Julius Randle On the Lakers; 4 Reasons to be Excited by the Selection

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Finally, after a seemingly endless season of despair, the Lakers are able to hold the fruit of their struggles. Come draft night, the seven-month ordeal seemed to be wiped from the minds of the fan base as the buzz and furore of the future took over.

The evening was awash with rumor. How far would Joel Embiid fall? Could Exum fall to seven if the Magic, Jazz and Celtics pardon his pleas? Would an 11th hour trade hand LA two mid-first round picks in exchange for their seventh? Ultimately, we were left without a great shock as the much debated selection of Randle was finally confirmed. But don’t come off of your high just yet, here’s four reasons why the Kentucky freshman should have fans smiling for a long time to come.

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  • Eazy

    Not a fan of slideshow style articles. If you look at major media outlets, its not done there. Only in the amateur world.

    • Harry Burden

      Thank you for your comment.
      As a site, we’re always looking for different and more engaging ways in which to present our articles. Your feedback is duly noted and I personally will consider balancing out my formatting in the future.
      - Harry