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Randle records third career triple double in Lakers' 116-102 win over Grizzlies

Randle records third career triple double in Lakers' 116-102 win over Grizzlies

Julius Randle’s newborn baby was lying on his chest when his phone rang on a recent evening after practice. His head coach wanted to talk, so he found someone to take his son, then Lakers Coach Luke Walton had a question. 

Was Randle still upset about a heated interaction they had earlier in the day during practice? Randle said no, but he appreciated that Walton cared. Then Walton corrected him. 

“I told him you misunderstand the question,” Walton said. “I don’t care if you’re mad at me; I just want to know if you still are or not. We talked about why I got on him at practice. I hold him to high standards. But he obviously...

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