With 2:38 left in the 3rd quarter of the Lakers–Cavs game, D’Angelo Russell got an immediate wakeup call when LeBron James threw a pass and it nailed D’Angelo in the groin area. D’Angelo laid on the court for quite a bit of time and the Lakers were forced to use a timeout to get Russell off the court.
Luckily D’Angelo Russell was just fine and is took a breather on the bench recouping from this on-court hit. Within minutes of being off the court, Russell was already at the scores table looking to get back on the court. Welcome to the NBA, rookie.
Here’s another angle of the injury: