Julius Randle is still developing his offensive game -- the rookie is only 19 years old after all -- but he had his mid-range game clicking through the first half against the Utah Jazz.
Randle will have to work on building a consistent jumper, but he finally got one to drop against Utah, hitting his defender with a hesitation move before pulling up to drain the shot:
He'll have to hit that jumper with consistency to open up where he's ultimately most effective. Randle's ability to drive from the perimeter is handy if he an force defenders to play him tight and close out on shots. It's still a work in progress, but he can still use his soon-to-be-patented spin move to create space and get buckets, as he does here against big man Rudy Gobert:
More of that, please.
He left the court in the middle of the second quarter, but there's nothing to worry about. He was just getting his feet re-taped by Gary Vitti, according to Lakers sideline reporter Mike Trudell. Exhale, everyone.