D'Angelo Russell Issues Apology, Did Nick Young Reject It?

By Rob Perez

In a report published by The Vertical, D'Angelo Russell told Adrian Wojnarowski re: the developing situation with Nick Young and the severe locker room tension within the Lakers organization

"“I am sick … I am sorry about recording the video. I can’t repeat myself enough on that: I am sorry I recorded that video. I feel horrible. I wish this never happened.”"

When asked by Woj how the video was made public, Russell responded:

"“Honestly, I have no idea. Me and Nick, that’s our friendship: We play around a lot. Anyone who knows him and knows me, they know that about us. But I apologize for recording that video. I never intentionally wanted to hurt anyone. I never wanted what was said in there to get out. It was my fault that it did, but that was never intentional … The thing is, we record ourselves doing dumb stuff all the time”"

As this story develops, it sounds like D’Angelo is truly distraught that this happened. Heck, there were even reports that Nick Young accepted Russell’s apology:

But did he?

This tweet via Nick Young’s Official Twitter account was quickly deleted following posting.

Stay tuned as this drama has only begun…


Here is Nick Young and D’Angelo Russell speaking to the media before tonight’s game vs. the Miami Heat

" Nick Young speaks to media re: developing situation with D’Angelo Russell pic.twitter.com/EBR3N1lhPt — Roban Perezanovic (@World_Wide_Wob) March 31, 2016 "

" D’Angelo’s responds to today’s events (Part 1) pic.twitter.com/roX8XV3h7T — Roban Perezanovic (@World_Wide_Wob) March 31, 2016 "

" D’Angelo responds to today’s events and locker room drama (Part 2) pic.twitter.com/1BhgwfWg9S — Roban Perezanovic (@World_Wide_Wob) March 31, 2016 "