[Guide] News on March 27, , the Lakers rookie Julius Randle has been recovering since he suffered a fracture of his right tibia.
He’s put in the work, jumping up for rebounds and finishing reverse dunks.
Before the Lakers defeated the Timberwolves, Randall trained alone for an hour. Judging from the training effect, the Lakers rookie is recovering very well. He has been able to complete various movements, catch rebounds, jump up and complete back dunks, etc.
The rookie from Kentucky suffered injuries in the season opener and played only 14 minutes in total. In addition to a fractured tibia, Randall underwent screw replacement surgery on his right metatarsal bone in January.
Randle is also currently recovering in time to prepare for the summer league in July.
The injury also gave Randall more time to recover and train. Considering his height is short for the 4th position, Randall is also opening up his outside long-range shooting ability. Just yesterday, he shot in training.
Dozens of three-pointers, according to him, his shooting feels even more comfortable now than before the fracture.
Randall is currently on an away trip with the team. In the away game against the Raptors on Friday, local time in the United States, Randall will still appear on the sidelines. “I have learned a lot about dedication.” Randall
In an interview, he said, “Your body does not get much rest in continuous away games, but I don’t think this is a setback. I just maintain a cautious attitude and take care of my body.”
The current record of the Lakers is only 19 wins and 51 losses. The truce of veteran Boozer and Jordan Hill can give the team more opportunities to evaluate young players. At the same time, the Lakers also need to protect this year’s top five picks strategically.
Coach Byron Scott said earlier that it is a pity that Randall missed this year. Since the Lakers entered the bad season early, rookies will get more training opportunities. Point guard Clarkson has served as the starter in the past two months.
After that, the progress was rapid.
At present, Randall’s physical condition is still under observation. He has not been allowed to perform physical confrontation training, and the rookie is also looking forward to returning to the game in July to show his energy.
“Hopefully my body is good, my legs are 100 percent back, hopefully I can stay in shape, that’s the most important thing, and if my legs are fully back, I can get my explosiveness back.”
Randall has also maintained a strict diet. “Now I have been maintaining a low weight. Weight loss is my job. I am just a 19-20-year-old player, so we have to understand what is right.
Your body benefits.