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Lakers rookie forward Julius Randle also participated in a series of full-contact, half-court 2-on-2 and 3-on-3 drills, something he said he has done for the past month after rehabbing his surgically repaired right leg he injured in the 2014-15 season opener. “It’s been real good,” Randle said in a brief interview with Los Angeles News Group. “It’s been good with how I feel conditioning-wise and the smoothness of (my movement).” Los Angeles Daily News
Serena Winters: Justin Anderson on seeing Kobe: “Just seeing the Black Mamba walk into our workout at the end. The 1st thing that came into my mind is that he’s (Kobe's) a killer & I would love to play with a killer." Twitter @SerenaWinters
Serena Winters: Lakers rookie Jordan Clarkson also out here at the facility and Kobe's out here just chillin http://t.co/8t6fcZKa8v Twitter @SerenaWinters
Mike Trudell: Prospect Justin Anderson on his workout: "You feel (the Lakers vibe). There's a certain expectation when you step into that (environment)." Anderson said his on-ball defense is his biggest strength, adding that he has a 7-foot wingspan to go with his athleticism. Twitter @LakersReporter
Ramona Shelburne: The Lakers had interest in Thibs LAST year. Now I'm told they are very happy with Byron Scott. Kupchak even went on record w/ this last week Twitter @ramonashelburne
While Payne has been a Lakers’ fan, he doesn’t have any preference as to which NBA team selects him. He wouldn’t have any problem playing for the Bucks. “Milwaukee has a lot of great pieces,’’ Payne said. “The Greek Freak (Giannis Antetokounmpo) really took a big step up this season. And I played against Jabari Parker in AAU when I was a junior. He’s cold. He can do it all. “I think the Bucks have the potential to have a big-time season with a couple more pieces.’’ Racine Journal-Times
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