Let’s take a moment to dissect the D’Angelo Russell and Nick Young situation and whether it’s more about how not-present we are than anything else. Oh, that and how athletes cheating is similar to my relationship to Costco samples vs. Costco dogs.
…Maybe the real problem is we now get our news from something called Fameolous.
There’s a few tasty meat-extending morsels in this Nick Young/D’Angelo Russell mess that need to be discussed: For the uninitiated, D’Angelo Russell, the 20-year-old heir to the Showtime Lakers and superstar in the making, surreptitiously filmed Laker shooting guard Nick Young in an apparent admission that Young took a 19-year-old home from the club and slept with her.
The video was leaked on the tweets and all hell broke loose in Lakerland leading to unsatisfying apologies, contrition and frustration from both Russell and Young.
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