Simmons, Green, Thybulle, and even Curry – the Philadelphia 76ers have the chess pieces required to slow down Trae Young.
Similar to how they attacked Bradley Beal, the Philadelphia 76ers best bet when it comes to stunting Young’s offensive production is by sending him multiple different looks, every single game.
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Guarding Trae Young isn’t as simple as designating one defender with stopping him over the course of a game, because Young is simply too good at drawing fouls at a high rate.
Instead, Doc Rivers needs to take a chess-like approach to things, shuffling different pieces around until Trae Young finds himself checkmated with nowhere to go.