During the third quarter of the Lakers’ 127-113 win over Cleveland on Sunday, a mic’d-up Walton told Randle that he’s “the best one-on-one defender in this league.”
Luke Walton wired – provides some encouraging words for Julius Randle pic.twitter.com/3qrX0m4cbC
— The Render (@TheRenderNBA) March 12, 2018
Randle not only defended LeBron James well, he finished with one of his best offensive performances of his career.
In 38 minutes, the 23-year-old had 36 points on 14-18 FG with 14 boards and 7 dimes.