Latest D'Angelo Russell News

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) dribbles against the Golden State Warriors in the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/John Hefti)

LeBron James scores 22 points, Lakers beat Warriors 125-120

Feb. 9, 2020 12:20 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Steve Kerr's instructions for Andrew Wiggins before his first game with Golden State were simple and basic: Sprint the floor. No requirements or rules about shots. Just some good old hustle. “I told him, ‘No matter what happens we need you to sprint the floor, both...

New Minnesota Timberwolves NBA basketball player D'Angelo Russell, center, holds his new jersey between President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas, left, and head coach Ryan Saunders during his introduction to the media, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Minneapolis, following a trade that sent Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins to the Golden State Warriors. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Warriors GM Myers makes tough call to trade away roster

Feb. 7, 2020 8:17 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In Brooklyn a couple of days back, Bob Myers realized something he has rarely seen as Golden State's general manager or even dating to his days as a busy sports agent: Nobody wanted to be traded from the NBA's worst team. “That's unprecedented,” Myers said Friday after...

New Minnesota Timberwolves NBA basketball player D'Angelo Russell, left, chats with Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns after Russell was introduced at a news conference, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Minneapolis, following a trade that sent Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins to the Golden State Warriors. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Russell, T-wolves 'feel the love' in star pairing with Towns

Feb. 7, 2020 6:08 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Not yet finished with his fifth NBA season, D'Angelo Russell has landed with his fourth team. Karl-Anthony Towns and the Minnesota Timberwolves sure don't want him to leave. “It’s surreal to really think that instead of us just talking on the phone or playing video games...

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Andrew Wiggins, left, drives to the basket again Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (2) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Wolves send Wiggins to Warriors for Russell in scorer swap

Feb. 6, 2020 8:51 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have taken on yet another new look, with D'Angelo Russell on his way to join pal Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins heading west to the Golden State Warriors. In a swap of high scorers consummated just a few hours before the NBA deadline on Thursday, the...

Golden State Warriors guard D'Angelo Russell (0) drives next to Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Nets crush Warriors 129-88 in Russell's return to Brooklyn

Feb. 5, 2020 11:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Glenn Robinson III and Alec Burks are respected veterans on a gutted Golden State team, guys who helped them look like the Warriors of old recently. And when word came that they were likely getting traded, the rest of the roster couldn't summon much spirit to play without them. The Nets...

Golden State Warriors' D'Angelo Russell (0) passes as Cleveland Cavaliers' Darius Garland (10) watches in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Cleveland.  (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Eyes on Russell, Iguodala, more as NBA trade deadline nears

Feb. 4, 2020 2:34 AM EST

It is the time of year when every injury report causes eyebrows to raise. D'Angelo Russell, not in Golden State’s lineup at Washington on Monday? Hmmm. Tristan Thompson, scratched by the Cleveland Cavaliers for their game against New York the same night? Interesting. That’s because it’s the...

Washington Wizards forward Rui Hachimura (8), of Japan, goes for the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Alec Burks' 30 points leads Warriors over Wizards 125-117

Feb. 3, 2020 11:11 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Draymond Green thinks the Golden State Warriors are making progress during their challenging season. Green had 12 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, helping Golden State beat Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards 125-117 on Monday night. It was the second straight win for the...

Golden State Warriors' Eric Paschall, left drives past Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Porter Jr. in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Robinson, Green lead Warriors past Cavaliers, 131-112

Feb. 2, 2020 12:22 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Golden State Warriors have the worst record in the NBA, but Steve Kerr hasn't lost his sense of humor. The Warriors coach grew accustomed to dealing with a media throng when Golden State played NBA Finals games in Cleveland every season from 2015-18. Kerr couldn't resist making a joke...

Boston Celtics players look top at a video tribute to the late Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant, before an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Celtics honor Kobe, run past struggling Warriors 119-104

Jan. 30, 2020 11:51 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — After a week that began with Kobe Bryant's shocking death, Celtics forward Jayson Tatum walked into TD Garden longing to hear some good news. He got it on a night that included Boston's remembrance of the player Tatum said first made him want to pick up a basketball. Gordon Hayward scored 25...

Miami Heat forward Bam Adebayo (13) goes to the basket as Boston Celtics center Daniel Theis (27) and guard Marcus Smart (36) defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Miami. Adebayo was called for an offensive foul on the play. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Paul, Lowry among the All-Star reserves, with 6 first-timers

Jan. 30, 2020 9:37 PM EST

The All-Star Game is going to have plenty of new faces. The NBA released the list of the players Thursday voted by the league’s head coaches as reserves for the Feb. 16 game in Chicago, including six who will be All-Stars for the first time. Kyle Lowry of the NBA champion Toronto Raptors is headed back to...