Julius Randle poised to be immediate contributor in NBA

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

Barring another absolute shocker from the Cleveland Cavaliers, bigger than the one they pulled off when they took with the No. 1 pick last year, will not be going No. 1 in the 2014 Draft.

But that doesn’t mean some don’t think he shouldn’t.

Speaking with the Boston Celtics’ team website earlier this week — the Celtics, by the way, own the sixth pick in the draft and look like a possible destination for Randle – associate head coach endorsed his former power forward for the top spot in Thursday night’s draft, which will air live on at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

“I really believe that could easily be the No. 1 pick in the draft,” Payne said. “I think Julius Randle is different.”

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