|Mar. 26 8:12 PM PT9:12 PM MT10:12 PM CT11:12 PM ET3:12 GMT11:12 8:12 PM MST10:12 PM EST7:12 UAE (+1)05:1223:12 ET10:12 PM CTNaN:� - D'Angelo Russell scored 22 points Sunday on 8-of-19 shooting as the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Portland Trail Blazers 97-81. Russell pulled down one rebound and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -17 in his 33:11 of playing time. Russell went 1 of 4 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Though he wasn't great on this night, Russell has been quite good lately with averages of 23.8 points, 4.8 assists and 1.8 steals over a four-game stretch. The second-year guard is 13 of 28 from 3-point range during that period and continues to receive loads of minutes, keeping his short-term upside very high.
|Mar. 25 9:38 PM PT10:38 PM MT11:38 PM CT12:38 AM ET4:38 GMT12:38 9:38 PM MST11:38 PM EST8:38 UAE05:380:38 ET10:38 PM CTNaN:� - D'Angelo Russell scored 15 points Friday on 3-of-9 shooting as the Los Angeles Lakers topped the Minnesota Timberwolves 130-119 in overtime. Russell grabbed three rebounds and dished out six assists, tallying a plus-minus of 0 in his 39:50 of playing time. He tacked on two steals. Russell went 2 of 5 from behind the arc.|
|Mar. 22 9:37 PM PT10:37 PM MT11:37 PM CT12:37 AM ET4:37 GMT12:37 9:37 PM MST11:37 PM EST8:37 UAE05:370:37 ET10:37 PM CTNaN:� - Russell scored 18 points Tuesday on 7-of-15 shooting as the Los Angeles Lakers fell to the Los Angeles Clippers 133-109. Russell grabbed two rebounds and dished out five assists, tallying a plus-minus of -8 in his 36:12 of playing time. He added three steals. Russell went 3 of 7 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Though Russell didn't hit for 40 like in the porevious game, he was solid again.
|Mar. 20 11:24 PM PT12:24 AM MT1:24 AM CT2:24 AM ET6:24 GMT14:24 11:24 PM MST1:24 AM EST10:24 UAE07:242:24 ET12:24 AM CTNaN:� - D'Angelo Russell scored a career-high 40 points Sunday, going 14 of 22 from the field, as the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers 125-120. Russell pulled down two rebounds and had six assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -11 in his 41:16 of playing time. He tacked on two steals. Russell went 7 of 12 from 3-point range.
Analysis: The second-year guard broke out of a recent shooting slump in a big way on this night, though he's still prone to inconsistency. Prior to going 5 of 9 from the field Friday against Milwaukee, Russell shot an ugly 26.8 percent over his previous three outings.
|Mar. 17 8:38 PM PT9:38 PM MT10:38 PM CT11:38 PM ET3:38 GMT11:38 8:38 PM MST10:38 PM EST7:38 UAE (+1)04:3823:38 ET9:38 PM CTNaN:� - Russell, Nick Young and Milwaukee Bucks center Greg Monroe have been ejected after a shoving fracas in the third quarter.
Analysis: The brouhaha started when Milwaukee's Malcolm Brogdon delivered a hard foul to Young with 36 seconds left in the quarter Thursday night. Young shoved Brogdon, and Monroe quickly shoved Young. Russell and Lakers rookie Brandon Ingram then both engaged with Monroe while every player on the court joined the fray.
