“I'm built for this shit”
Those were D'Angelo Russell's words after yet another magnificent performance on the season, arguably the best of his young career and perhaps the climax of his All-Star season so far.
The former Buckeye guard dropped a career-high 44 points, including an absurd 27 in the fourth quarter, to lead his Nets back from a 28-point deficit against the Kings to win 123-121, marking the largest comeback in Brooklyn Nets history.
D'Angelo Russell after scoring a career-high 44 points in the Nets huge comeback win:
"I'M BUILT FOR THIS SH!T" pic.twitter.com/4VI9KUZDHu
— Def Pen Hoops (@DefPenHoops) March 20, 2019
Russell himself outscored the Kings as a team in the fourth quarter by nine points as Sacramento only managed 18 during his red-hot stretch.
The breakout star finished the game with 44 points, shooting 17-for-33 from the field, and added 12 assists, four rebounds and four blocks.
Folks, we may have a new superstar in the NBA.