Julius Randle Not Fazed By Star Opponents Because Of Kobe Bryant
Julius Randle Not Fazed By Star Opponents Because Of Kobe Bryant
Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle has been one of the team’s most consistent players this season and one thing that has stood out about him has been a lack of fear regardless of his opponent.

On opening night, Randle got in the face of Kevin Garnett, and he has already matched up with some of the NBA’s best players such as Dirk Nowitzki, LaMarcus Aldridge, and Chris Bosh.

Next up for Randle is a game against former MVP Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder, but Randle says playing with Kobe Bryant has removed any sort of special feeling when facing off against star players according to Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News:

Randle’s attitude towards opponents is definitely the right one to have and it has been apparent from the outset of this season that he fears no one. He is relentless and attacks constantly and that is why the franchise is extremely high on him.

The NBA is a league full of stars and it is likely that Randle will be matched up with or simply playing against an All-Star nearly every time he takes the floor. By not being in awe of his opponent, Randle has no issues going right at them and that will garner him respect across the league as his career continues.

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