Julius Randle RUMORS & NEWS

  • Julius Randle responds to Trae Young’s WWE cameo at Madison Square Garden

    Larry Brown Sports "Trae Young riled up many New York Knicks fans by returning to Madison Square Garden as part of a WWE cameo earlier this month. Now the Knicks’ star player is responding to the episode. Knicks big man Julius Randle told Ian Begley of SportsNet New York that he was not sweating..." September 20

  • Julius Randle Praises Teammate RJ Barrett: "He's Going To Be Really Good"

    Fadeaway World "Besides Kemba Walker, the New York Knicks didn't make any huge additions in the 2021 offseason, leaving their improvement as a team up to the development of the young players. Out of all their young studs, RJ Barrett is probably the guy with the most pressure on him to have a..." September 19

  • The Knicks X-Factor For 2021-22 NBA Season, And It’s Not Julius Randle

    Clutch Points "After a surprise playoff appearance last season that earned them home-court advantage in the first round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs, the New York Knicks are looking to build off that success and make a deep postseason run in 2022. Even though they wound up losing to the Atlanta..." September 09

  • 3 reasons Julius Randle, Knicks will be even better than last season

    Clutch Points "Safe to say that gone are the days when fans and critics laughed at the New York Knicks for their misfortunes. Julius Randle is a bona fide All-Star and he has the proper supporting cast around him. The Knicks will be carrying a ton of momentum from last season’s relatively good campaign...." September 09

  • Julius Randle wanted to 'lock in' with New York Knicks, OK with potentially leaving millions on table

    ESPN "When Julius Randle was eligible for an extension this offseason, he knew there was a chance he could make more money if he waited a year to sign a new deal with the New York Knicks. If Randle would have waited until 2022, when his contract expired, he would have been..." August 27

  • Julius Randle Delivers Key Message to Knicks Lottery Pick Obi Toppin

    Heavy "Julius Randle averaged a whopping 37.6 minutes per game last season, leading the NBA in the category while playing in 71 of 72 games as he willed the Knicks into the playoffs with home-court advantage. All of those regular-season minutes took a toll, though, and Randle, who..." August 16

  • Julius Randle’s Extension With Knicks is All About 2022

    Heavy "Whatever you thought of the New York Knicks approach to this offseason, good or bad, is no longer relevant, with Julius Randle locked into an extension. Coming off of their first playoff appearance since 2013, there was speculation as to whether or not Leon Rose and the..." August 06

  • 2 reasons why Julius Randle’s extension with the Knicks guarantees Obi Toppin trade

    Clutch Points "Now having signed a 4-year, $117 million extension with the New York Knicks, Julius Randle has definitely cashed in after playing All-Star caliber basketball throughout the 2020-21 NBA season. With the Knicks now fully invested in Randle long-term, this may lead to..." August 06

  • Julius Randle Gave The Knicks A Discount In New Four-Year Deal

    Fadeaway World "It took him a while but eventually, Julius Randle showed flashes of the superstar we thought he'd become when he was in college.  He put in a lot of work and improved in every single aspect of his game, becoming that go-to guy the New York Knicks have been craving since..." August 05

  • Julius Randle’s extension with the Knicks is a huge win-win for both sides

    Clutch Points "Julius Randle and the New York Knicks opting to go with a long term extension of four-years and $117 million now instead of next offseason was the perfect choice for both sides. Let’s start with the Knicks. August 05

  • Julius Randle agrees to 4-year, $117 million extension with Knicks

    ESPN "New York Knicks All-Star forward Julius Randle has agreed to a four-year, $117 million contract extension -- elevating his deal's total value to five years and $140 million, his agents Aaron Mintz and Steven Heumann of CAA Sports told ESPN. The extension includes a..." August 05

  • Knicks eyeing Myles Turner as potential Julius Randle running mate

    Clutch Points "Indiana Pacers big man Myles Turner might be on his way to the Mecca as the New York Knicks have been apparently aggressive in acquiring him. According to J Michael of the Indianapolis Star, the Knicks have been ‘trying hard’ to get Turner to the Big Apple in the..." August 02

