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Julius Randle ready to earn his time, wowed by teammate Kobe Bryant
Julius Randle ready to earn his time, wowed by teammate Kobe Bryant

After a difficult 27-55 season, the Lakers landed the seventh overall pick in the draft, selecting University of Kentucky power forward Julius Randle. "I got to fulfill my dream of putting on a Kentucky uniform and now I'm putting on a Laker uniform," Randle said Monday at the team's annual media day. "Growing up a Laker fan, I couldn't imagine anything to be this sweet." The young lefty said he's heading into training camp with high hopes, while understanding there's a sharp learning curve going from the NCAA to the pros. "I'm just a 19-year old kid, making the adjustment to the NBA," he said. "When you're coming...

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