Los Angeles Lakers point guard D'Angelo Russell was dealing with a sore left knee that required a platelet-rich plasma injection. He had been out of action since Nov. 20, but he is ready to return.
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Russell to Play vs. Knicks
Sunday, Dec. 11
The Lakers announced Russell will play against New York but will be under a minutes restriction.
Latest on Russell's Practice Status
Saturday, Dec. 10
Lakers head coach Luke Walton told reporters Russell practiced Saturday.
Latest on Russell's Rehab
Wednesday, Dec. 7
Mike Trudell of the team's official website reported Russell met with team doctors Tuesday and was cleared for a return to on-court basketball activities.
Latest on Russell's Timeline to Return
Wednesday, Nov. 23
Mike Bresnahan of Spectrum SportsNet reported Russell will be out for two to three weeks after receiving a PRP injection.
Russell Expected to Make Leap Under Walton
In 13 contests, he's averaging 16.1 points and 4.8 assists per game.
Russell has provided a solid offensive presence at the point, exhibiting an aggressive brand of basketball in which he's improved his driving, cutting and shooting from deep.
Stats courtesy of Basketball-Reference.com.