Trae Young is now in the NBA's concussion protocol, and the timeline for his return is unknown.
On Sunday morning, the Atlanta Hawks released a brief update on their All-Star guard.
An @emoryhealthcare injury update (1/2):
Trae Young left last night’s game vs. Cleveland after drawing a charge with 8:43 remaining in the fourth quarter. After an evaluation by the team’s athletic training and medical staff, Young has been diagnosed with a concussion. pic.twitter.com/duKNghXH0z
— Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) January 21, 2024
With 8:48 remaining in the Hawks' game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Young stepped in to take a charge. Cavs forward Isaac Okoro accidentally hit Young in the head with his elbow and Young stayed down on the court.
Young was eventually escorted off and into the locker room.
After an evaluation by Atlanta's trainers and medical staff, it was determined that Young suffered a concussion. The Hawks lost to Cleveland 116-95 at home. Young finished the game with 15 points, five assists and turned the ball over four times.
This story will be updated when more information is available.