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The Lakers announced that Russell underwent minimally invasive surgery is expected to be sidelined for 2-3 weeks Walton and Russell Phoenix sports news Michael Russell in the Lakers just rookie list rose to fifth place, but ushered in a bad news. The team officially announced today that the team’s first point guard Russell left knee pain, he has received a platelet rich plasma injection treatment. Russell is expected to be for two to three weeks. With the great star Kobe Bryant officially announced his retirement, the Losangeles Lakers in the season officially entered the stage of reconstruction. The young Luke Walton in charge, then gives the Lakers a new picture, let the young Grand Army played a good start record. Russell is the last NBA draft show Bangyan, he was also the Lakers management team to set up a new generation of core characters. But Russell’s performance is also deliver the goods. So far this season, Russell averaged 16.1 points for the Lakers team (second team, second only to Los Williams) and 4.8 assists (team ranked first). Russell has been suffering with a knee injury in a recent period of time, although the injury is not serious, but also affected his game. Russell had a knee injury in a game against the Spurs because, in the face after the bulls had to comeback results to 8 points and 7 assists, 3 11 shooting performance can make coaches satisfaction. The game, Russell’s choice is more distance between three points and in the jump, do not have a strong desire to attack the basket. In this case, the Lakers coach Walton believes that if Russell can’t go to the game with one hundred percent health, would rather let him rest, do not want him because of injuries to maintain the best competitive state. At the same time, Walton also stressed that the team hopes that Russell can become more aggressive, can be more impact on the inside. As soon as possible in order to return to the court, Russell accepted the platelet rich plasma injection, he is expected for two to three weeks. The last game, in the absence of Russell, with Nick Young last moments of Magic general steals teammates three ball lore, the Lakers with a 111-109 victory over the Oklahoma City thunder. Spain veteran guard Calderon as the first point guard, contributed 12 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists, the performance is quite good.