However, while the rookie who replaced him in Los Angeles was putting the finishing touches on a record-breaking triple-double Saturday night, Russell limped off the court in the final moments of Brooklyn's 114-106 loss to the Utah Jazz.
Nets guard D'Angelo Russell watches from the bench during the second half against the Nuggets on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in Denver.
Russell, acquired in an offseason trade with the Los Angeles Lakers, has been an integral piece of the team's offensive attack, averaging almost 21 points and six assists in 12 games since his arrival. He also missed three games in January with a right knee injury and eventually underwent platelet-rich plasma injections. However, he had looked much better during his last handful of outings.
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But the 16-time Grand Slam champion, who looks likely to play in London despite an injury scare, said he was happy with how things are.
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At halftime, Beathard was 13-of-16 for 198 yards with the two touchdowns for a 157.8 passr rating. Those arguments are understandable but nobody, especially the 49ers, wants to go winless.
PM Modi arrives in Philippines today for ASEAN Summit
PM Modi will attend the India-ASEAN and East Asia summits during his three day visit to the country. Official sources said the meeting between Modi and Trump is likely to take place on Monday.
The Brooklyn Nets' point guard problems have just gotten pretty serious.
The Nets are underdogs in their next three home contests against the Boston Celtics, Jazz and the Golden State Warriors before they head on the road to face Cleveland.
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