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D'Angelo Russell
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Russell during a Warriors game in Dec. 2019
Full name D'Angelo Dante Russell
Born February 23, 1996 (1996-02-23) (age 24)
Louisville, Kentucky
Nationality Flag of the United States.png American
Physical stats
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 195 lbs (88 kg)
Professional basketball career
No. 0 – Minnesota Timberwolves
Position Point guard
League Flag of the United States.png NBA
NBA Draft 2015 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2nd
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
Playing career 2015–present (5 years)
High school/College basketball career
High school Montverde Academy
(Montverde, Florida)
College Ohio State
Playing career High school: 2010-2014
College: 2014-2015
Career history
20152017 Los Angeles Lakers
20172019 Brooklyn Nets
20192020 Golden State Warriors
2020–present Minnesota Timberwolves
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA All-Star (2019)
  • NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2016)
  • Consensus first-team All-American (2015)
  • First-team All-Big Ten (2015)
  • Big Ten Freshman of the Year (2015)
  • Jerry West Award (2015)
  • McDonald's All-American (2014)
  • Jordan Brand Classic (2014)


D'Angelo Danté Russell (born February 23, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the NBA.


Professional career

Los Angeles Lakers (2015–2017)

On June 25, 2015, Russell was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers with the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft.

2015–2016 season

2016–2017 season

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Brooklyn Nets (2017–2019)

On June 22, 2017, Russell was traded, along with Timofey Mozgov, to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Brook Lopez and the rights to Kyle Kuzma, the 27th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.

On October 18, 2017 in his debut for the Nets in their season opener, Russell scored 30 points and five assists in a 140–131 loss to the Indiana Pacers.

Golden State Warriors (2019–2020)

On July 7, 2019, Russell was sent to the Golden State Warriors as part of a sign-and-trade package for Kevin Durant.

On November 8, 2019, Russell scored a career-high 52 points in a 125–119 overtime loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Minnesota Timberwolves (2020–present)

On February 6, 2020, Russell was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves along with Jacob Evans and Omari Spellman for Andrew Wiggins, a protected future first-round draft pick, and a future second round draft pick.

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