Historic regular season for Hawks star Young

Hawks star Trae Young finished the regular season as the NBA’s leader in points and assists, becoming only the second player in the league’s 75-year history to top both categories in a season.

The fourth-year guard led the NBA with 2,155 points and 737 assists and joined Hall of Famer Nate “Tiny” Archibald as the only players in league history to accomplish the feat. Archibald had 2,719 points and 910 assists during the 1972-73 season.

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Four years ago, Young became the first player in NCAA Division I history to lead the nation in both points per game (27.4) and assists per game (8.8) in his lone season at Oklahoma.