High school Career Edit
Russell attended Central High School in his birthplace (Louisville, Kentucky) before transferring to Montverde Academy in Montverde, Florida after his freshman season. He was named a McDonald's All-American in 2014. He was rated as a five-star recruit. He chose Ohio State as a college over Louisville, Michigan State, and North Carolina.
College Career Edit
Russell played only one year at Ohio State. In his debut, Russell got 16 points, 4 assists, and 4 rebounds. He got the first triple-double recorded by a freshman. Russell played great in NCAA tournament against the 7th seed VCU, he got 28 points. Ohio State won. His season ended when he lost against Arizona. He finished fifth for John R. Wooden Award. On April 22, 2015, Russell decided to go to straight to the draft instead of serving his 3 years he had left of college.
- He is a talented guard
- Great creativity and imagination
- Has a great passing ability
- Ball handling
- Shows good form and quick release
- Great decision maker
- Good at running the pick and roll
- Has a high potential
- Good at creating great shots at mid-range
- Great at using a phone and camera
- Knows everything about everyone
- Has a lot of video storage on his phone
- He is not a big-time athlete
- He has a below average run/jump in NBA standards.
- Lack of explosiveness
- Can't keep secrets
Los Angeles Lakers (2015-present) Edit
D'Angelo Russell was picked as first round, 2nd pick. On his debut against the Dallas Mavericks, he got 10 points, 1 assists, and 3 rebounds. On November 21, 2015, On the lost against Toronto, he got a season-high of 17 points. Until December 11, 2015, where he got a season-high of 24 points in the loss of the Spurs.
Family Drug Secret Edit
According to WHAS11, father of D'Angelo Russell, Antonio Russell, has been involved in drug cases. On August 2015, Antonio was caught using codeine and marijuana in his car. Russell is supposed to be on probation until 2016. "He was charged and sentenced for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, drug trafficking and fleeing/evading police (1st-degree motor vehicle)," WHAS11 says.
Personal Life/Trivia Edit
- He went to the Bahamas before
- He enjoys listening to Logic
- He was Eazy-E for Halloween
- He was in the NBA Sports Illustrated on October 26, 2015
- He enjoys listening to music
- He enjoys to watch basketball