Young scores 31, Hawks hold off Ball, Hornets 125-106


              Charlotte Hornets head coach Steve Clifford looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks, Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Rusty Jones)
            
              Charlotte Hornets center Mason Plumlee, top left, attempts to block a shot by Atlanta Hawks forward De'Andre Hunter, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Rusty Jones)
            
              Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier, right, drives into the lane against Atlanta Hawks forward De'Andre Hunter, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Rusty Jones)
            
              Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier, right, passes the ball around the defense of Atlanta Hawks guard Trent Forrest, left, and forward Frank Kaminsky, center, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Rusty Jones)
            
              Charlotte Hornets center Nick Richards (4) questions a missed shot during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks, Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Rusty Jones)
            
              Atlanta Hawks forward Jalen Johnson, back right, makes a reverse layup past Charlotte Hornets forward Kai Jones, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Rusty Jones)
            
              Charlotte Hornets center Nick Richards (4) drives to the basket against Atlanta Hawks defenders during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Rusty Jones)
            
              Charlotte Hornets guard Kelly Oubre Jr., front, drives past Atlanta Hawks guard Bogdan Bogdanovic, rear, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Rusty Jones)
            
              Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young, front, drives into a foul by Charlotte Hornets forward Kai Jones, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Rusty Jones)
            
              Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) is guarded by Charlotte Hornets guard Theo Maledon (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Rusty Jones)
Young scores 31, Hawks hold off Ball, Hornets 125-106