D'Angelo Russell




SEASON 28.7 40.5 35.2 78.2 15.6 3.5 4.8 0.2
CAREER STATS 28.5 40.8 35.1 75.9 14.3 3.5 4 0.2


6 ft5 in

/ 1.96m


195 lbs

/ 88.5kg


20170707 vo bkn russell interview

Nets Guard D'Angelo Russell talks about being a leader in the upcoming season and the importance of hard work.

NETScom Nets Introduce D'angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov

NETS.com: D’Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov were introduced at HSS Training Center.

20170413 los angeles lakers season top 10

Here are the Los Angeles Lakers top 10 plays of the season.

0021601202 min lal RECAP

Despite huge games from Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins, D'Angelo Russell is the hero for the Lakers, nailing a shooter's roll buzzer-beating triple to give Los Angeles the win over the Timberwolves.

0021601202 min lal russell post game intv

D'Angelo Russell opens up about learning his grandmother passed away the same day he hit the game-winner against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

0021601202 min lal tissot russell buzzer beater

D'Angelo Russell gets the shooter's roll on his game-winning 3-pointer to beat the buzzer against the Timberwolves.

0021601202 min lal russell fake 2nd

D'Angelo Russell gets into the lane, delivers a wonderful show and go and makes the basket.

0021601187 sac lal recap

Julius Randle scores 25 points as the Los Angeles Lakers defeat the Sacramento Kings 98-94.


Thomas Robinson streaks up the court and D'Angelo Russell finds him for the transition slam.

0021601170 lal sas recap

Tyler Ennis scores 19 points, Jordan Clarkson adds 17 as the Lakers win it, 102-95.

20170403 young bucks

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20170402 Russell HL

D'Angelo Russell scores 28 points as the Lakers defeat the Grizzlies.

0021601143 mem lal Recap

D'Angelo Russell scores 28 points as the Lakers skate past the Grizzlies.

0021601137 lal lac recap

Blake Griffin and Chris Paul combine for 65 points and 17 assists as LA defeats the Lakers, 115-104.

0021601137 lal lac clarkson 360 1st

Off LA's turnover, D'Angelo Russell throws it ahead to Jordan Clarkson for the 360 dunk.

0021601123 lal min recap

Ricky Rubio scores a career-high 33 points with 10 assists, Karl-Anthony Towns drops 32 points with nine boards and Andrew Wiggins adds 27 as Minnesota takes care of Los Angeles.


Lakers score 15 buckets in a row but fall to the Wizards.

20170328 RUSSELL HL

D'Angelo Russell scores 28 points in a Lakers loss to the Wizards.

0021601110 was lal recap

John Wall grabs a 34 point double-double to lead the Wizards over the Lakers, 119-108.

0021601110 vo lal clarkson lay-in q2

D'Angelo Russell throws it up to Jordan Clarkson for the alley-oop bucket.


Professional History

Selected by the Lakers with the second overall pick of the 2015 NBA Draft.

2015-16: Played in 80 games (48 starts), averaging 13.2 points, 3.4 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 1.16 steals and 0.16 blocks in 28.2 minutes … Finished with 10+ points in 53 games, 20+ points in 13 games and 30+ points in two games … Had one double-double … Finished the year ranked 4th among rookies in assists and steals, and 5th in points and three-point field goal percentage … One of 10 American rookie and sophomore players selected by the league’s assistant coaches to participate in the Rising Stars Challenge at NBA All-Star 2016, tallying 22 points, a USA team-high seven assists and two steals in 16:20 off the bench … Youngest player in NBA history to make 120+ three-pointers in a single season … One of only 20 NBA rookies in NBA history to make 120 triples in a season … Finished tied for 15th among rookies in most three-pointers made in a season (130) … Became the youngest player in NBA history to make eight three-pointers in a game 3/1 vs. BKN at 20 years and seven days … The eight triples in a game are the most by a rookie in Lakers history (previously Nick Van Exel with six (twice) … Had a historic rookie performance 3/1 vs. BKN with careerhighs of 39 points, eight three-pointers made, and 14 made field goals … The 39 points was the most by a Lakers rookie since Elgin Baylor scored 39 on 3/11/59 … Became just the third rookie in Laker history to score at least 39 points in a game, joining Baylor (three times) and Vern Mikkelsen … Marked the first 39+ point performance by a rookie in the NBA since Jordan Crawford did so 3/30/11 … Became just the second rookie in NBA history to score at least 39 points while making eight three-pointers, joining Rodrigue Beaubois (40 points and nine triples 3/27/10) … Set career-highs with 11 free throws made and 13 free throws attempted 4/8 at NOP … Scored 20+ points in a season-long four straight games from 2/24-3/2 … Posted a career-high eight assists 2/24 at MEM … Had four steals four times … Recorded first career double-double 12/4 at ATL with a career-high 10 rebounds (career-high five offensive rebounds) and 16 points … Scored 23 points, including 13 in the 4th quarter and the game-tying basket to send it to overtime, with three assists 12/9 at MIN … Scored 22 points and dished a career-high eight assists 2/24 at MEM … Had 21 points with five assists and a career-high tying four steals 3/6 vs. GSW … Tied a career-high with four steals to go with 14 points 3/15 vs. SAC … Totaled 32 points (11-13 FT) 4/8 at NOP … Missed one game due to a sore throat (1/5) and another game due to a sprained right ankle (1/10).