|Mar. 15 8:08 PM PT9:08 PM MT10:08 PM CT11:08 PM ET3:08 GMT11:08 8:08 PM MST10:08 PM EST7:08 UAE (+1)04:0823:08 ET9:08 PM CTNaN:� - D'Angelo Russell scored five points Wednesday, going 2 of 10 from the field, as the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Houston Rockets 139-100. Russell pulled down two rebounds and dished out two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -25 in his 25:22 of playing time before fouling out. He added two steals. Russell struggled from 3-point range, coming up empty on all five of his attempts.|
|Mar. 14 9:40 PM PT10:40 PM MT11:40 PM CT12:40 AM ET4:40 GMT12:40 9:40 PM MST11:40 PM EST8:40 UAE05:400:40 ET10:40 PM CTNaN:� - D'Angelo Russell scored 10 points Monday, going 4 of 14 from the field, as the Los Angeles Lakers fell to the Denver Nuggets 129-101. Russell grabbed two rebounds and dished out three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -32 in his 27:59 of playing time. He added three steals. Russell went 2 of 6 from 3-point range.|
|Mar. 12 8:53 PM PT9:53 PM MT10:53 PM CT11:53 PM ET3:53 GMT11:53 8:53 PM MST10:53 PM EST7:53 UAE (+1)04:5323:53 ET9:53 PM CTNaN:� - D'Angelo Russell scored 11 points Sunday on 5-of-17 shooting as the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Philadelphia 76ers 118-116. Russell pulled down four rebounds and dished out seven assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -10 in his 33:01 on the floor. Russell went 1 of 6 from behind the arc.|
|Mar. 10 9:18 PM PT10:18 PM MT11:18 PM CT12:18 AM ET5:18 GMT13:18 10:18 PM MST12:18 AM EST9:18 UAE06:180:18 ET11:18 PM CTNaN:� - D'Angelo Russell scored 28 points Thursday on 10-of-20 shooting as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Phoenix Suns 122-110. Russell grabbed four rebounds and had three assists, tallying a plus-minus of +1 in his 33:46 of playing time. He tacked on three steals. Russell went 6 of 9 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Russell scored in double figures for the eighth straight game, averaging 21.8 points and 5.0 assists while shooting 38.7 percent (24 of 62) from long range.
|Mar. 7 7:11 PM PT8:11 PM MT9:11 PM CT10:11 PM ET3:11 GMT11:11 8:11 PM MST10:11 PM EST7:11 UAE (+1)04:1122:11 ET9:11 PM CTNaN:� - Russell scored 22 points Tuesday on 8-of-17 shooting as the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Dallas Mavericks 122-111. Russell pulled down one rebound and had four assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -13 in his 33:19 on the floor. He added four steals. Russell went 2 of 6 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Russell has averaged 20.9 points in the last seven games.
|Mar. 5 8:42 PM PT9:42 PM MT10:42 PM CT11:42 PM ET4:42 GMT12:42 9:42 PM MST11:42 PM EST8:42 UAE05:4223:42 ET10:42 PM CTNaN:� - D'Angelo Russell scored 16 points Sunday, going 7 of 20 from the field, as the Los Angeles Lakers fell to the New Orleans Pelicans 105-97. Russell grabbed four rebounds and dished out seven assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -3 in his 32:33 on the floor. He added one block and two steals. Russell went 2 of 11 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Russell committed six turnovers Sunday but did contribute seven assists. HE missed nine 3-pointers for the second time in five games and is shooting just 34.8 percent from deep this season.
|Mar. 4 10:04 PM PT11:04 PM MT12:04 AM CT1:04 AM ET6:04 GMT14:04 11:04 PM MST1:04 AM EST10:04 UAE07:041:04 ET12:04 AM CTNaN:� - D'Angelo Russell scored 17 points Friday on 7-of-12 shooting as the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Boston Celtics 115-95. Russell pulled down three rebounds and dished out four assists, tallying a plus-minus of -28 in his 30:02 of playing time. He added one block and one steal. Russell went 2 of 5 from 3-point range.
