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“Trae Young walks out of his house every day looking like that ON PURPOSE!”: Anthony Mackie did not hold back on the Hawks star during the ESPYs

Tonoy Sengupta

Actor Anthony Mackie brutally roasts Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young while hosting the ESPY award show last night 


Man, we love us some Trae Young.

He was always a popular player within the NBA community. But, after what he did for the Hawks during this postseason, he has undoubtedly skyrocketed up the popularity list.

During every playoff series, he assumed the villain persona to perfection. He didn’t run away from the spotlight, instead, he embraced it.

So all-in-all, incredibly skilled as a player, theatrical as a showman, and clutch when the team needs him. If you are an NBA fan and you don’t like this guy, we have no words for you.

During his reign of villainy against the Knicks though, a certain mostly overlooked fact about him came up. Madison Square Garden found that the player was already balding at 22-years-old, something they used as a chant against him.

And recently, during the ESPY’s, his hairline and hairstyle came up yet again, as host Anthony Mackie dished out some scathing roasts about the player.

Let’s get into it.

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Anthony Mackie roasted Trae Young’s hair so much, even Julius Randle had to react

Yep, just when we thought all the chants and roasts about Trae Young’s hair were dead and buried, Anthony Mackie brings it all back. And yes, even Julius Randle reacted.

Don’t believe us? Watch the video in the Instagram post below.

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To be fair to Mackie, these jokes are pretty funny.

Young has been rocking this, or at least a very similar cut since his rookie year. And let’s just say, most in the NBA community would agree that perhaps a change is needed.

Who knows though? After the show, Ice Trae may be considering a different cut after all. And if that is the case, given the player’s eye for fashion, we’d love to see what outlandish style he comes out with at the start of next season.

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About the author

Tonoy Sengupta

Tonoy Sengupta


Tonoy Sengupta is a Senior Editor at The SportsRush. Coming from an athletically inclined family, he has been surrounded by sports ever since he was 4 years old. But, while initially pouring all his time into Football (soccer), at 14, Tonoy discovered basketball through the countless highlights of Stephen Curry humiliating players from Curry Land. And just like that, a fiery passion for the game was ignited within Tonoy. And soon after, he decided to become a student of journalism, graduating in 2022, and choosing sports as his area of interest. Today, you can find him spending 99% of his time browsing through every type of content on every team in the NBA, before uncorking everything he has found to the world. In the 1% he isn't doing this, you can find him playing Basketball, Football, Volleyball, or practically any other sport he has had the opportunity to learn.

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