NBA

Julius Randle can launch to NBA stardom with NCAA Championship

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Julius Randle entered the University of Kentucky as one of the top five high school recruits, he could leave his hometown of Dallas tonight as the highest rated freshman of 2014.

Over the course of this season, more interest has been paid to the likes of Andrew Wiggins of Kansas and Duke's Jabari Parker as far as college freshman are concerned. However, as Kentucky's performance has improved throughout this tournament, more and more people are starting to see the star potential in Randle.

Randle's stats throughout the tournament are impressive too, he has averaged 15.8 points and 10.6 rebounds per game and has recorded a double-double in all but one March Madness game so far.

Sure, Aaron Harrison may have the spectacular game-winners on SportsCenter but it is Randle who is impressing the scouts.

He may not be the number one pick, true NBA scouts and talent evaluators know that Wiggins, Parker and even Joel Embiid are better athletes and probably more NBA-ready. 

One thing that those scouts and talent evaluators should take into account is Randle's will to win. He is in a championship game as an eighth seed. Whether or not Kentucky should be an eighth seed can be debated but what cannot be debated is that Randle has won four more NCAA tournament games than Embiid, Parker and Wiggins collectively.

Right now Randle is flying under the radar, but he is on course to be an NBA star.

Topics:
NBA
NBA Draft

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport - NBA Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again