D'Angelo Russell said he wanted to return to the Brooklyn Nets next season, although he understands the business side of the game.
"I definitely want to be here. But I also know it's a business, too. So I'm not going to play that role like I don't know what could possibly happen. Say somebody comes here that I have to be a part of (a transaction to acquire them), I know that could be a possibility. So I just want to stay in this moment and not speak too soon about anything," said Russell.
Russell is a restricted free agent this summer, and the Nets have the right to match any offer for the point guard.
Russell added that the Nets have a hometown advantage in his upcoming free agency.
"Yeah, for sure, for sure. I don't know any other teams, I don't know any other GMs or coaches. I don't know any of those people. I know where I'm at. So it definitely gives you that advantage," said Russell.