D’Angelo Russell is a professional basketball player from the United States of America. In 2015, he was the second pick in the first round of the National Basketball Association by the Los Angeles Lakers.

He has also played for the Brooklyn Nets, Golden State Warriors, and the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Player Profile

D’Angelo Russell was born on February 23, 1996, in Louisville, Kentucky in the United States of America. He stands 191 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 88 kg. He is left-handed and he is a Point Guard.

Team 27 los angeles lakers Los Angeles Lakers
Position Point Guard
Height / weight 1.91 m / 88 kg
Born 23 Feb 1996
Nationality United States United States
Playing Style Left Handed
Nickname DLo
Team History
27 los angeles lakers Los Angeles 2023 - present
226 minnesota timberwolves Minnesota 2020 - 2023
230 golden state warriors Golden State 2019 - 2020
3015 brooklyn nets Brooklyn 2017 - 2019
27 los angeles lakers Los Angeles 2015 - 2017

High School and College Career

He attended Central High School in Louisville, Kentucky. Later, he transferred to Montverde Academy in Montverde, Florida before committing to play college basketball for Ohio State University. He was there from 2014 to 2015.

In 2014, he was named a McDonald’s All-American. In 2015, he was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Year and he was also given the Jerry West Award.

Professional Career

Russell turned pro in 2015 and was selected in the 1st round as the 2nd overall pick of the 2015 NBA Draft - selected by the Los Angeles Lakers.

He played for the Lakers from 2015 to 2017. In 2016, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team. Then in 2017, he was traded to the Brooklyn Nets.

In November 2017, he underwent knee surgery that saw him out of commission for a couple of months. In 2019, he was named an NBA All-Star.

In July 2019, he was traded to the Golden State Warriors. Then in February 2020, he was again traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves.

In 2023, he made a return to the Lakers. In January 2024, he was fined US$15,000 for kicking the game ball towards the stands.

Career Highlights

  • 2019 - NBA All-Star
  • 2016 - NBA All-Rookie Second Team
  • 2015 - Consensus first-team All-American
  • 2015 - First-team All-Big Ten
  • 2015 - Big Ten Freshman of the Year
  • 2015 - Jerry West Award
  • 2014 - McDonald’s All-American

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