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Trae Young’s crossover spins Josh Richardson around (VIDEO)

Philadelphia 76ers v Atlanta Hawks

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 28: Trae Young #11 of the Atlanta Hawks dribbles the ball against the Philadelphia 76ers on October 28, 2019 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Josh Richardson is a good defender, part of the long and athletic Sixers defense that has teams scoring less than a point per possession against them this season. Richardson is the kind of guy you put on the opposition’s best perimeter player.

Atlanta’s Trae Young spun him around.

Young has taken another step forward this season. He was averaging 38.5 points and shooting 55 percent from three coming into this game, plus dishing out nine assists a night. He looked like he was on his way to another big night early in this game against Philly.

This game is a good test for Atlanta. The Hawks started 2-0, beating a shorthanded Pistons team without Blake Griffin and then a Magic team struggling to score so far this season.