College History

Appeared and started in all 35 games in lone collegiate season at Ohio State, averaging 19.3 points per game, 5.7 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 1.57 steals in 33.9 minutes … Won the Jerry West Award, honoring the nation’s best shooting guard … Consensus First-Team AllAmerican … Selected First-Team All-Big 10 and Big 10 Freshman of the Year by both coaches and media … Finished 5th in the John R. Wooden Award voting following the 2014-15 season … Won the USBWA Wayman Tisdale Freshman of the Week award 1/26 and 2/10 … National Player of the Week selection by NCAA.com, Naismith, USBWA, and CBSSports.com for the week of 1/26 … USBWA All-District V … Was the Big 10 Player of the Week twice (1/26 and 2/9) and the Big Ten Freshman of the Week seven times (12/8, 12/29, 1/19, 1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 3/2) … Scored a career-high 33 points 1/22 at Northwestern … Was the leading freshman scorer in the country ... Recorded a triple-double of 23 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists 2/8 at Rutgers, the first triple-double by an Ohio State freshman … Had three additional double-doubles, twice with points/rebounds and once with points/assists … Scored in double-figures 32 consecutive times … Had the fourth-highest PAR (points+assists+rebounds) of any player in the Big 10 in the last 10 years (30.0) … Notched a career-high 14 rebounds on two occasions (1/17 at Iowa and 1/29 vs. Maryland) … Had a season-best six offensive rebounds 1/17 at Iowa … Knocked down 4+ three-pointers on 10 occasions … Collected a season-high four steals 1/13 vs. Michigan.

High School History

Son of Antonio Russell and Keisha Rowe … Has four siblings: Antonio Russell, Lashaun Gilliam, Tayshaun Brown, and Cloee Russell … From Louisville … Had a solo draft workout with the Lakers on June 8th, 2015 and a second group workout on June 20th before being selected by the team … McDonald’s All-American selection in 2014 at the conclusion of his prep career … Participated in the 2014 Jordan Brand Classic … Attended Montverde Academy (Montverde, FL) in high school, helping the team to a 27-2 records as a junior before going 28-0 as a senior while winning the National High School Invitational championship both years … Played alongside current NBA pros Joel Embiid, Dakari Johnson and Michael Frazier II at Montverde ... Transferred to Montverde from Central High School in Louisville, KY after his freshman season … Seeks to join Rajon Rondo, Darrell Griffith, and Muhammad Ali as sports “icons” from Louisville … The athlete he most admires outside of the NBA is Muhammad Ali ... Began playing organized basketball at the age of nine ... Lists greatest personal achievement as making it to the NBA ... Person most admired is his father ... In his free time, enjoys watching movies, with his favorite actor being Will Smith ... Hip-hop artist J Cole is his favorite musician ... During the offseason enjoys paintballing ... After retiring from the NBA, wants to become a broadcaster ... Favorite non-NBA sports team is Ohio State football ... Named after R&B singer-songwriter D’Angelo.

Traditional Season Stats

Season2016 63GP 1810MIN 351FGM 867FGA 40.5FG% 1353PM 3843PA 35.23P% 147FTM 188FTA 78.2FT% 31OREB 190DREB 221REB 303AST 176TOV 87STL 16BLK 130PF 2DD2 0TD3 984PTS -357+/-

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