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Lakers draft Kentucky's Julius Randle

Updated: June 27, 2014, 1:24 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- With the highest pick in franchise history since selecting James Worthy No. 1 in 1982, the Los Angeles Lakers drafted another power forward in Kentucky's Julius Randle with the No. 7 selection on Thursday.

The 6-foot-9, 250-pound big man averaged 15.0 points on 50 percent shooting and 10.4 rebounds in his freshman season, leading the Wildcats all the way to the NCAA championship game.

"It's the organization that I wanted to go to," Randle said while on a conference ...

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