Until today, National Basketball Association fans still talk about Trae Young's impressive performance on Tuesday night when the Atlanta Hawks faced the Denver Nuggets at the latter's home, the Pepsi Center in Denver.

Why not?

The third overall pick of last year's draft put up a historic triple-double to lead Atlanta to a 125-121 road win.

Young made 42 points on eight triples, some of which came from, well, Steph Curry range, and 11 assists along with four rebounds.

You can check out some of his shots from way out here.

According to the NBA's stats department, the 21-year-old Young became the youngest player to post a 30 point double-double in points and assists in three straight games.

Fox Sports' Atlanta local station added that Young became the fifth player since 2000 (essentially since 2003 due to the fact that the oldest players in the list, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, were drafted that year) to post 30 points and 10 assists in three straight games, joining an elite group that includes James, Wade, Russell Westbrook, and James Harden.

Another main fact about the feat is that this is his second 40 point double-double in points and assists, becoming the third player to do so before turning 22 as per Virgil Villanueva of ClutchPoints.

The two players who did it before him? Michael Jordan and James, who had the most number of 40 points, 10 assist games before 22 at four.

However, one play that stood out in his performance was something he did late in the third quarter.

With Atlanta in possession of the basketball and up 10, 90-80, with two and a half to play in the period, Young burst in speed and suddenly pulled a nutmeg on Will Barton.

Young got the ball just before it bounced out of the baseline and scored a wide-open pull-up jumper to give his team a 12 point cushion.

A Twitter user that goes by the name Juu McF***it finds the nutmeg too nasty that he remembered that such a move would have forced a fight when he was young.

Trae Young
NBA Draft Prospect Trae Young speaks to the media before the 2018 NBA Draft at the Grand Hyatt New York Grand Central Terminal on June 20, 2018 in New York City. Mike Lawrie/Getty Images

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