Analysis: If there's one positive to take out of the Lakers' current mess of a situation, it's been Russell's recent play. The second-year guard is on a strong five-game run in which he's averaged 21.6 points, 5.2 assists and 1.6 steals.
|Mar. 1 9:22 PM PT10:22 PM MT11:22 PM CT12:22 AM ET5:22 GMT13:22 10:22 PM MST12:22 AM EST9:22 UAE06:220:22 ET11:22 PM CTNaN:� - Russell scored 23 points Tuesday on 8-of-17 shooting as the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Charlotte Hornets 109-104. Russell pulled down one rebound and dished out nine assists, tallying a plus-minus of +6 in his 36:04 of playing time. He added two steals. Russell went 5 of 8 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Russell has averaged 22.8 points in the last four games.
|Feb. 24 8:17 PM PT9:17 PM MT10:17 PM CT11:17 PM ET4:17 GMT12:17 9:17 PM MST11:17 PM EST8:17 UAE05:1723:17 ET10:17 PM CTNaN:� - Russell scored 29 on Friday.
Analysis: He's totaled 50 points in the last two games.
|Feb. 3 7:12 PM PT8:12 PM MT9:12 PM CT10:12 PM ET3:12 GMT11:12 8:12 PM MST10:12 PM EST7:12 UAE (+1)04:1222:12 ET9:12 PM CTNaN:� - Russell was very good for the third straight game with 20 points, six rebounds and six assists Friday at Boston.
Analysis: In his last three games, Russell has averaged 19.7 points, 9.0 assists and 6.7 rebounds. He has, however, shot 38.5 percent from the field and committed 11 turnovers in that span.
|Feb. 2 6:06 PM PT7:06 PM MT8:06 PM CT9:06 PM ET2:06 GMT10:06 7:06 PM MST9:06 PM EST6:06 UAE (+1)03:0621:06 ET8:06 PM CTNaN:� - Russell had 17 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds in Thursday's loss at Washington.
Analysis: Russell was playing in his second game after missing three with a pair of mild leg injuries. It's uncertain if he'll be limited at all as the Lakers play the second of a back-to-back Friday in Boston.
|Feb. 1 9:38 PM PT10:38 PM MT11:38 PM CT12:38 AM ET5:38 GMT13:38 10:38 PM MST12:38 AM EST9:38 UAE06:380:38 ET11:38 PM CTNaN:� - Russell had 22 points, a career-high 10 assists and seven rebounds for the Lakers on Tuesday in his return from a three-game absence with a pair of mild leg injuries.
Analysis: Russell had been averaging just 8 points on 33.3 percent shooting in his previous six games before sitting out.
|Jan. 20 8:27 PM PT9:27 PM MT10:27 PM CT11:27 PM ET4:27 GMT12:27 9:27 PM MST11:27 PM EST8:27 UAE05:2723:27 ET10:27 PM CTNaN:� - Russell (sprained right knee) will start Tuesday against Denver after missing the Lakers' previous three games. was a full participant in practice for a second straight day Monday, and he's been cleared to play Tuesday against Denver.
Analysis: The second-year guard had been expected to return after being cleared to play Monday after fully participating in practice for a second straight day. However, even before getting hurt in the first quarter of a win over Indiana on Jan. 20, Russell had failed to score in double figures in four of five games while shooting 33.3 percent.
|Jan. 16 5:47 AM PT6:47 AM MT7:47 AM CT8:47 AM ET13:47 GMT21:47 6:47 AM MST8:47 AM EST17:47 UAE14:478:47 ET7:47 AM CTNaN:� - Russell scored 20 on Sunday.
Analysis: This was a much-needed effort for the underachieving Russell, who totaled 23 points in the previous three contests.
|Jan. 14 2:08 PM PT3:08 PM MT4:08 PM CT5:08 PM ET22:08 GMT6:08 3:08 PM MST5:08 PM EST2:08 UAE (+1)23:0817:08 ET4:08 PM CTNaN:� - Russell's slump continued Saturday with five points on 1-of-7 shooting, though he did have six rebounds and five assists.
