Julius Randle

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Julius

Randle

HEIGHT

6 ft9 in

/ 2.06m

WEIGHT

250 lbs

/ 113.4kg

LATEST VIDEOS

20180702 GT Lakers Release JuliusRandle

Lakers renounce rights to Julius Randle, making him an unrestricted free agent.

0021701228 LAL LAC RECAP

Josh Hart drops 30 points and five rebounds to help the Lakers top the Clippers 115-100.

0021701218 hou lal recap

Chris Paul scores 22 points and James Harden adds 21 points and 10 rebounds as the Rockets defeat the Lakers.

0021701201 UTA LAL RECAP

Donovan Mitchell led the Utah Jazz with 28 points, nine rebounds and eight assists against the Los Angeles Lakers resulting in the final score 112-97.

0021701201 UTA LAL RANDLE LAY Q1

Julius Randle makes his way to the basket lays it in.

0021701190 MIN LAL RECAP

Jeff Teague scores a game-high 25 points as the Timberwolves get the win over the Lakers, 113-96.

0021701174 sas lal recap

Kyle Kuzma leads the Lakers to a 122-112 overtime win over the Spurs with 30 points and five rebounds.

0021701174 sas lal play8 randle dunk q3

Alex Caruso dishes it to Julius Randle to soar for the two-handed dunk.

0021701174 sas lal randle dunk q1

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope swings it over to Julius Randle who drives for the slam dunk.

0021701166 lal uta recap

Ricky Rubio erupts for 31 points and dishes out eight assists as the Jazz defeat the Lakers 117-110.

0021701166 lal uta caldwell pope three

Julius Randle feeds Kentavious Caldwell-Pope for the triple.

0021701166 lal uta randle assist q1 wsc

Julius Randle kicks the off-balance pass to Brook Lopez behind the arc to knock down the three.

0021701155 SAC LAL RECAP

Budd Hield scores 19 points and gets four steals to lead the Kings to a win over the Lakers, 84-83.

0021701155 SAC LAL Randle Slam Q1

Julius Randle drives down the lane for the one-handed slam.

0021701136 MIL LAL RECAP

Eric Bledsoe goes off for 39 points and dishes out six assists as the Bucks defeat the Lakers in a 124-122 overtime thriller.

20180330 top 10 nba

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20180330 dunk night

Julius Randle drives to the rim and cocks back to viciously posterize Tyler Zeller.

0021701136 MIL LAL randle dunk q3

Julius Randle cuts down the lane and soars for the one-handed dunk.

0021701136 MIL LAL randle facial dunk

Julius Randle darts into the lane, cocks it back and drops the hammer over his defender.

0021701123 dal lal recap

Brook Lopez posts 22 points while Julius Randle adds a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds as the Lakers get the home win over the Mavericks.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round (7th overall pick) in the 2014 NBA Draft...

PROFESSIONAL:
2015-16: Suited up in 81 games (60 starts), posting averages of 11.3 points, 10.2 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 0.65 steals and 0.36 blocks in 28.2 minutes … Registered a team-best 34 double-doubles, including one triple-double … Scored 10+ points 52 times, including 20+ points six times … Had 46 10+ rebound games this year, including eight with 15+ boards … One of only nine players in the NBA to average a double-double for the season, and did so in the fewest minutes played per game (28.2) of anyone in the group … Ended the year 6th in the NBA in total rebounds … One of 11 players in the NBA with 34+ point/rebound double-doubles … Finished 4th in the NBA in defensive rebounding percentage (32.0%) and 10th in total rebounding percentage (19.5%) … Had the most double-doubles among second-year players … Had six 20point/10rebounds games … Corralled a career-high 20 rebounds 4/6 vs. LAC … At 21 years and 129 days, Randle became the youngest Laker to ever grab 20+ rebounds in a game … Recorded first career triple-double with a career-high 10 assists, 18 rebounds (career-high 18 defensive boards) and 13 points 3/25 vs. DEN … Became the second-youngest player in Lakers history to record a triple-double (Magic Johnson) … The triple-double came in career-game No. 72, joining [listed reverse-chronologically] Elfrid Payton, Hassan Whiteside, Victor Oladipo, Michael Carter-Williams, and Tony Wroten as the only players in the last three seasons to record a triple-double within their first 75 career games … Set the 2015-16 Lakers individual bench-high in rebounding with 14 12/15 vs. MIL … Led the team in rebounding 68 times … Hit a game-winning 8’ jumper with :01.9 seconds remaining 3/30 vs. MIA to give Los Angeles its first overtime win of the year … 11/1 vs. DAL, scored 22 points with 15 rebounds, four assists, and a career-high four steals, all of which were team-highs … After reaching the 20-point/15-rebound performance plateaus in the same game, became just the fifth player in the last 20+ years to achieve the feat … Was the youngest player in the NBA to achieve those statistical plateaus since Anthony Randolph on 4/13/09, who is the only player younger to do so since at least the 1985-86 season … The only Lakers to achieve such plateaus since 1985-86 are Lamar Odom and Vlade Divac … Logged first career double-double in second NBA game, tallying 15 points and 11 rebounds in 30 minutes 10/28 vs. MIN … Posted a careerhigh 23 points with 14 rebounds 1/29 at LAC … Sat out one game due to a sprained left ankle (12/23).

2014 -15: Recorded first NBA points (two) in 14 minutes played 10/28 vs. Houston in professional debut before suffering a leg injury (tibia fracture, right leg) … Missed the remaining 81 games due to a tibia fracture, right leg (10/29-11/14, 11/16-4/15)

College History

2013-14 Season: Randle helped lead Kentucky to the national championship game and earned a trophy room full of honors: All-American, SEC All-Tournament, first-team All-SEC, SEC Freshman of the Year and SEC All-Freshman team.
Key statistics: 15.0 ppg, 10.4 rpg, 1.4 apg, 2.5 tpg, 30.8 mpg, .500 FG, .167 3PT, .706 FT

High School History

PERSONAL:
Son of Carolyn Kyles ... Has one sister, Nastassia ... Born Nov. 29, 1994 in Dallas, Texas ... Mother played basketball at Texas ... Chose Kentucky over Kansas, Texas and Florida ... In high school at Prestonwood Christian Academy, averaged 32.5 points and 22.5 rebounds per game as a senior en route to claiming the state title ... Won state titles during his freshman, junior, and senior seasons ... Ranked the nation’s consensus top power forward out of high school and was ranked the No. 2 overall player by Rivals, the No. 3 overall player by ESPN, and the No. 5 overall player by Scout ... McDonald’s All-America selection ... Earned co-MVP honors of the Jordan Brand Classic game with 19 points and seven rebounds ... Played in the FIBA tournament with Team USA’s U18 squad where he averaged 14.2 points and 6.6 rebounds per game ... Majoring in business ... Lists football as a non-sports related talent ... Favorite non-NBA sports team is the Dallas Cowboys ... Away from the court, Julius made it a point to give back to the community during his rookie season at events such as the Lakers Youth Foundation Casino Night, Lakers Youth Foundation Court Dedication at the Los Angeles Harbor Boys & Girls Club, Toys for Tots Collection, Season of Giving Holiday Party for Kids, USO Visit with Delta, Trees for Threes Tree Planting, Lakers Youth Foundation Golf Tournament, Camp Lakers and a visit with children at the Inglewood Salvation Army


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