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Young Scores 45 in Return to MSG, Hawks Beat Knicks 117-111

Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) motions to the crowd during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks, Tuesday, March 22, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Jessie Alcheh)
Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) motions to the crowd during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks, Tuesday, March 22, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Jessie Alcheh)
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New York (AP) -- Trae Young got a pregame hug from Spike Lee, so there was at least a little love for him inside Madison Square Garden.

Once the game started, so did the boos.