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Julius Randle has had several run-ins with former Cats this season.

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Julius Randle has had some issues in his short NBA career with other players. Interestingly enough, for every incident with a player like Tyson Chandler, he seems to have a problem with players that played at Kentucky.

The first incident of the year took place in the middle of November, when an assistant coach for the Lakers had something to say to Devin Booker. When Booker approached the bench, Randle was more than ready to stick up for his coaches.

In Saturday night’s Lakers vs Nuggets game, the Nuggets had the game won. Jamal Murray had a game with 28 points and as he was dribbling out the clock, he decided to do this.

While many people do not seem to like Lonzo Ball, his teammate Julius Randle decided to stick up for him and delivered a little bit of a message to former Kentucky Alum, Blue Arrow Jamal Murray.

Murray did not get into a thing with Randle and instead went straight to the referee to say something. I am not sure what was said. Murray has heard about the incident from fans on twitter.

You have to like that Randle stuck up for his teammate and in that moment, he did not think anything of he and Murray’s Kentucky connection. However, this is not Julius Randle’s first incident with a former Wildcat. In November of last year, Julius Randle had words with DeMarcus Cousins after a Lakers victory over the Kings. DeMarcus downplayed the incident as “UK Love.”

In his time in the league, Julius Randle has a reputation for not backing down and he has had confrontations with Tyson Chandler, Kevin Garnett, and Trevor Booker. Randle refuses to allow guys to push him around whether they played for Kentucky or not. All I’m going to say is that with the Charlotte Hornets coming up on the schedule Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Malik Monk better be careful.