a bit for bursting his proverbial bubble, and stuffed the new custom car with loads of popcorn Friday.

The playful prank was documented by point guard Jeremy Lin.

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“That's high-level popcorn!” Lin said in a video.

Young wasn’t the only rookie on the receiving end of a prank. Omari Spellman’s car was packed to the brim, too.

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Who needs friends when you’ve got teammates like them, right? 

“The rooks seemed to take it in stride ... which is good news for the Hawks vets,” TMZ reported.

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Fiza Pirani is a web producer and writer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She is also currently investigating immigrant and refugee mental health stigma and health care access as a recipient of the Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism.

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