D’ Angelo Russell is an American famous professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA). D’ Angelo Russell was selected as a McDonald’s All-American in 2014 and played college basketball for the Ohio State Buckeyes. Check all the details given below about D’ Angelo Russell’s Wiki, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Family, Stats, Awards, Salary, Net Worth, Biography & More.
D’ Angelo Russell Wiki/Biography
D’ Angelo Russell was born on 23rd February 1996, (Age: 26 years; as of 2022) in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. His full real name is D’ Angelo Russell and he is commonly known as D’ Angelo Russell. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is Mixed. His zodiac sign is Pisces and he follows Christianity (religion). His profession is a famous American Basketball player.
D’ Angelo Russell Educational Qualification
D’ Angelo Russell completed his schooling at Central High School in Louisville, Kentucky. After that, he attended The Ohio State University for his higher studies and for his degree. Also, he plays basketball for his school and college teams and won matches for them.
D’ Angelo Russell Physical Stats
- Height: 6′ 4″ inches
- Weight: 88 kg
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Black
D’ Angelo Russell Family & Parents
D’ Angelo Russell was born into a middle-class family to American Parents. He doesn’t disclose any information about his parents, siblings, and family. His family always support him in his all decision and in his basketball career.
D’ Angelo Russell Girlfriend & Relationships
D’ Angelo Russell’s dating status is single and his marital status is unmarried. He doesn’t disclose any information related to her love life or his girlfriend’s name. Currently, he doesn’t date any girl he only loved to spend his time with his friends. He doesn’t share any photos with any girl.
D’ Angelo Russell Career & Stats
As a freshman in 2010-2011, before transferring to Montverde Academy in Montverde, Florida for his sophomore season. In 2004, he helped Montverde win back-to-back High School National Tournament championships playing alongside Ben Simmons. Russell committed to Ohio State on June 7, 2013, choosing the Buckeyes over Louisville, Michigan State, and North Carolina.
On January 9, 2015, D’ Angelo Russell recorded 14 rebounds in a win over Maryland, later scoring a career-high 33 points in a win over Northwestern on January 21. This was the first triple-:” double recorded by an Ohio State freshman. This was the first triple-double recorded by an Ohio State freshman. During the NCAA Tournament, D’ Angelo Russell scored 28 points in a 75-72 overtime win over VCU. However, the Buckeyes’ season ended the following round with a 73-58 loss to Arizona.
D’ Angelo Russell earned the Oscar Robertson Trophy, Wayman Tisdale Award, and Jerry West Award. He was named a consensus first-team All-American, as well as first-team All-Big Ten and Big Ten Freshman of the Year. In 35 games for Ohio State in 2014-2015, he averaged 19.3 points, 5.7 rebounds, 5.0 assists, and 1.6 steals.
Los Angeles Lakers
Russell was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers as the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft on 25th June 2015. In his debut for the Lakers in their season opener on 28th October 2015, he recorded four points, three rebounds, and two assists in just under 26 minutes in a 112-111 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Russell recorded his first career double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds in a 112–111 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. On January 7, 2016, he scored 11 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter of the Lakers’ 118–115 loss to the Sacramento Kings. D’ Angelo Russell participated in the 2016 Rising Stars Challenge, where he recorded 22 points and seven assists in Team USA’s win over Team World.
His eight three-pointers broke Nick Van Exel’s previous rookie Laker record of six in a single game. On November 15, he scored a then-season-high 32 points in a 125–118 win over the Nets. D’ Angelo Russell missed time between November and January with knee and calf injuries. He set a new career high for assists with 11 against the Washington Wizards in the next game on February 2.
Brooklyn Nets Knee Surgery
D’ Angelo 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 22nd June 2017. In a 2019 interview on ESPN’s First Take, then Lakers director of basketball operations Magic Johnson admitted that Russell’s Snapchat incident with Nick Young, in which Russell secretly recorded Young admitting that he had cheated on then-fiancee Iggy Azalea, played a role in his decision to trade Russell.
