D'Angelo Russell RUMORS & NEWS

  • Lakers fear D’Angelo Russell might take issue with coming off bench in NBA Playoffs

    Lakers Daily "The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly are concerned that they could “lose” guard D’Angelo Russell if he gets moved to the bench in the Western Conference Finals against the Denver Nuggets. According to ESPN’s Dave McMenamin, the team fears that..." May 17

  • Karl-Anthony Towns Gets Brutally Honest On D'Angelo Russell's Trade To The Lakers

    Fadeaway World "When the Minnesota Timberwolves first paired Karl-Anthony Towns with D'Angelo Russell in 2020, many within the organization were cautiously optimistic about their future as potential Western contenders. But after less than three full seasons with the Wolves, D'Lo was traded from the..." May 10

  • D’Angelo Russell Makes Bold Comment About His Lakers Future

    NBA Analysis "At the NBA trade deadline, D’Angelo Russell was one of the many players the Los Angeles Lakers brought in to shake up their roster. The former All-Star was drafted No. 2 overall by the organization back in 2015 but traded him away after his second season. Since coming back to..." May 08

  • D’Angelo Russell: Lakers Have “A Decision To Make” In Free Agency

    Hoops Rumors "D’Angelo Russell isn’t sure where he’ll be next season, but for now he’s enjoying his role in the Lakers‘ playoff run. He was one of several players brought in by general manager Rob Pelinka at the trade deadline, turning L.A. from a sub-.500..." May 07

  • Lakers' D’Angelo Russell felt 'held back' with T-Wolves

    The Athletic "The bag was quite the symbolic accessory. D’Angelo Russell, this 27-year-old basketball vagabond who has played for five teams in his eight seasons, knows the feeling of packing up all too well. From the Los Angeles Lakers to Brooklyn Nets, Golden State..." May 07

  • D’Angelo Russell reportedly wants to be “point guard of the future” for Lakers

    Silver Screen And Roll "There was a time not too long ago when D’Angelo Russell was seen as the future of the Lakers franchise. The first of a series of No. 2 picks in the NBA Draft, D’Lo was seen as the first young cornerstone of the franchise. Obviously, that didn’t work..." March 13

  • D'Angelo Russell Says He Has No Relationship With Former Teammate Julius Randle

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers took on the New York Knicks on Sunday night, with the matchup seeing two former teammates face each other. D'Angelo Russell and Julius Randle were both on the Lakers from 2014 to 2016, but Russell stated after the game that playing against Randle wasn't..." March 13

  • Lakers’ D’Angelo Russell Could Return Friday

    Silver Screen And Roll "Tuesday was a day chock full of good news for the Lakers and it rounded out in the same style. After picking up another big victory over the Grizzlies on a night when they retired Pau Gasol’s jersey, head coach Darvin Ham revealed postgame that the team is aiming..." March 08

  • D'Angelo Russell Will Be Lakers' Biggest X-Factor In LeBron James' Absence

    Bleacher Report "LeBron James made the trip to Memphis on Tuesday with the Los Angeles Lakers, but he was in a jacket and walking boot on the sideline while the men in purple and gold fought, and eventually lost, to the Grizzlies, 121-109. Two days after suffering a foot injury that led him to tell..." March 01

  • Magic Johnson Gives Honest Take On Lakers Getting D'Angelo Russell

    Fadeaway World "D'Angelo Russell was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers ahead of the trade deadline this year, and he is definitely a solid offensive point guard that could help the Lakers have a strong finish to the season. This season, D'Angelo Russell has averaged 17.9 PPG, 3.1..." February 22

  • D’Angelo Russell, Lakers Have Mutual Interest In Extension

    Silver Screen And Roll "In a not-too-dissimilar timeline to the one we’re in, the Lakers would have landed Kyrie Irving ahead of the NBA trade deadline and had a very different path heading into the second half of the season. They certainly did everything they could to acquire him,..." February 16

  • D’Angelo Russell’s strong take on 2nd Lakers stint will fire up fans

    Clutch Points "When his career first began, D’Angelo Russell was meant to be a key piece in the future of the Los Angeles Lakers. But following a rough start, the two sides chose to move on. Now six years after being traded away, Russell is back in Los Angeles. And this time, he anticipates..." February 10

