Los Angeles Lakers rookie guard D’Angelo Russell returned to the starting lineup Sunday against the Chicago Bulls after being moved to the bench two and a half months ago.
Russell, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 draft, finished with 15 points and 6 assists in a 126-115 loss to the Bulls at the United Center and will start for the remainder of the season, said Lakers coach Byron Scott.
Source: Baxter Holmes of ESPN
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Celtics guard Marcus Smart will undergo surgery on his thumb today, but there’s hope he can return sometime in the playoffs, league source tells ESPN.
Surgery will be to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN