D’Angelo Russell Reportedly Being Isolated by Teammates After Taping Nick Young

March 29th, 2016 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

Los Angeles Lakers rookie D'Angelo Russell is reportedly in a heap of trouble. A video emerged Tuesday allegedly showing him secretly videotaping and recording a conversation in which he asked teammate Nick Young questions about being with other women, according to ESPN.com's Baxter Holmes and Marc Stein.

"Russell and Young are friends but the video, which was surreptitiously shot a couple of months ago according to a person with knowledge of it, could drive a wedge between them," reported the Los Angeles Times' Mike Bresnahan.

Young famously got engaged to Australian rapper Iggy Azalea last summer.

Citing sources, Holmes and Stein reported that "trust in Russell is eroding" from some teammates now that the video has gone public. Sources also told the two reporters that "Lakers officials are aware of the issue and are dismayed with Russell."

"Right now, they're handling it by isolating him," a source told Holmes and Stein.

According to Holmes and Stein, Russell can be heard on the video at one point asking Young, "You was 30 and she was 19?" with regard to a woman he met out one evening at ...

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