Analysis: Russell has totaled just 23 points over the past three games. During that stretch, he's shooting 26.5 percent from the field, 1 of 11 from beyond the arc and 4 of 9 at the free-throw line.
|Jan. 11 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET16:50 GMT0:50 9:50 AM MST11:50 AM EST20:50 UAE17:5011:50 ET10:50 AM CTNaN:� - Russell had nine points on 4-of-14 shooting, including 0 for 7 on 3-point tries, but did contribute eight rebounds, six assists and three steals Tuesday.
Analysis: Russell had scored at least 15 points in each of his previous six games. He was 12 of 21 from 3-point range in his first two games this month before going 3 for 24 in the last four.
|Jan. 7 9:17 AM PT10:17 AM MT11:17 AM CT12:17 PM ET17:17 GMT1:17 10:17 AM MST12:17 PM EST21:17 UAE18:1712:17 ET11:17 AM CTNaN:� - Russell helped the Lakers to Friday's 127-100 win over Miami by tallying 19 points, six rebounds, five assists and three steals.
Analysis: A fine all-around effort for the emerging star, who's averaged 21.8 points in Los Angeles' four games of 2017. Russell is shooting 39.4 percent from 3-point range during that stretch, though he's just 1 for 12 over the last two games.
|Jan. 6 6:17 AM PT7:17 AM MT8:17 AM CT9:17 AM ET14:17 GMT22:17 7:17 AM MST9:17 AM EST18:17 UAE15:179:17 ET8:17 AM CTNaN:� - Russell dropped in 22 points Thursday in Portland despite missing all eight of his 3-point attempts and ending 6 of 18 from the field.
Analysis: The 20-year-old had been lights out in his first two outings of the new calendar year, going a combined 12 of 21 from beyond the arc while totaling 46 points and 11 assists. Russell was able to salvage a decent fantasy night in this one by hitting 10 of 11 free throw tries, though he finished with a disappointing two assists.
|Jan. 1 7:24 AM PT8:24 AM MT9:24 AM CT10:24 AM ET15:24 GMT23:24 8:24 AM MST10:24 AM EST19:24 UAE16:2410:24 ET9:24 AM CTNaN:� - Despite battling a sore left knee, Russell had his best game in six weeks with 28 points Sunday as he hit 6 of 12 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Russell, who has been regularly been listed on the injury report lately, had not scored more than 17 points in the previous 10 games after a lengthy absence due to the knee problem. "He did a great job," Lakers forward Julius Randle said of Russell. "I just told him to be aggressive. I feel like he's been a little too hesitant with his shot, thinking a little too much."
|Dec. 30 9:44 PM PT10:44 PM MT11:44 PM CT12:44 AM ET5:44 GMT13:44 10:44 PM MST12:44 AM EST9:44 UAE06:440:44 ET11:44 PM CTNaN:� - Russell's shooting slump continued in the Lakers' loss to Dallas on Thursday. The 2015 No. 2 overall pick finished 5 of 15 from the field while tallying 15 points and six assists.
Analysis: Though he still takes enough shots to remain a serviceable fantasy option, Russell isn't making them at a high rate. The 20-year-old owns a field goal percentage of 39.1 for the season and has just 33 points over his last three games. He's shot 30.8 percent over that span.
|Dec. 22 7:50 PM PT8:50 PM MT9:50 PM CT10:50 PM ET3:50 GMT11:50 8:50 PM MST10:50 PM EST7:50 UAE (+1)04:5022:50 ET9:50 PM CTNaN:� - Russell turned in another solid effort Thursday at Miami with 17 points, seven assists and four rebounds.
Analysis: Russell has scored in double digits in five straight games, averaging 15.0 points while hitting 12 of 29 from 3-point range. He did commit a season-high six turnovers to match his total from the previous three games.
|Dec. 20 6:04 PM PT7:04 PM MT8:04 PM CT9:04 PM ET2:04 GMT10:04 7:04 PM MST9:04 PM EST6:04 UAE (+1)03:0421:04 ET8:04 PM CTNaN:� - After being rested Saturday, Russell returned Tuesday with 15 points, five rebounds and five assists in 26 minutes in a loss to the Hornets.
