Russell will start at shooting guard for Sunday's matchup against the Cavaliers, Mark Medina of the L.A. Daily News reports.

With Nick Young (illness) sidelined, coach Luke Walton has opted to insert D'Angelo Russell back into the starting five, where he spent the majority of the season. That being said, Russell will play the shooting guard slot while Jordan Clarkson continues his duties at the point. Russell is averaging 9.7 points on 33.3 percent shooting across 24.7 minutes per game over his past three outings.

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