Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young took a page out of Draymond Green's book this week and tweeted "undisputed" host Skip Bayless. I called at.
On Monday, Bayless tweeted at his FS1 show that he was discussing "why the deal with Dejounte Murray was Trae Young's indictment." Young replied, with a laughing emoji,quoted Tweet Bailes"#NewMedia >> Real / OldMedia .. or whatever you want to call yourself."
Atlanta won Murray from the Spurslast Wednesday, winning three first round picks and forward Danilo Gallinari. Hawks also contracted to acquire Center Jock Landale .
Young's "new media" reference is what Green often mentions on podcasts and the Warriors' post-match podium.
Who or what is the "new media" I don't know exactly. Green seems to be using this term to separate the athlete's platform and podcasts from mainstream media. In a tweet last Monday, Bayless classified the green podcast as "new media."
Young said in a tweet in response to Murray's deal that the"undisputed" hostAll-Star Point Guard "may be a defensive responsibility." Later, he counterattacked Bayless.
"Hawks just paid Dejounte Murray a high price (Gallinari [sic] and the first of the three times) and averaged the All-Star team&to 21/9/8 under radar. There were only 25 people. When the deal was first reported, Bayless wrote on Twitter: "How worried about Tray Young, who could lead the Hawks turnover and take defensive responsibilities. Tell me if you're doing it. "
Youngshared the excitement of teaming up with Murrayon the back court and tweeted last week. "Let's keep my brother busy". The two reportedly wanted to play with each other for a while.
Murray averaged 21.1 points, 8.3 rebounds and 9.2 assists per game last season. His current four-year trading of $ 64 million is expected to expire in 2024.
Knicks reportedly was interested in, Murrayleading up to the Hawks contract.
This was not the first time Bayless criticized Young. In April,Bayless said and believed that LaMelo Ball had a better career than Young. He also criticized Young's height and called Oklahoma's product a "mouse tray." This is a play with his "Ice Tray" nickname.
Youngreplied, and Bayless tweeted that he was "impaired" and called him "Stiff Bayless."