Analysis: As Russell keeps working his way back from a knee injury, he could sit out again Friday with the Lakers playing another set of back-to-back games. He will play Thursday.
|Dec. 17 9:23 PM PT10:23 PM MT11:23 PM CT12:23 AM ET5:23 GMT13:23 10:23 PM MST12:23 AM EST9:23 UAE06:230:23 ET11:23 PM CTNaN:� - Russell put up 15 points and seven rebounds in just 27 minutes during Friday's win at Philadelphia, though he ended 4 of 12 from the field.
Analysis: The 2015 No. 2 overall pick's game is still a little off as he makes his way back from a knee injury. Though Russell is shooting only 32.5 percent in four games since returning, his minutes are steadily increasing. He's a reasonable buy-low fantasy candidate, though he was rested Saturday on the second end of a back-to-back. Russell will play Tuesday.
|Dec. 14 6:48 PM PT7:48 PM MT8:48 PM CT9:48 PM ET2:48 GMT10:48 7:48 PM MST9:48 PM EST6:48 UAE (+1)03:4821:48 ET8:48 PM CTNaN:� - Russell struggled in Wednesday's loss in Brooklyn in his third game back following a 12-game absence due to a sore knee. He had 11 points on 2-of-10 shooting with three rebounds and two assists.
Analysis: Russell, who is still on a minutes restriction, has averaged 10.3 points on 32.1 percent shooting (9 for 28) in those three games. While he's clearly not at the top of his game, the good news is Russell's minutes have increased each game since his return.
|Dec. 13 9:22 AM PT10:22 AM MT11:22 AM CT12:22 PM ET17:22 GMT1:22 10:22 AM MST12:22 PM EST21:22 UAE18:2212:22 ET11:22 AM CTNaN:� - Russell had 17 points in 20 minutes to lead the Lakers in Monday's loss to the Kings.
Analysis: Russell was playing in his second game after having missed 12 of 13 contests with left knee soreness. He had three points on 1-of-8 shooting in his return Sunday before making 6 of 10 shots against Sacramento.
|Nov. 21 9:17 PM PT10:17 PM MT11:17 PM CT12:17 AM ET5:17 GMT13:17 10:17 PM MST12:17 AM EST9:17 UAE06:170:17 ET11:17 PM CTNaN:� - Russell returned to the Lakers' starting lineup on Sunday against the Bulls after missing Friday's loss to the Spurs due to a sore knee.
Analysis: He scored just eight points (half of his season average) on 3-of-11 shooting against the Bulls' defense.
|Nov. 21 11:58 AM PT12:58 PM MT1:58 PM CT2:58 PM ET19:58 GMT3:58 12:58 PM MST2:58 PM EST23:58 UAE20:5814:58 ET1:58 PM CTNaN:� - After missing 11 games after getting a platelet-rich plasma injection in his sore left knee, Russell was back in the lineup Sunday.
Analysis: When he went out, Russell was second on the Lakers with 16.1 points per game and leads the team with 4.8 assists.
|Nov. 18 5:36 PM PT6:36 PM MT7:36 PM CT8:36 PM ET1:36 GMT9:36 6:36 PM MST8:36 PM EST5:36 UAE (+1)02:3620:36 ET7:36 PM CTNaN:� - After sitting out Friday for the Los Angeles Lakers against San Antonio with a sore left knee, Russell returned to the lineup Sunday against the Bulls.
Analysis: Russell leads the Lakers' balanced lineup with 16.8 points and 4.7 assists per game. The second-year pro started the first 12 games of the season for Los Angeles during its surprising 7-5 start.
|Nov. 16 9:36 PM PT10:36 PM MT11:36 PM CT12:36 AM ET5:36 GMT13:36 10:36 PM MST12:36 AM EST9:36 UAE06:360:36 ET11:36 PM CTNaN:� - Russell had the highest-scoring individual performance by any player this season for the Lakers. finishing with 32 points Tuesday in a win over the Nets.
