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Jim Buss talks about D'Angelo Russell, Julius Randle and the Lakers' struggles

Jim Buss talks about D'Angelo Russell, Julius Randle and the Lakers' struggles

Lakers part-owner Jim Buss says he's anxious for the new season to begin, and one of the reasons is the team's top draft pick, D'Angelo Russell. "I can't wait for the season, one of the reasons I can't wait, first of all, I love basketball, second is to watch this kid develop," Buss told The Times during a wide-ranging interview that also touched on Julius Randle, the summer league and why he feels he's an easy target to blame for the franchise's recent struggles. The Lakers selected Russell with the second overall pick in June's 2015 NBA draft, passing on Duke center Jahlil Okafor and Latvian forward/center Kristaps Porzingis. "It...

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