When the supposed superstar player is generous in spirit and comfortable in a lead role, it has to help a basketball team.
The Blue-White Game on Tuesday night continued to show that Julius Randle handles well the label of alpha dog. He even threw in a bit of self-deprecation, which can go a long way toward Norman Vincent Peale’s idea of winning friends and influencing people.
With about seven minutes to go in the second half, Randle found himself being dunked on by walk-on EJ Floreal. Adding insult to injury, Randle was called for a foul on the play.
Floreal couldn’t suppress the smile on his face as he lined up at the foul line. Interestingly, Randle had a smile on his face as he playfully nudged Floreal.
Walter Cornett, of Glendale, Kentucky, is the owner and operator of Walter’s Wildcat World. He founded WildcatWorld.com in 1998 making it one of the oldest Kentucky basketball fan sites in operation today.