Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young scored 30 points in a Game 2 loss to the New York Knicks on Wednesday yet additionally appeared to be subjected to mistreatment from fans at Madison Square Garden.
Eagle-eyed watchers called attention to via social media that Young was clearly spat on before he was inbounding the ball. A video circulated across Twitter showing a type of liquid fly and land on the point guard while he was attempting to inbound the ball.
It didn’t seem Young was influenced by the liquid, however he did respond after the game, making a playful jab at rapper 50 Cent who was sitting courtside.
“Damn… Crazy,” Young tweeted. “@50Cent y’all good?!”
A few fans highlighted the way that most were disturbed about Washington Wizards star Russell Westbrook’s issue with fans in Philadelphia while Young’s incident was getting neglected. Westbrook had popcorn unloaded on him when he was heading back to the locker room to tend to an injury.
Youthful led all scorers with his mark. He was 11-of-20 shooting from the field. Notwithstanding, the Hawks couldn’t take a second game from the Knicks at Madison Square Garden.
The series is presently tied at one game each. Game 3 is set for Friday night at 7 p.m. ET.