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Jordan Clarkson and Julius Randle are Performing, but D’Angelo Russel Must do the Same

(Getty Images) The Los Angeles Lakers’ hopes of having a competitive season are slipping each game. Los Angeles is currently 2-9. Unfortunately for Laker fans, it seems as though the team could realistically finish with a record similar to their 21-61 season last year. In order to avoid a repeat of last year, it will be vital for the young nucleus of the Lakers to grow quickly...
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10 reasons for Lakers fans to have hope for the future

Aside from when Magic Johnson announced his retirement from NBA due to becoming HIV positive, the Los Angeles Lakers are enduring what is undoubtedly their roughest stretch ever as team and organization. The team has been missed the playoffs by a mile for two straight years, Kobe Bryant is a shell of the star he used to be, the teams head coach and front office are out of touch with...
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Watch Julius Randle throw down a vicious reverse dunk on Kenneth Faried

October 19, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle (30) moves to the basket against the Utah Jazz during the second half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY SportsLos Angeles Lakers second-year forward Julius Randle has been one of the few bright spots for the team through four games. Randle...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace to become Lakers assistant upon retirement?

In the wake of veteran NBA small forward Metta World Peace beating out second year player Jabari Brown for the Los Angeles Lakers final roster spot, the Lakers also reportedly plan to have MWP join the coaching staff in the future.Apparently, Lakers brass have a long-term plan in place that will see World Peace transition from a player to an assistant coach for the team.Since World...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Former Kentucky Star Julius Randle Annihilate A Young Boy’s Lay-Up Attempt

Here’s a lesson, kids: When you go to the basket, go hard. Don’t bring that weak stuff. Your shot will get blocked and you will be embarrassed.  Former Kentucky star Julius Randle – now a forward for the Los Angeles Lakers – helps us teach this lesson. He recently visited his local Boys and Girls Club and did this on the court to a young boy.    This is what happens...
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October 06, 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

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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