Julius Randle is an American famous professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Julius Randle was a first-time NBA All-Star and was awarded the NBA Most Improved Player Award in his second season with the Knicks in 2020-21. Check all the detail given below about Julius Randle’s Wiki, Age, Height, Parents, Wife, Children, Stats, Salary, Net Worth, Biography & More.
Julius Randle Wiki/Biography
Julius Randle was born on 29th November 1984 (Age: 28 years; As of 2022) in Dallas, Texas. His full real name is Julius Deion Randle and he is commonly known as Julius Randle.
His nationality is American and his ethnicity is Black. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius and he follows Christianity (religion). His profession is a famous American Basketball Player.
Julius Randle Educational Qualification
Julius Randle completed his schooling at Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano, Texas. And then, he joined University for his higher studies. And then, he joined so many teams for his basketball career. He also played in his school and college basketball teams.
Julius Randle Physical Stats
- Height: 6′ 8″ inches
- Weight: 113 kg
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Black
- Shoe Size: 14 US
- Body Measurement: 42-42-17
Julius Randle Family & Parents
Julius Randle was born into a middle-class family to American Parents. His father’s name is Mandel Randel and his mother’s name is Carolyn Kyles who played basketball in Texas. His parents always support him in his basketball career and in all his decisions.
Julius Randle’s Wife & Children
Julius Randle’s dating status is single and his marital status is married. He married his long-term girlfriend Kendra Shaw. In December 2016, the couple announced their first child together.
And, the couple has two children Kyden Randle, Jayce Randle. They both lived happily together and enjoy their life joyfully.
Julius Randle Career & Stats
In his high school, he was widely regarded as the top 5 players in the class of 2013 with Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker, Andrew Harrison, and Aaron Gordon. He won the Under Armour Elite 24 dunk Contest and the next day he was named one of the MVPs of the Elite 24 game, where he scored 27 points and led his team to a 164-138 victory in 2012 August.
The weekend after Thanksgiving in his senior season, Randle fractured his foot playing in a tournament and missed three months as a result. Randle returned for the TAPPS 5A playoffs and led his team to its third state title in four years. Randle committed to Kentucky, choosing it over Texas, Kansas, and Florida on 20th March 2013.
He then joined twin brothers Andrew and Aaron Harrison, James Young, Dakari Johnson, and Marcus Lee as the sixth incoming Kentucky player selected to play in the 2013 McDonald’s All-American Boys Game, as well as the 2013 Jordan Brand Classic.
Randle was named one of the 10 semi-finalists for the Naismith College Player of the Year. He went on to help Kentucky reach the national championship game, which they lost to the University of Connecticut on 28th February 2014.
He ended the 2013–14 season with 24 double-doubles, the second most double-doubles by a UK player in school history. On April 22, 2014, Randle declared for the NBA draft, foregoing his final three years of college eligibility.
Los Angeles Lakers
He was selected with the seventh overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. After only 14 minutes of official NBA playing time, Randle broke his right tibia during the Lakers’ 2014–15 season opener against the Houston Rockets on 28th October 2014. He underwent successful surgery the following day to repair the fracture, and subsequently missed the rest of the season. On March 9, 2015, he was cleared to participate in full weight-bearing, non-contact basketball activities.
Exactly a year after injuring himself in his NBA debut, Randle had 15 points and 11 rebounds as a starter in a 112–111 season-opening loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves. He matched that mark on March 8, recording 23 points and 11 rebounds in a 107–98 win over the Orlando Magic. He became the youngest Lakers player with a triple-double since Magic Johnson at 21 years old. On April 6, he set a career-high with 20 rebounds in a 91–81 loss to the Clippers.
Randle began 2017–18 as a reserve, while Larry Nance Jr. started at power forward. He excelled as a backup center when the team went to a small lineup, and he returned to the starting lineup on December 29, 2017. As a starter, he averaged 18.6 points, 9.1 rebounds, and 3.1 assists. He became a restricted free agent after the season.
New Orleans Pelicans
The Lakers renounced him, making him an unrestricted free agent on 2nd July 2018. He signed a two-year, $18 million contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on 9th July. He recorded his sixth career triple-double with 21 points and 14 rebounds on 19th November. On December 3, he scored a career-high 37 points in a 129–126 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.
On March 15, he scored a career-high 45 points in a 122–110 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. He declined his second-year player option on June 16, 2019, and became a free agent.
New York Knicks
He signed a three-year, $63 million contract with the New York Knicks on 9th July 2019. He scored 44 points and logged a career-high seven 3-pointers in a 123-112 win over the Atlanta Hawks on 16th February 2021. On February 23, Randle was named as a reserve for the 2021 NBA All-Star Game. After the end of the regular season, Randle was named the NBA Most Improved Player, receiving 98 of 100 first-place votes.
He was also named to the All-NBA Second Team as a forward. On March 22, 2022, Randle was fined $40,000 by the NBA for an incident with a game official, which occurred two days earlier during a 93–108 loss to the Utah Jazz. On April 2, Knicks head coach Tom Thibodeau said that Randle would “likely” be out for the remainder of the season with a quad injury.
National Team Career
In the 2016 off-season, Randle joined the US Select Team that practiced against the United States men’s national team ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Julius Randle Awards & Achievements
- NBA All-Star in 2021.
- All-NBA Second Team in 2021.
- NBA Most Improved Player in 2014.
- SEC Rookie of the Year in 2014.
- First-team All-SEC in 2014.
- McDonald’s All-American in 2013.
Julius Randle’s Net Worth
Julius Randle’s net worth is estimated at $6 million dollars. He occupation a famous American basketball player he played so many matches and earned money from them. Julius Randle’s annual salary is $3 267 000 as of December 2022. Julius signed a 4-year contract for the fee of $117,089,280 with the New York Knicks including $106,444,800 guaranteed.
Julius Randle Social Handles
Julius Randle Amazing Facts
- Currently, Julius Randle played for New York Knicks.
- His position in his team is Power forward.
- Julius Randle’s jersey number is 30.
- He was the No.4 basketball player overall after high school in 2013.
- His mother Carolyn Kyles was a former women’s basketball player, at the University of Texas.
- He has about 924k followers on his Instagram handle.
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