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Julius Randle off crutches as 2014 draft class limps through season
Julius Randle off crutches as 2014 draft class limps through season

Julius Randle was hard at work at Lakers' practice on Wednesday, rehabilitating his mending right leg. "I'm off crutches. I'm walking around, just trying to get the strength back in my leg," said Randle, who is out for the season after breaking his leg in October in his first regular-season game with the Lakers. "Honestly, I don't even know if I'm supposed to be off crutches," said Randle, who scrapped the walking aids roughly a week ago. "The doctor said to go at your own pace. My pace was to get rid of them immediately." The Lakers were practically giddy after they hosted Randle for a draft workout in June, and thrilled that...

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