​Ahhh, there's nothing quite like a rivalry between players in the same draft class. And due to the draft night trade between the Hawks and the Mavs involving ​Trae Young and Luka Doncic, this rivalry is even spicier.


Some might think that the Hawks made a mistake in favoring Young over Doncic, but the rookie surely doesn't think so, as he said, "Luka’s a great dude, and I think he’s going to be a really good player. But at the same time, I’m going to be a better player."

Young also went on to say why exactly he believes he will be better than ​Doncic, saying, "Just because of my ability to stretch the floor, get others involved, I think I’ll be better.” 


Trae Young is surely confident in himself, but that's what you want to see from one of the top players of last year's draft. ​​

It's far too soon to say whether or not Young or Doncic will be better, and they've both started off their respective ​seasons well. We're excited to see this rivalry grow into something special.