D'Angelo Russell returns to the Lakers on a 2-year contract

Finally "D'Angelo Russell returns to Lakers on 2-year contract". The Los Angeles Lakers finally managed to keep their point guard, D'Angelo Russell.

D'Angelo Russell returns to the Lakers on a 2-year contract
D'Angelo Russell, splitting the defense of Golden State's JaMychal Green, left, and Jordan Poole, has agreed to a two-year, $37-million deal to return to the Lakers. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)

Russell was retained by the Lakers on a new two-year, $37 million contract.

D'Angelo Russell has agreed to sign a new contract with the Los Angeles Lakers

According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski a well-known reporter from ESPN, D'Angelo Russell agreed to sign a new two-year contract.

The salary value Russell will receive reaches the range of 37 million US dollars. This figure is down compared to Russell's previous contract where he earned a salary of around 28-29 million US dollars per year.

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This agreement benefits both parties without exception.

For the Lakers, they can get a point guard for the next two years at a relatively 'cheap' price. Yes, Russell's contract at $18 million a year is quite cheap compared to contracts from other star point guards that exceed $30 million.

For Russell, he can continue his career with the Los Angeles Lakers and prove that his performance can improve again.

In the 2022-2023 season, Russell showed a pretty good performance.

Unfortunately, Russell was sluggish during the series against the Denver Nuggets. The tight guard of the Nuggets players made him unable to speak much from game 1 to game 4.

Nevertheless, Russell is a great player and can average around 17 points per game. Russell's shot accuracy from outside the three-pointer arc was also accurate at 39 percent.

Hopefully the news of "D'Angelo Russell returning to the Lakers on a 2-year contract", will be good news for Los Angeles Lakers fans.

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