D'Angelo Russell to Miss Several Games with Knee Injury

D'Angelo Russell to Miss Several Games with Knee Injury

Russell went down with a left knee injury late in the game, and on Sunday, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported he will miss "several games" at least, with further evaluation needed.

Nets guard D'Angelo Russell watches from the bench during the second half against the Nuggets on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in Denver. He also missed three games in January with a right knee injury and eventually underwent platelet-rich plasma injections.

D'Angelo Russell has come roaring out of the gates during the first four weeks of his first season with the Brooklyn Nets, averaging a career-high 21 points per game. Spencer Dinwiddie, now second on the point guard depth chart after Lin's injury, is also dealing with a wonky hamstring, which could force Brooklyn to get creative moving forward.

CJ Beathard shows off arm with 83-yard TD strike
After finding Goodwin, he wasn't done there, hooking up with tight end Garrett Celek for a 47-yard strike later in the quarter. He's also set the rookie franchise record for most passes attempted by a rookie QB, passing QB Tom Owen (184 watts.in 1974).

The Nets, who have already lost point guard Jeremy Lin for the season after he ruptured his patella tendon back in October, are now dangerously thin at the guard positions.

Dinwiddie had 22 points, five rebounds, and six assists when he took Russell's place in the starting lineup against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Dinwiddie also sat out Saturday's game with a hamstring injury and, if healthy, would start for Russell.

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