On November 17, Russell underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and was subsequently ruled out indefinitely. He returned to action against the Miami Heat on January 19, playing 14 minutes after missing 32 games. He went 0-for-5 from the field in a 101–95 win. In his best performance since knee surgery, he scored 22 points in a 116-108 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on 31st January.
On February 22, D’ Angelo Russell started for the first time since November 11 and scored 19 points on 7-of-16 shooting in a 111–96 loss to the Charlotte Hornets. On March 23, he recorded his first career triple-double with 18 points, 13 assists, and 11 rebounds in a 116–112 loss to the Raptors. Russell’s triple-double was the first for the Nets since Terrence Williams had one against Chicago on April 9, 2010.
First All-Star selection
D’ Angelo Russell makes a career-high nine 3-pointers and scored 31 points in a 120-113 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on 12th November 2018. On December 18, he had 22 points and a career-high-tying 13 assists in a 115–110 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
On January 2, he had 22 points and 13 assists in a 126–121 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. He matched his career high with 40 points in a 117–115 win over the Orlando Magic. He was subsequently named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played from Monday, January 14, through Sunday, January 20. It was his first career Player of the Week award.
He also had four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, breaking Allen Crabbe’s single-season franchise record of 201 3-pointers. On March 25, he had 39 points, nine rebounds, and eight assists in a 148–144 double-overtime loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. On June 28, 2019, the Nets extended a qualifying offer to Russell in order to make him a restricted free agent.
Golden State Warriors
Shabazz Napier and Treveon Graham were traded to the Golden State Warriors as part of a sign-and-trade package for Kevin Durant on 7th July 2019.
He scored a career-high 52 points on 37 shots in a 125-119 overtime loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on 8th November. During his lone season at Golden State, he averaged a career-high 23.6 points per game.
He was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves along with Jacob Evans and Omari Spellman for Andrew Wiggings, a protected future first-round draft pick, and a future second-round draft picks on 6th February 2020. Russell is close friends with Karl-Anthony Towns and fulfilled their dreams of playing together in the NBA. He debuted for Minnesota four days later, recording 22 points and five assists in a 137–126 loss to the Toronto Raptors.
Since the game was nationally televised on NBA TV, the visiting Timberwolves were deemed to have violated the NBA’s policy against resting healthy players and fined $25,000, becoming the first team to be fined since the policy was instituted in 2017.
In the Play-In game on April 12, 2022, Russell scored 29 points to lead them to a victory over the Los Angeles Clippers after Karl-Anthony Towns fouled out with 7 minutes left to go. On November 13, 2022, Russell scored a season-high 30 points and delivered 12 assists, shooting 11-of-13 from the field, including 4-of-5 from beyond the arc in a 129–124 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
D’ Angelo Russell Awards & Achievements
- NBA All-Star in 2019.
- NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2016.
- Consensus first-team All-American in 2015.
- First-team All-Big Ten in 2015.
- Big Ten Freshman of the Year in 2015.
- Jerry West Award in 2015.
- McDonald’s All-American in 2014.
D’ Angelo Russell’s Net Worth
D’ Angelo Russell’s net worth is estimated at $26 million dollars. His profession is a famous basketball player in America he played so many matches in so many teams and earned money from them. D’ Angelo Russell annual salary is $31,377,750 as of December 2022. His last contract was with Brooklyn Nets for a fee of $117,325,500 for 4 years.
D’ Angelo Russell Social Handles
D’ Angelo Russell Amazing Facts
- Currently, D’ Angelo Russell played for Minnesota Timberwolves.
- His position in his team is Point Guard.
- D’ Angelo Russell’s jersey number is 0 in his team.
- In a 2019 interview on ESPN’s First Take, then Lakers director of basketball operations Magic Johnson admitted that Russell’s Snapchat incident with Nick Young.
- D’ Angelo Russell is a very brilliant player in America.
- Currently, he is single he doesn’t date any girl right now.
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