Lakers Russell Greeted with Boos From Staples Center Crowd


When D’Angelo Russell was introduced in the starting lineup Wednesday night, the Los Angeles Lakers rookie guard was met by heavy boos from a Staples Center crowd that, until now, had cheered him all season long.

When the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 draft touched the ball for the first time on offense, fans continued to boo. When the former Ohio State standout launched his first shot, a 3-pointer from the right wing, fans continued to boo. And when Russell stood at the free-throw line to complete a three-point play after scoring his first basket, fans continued to boo.

Source: Baxter Holmes of ESPN

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