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Atlanta Hawks guard Vince Carter, right, hugs former Hawk Dominique Wilkins as he leaves the court following an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Vince Carter, 43, retires after record 22 NBA seasons

Jun. 25, 2020 5:37 PM EDT

Vince Carter made his retirement official on Thursday, announcing on his podcast that his 22-year NBA career, the longest in league history, has come to an end. The announcement was largely a formality because the 43-year-old Carter had said many times over the course of this season that this would be his last in...

FILE - In this March 7, 2020, file photo, Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) handles the ball against Memphis Grizzlies guard Dillon Brooks (24) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Memphis, Tenn. Lloyd Pierce sees improvement in the five players he calls the core of the rebuilding Atlanta Hawks. The coach knows he needs to deliver proof of that improvement next season. There was no proof in the standings of improvement in this shortened season despite the emergence of guard Trae Young as an All-Star in only his second season. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill, File)

Pierce believes it is time for young Hawks to become winners

Jun. 9, 2020 2:08 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Lloyd Pierce sees improvement in each of the five players he calls the core of the rebuilding Atlanta Hawks. There is pressure for the coach to deliver proof of that growth. Pierce says it's time for a young team led by Trae Young to become a winner. Young averaged 29.6 points and 9.3...

Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young, right, speaks during a peaceful rally Monday, June 1, 2020, in his hometown of Norman, Okla., calling attention to the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police on May 25. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

NBA star Trae Young speaks at peaceful protest in Oklahoma

Jun. 1, 2020 8:28 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — NBA All-Star Trae Young spoke at a peaceful protest of racial injustice and police brutality in his hometown on Monday. Young, the former University of Oklahoma star who now plays for the Atlanta Hawks, briefly addressed several hundred people at Andrews Park about the deaths of George...