  • Knicks have problem in bringing back Mitchell Robinson to help Julius Randle

    Clutch Points "The New York Knicks are looking to bFGFuild on their stirring run last season, as they hope to find more firepower to help the young pair of Julius Randle and RJ Barrett. But the Knicks might want to start on their own backyard first before looking elsewhere. They need to..." August 02

  • The Reason Why Julius Randle Did Not Get An Invite To Team USA

    New York Post "The U.S. Olympic team, in search of two replacement players for Tokyo, never made Knicks All-Star power forward Julius Randle an offer, according to multiple industry sources. With Bradley Beal out of the Olympics with COVID-19 and Kevin Love backing out days ago because of a..." July 19

  • Reggie Miller: Playoffs showed Julius Randle needs to be Knicks’ No. 2 player

    New York Daily News "For the Knicks and their roster-building plans, one of the bigger questions is whether they should build around Julius Randle or above the All-Star. In other words, is Randle the No. 1 on a contender? Hall of Famer Reggie Miller said the playoffs demonstrated the answer is..." June 24

  • Julius Randle Sends Message to Knicks Fans: ‘I Love the Process’

    Heavy "No one expected the New York Knicks to be competitive this season, let alone enter the NBA playoffs with home court advantage. So even after suffering a gentleman’s sweep at the hands of Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks, fans and players alike remain optimistic moving..." June 05

  • Derrick Rose sounds off on Julius Randle’s playoff failure

    Clutch Points "Julius Randle was the big man on campus for the New York Knicks all throughout this resurgent season. The rise of Randle felt emblematic of the same shocking turnaround of the Knicks franchise itself. The Knicks forward went from afterthought to sudden All-Star, just..." June 03

  • Julius Randle dominated the Hawks in the regular season. Why has he looked so lost in the playoffs?

    The Athletic "Julius Randle positions himself as a learner. Each new experience is, he says, an opportunity to update his priors, especially the failures. This first-round series, then, has provided quite the learning curve. The Knicks find themselves down 3-1 to the Hawks after a rough..." June 01

  • Julius Randle, Knicks aren't as bad as they've looked, but expectations were probably outsized from the start

    CBS Sports "The New York Knicks finishing the truncated 2020-21 regular season on a 47-win pace, good enough for the East's No. 4 seed, caught everyone by surprise. Julius Randle's sudden All-NBA leap was equally unforeseen. Obviously, these are not mutually exclusive..." May 31

  • Knicks Celebrate Julius Randle's Flagrant Foul of Danilo Galinari Near End of a Blowout Loss

    The Big Lead "The Atlanta Hawks beat the New York Knicks easily on Sunday afternoon, 113-96. Trae Young had 27 points and 9 assists. Julius Randle had his best game of the series for the Knicks with 23 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists. He also added a flagrant foul late in the game which..." May 30

  • Knicks star Julius Randle learning about playoff basketball the hard way

    Clutch Points "New York Knicks All-Star Julius Randle enjoyed a true breakout season en route to winning Most Improved Player, leading the upstart Knicks to a shocking 41-31 record and the No. 4 seed in the Eastern Conference. After dominating the fifth-seeded Atlanta Hawks in three..." May 30

  • New York Knicks must rethink Julius Randle extension after latest playoff flop

    Sportsnaut "“Playoff Randle” chants were heard throughout State Farm Arena in Atlanta Sunday afternoon as Julius Randle and his New York Knicks laid another egg against the Hawks in Game 4 of their NBA Playoff series. After struggling big time through the first three..." May 30

  • Julius Randle blasts Trae Young spitter after Game 2 incident

    New York Post "Knicks All-Star forward Julius Randle loved the behavior of the Knicks’ electric crowds for the first two games – except for one guy, “The Trae Young Spitter.’’ Randle blasted the Knicks fan who spat on the Hawks superstar from the second row. He’s..." May 28

  • One simple adjustment New York can make to help Julius Randle break out of funk

    CBS Sports "The New York Knicks managed to even up their first-round playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night, but they're going to need a stronger performance from their lone All-Star, Julius Randle, if they're going to advance to the conference..." May 28

  • How Julius Randle became a Tom Thibodeau Guy and an MVP candidate for the Knicks

