Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014 7:11 pm
Julius Randle Says He Hasn’t Made Up His Mind About NBA, Earlier Report Claiming He’s Leaving Is False
Despite an ESPN report by Jeff Goodman claiming he will be declaring for the NBA Draft, Kentucky’s Julius Randle says he hasn’t made up his mind.
Idk who reported what but I haven’t made up my mind about the draft yet. Haven’t even talked to my family about it. So it’s all false.
— Julius Randle (@J30_RANDLE) April 9, 2014
Earlier: Kentucky fans knew this was coming. Wildcats freshman Julius Randle, who most believe is a top-five NBA prospect, will be leaving Lexington after just one year of collegiate basketball. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman was the first to report the news.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 9, 2014
Randle finished the season averaging 15 points per game and 10.4 rebounds per game. After a lackluster regular season, Randle’s Wildcats ran through the NCAA Tournament field before finally succumbing to UConn in the national title game. In all probability, Randle won’t be the only UK player to leave school early – we still have yet to hear from Andrew Harrison, Aaron Harrison, James Young and Willie Cauley-Stein, among others.