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Trae Young plays in Skinz League game as Oklahoma restrictions loosen

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It didn’t take Trae Young long to get back on the floor once the Hawks’ season ended.

The Atlanta Hawks all-star point guard played in the Skinz League in Oklahoma City on Wednesday night.

Highlights from Ball is Life show Young played in a packed gym with spectators lined across the sidelines.

Young reportedly scored 43 points in the game.

The Skinz League opened this week after Oklahoma entered Phase 3 of reopening the state.

In Phase 3, vulnerable individuals can resume public interactions, but should practice physical distancing, minimizing exposure to social settings where distancing may not be practical, unless precautionary measures are observed. Low-risk populations should consider minimizing time spent in crowded environments.

According to the White House, in phase 3, visits to senior homes can resume as well as sit-down dining, movie theaters, sporting venues and churches — under limited physical distancing protocols. Bars may operate with increased standing room occupancy.

Young also led a march in his hometown of Norman, Oklahoma this week. He wore a mask at the outing, and he made the stand with Black Lives Matter in response to the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.

“This has got to stop,” Young said at the rally. “I just want to say no justice, no peace.”

Oklahoma City Thunder rookie Darius Bazley also played at the Skinz League pro-am this week. The Thunder are one of the 22 teams whose season continues in late July.