    ESPN "Taj Gibson has heard all the questions before. When Tom Thibodeau takes a job, Gibson knows what's coming. And when Thibodeau was named coach of the New York Knicks last year, Gibson fielded all those regular questions -- including those from Knicks..." May 27

  • Knicks’ Julius Randle vows to be ‘better’ after playoff debacle

    New York Post "Julius Randle “woke up happy” Monday, and he’s optimistic that his second career NBA playoff game will be better than his first. The Knicks’ first-time All-Star forward vowed to “come back better” after enduring a rocky postseason debut,..." May 25

  • Knicks' Julius Randle voted Most Improved Player

    The Athletic "New York Knicks forward Julius Randle has been voted as the NBA’s Most Improved Player, sources told The Athletic’s Shams Charania on Monday. Read more - May 25

  • Knicks’ Julius Randle to Hawks Ahead of Game 1: ‘Good Luck’

    Heavy "For the first time in eight years, the New York Knicks are taking part in the NBA postseason, with Game One against the Atlanta Hawks scheduled to tip-off at 7:00 PM est. In what is one of the more anticipated first-round series across the league, one player may determine..." May 23

  • Why Julius Randle’s Hairstyle Has Knicks Twitter in a Frenzy Ahead of Playoffs

    Heavy "At long last, the Knicks’ first playoff game in eight years is finally here. New York, the Eastern Conference’s No. 4 seed after posting a 41-31 record during the regular season, will host the Atlanta Hawks at 7 p.m. Sunday in Game 1 of their first-round series in..." May 22

  • Julius Randle, Jerami Grant, Michael Porter Jr. Finalists for NBA's 2021 MIP Award

    Bleacher Report "The NBA announced its three finalists for this season's Most Improved Player award, singling out Julius Randle, Jerami Grant and Michael Porter Jr. for the honor.  Read More- May 21

  • Hawks’ John Collins can cash in with big series vs. Julius Randle

    AJC "John Collins is, at worst, a top-10 NBA power forward this season. Opinions may vary depending on how positions are assigned and what you value most with big men, but the point is Collins is a very good player for the Hawks. Julius Randle is, at worst, a top-five NBA power forward..." May 20

  • Knicks’ title hopes being shunned despite Julius Randle-led historically insane run

    Clutch Points "Among the top surprises in the 2020-21 NBA season is the play of the New York Knicks. In fact, the Knicks are on their way to the playoffs, a place they haven’t been in since 2013 when Carmelo Anthony was still the team’s alpha pacing up and down the court at Madison..." May 16

  • Naming Every NBA Major Award Winner

    Bleacher Report "As the 2020-21 NBA season reaches its conclusion, the league prepares to dole out the following individual honors: Executive of the Year Coach of the Year Sixth Man of the Year Most..." May 16

  • Is Julius Randle Ready for the Playoff Superstar Treatment?

    Bleacher Report "In what has been the biggest surprise of the 2020-21 NBA season, Julius Randle has the New York Knicks heading to the playoffs. It will be his first appearance in the playoffs and thus his first time experiencing playoff game-planning. Randle made his first..." May 14

  • Julius Randle wants to ‘retire as a New York Knick’

    Real GM Basketball "Julius Randle has played for three teams in seven seasons but he feels like he's found a home with the New York Knicks as he has emerged as a potential All-NBA player. Read More- May 13

  • Julius Randle, Christian Wood or Jerami Grant: Who’s the NBA’s Most Improved Player?

    The Athletic "As the NBA regular season comes to a close, it’s time for voters to put the finishing touches on their evaluations (or box-score watching) for the awards. Here, we’re diving into the NBA Most Improved Player race, which is set to feature several players but spearheaded by..." May 13

  • Anthony Davis itching for Knicks’ Julius Randle challenge

    New York Post "Anthony Davis watched from the visitors’ bench at the Garden last month when the Knicks crushed the Lakers, 111-96. It’s made Davis more anxious to face the resurgent Knicks and his old pal Julius Randle when the Knicks finish their six-game Western trip Tuesday at Staples..." May 10

  • Knicks’ Julius Randle puts Suns’ Jae Crowder on blast for trash talk at the wrong time

