Lakers Say Rookie Julius Randle Doesn’t Need Foot Surgery

by July 03, 2014

There was concern in Lakerland about the health of Julius Randle’s right foot when the team selected him as the seventh overall pick in the NBA Draft. According to the Lakers, the rookie big man is good to go. From the team website:

The Lakers sent freshly minted draft pick Julius Randle to Indiana for a Wednesday appointment with renowned foot specialist Dr. David Porter, who determined that Randle does not need surgery on his foot.


Randle has been cleared for all basketball activity, and is expected to play for L.A.’s Summer League team in Las Vegas.