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June 15, 2021

Julius Randle named to All-NBA team

Adam Luckett 9:30pm June 15, 2021 6/15/21

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Julius Randle has been named second-team All-NBA for the 2020-21 season. The seventh-year veteran posted career highs this past season in minutes (37.6), points (24.1), rebounds (10.2), assists (6.0), three-point percentage (41.1%), and free throw percentage (81.1%). The former No. 7 overall pick by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2014 NBA Draft led the…

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June 9, 2021

New York Knicks forward Julius Randle finishes 8th in NBA MVP voting

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm June 9, 2021 6/9/21 Comments Disabled

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The postseason didn’t go as planned for Julius Randle and the New York “Kentucky” Knicks, but his seventh year in the NBA was hardly a failure. In fact, it was quite the opposite. The NBA recently announced that Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic was named the 2020-21 Most Valuable Player after posting absolutely bonkers figures…

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June 4, 2021

What happened to Julius Randle in the Playoffs?

Alex Weber 2:00pm June 4, 2021 6/4/21

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The Julius Randle that won the 2021 Most-Improved Player Award and almost single-handedly carried his scrappy Knicks to the four-seed, vanished in the playoffs. Randle averaged 24 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists on 41% shooting from three and 45% from the field in the regular season; but in New York’s five-game series with Atlanta,…

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June 3, 2021

BBNBA: The New York Knicks have been eliminated

Alex Weber 2:00pm June 3, 2021 6/3/21

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The Eastern Conference Semifinals are set now that Washington D.C. and New York have been eliminated while the Western Conference remains a mess. Check out how the Kentucky guys did. RECAP Knicks fall to Hawks 4-1 in first-round series The New York Knicks’ tremendous surprise of a season came to a close in Madison Square…

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May 29, 2021

BBNBA: Randle & Knicks struggle and Playoff Rondo returns

Alex Weber 1:00pm May 29, 2021 5/29/21

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It was a fun Friday night of NBA Playoff action. Check out how the Kentucky guys did. RECAP Randle struggles in Knicks loss Man, what is up with Julius Randle? In three playoff games so far, he’s shooting just 14/54 from the field and has yet to score more than 15 points after averaging over…

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May 27, 2021

BBNBA: Randle and the Knicks bounce back in Game 2

Alex Weber 3:30pm May 27, 2021 5/27/21

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The Kentucky Knicks got an exciting bounce-back win yesterday vs. Atlanta and Tyrese Maxey shined for Philadelphia. Check it out in today’s NBA update. RECAP Knicks erase 13-point deficit to beat Hawks 101-92 The first half was an offensive catastrophe for the Knickerbockers. Julius Randle missed all of his shots from the field and his…

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May 25, 2021

BREAKING: Julius Randle wins NBA’s Most Improved Player of the Year Award

Jack Pilgrim 6:30pm May 25, 2021 5/25/21

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Come on down, Julius Randle. You are the NBA’s Most Improved Player for the 2020-21 season. Named a finalist for the prestigious honor alongside Denver’s Michael Porter Jr. and Detroit’s Jerami Grant, the former Kentucky star officially took home the trophy on Tuesday. Shams Charania of The Athletic was the first to break the news.…

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May 20, 2021

Julius Randle named one of three finalists for NBA’s Most Improved Player Award

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm May 20, 2021 5/20/21

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Of the NBA awards that have a clear-cut favorite, this is one of them. Ahead of the Pacers-Wizards play-in game on Thursday evening, NBA on TNT announced the league’s top three finalists for the Kia Most Improved Player Award and Kentucky’s own Julius Randle made the cut. Well, he more than made the cut, actually.…

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May 17, 2021

Quickley named to ESPN’s All-Rookie Team, Randle on All-NBA Third Team

Drew Franklin 1:45pm May 17, 2021 5/17/21

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ESPN.com released its picks for the All-NBA, All-Defense and All-Rookie teams today and a couple of Kentucky Knicks earned accolades. First, the surprise emergence of Immanuel Quickley landed him on First Team All-Rookie, along with the injured LaMelo Ball, Tyrese Haliburton, Anthony Edwards and Desmond Bane. “Quickley quieted some over the past month,” author Zach…

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Unoriginal Kevin Durant obviously wants to be Julius Randle

Drew Franklin 10:00am May 17, 2021 5/17/21

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Last night Kevin Durant downplayed the Brooklyn Nets’ “Big 3” of Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden, three of the best offensive players in history on one $200 million team. “I think we’re the ‘Big 15’,” Durant said after Brooklyn’s win secured the East’s No. 2 seed Sunday night. Kevin Durant on if the "Big…

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