Russell averaged a career-high 21.1 points and 7.0 assists while shooting 36.9% from 3-point range in 81 games in 2018-19.
The Lakers traded D'Angelo Russell to the Nets in 2017. He is coming off of the best year of his career.
While some believe Russell and Irving could coexist in a backcourt together, it doesn't appear they'll get the chance.
D'Angelo Russell has said he definitely wants to return to the Nets, but that's not going to prevent other teams from pursuing him.
Kevin Boyle, the only man to coach both players is confident the ball-dominant guards could mix well.
Russell, 23, received a summons to appear in court after he was cited for possession of marijuana under 50 grams.
Brooklyn Nets star D'Angelo Russell hopes he can stay with the NBA team beyond this season.
Russell developed into an All-Star this season for the Nets and led the franchise to its first playoff appearance since 2014-15.
The Brooklyn Nets ended their playoff drought thanks to Sunday's 108-96 win over the Indiana Pacers.
Russell scored 27 of his 44 points in the fourth quarter of Tuesday's 123-121 victory over Sacramento.