D’Angelo Russell Hits Record 3-Pointers, Earns Coach’s Praise in Lakers’ Dominant Win

Los Angeles Lakers’ star shooter D’Angelo Russell made history on Monday night as he tied Nick Van Exel’s franchise record for 3-pointers in a single season .

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D'Angelo Russell

In a stunning display against the Atlanta Hawks, Russell went 6-for-10 from beyond the arc, contributing significantly to the Lakers’ commanding 136-105 victory . His impressive performance included 27 points and 10 assists helping the Lakers bounce back from consecutive defeats .

With 183 successful 3-pointers this season, Russell equaled Van Exel’s longstanding record set in the 1994-95 season.

This achievement also surpassed the late Kobe Bryant’s record of 180 3-pointers in the 2005-06 campaign, showcasing Russell’s marksmanship from downtown.

Ham emphasized D’Angelo Russell’s indispensable contribution to the team’s success

Coach Darvin Ham hailed Russell’s exceptional talent, describing his prowess from the 3-point line as “elite.” Ham emphasized Russell’s indispensable contribution to the team’s success, highlighting the significance of his scoring ability.

D'Angelo Russell

Russell expressed his appreciation for the recognition, acknowledging the significance of being credited for his performance. Reflecting on his achievement, Russell mentioned his previous record-breaking season with the Brooklyn Nets, where he set the franchise record for 3-pointers in the 2018-19 campaign.

D’Angelo Russell’s ability to elevate his game despite external distractions

Teammate Anthony Davis commended Russell’s accomplishment, emphasizing its importance for the team’s dynamics. Davis highlighted Russell’s ability to elevate his game despite external distractions, emphasizing the team’s support for him.

D'Angelo Russell
D’Angelo Russell

Looking ahead, Russell and the Lakers aim to continue their stellar performance as they face the Philadelphia 76ers. With Russell’s record-breaking feat, anticipation builds for further milestones in the Lakers’ journey this season.

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