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Lakers' Julius Randle puts on a show in win over Trail Blazers
Lakers' Julius Randle puts on a show in win over Trail Blazers

A fan kept yelling the same thing, over and over, almost mournfully. "Where's Kobe?" Bryant sat out the Lakers' exhibition game Wednesday so he could rest. By the end of it, though, another fan was screaming something in a more upbeat tone: "He's only 19, baby? Nineteen!" That would be praise for Julius Randle, who had his best exhibition game by a landslide in the Lakers' 94-86 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in Ontario. Randle had 17 points, eight rebounds and a number of coast-to-coast runs with the ball. Shades of Lamar Odom? Maybe. Left-handed power forward? Check. Willing to push the pace off a rebound? Check. Two-time NBA...

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