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The Los Angeles Lakers re-signed guard D’Angelo Russell, it was announced today by Vice President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Rob Pelinka. 

After joining Los Angeles via trade from Minnesota on Feb. 9, Russell (6’4, 200) appeared in 17 games (all starts), posting averages of 17.4 points (.484 FG%, .414 3P%), 2.9 rebounds and 6.1 assists in 30.9 minutes per game.

Overall, the Louisville, Ky., native saw action in 71 games (all starts) for the Lakers and Timberwolves last season, averaging 17.8 points, 3.0 rebounds, 6.2 assists, and 1.0 steals in 32.5 minutes while shooting a career-high 39.6 percent from 3-point range.

During the 2023 NBA Playoffs, Russell played 16 games (15 starts) with Los Angeles and averaged 13.3 points, 2.9 rebounds and 4.6 assists in 29.6 minutes.