In 28 minutes of action, Pelicans forward Zion Williamson scored 16 points and had seven rebounds and three assists in his NBA debut.
Once preseason play begins on Friday, plenty of rookies will be set loose so they can show what they can do before rotations are narrowed.
The Atlanta Hawks have brought back Vince Carter for a record-breaking 22nd NBA season.
Cam Reddish will have a better NBA career than number one draft pick Zion Williamson, according to the duo's fellow 2019 rookies.
Reddish, who was selected No. 10 by the Hawks, and Williamson were teammates at Duke.
ESPN's Brian Windhorst reported that Young's injury is an eye infection.
The 42-year-old wing was a free agent this offseason and now fills one of the last two roster spots for the Hawks.
"Just waiting for the right opportunity, and nothing has changed as far as that goal, and that dream of mine is to still play,” Carter said.
The Atlanta Hawks have reportedly signed forward Jabari Parker.
The deal is for two years and worth $13 million, with a player option on the second year.