  • Lakers Talking Russell Westbrook, D'Angelo Russell Trade with T-Wolves, Jazz

    Bleacher Report "Russell Westbrook's time with the Los Angeles Lakers may be coming to an end, and a familiar face may be back on his way to the Purple and Gold. Shams Charania and Tony Jones of The Athletic reported Wednesday that the Lakers, Minnesota Timberwolves and Utah Jazz "are in..." February 08

  • This Suns-Timberwolves Trade Sends D’Angelo Russell To Phoenix

    NBA Analysis "As the NBA trade deadline approaches, different teams will have different goals in mind.  Some will be making a push towards title contention. Others will be thinking about the future. Meanwhile, some teams will be somewhere in between those extremes.  Take the..." February 07

  • Timberwolves expected to pursue D’Angelo Russell trade by Feb. 9

    Sportsnaut "The Minnesota Timberwolves acquired D’Angelo Russell in 2019 with the hope of building a perennial playoff contender around the All-Star guard and Karl-Anthony Towns. Three seasons later, Minnesota is reportedly looking for ways to move on from Russell. Minnesota’s..." January 28

  • This Mavs-Timberwolves Trade Features D’Angelo Russell

    NBA Analysis "In the NBA, few commodities are more valuable than a first-round pick. Some trades push the limit of that value. If a team has a strong need for a type of player, they may surrender a pick – even if that player isn’t worth it in a vacuum. If that player is in a contract..." January 26

  • Timberwolves’ Bold Trade Plans Involve D’Angelo Russell

    NBA Analysis "The Minnesota Timberwolves expected to be much more successful in regular season play after making the bold move to acquire Rudy Gobert in the NBA offseason. So far, the team has posted just a 22-23 record and ranks ninth in the Western Conference. There are some asset management..." January 17

  • Why Heat trading for D’Angelo Russell isn’t likely

    Clutch Points "Minnesota Timberwolves’ star point guard D’Angelo Russell continues to be brought up in trade talks as the deadline approaches, although one team unlikely to land the 26-year-old is the Miami Heat. Just days after being linked to Jae Crowder, the Heat..." January 16

  • Heat Have 'Registered Interest' in D'Angelo Russell

    Bleacher Report "As the Minnesota Timberwolves keep struggling to pull their way out of the play-in tournament mix, D'Angelo Russell's future with the organization is uncertain with the trade deadline looming. Per Yahoo Sports' Jake Fischer, the Miami Heat are a team that has..." January 13

  • D’Angelo Russell, no stranger to trades, once again finds himself in fluid situation

    Yahoo! Sports "Before the Timberwolves dove headfirst into a supersized frontcourt starring Rudy Gobert and Karl-Anthony Towns, Minnesota evaluated ways to bolster the opposite end of its starting lineup. The Timberolves explored the offseason trade market of point guards, league..." January 13

  • What would a D’Angelo Russell trade to the Suns look like?

    NBA Analysis "No matter how valuable you think you are, remember that you’re likely replaceable. The NBA serves as a great example, and there may be a lesson involving the Phoenix Suns with the Minnesota Timberwolves having a possible solution. The truth hurts. It’s still true...." January 11

  • Heat should target D’Angelo Russell in trade talks

    NBA Analysis "The game of basketball is an ever-evolving thing. Some don’t like it. That’s fine. Purists will always find a way to complain, yet, things will always change anyway. The NBA is no exception. In particular, the responsibilities of point guards have changed..." January 05

  • D'Angelo Russell on Zion Williamson: He's Playing Football, We're Playing Basketball

    The Big Lead "Zion Williamson showed what he's capable of by scoring a career-high 43 points, including the Pelicans' final 13, as New Orleans downed the Minnesota Timberwolves last night. He completely owned the final minute as he tied the game up by discarding Rudy Gobert, then converted a pick-six..." December 29

  • Heat interested in acquiring Timberwolves guard D’Angelo Russell

    Sportsnaut "The Miami Heat’s start to the 2022-’23 season has not been to plan as they sit with a 15-15 record at eighth place in the Eastern Conference. Most notably, the injuries have been devastating to their team. Miami brought back the same group that was one Jimmy Butler..." December 16

  • D'Angelo Russell fined $20K for directing inappropriate language toward game official

    NBA.com "NEW YORK – Minnesota Timberwolves guard D’Angelo Russell has been fined $20,000 for directing inappropriate language toward a game official, it was announced today by Joe Dumars, Executive Vice President, Head of Basketball Operations. " December 06