Analysis: Russell was 11 of 20 from the field and added a season-high eight rebounds and four steals. He was 7 of 13 from 3-point range after sinking eight 3s in his four previous games. In his last two games against Brooklyn, Russell has 71 points on 25-of-41 shooting, including 15 of 25 from long distance, with 14 boards, seven assists and four steals.
|Nov. 13 7:06 PM PT8:06 PM MT9:06 PM CT10:06 PM ET3:06 GMT11:06 8:06 PM MST10:06 PM EST7:06 UAE (+1)04:0622:06 ET9:06 PM CTNaN:� - Russell failed to score in double digits for the first time in nine games with just seven on 3-of-10 shooting Sunday at Minnesota.
Analysis: Russell averaged 17.0 points on 56.8 percent shooting in his three previous games. On the positive side, he had three steals in the loss after totaling that many in his previous seven contests.
|Nov. 12 5:31 PM PT6:31 PM MT7:31 PM CT8:31 PM ET1:31 GMT9:31 6:31 PM MST8:31 PM EST5:31 UAE (+1)02:3120:31 ET7:31 PM CTNaN:� - Russell scored 22 points and dished out six assists Saturday.
Analysis: He's shot the ball well over the last three games, going 21 of 37 (56.8 percent) overall and 7 for 15 from 3-point range while averaging 17 points.
|Nov. 5 9:16 PM PT10:16 PM MT11:16 PM CT12:16 AM ET4:16 GMT12:16 9:16 PM MST11:16 PM EST8:16 UAE05:160:16 ET10:16 PM CTNaN:� - Russell had another solid performance with 17 points, four assists and three 3-pointers in Friday's upset win over the Warriors.
Analysis: Russell shot 5 of 11 from the floor after entering the contest with a 36.7 field-goal percentage. He's averaging 16.7 points through six games.
|Nov. 3 9:51 PM PT10:51 PM MT11:51 PM CT12:51 AM ET4:51 GMT12:51 9:51 PM MST11:51 PM EST8:51 UAE05:510:51 ET10:51 PM CTNaN:� - Russell scored 23 points and had eight assists for the Lakers in a 123-116 win over the Hawks on Wednesday.
Analysis: Russell shot 9 of 19 against Atlanta but is shooting just 36.7 percent so far this season.
|Oct. 30 5:56 PM PT6:56 PM MT7:56 PM CT8:56 PM ET0:56 GMT8:56 5:56 PM MST7:56 PM EST4:56 UAE (+1)01:5620:56 ET6:56 PM CTNaN:� - Russell scored 20 points for the second time in three games, shooting 7 for 20 and 4 of 9 from 3-point range Sunday in a loss at Oklahoma City.
Analysis: Russell has shot 10 for 34 in his last two games and is connecting on just 34.0 percent this season. Russell will have plenty of opportunities for big scoring games, but how much his all-around game improves will have a big say in what kind of season this becomes for the Lakers.
|Oct. 27 7:16 AM PT8:16 AM MT9:16 AM CT10:16 AM ET14:16 GMT22:16 7:16 AM MST9:16 AM EST18:16 UAE16:1610:16 ET9:16 AM CTNaN:� - Russell scored 20 points in Wednesday's season opener.
Analysis: It could be the beginning of a breakout second season for Russell, the second overall pick in 2015 who averaged 13.2 points in 80 games - 48 starts - in 2015-16.
|July 12 6:16 AM PT7:16 AM MT8:16 AM CT9:16 AM ET13:16 GMT21:16 6:16 AM MST8:16 AM EST17:16 UAE15:169:16 ET8:16 AM CT12:16 - Russell had 22 points by halftime (on 7 for 10 shooting), finished with 26 and the Los Angeles Lakers had little trouble on the way to beating Golden State 78-65 on Monday in Las Vegas Summer League action.
Analysis: It should be interesting to see if Russell can take a big step forward this season. He should be given every opportunity to do so.