D'Angelo Russell Celebrity Life
D'Angelo Danté Russell, an American basketball professional, plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is positioned as the shooting guard/point guard for the Warriors. He was chosen as a McDonalds All-American in 2014 and played for the Ohio State Buckeyes before being chosen in the 2015 NBA draft with the second overall pick by the Lakers.
He was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team with the Lakers in 2015 and was exchanged to the Brooklyn Nets in 2017. He then went on to get his first All-Star selection in early 2019 and was traded to the Golden State Warriors the same year.
D’Angelo was born in Louisville, Kentucky on Feb. 23, 1996, to Keisha Rowe and Antonio Russell, Sr., who have constantly guided and supported him. He went to Central High School in Louisville, Kentucky in 2010–11, before moving to Montverde Academy in Montverde, Florida for his sophomore year.
Prior to beginning his NBA calling, D'Angelo earned Associated Press First Team All-America, Big Ten Freshman of the Year and All-Big Ten First Team honors for the Ohio State Buckeyes.
He announced for the NBA draft on April 22, 2015, swearing off his last three years of school qualification. He was endorsed by numerous scouts and journalists to be one of the top prospects in the 2015 draft.
Los Angeles Lakers (2015–2017)
D'Angelo was chosen by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2015 NBA draft on June 25, 2015. On March 1, 2016, he officially broke onto the NBA scene with the Lakers after a 39-point blast against the Brooklyn Nets. D’Angelo dominated against the Nets at the Staples Center as he depleted eight three-pointers in transit to one of just 17 successes during the 2016-17 crusade.
He introduced the "ice in my veins" celebration, which he said came from his dad, on the NBA level for the first time. It immediately turned into a hit among Lakers fans and mirrored it each time he hit big shots for the Lakers.
Brooklyn Nets (2017–2019)
The Brooklyn Nets acquired D'Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov from the Los Angeles Lakers in return for Brook Lopez and Kyle Kuzma on June 22, 2017. D’Angelo joined the Nets subsequent to spending the initial two seasons with the Lakers. On November 17, he had to undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and was eventually precluded inconclusively. On March 23, he recorded his first triple-double with 18 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds against the Raptors.
On January 18, he coordinated his career-high with 40 points in a 117–115 win against the Orlando Magic, which subsequently earned him the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played from January 14 through January 20.
It was his first professional Player of the Week award. He got his first All-Star selection on February 1, 2019, as a trade for the injured All-Star Victor Oladipo. He remained solid and turned into a leader while helping the Nets finish with a triumphant record without precedent for a long time. On June 28, 2019, the Nets stretched out a passing offer to Russell so as to make him a restricted free agent.
Golden State Warriors (2019–present)
The Golden State Warriors acquired D'Angelo on July 7, 2019, as a major aspect of a sign-and-trade transaction for Kevin Durant. Despite his great career start, injuries afflicted him in his past two seasons.
Prior to 2018-19, he had never found an average of more than 15.6 points and 5.2 assists, a long way from maximum contract figures. Regardless, he has earned himself a number of awards and honors throughout his career to date.
Awards and honors
- Jordan Brand Classic (2014)
- McDonald's All-American (2014)
- Jerry West Award (2015)
- Big Ten Freshman of the Year (2015)
- First-team All-Big Ten (2015)
- Consensus first-team All-American (2015)
- NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2016)
- NBA All-Star (2019)