With the draft over and free agency a few days away, there isn't a ton going on in Laker Land. With that in mind, D'Angelo Russell was kind enough to give fans something to talk about. The Los Angeles Lakers sophomore guard messed around and put up 39 points and took home MVP in the Kentucky Pro-Am Summer League.
Watching Russell drop 39 against (with all due respect) incredibly overmatched opposition is kind of hilarious to watch, almost like he said he was going to go work out, was informed there were games going on, and then just said it was fine because those guys wouldn't get in his way anyway.
We can't take a whole lot away from watching this game given the competition level, but it was encouraging to see Russell focused on getting buckets in the post, continuing his summer goal of becoming a "bully" on the block. You can watch the whole thing below (h/t Thai Luong of Lakers Outsiders):
Easily the best shot of the whole thing has to be this three, in which Russell was so deep the camera guy didn't even think he'd take it and had to make a late pan to catch the shot:
Russell will also play in an actual (closer to) NBA level summer league when the Lakers head to Las Vegas on July 8th.
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