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Former ESPN Writer Trashes The Network For This Trae Young Tweet

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No college basketball player has received more coverage on ESPN this year than Trae Young. To some, it's been a little much.

Young, 19, has arguably been college basketball's best player in his freshman season at Oklahoma. He's the closest thing to Stephen Curry CBB has seen.

ESPN has gone all-out in its coverage of the Oklahoma star. One game, they had a camera focused solely on him.

Some fans are starting to turn on Young now, though. This will happen when someone is covered to the extreme (see: Tim Tebow, Johnny Manziel, Baker Mayfield, etc.).

The other night, ESPN tweeted out a video with a somewhat-controversial caption. Basically, they kind of made fun of a mistake Young made during a game against Texas Tech.

Check it out:

This didn't sit well with many. Among those upset: former ESPN Big 12 writer David Ubben. He spoke out against the Worldwide Leader on Twitter. "Shoutout to oversaturating a player until an entire conference's fans hate him, then capitalizing on that by tweeting out an 18-year-old's bad decision to 34 million people," he tweeted, adding a (presumably sarcastic) thumbs-up emoji.

Young, a 6-foot-2 guard, is averaging 29 points, 9 assists and 4 rebounds a game for Oklahoma. He's projected to be a top 10 pick in the 2018 NBA Draft.