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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

Kentucky basketball: Replacing Julius Randle and James Young

In “Moneyball” Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane was forced to replace the production of star players Jason Giambi and Johnny Damon. Kentucky basketball will most likely not be relying on sabermetrics or obscure, diamond-in-the-rough players to replace Julius Randle and James Young next season, but head coach John Calipari will be searching for new productivity. ...
June 01, 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

Kentucky freshman Julius Randle headed to the NBA

Kentucky forward Julius Randle is headed to the NBA. The freshman big man officially announced his intentions to leave school early and pursue a professional basketball career in a Tuesday afternoon press conference.  I would like to thank the entire Kentucky family for this year, but I have decided to take the next step and enter into the NBA draft. — Julius Randle (@J30_RANDLE...
Via College Spun
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA championship preview: Kentucky vs. UCONN

Even though April has already begun, there is still one more game before the insanity of March Madness officially comes to an end. In this Monday’s matchup, Kentucky and UCONN will take the center stage in attempt to add yet another net to their school’s trophy case. Both of these teams have a strong history for success, winning the national championship in the last three years...
April 06, 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 to be...
Via FatManWriting
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Julius Randle’s mom had to leave game early for work

Julius Randle dominated the interior post during Kentucky’s win over Michigan on Sunday. His 16 points and, more importantly, 11 rebounds helped the Wildcats hang on down the stretch in what was one of the most exciting games of the tournament. And Randle’s unlucky mother didn’t even get to stick around to watch the end […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky gets no love from the NCAA Tournament selection committee

  Why did Kentucky receive the dreaded eighth seed in an incredibly tough region in the NCAA Tournament? That was the question on the minds of the Big Blue faithful and many other college basketball fans on Selection Sunday. The eighth-seeded Wildcats will take on Kansas State University on Friday night.  In the meantime, why not speculate wildly on the tournament committee’s...
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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