D’Angelo Russell Drills 7 Threes in Historic 24-Point 1st Quarter vs. Raptors

The Toronto Raptors didn’t have an answer for Brooklyn Nets guard D’Angelo Russell in the first quarter of Tuesday night’s Atlantic Division showdown at Barclays Center.

Coming off a 26-point outing Sunday against the Philadelphia 76ers, Russell erupted in the opening frame and dropped 24 points on 7-of-8 shooting from three. 

According to ESPN Stats & Info, Russell’s seven conversions from beyond the arc were the most by any player in a single quarter this season and tied for the fifth-most in any quarter in NBA history. 

Entering Tuesday night, Russell was averaging 15.7 points and 1.6 made treys a night this season. 

Needless to say, those numbers are now slated to spike in a big way. 

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March 13, 2018 at 05:26PM

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