D'Angelo Danté Russell is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association.
The National Basketball Association is the pre-eminent men's professional basketball league in North America, and is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world.
The Brooklyn Nets are an American professional basketball team based in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.
Basketball is a sport, generally played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court.
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He played college basketball for the Ohio State Buckeyes before being selected with the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Lakers.
The NBA draft is an annual event dating back to 1947 in which the thirty teams from the National Basketball Association can draft players who are eligible and wish to join the league.
The history of basketball is traced back to a YMCA International Training School, known today as Springfield College, located in Springfield, Massachusetts.
The 2015 NBA draft was held on June 25, 2015 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
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Playing point guard, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team.
The NBA All-Rookie Team is an annual National Basketball Association honor given since the 1962–63 NBA season to the top rookies during the regular season.
The point guard, also called the one or point, is one of the five positions in a regulation basketball game.