Lakers’ Julius Randle to sit in second Summer League game
The summer festivities in Las Vegas are set to start on Friday, and the Los Angeles Lakers look to have one of the strongest Las Vegas Summer League rosters.
That strength will be a bit diminished on Saturday, however. The Lakers announced on Wednesday that forward Julius Randle would play in the team’s preliminary games on Friday and Monday but would miss Saturday’s game, as he is "avoiding back-to-backs as he returns from injury."
Julius Randle is expected to play in Fri & Mon's @NBASummerLeague games but not Saturday. Avoiding back-to-backs as he returns from injury.Article continues below ...
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The Lakers will face the Minnesota Timberwolves in their first game on Friday, which will double as the first matchup between the top two overall picks.
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