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Lakers' Jordan Clarkson Creates Swag Bros Nickname for Him and D'Angelo Russell

Vanessa de Beaumont@@vanessadebeauContributor IMarch 10, 2016

MILWAUKEE, WI - FEBRUARY 22: D'Angelo Russell #1 of the Los Angeles Lakers and Jordan Clarkson #6 watch Kobe Bryant shoot a free throw during the game against the Milwaukee Bucks at BMO Harris Bradley Center on February 22, 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)
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A few fateful days ago, the Los Angeles Lakers shocked the NBA by staging an improbable 112-95 victory over the Golden State Warriors

To what do they owe the success? The young, emerging duo of D'Angelo Russell and Jordan Clarkson.

Together, the pair notched 46 points, and they haven't looked back since.

So naturally, after defeating the NBA's hottest backcourt in Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, a duo famously referred to as the Splash Brothers, the L.A. one-two punch resolved to create a moniker of their own.

Clarkson's selection? The "Swag Bros."

There's only one problem.

Who's going to break the news to teammate Nick Young (aka Swaggy P)?

-------------------- Update: Friday, March 11 --------------------

Turns out no one needed to break the news to Swaggy P—he came up with the name. At least that's what he told TMZ Sports:

Mark Medina @MarkG_Medina

New nickname? Jordan Clarkson called him and D'Angelo Russell the "Swag Bros."

[Twitter, TMZ Sports]

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