    Clutch Points "New York Knicks forward Julius Randle and Phoenix Suns wing Jae Crowder got involved in a skirmish near the end of their game on Friday night, with the Suns pulling away down the stretch. Following the game, the Knicks star had some things to say about..." May 08

  • Knicks to pursue lucrative Julius Randle contract extension this summer

    Sportsnaut "When the New York Knicks signed Julius Randle in the 2019 offseason, they hoped the former No. 7 overall pick would take the next step in his career and could become an impactful player. Fast forward to the 2020-’21 NBA season and Randle could be headed for an even bigger contract thanks..." May 06

  • The Knicks and Julius Randle sit at the nexus of an evolving offseason

    ESPN "As Julius Randle roars down the stretch of a breakout season, the guidance on his future with the New York Knicks has pivoted dramatically. With a non-guaranteed contract for next year and a new regime in New York, Randle was seen as a likely trade target by league..." May 06

  • Should New York Knicks forward Julius Randle make an All-NBA Team this season?

    NBA.com "Does New York Knicks forward Julius Randle deserve to make an All-NBA Team this season? Our NBA.com Staff weighs in. Scott Rafferty (@crabdribbles): Man, All-NBA is going to be brutal this season. Of the six forward spots up for grabs, I think..." May 06

  • Julius Randle Says He Belongs In The MVP Conversation

    Kentucky Sports "As the New York Knicks keep busting through ceilings and expectations, the possibilities grow for Julius Randle’s trophy case. All-Star? Done. All-NBA? Gonna happen. Most Improved? Decent chance. MVP? No, buuuuuutttt. … Randle has..." May 05

  • Taj Gibson: Julius Randle belongs 'at the top' of MVP race

    Yardbarker "The New York Knicks have been the most pleasant surprise in the NBA this season, as they have defied expectations and even clinched their first winning since 2013 by beating the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night. Julius Randle has been the leader for New York all year and teammate Taj Gibson..." May 04

  • Amid Julius Randle’s rise, future of Knicks’ ex-lottery picks now in question

    Clutch Points "The success of the New York Knicks this season has been thanks in large part to the tremendous play of All-Star forward Julius Randle. As it turns out, however, Randle’s rise to fame has led to the loss of opportunities for two of New York’s young studs in..." April 28

  • Knicks avoided massive Julius Randle mistake at trade deadline

    Clutch Points "The New York Knicks were quiet at the trade deadline outside of one small deal, opting to roll with what they had instead of trying to make a big splash in order to make a playoff push. That doesn’t mean the Knicks didn’t consider making a trade, and they even kicked..." April 27

  • Five players we're excited to see make their NBA playoff debuts this season

    NBA.com "The NBA playoffs get underway in just a few weeks time on NBA League Pass with several teams on track to break extended post-season droughts. The Phoenix Suns are flying high in second place in the Western Conference, ready to return to the playoffs for the first time in 10..." April 26

  • Knicks' Julius Randle receives MVP chants

    Yardbarker "New York Knicks forward Julius Randle has taken his game to the next level this season, and fans are loving it.  Randle entered halftime against the Toronto Raptors on Saturday with 20 points and six rebounds. When he went to the line to take free throws during the third..." April 24

  • Julius Randle vocal on what’s behind his MVP-level play

    Clutch Points "It’s a long shot for New York Knicks star Julius Randle to win the MVP plum this season. But his stellar performance has gained the respect of many that veteran TV analyst Jeff Van Gundy believes Randle should get a vote or two for MVP. But as far as Randle is..." April 21

  • Julius Randle continues to prove everybody wrong

    New York Daily News " It’s no small accomplishment, given the developments of the last two years, that Julius Randle has made us forget about Kristaps Porzingis. You remember the 7-3 Latvian, right? He is playing well enough for the Mavericks, carrying the same intrigue as a space-the-floor..." April 19

  • Julius Randle is the Star the Knicks Thought Kristaps Porzingis Would Be

    The Big Lead "The New York Knicks are one of the best stories and basketball and Julius Randleis the lead man. The former No. 7 overall pick, on his third team in seven NBA seasons, is averaging 23.6 points, 10.6 rebounds, and 6.0 assists per game. He wrapped up his best three-game stretch of the..." April 18