Nets guard D'Angelo Russell will miss multiple games with a left knee contusion, reports ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Russell scored 26 points in Saturday's 114-106 loss at Utah but injured his left knee with 2:57 remaining after making contact with a defender.
Nets guard D'Angelo Russell watches from the bench during the second half against the Nuggets on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in Denver. Russell is scheduled to undergo further evaluation on Sunday afternoon, so hopefully we'll know more later this evening.
In his first season with the Nets, Russell has been impressive, leading the team in both scoring and assists, as he's averaged 20.9 points, 5.7 assists, and 4.7 rebounds per game. However, he had looked much better during his last handful of outings.
Jeremy Lin's season-ending patella tendon injury, however, already put a strain on the Nets' backcourt depth. He also had another 22-point outing a couple games later while Russell was still struggling.
Russell's prognosis isn't serious, but it will result in the third-year guard missing several games of action.
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