Julius Randle gives the Lakers something to think about in predraft workout

Julius Randle - photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com
Julius Randle – photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com

In a business where you need steals in more ways than one to win big, the Lakers spent Tuesday morning deliberating plans for Julius Randle, once the nation’s No. 2 high school recruit, according to Rivals, and now an option to be selected by the with the No. 7 pick in this year’s draft.

In front of L.A. decision-makers Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak and their staff, the forward had unquestionably a strong workout, according to those who studied it in its entirety. Randle also offered this nugget amid growing health concerns he speculates were floated by execs hoping he drops to them.

“I met with the best foot doctor in the country, and he said he wouldn’t do anything with my foot,” said Randle, who had a screw inserted in his right foot two years ago because of a fracture.

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