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Is Julius Randle a star?

Julius Randle The Los Angeles Lakers have been in constant search of a star to replace the declining Kobe Bryant for the past few summers. They have found themselves selecting in the lottery of the NBA Draft the past two summers and have swung out in their pursuit of big-name free agents like Carmelo Anthony, LaMarcus Aldridge and DeAndre Jordan just to name a few. Even though...
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Julius Randle is Seeking New Beginnings in Second Year with Los Angeles Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers Julius Randle, left, shots by New York Knicks Thanasis Antetokounmpo during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game Monday, July 13, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) The Los Angeles Lakers selected Julius Randle with the seventh overall pick in the 2014 Draft with high hopes that the big man could spark a resurgence after the team missed...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Julius Randle excited, hungry after first full Lakers practice since injury

It's all about taking it one day at a time. And Monday was a pretty big day for the Los Angeles Lakers and Julius Randle.Randle hasn't had the opportunity to participate in practice, let alone a game, since he suffered a season-ending leg injury in the very first game of the 2014-15 season. But on Monday, Randle joined the rest of the Lakers' Las Vegas Summer League roster for practice...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Los Angeles Lakers Forward Julius Randle Throws Down Power Dunk During Individual Workout

When the Los Angeles Lakers drafted former Kentucky forward Julius Randle in the last draft fans probably thought the team was finally going to start trending upwards--but than he had to go and break his leg in the season opener. Talk about putting a downer on the season before it even started!Well--a lot of time has passed and his injury has pretty much healed. He has now been cleared...
Via FatManWriting
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers won’t trade Julius Randle

The Los Angeles Lakers have a ton of balls in the air as Thursday night’s draft approaches but they have put one rumor to rest. According to multiple reports, they are absolutely unwilling to trade forward Julius Randle. The Lakers selected Randle with the seventh pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. Randle entered the league after an outstanding freshman season at Kentucky and somehow...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers willing to include Julius Randle in DeMarcus Cousins trade

The Los Angeles Lakers will need to put together a considerable package if they want to pry DeMarcus Cousins away from the Kings. Would Julius Randle and then some be enough to convince Sacramento’s brass? Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated reports that the Lakers are willing to give up Randle, the No. 7 overall pick...Read More
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Julius Randle slighted in annual NBA Rookie Survey

Julius Randle may have been the seventh overall pick in June’s draft, though it appears that his fellow rookies are overlooking him to a certain extent. According to’s Annual Rookie Survery, only a small portion of this year’s newcomers feel that Randle will be named the 2015 Rookie of the Year. This is slightly surprising seeing as the Kentucky product is considered...
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Julius Randle’s Rookie Photo Shoot: Kobe 8s, new-style Lakers jerseys, DJing and more

On Sunday, Julius Randle traveled to the Big Apple to take part in the NBA’s annual rookie photo shoot, and it definitely looks like he had a good time. In between assisting in an impromptu dunk contest and dancing his with ex-Kentucky teammate James Young, Randle took part in some other fun activities such as DJing and writing “West Coast is the best coast” over a photo of...
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Summer league sadness

After a great draft and inviting some intriguing players to suit up for the team, the Lakers entered the summer league in Las Vegas last week with high hopes to build a team that can get them back to relevance. That hope was all but erased during the latest Summer League play where the team seemed lost in all but one of their games. There was a little good, mostly bad, and a bit...
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Julius Randle knocks down mid-range shots during Lakers Summer League practice

PHOTO: One knock on Julius Randle’s game during his one-year tenure at Kentucky was his apparent lack of an outside shot. Randle’s inside game has never been in doubt – well, aside from the possibility that he may struggle against size in the NBA – though the 6’9″ power forward rarely launched shots from outside the paint last season. If he wants to...
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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