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Julius Randle NBA Summer League Review

The NBA Summer League is almost over, and several former Kentucky Wildcats had great showings for their teams. The one with the biggest spotlight on him was Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle. Friday afternoon’s 83-77 win over Denver improved ,ay have been randle’s best game. After struggling through the first three quarters, it was Randle that carried the team to victory...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
10 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Lakers sign Julius Randle

The short but memorable college career of Julius Randle may be over but now, his NBA career begins now that he’s signed his first NBA contract. Julius Randle has officially signed his Lakers contract and will suit up for his first NBA Summer League game today. — Lee K. Howard (@HowardWKYT) July 13, 2014 The former Kentucky Wildcats forward was selected...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Julius Randle to LA Lakers ‘was the best pick of the lottery’

The praise keeps coming in for the LA Lakers and their selection of Kentucky Wildcats power forward Julius Randle in this year’s NBA Draft. Count Grantland’s Andrew Sharp among those, and he went as far as to call Randle the best selection in the top 14 pick: If you factor in fit, potential, and value, this was the best pick of the lottery. There are questions about Randle...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Childhood photo of Julius Randle predicted his future

After the Los Angeles Lakers made Julius Randle the seventh-overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the 19-year-old player out of the Kentucky Wildcats pro basketball player factory took to social media to reveal that he was in fact a big fan of the Lakers, especially Kobe Bryant, way back when he was a wee […] The post Here’s Julius Randle wearing new teammate Kobe Bryant’s jersey...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chad Ford Claims Julius Randle Skipped A Workout With The Celtics For An Interview With GQ

Most players would probably trip over themselves for the chance to display their talents to a team that owns the No. 6 and 17 picks in the NBA draft, but, according to a Chad Ford tweet, Kentucky forward Julius Randle didn’t see a second workout with the Boston Celtics as a huge priority. Randle sent a tweet about doing an interview with GQ about “style”, and according to Ford...
Via College Spun
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

More ‘Julius Randle to LA Lakers’ talk; Less concerned about foot

The time is almost here for former Kentucky Wildcats forward Julius Randle to officially become an NBA player. The 2014 NBA raft takes place this Thursday, and Randle figures to hear his name called within the first 10 picks. He would go even higher if not for concerns surrounding his right foot. Yahoo Sports originally reported Randle will likely require surgery on that foot...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

John Calipari: I Know What Team I Want Julius Randle To Go To In The NBA

Julius Randle is a likely a top-10 pick in the upcoming NBA Draft. The former Kentucky forward, who spent one season in Lexington, Ky., is projected by most to go between No. 6 to No. 8.  Draft Express has Randle going No. 7 to the Lakers. has him going No. 8 to Sacramento. CBS Sports has one writer projecting Randle to go No. 6 to Boston, and two more predicting him to...
Via College Spun
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Nike Signs Julius Randle, Prints “You Can’t Handle Randle” Shirts

Julius Randle is the newest athlete on Nike’s promotional team, and the company did everything but roll out a Kentucky blue carpet for the talented forward in welcoming him. They’ve also printed “You Can’t Handle Randle” shirts, because clever names rhymes are always fun. Welcome to @Nike #CantHandleRandle — Julius Randle (@J30_RANDLE) May...
Via College Spun
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Julius Randle: I would have chosen college over the NBA

Julius Randle is the most NBA ready of Kentucky’s neo-Fab 5 freshmen. He’s the only one of the Kentucky Wildcats starting five who could possibly be drafted top five overall in June. If UK wins it all tonight (they’re favored by three) it will only heighten the discussion of the so-called “one and done” policy/NBA Draft minimum age rule. Since John Calipari has a de facto...
Via The Sports Bank
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky's Julius Randle: What Does Attainment Mean?

Julius Randle is going to get raked over the coals for this one. At the press conference following an incredible 74-73 win over Wisconsin that earned the Wildcats a spot in the national championship game Monday he was asked a question. Before he could answer it he had to ask one of his own: He's a heck of a basketball player and a gutsy kid. From what I've read he seems...
Via FatManWriting
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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