It was almost 1 a.m. earlier this month, a few hours after another Lakers loss. It wasn't sitting well with Julius Randle.
He didn't like the way he played against the Denver Nuggets, so he called Metta World Peace and asked the veteran to join him for an impromptu workout at the Lakers' training facility.
World Peace was just finishing a late sushi dinner and agreed to meet with Randle, the education continuing for the second-year power forward who cared about getting better the right way. By working hard.
"He's one of those guys that I think takes it pretty serious," Lakers Coach Byron Scott said Sunday....