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D'Angelo Russell Finally Proving Worthy of Taking the Torch from Kobe Bryant?

B/R Video@@bleacherreportB/R VideoMarch 3, 2016

Los Angeles Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell has been killing it lately, leaving us to wonder whether the criticism the 2015 No. 2 overall pick received earlier this season wasn't a bit premature.

Was Russell labeled a disappointment too soon? What's been the X-factor in Russell's recent string of stellar performances?

Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Bleacher Report NBA Analyst Kevin Ding discuss Russell in the video above.

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