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Live from Lakers camp: D’Angelo Russell takes part in evening practice session

Lakers beat writer Mike Bresnahan will be at Lakers camp through their last practice on the island on Wednesday, Oct. 7. He will be providing continual updates with the latest news, notes and analysis from camp. 

Need to catch up with the action so far? Check out Bresnahan's reports from Day 1 and Day 2 .

Want more? You can find the daily live blog at latimes.com/lakers . You can also follow  Bresnahan's Facebook page  for updates from Hawaii. 

Russell takes part in evening session

D'Angelo Russell might have limped off the court at the end of practice but he downplayed the soreness of the bone bruise in the bottom of his right foot.

He couldn't hide how much his foot was hurting.

Russell had a pertinent question for a Lakers employee who told him it was time to talk to reporters.

"Do I have to stand up?" he said.

He didn't. He sat in a padded chair as media members circled around him at the University of Hawaii.

Russell said he needed to ice the foot more often after practices. The second overall draft pick simply isn't used to this type of activity.

"It's like when I stop, it tightens up," Russell said. "It's just a bruise. It's all good. We'll figure out some different ways around it."

The Lakers considered holding Russell out of the evening session, but he wound up taking part.

D'Angelo Russell has bone bruise on right foot

D'Angelo Russell limped to the sideline Thursday, not a great sign for the No. 2 pick in the draft. Or the Lakers.

Russell made it through the morning practice session with a bone bruise on the bottom of his right foot, though the Lakers weren't sure if he would sit out the afternoon session, or maybe even Friday's practice.

Russell tried to downplay the soreness and knocked an iPhone out of Roy Hibbert's hands when his teammate tried to snap a picture of the foot.

But then Russell had a pertinent question for a Lakers employee who told him it was time to talk to reporters.

"Do I have to stand up?" he said.

He didn't. He sat in a padded chair while media members circled around him.

Russell said he needed to ice the foot more often after practices.

"It's like when I stop, it tightens up," Russell said. "It's just a bruise. It's all good. We'll figure out some different ways around it."

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