D’Angelo Russell‘s former Laker teammates expect Russell to be “extremely fired up” in his return to STAPLES Center on Friday.
“Oh, he’s going to be fired up,” Jordan Clarkson said of his former teammate. “S—, he’ll try to go for 30? 40? I don’t know how many shots he’s gonna put up.
“He’s gonna come in here, he’s gonna try to get a win for sure. He’s definitely going to put them up.” […]
Many of the Lakers know their former teammate is well aware of what [Magic Johnson] said and will be “extremely fired up,” as Lakers forward Julius Randle put it.