Skip to main content

John Calipari: I Know What Team I Want Julius Randle To Go To In The NBA

Julius Randle is a likely a top-10 pick in the upcoming NBA Draft. The former Kentucky forward, who spent one season in Lexington, Ky., is projected by most to go between No. 6 to No. 8. 

Draft Express has Randle going No. 7 to the Lakers. SI.com has him going No. 8 to Sacramento. CBS Sportshas one writer projecting Randle to go No. 6 to Boston, and two more predicting him to go No. 7. NBADraft.nethas Randle going No. 7. 

Randle's former coach, John Calipari, says he knows where he wants his player to go. 

">@J30_RANDLE pic.twitter.com/0potKtClCJ

— John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari)

Look who popped in the office today. Boy does he look physically great and excited for the draft. @J30_RANDLEpic.twitter.com/0potKtClCJ

— John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) June 20, 2014

">June 20, 2014

">@J30_RANDLE to go in the draft; I'm just not saying.

— John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari)

I know where I want @J30_RANDLE to go in the draft; I'm just not saying.

— John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) June 20, 2014

">June 20, 2014

The NBA Draft is Thursday, June 26. Kentucky's James Young is also expected to be a first-round selection.