Chris Paul, Trae Young already play HORSE in real NBA games

first_imgTrae Young for the win. At the buzzer. Again.— Rob Perez (@WorldWideWob) March 31, 2019Trae knocks down heave at All-Star GameYoung’s first All-Star appearance came with a defining moment he hasn’t been shy about looking back on.Still Crazy I Hit This Shot🙇🏽‍♂️🤷🏽‍♂️— Trae Young (@TheTraeYoung) February 17, 2020Trae beats third-quarter buzzer from behind logoThe range!Trae Young at the buzzer. 🙏— Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) January 27, 2020Trae embarrasses his dogOK, this one wasn’t in an NBA game. But it happened recently and involved a cute dog, so we’re sharing it [email protected] taking on his dog 😂🐶(via traeyoung/Instagram)— ESPN (@espn) April 6, 2020 Here are some of our favorite HORSE-like moves Paul and Young have pulled off in the NBA:MORE: Workout rules crush unheralded NBA Draft prospectsCP3 hits insane series-winning shot vs. SpursShow any casual fan who takes aim at Paul’s playoff performance level this ridiculous Game 7 bucket with Danny Green and Tim Duncan all over him.CP3 beats Game 2 buzzer vs. GrizzliesThis shot was eerily similar to the one against the Spurs. Again, Paul converts an off-balanced attempt under extreme pressure.CP3 floats shot off top of the backboardThis would be considered lucky if it were almost any other player. For someone as skilled as Paul, though, it might not have been by accident.CP3 swishes tough step-back 3 to beat PacersA flashback to Pelicans Paul showing off his range.MORE: How does HORSE work? Here’s a rules refresherTrae slays Bucks with OT acrobaticsThis was probably the most memorable play of Young’s rookie season. We’re still not sure how he got this off in time. When Chris Paul and Trae Young compete in Sunday’s NBA HORSE Challenge, they will be expected to show off the same magic they’ve delivered throughout their NBA careers.Their styles of play are quite different, but Paul and Young are both considered among the most gifted improvisers in the NBA. Paul carries immense technical skill with the basketball and far more accolades, but Young can swish shots from the parking lot. Their special traits are apparent even in live NBA competition.last_img

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