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Brian Randle Report
Jorker Lerander
August 8, 2006
 
Strengths: href=/profile//>

Randle href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> true href=/profile//> small href=/profile//> forward href=/profile//> who, href=/profile//> first href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> foremost, href=/profile//> an href=/profile//> excellent href=/profile//> athlete href=/profile//> who href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> capable href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> posturizing href=/profile//> opposing href=/profile//> big href=/profile//> men href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> making href=/profile//> SportsCenter's href=/profile//> Top href=/profile//> 10. href=/profile//> He href=/profile//> has href=/profile//> dunked href=/profile//> over href=/profile//> Indiana's href=/profile//> Marco href=/profile//> Killingsworth href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> past href=/profile//> along href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> many href=/profile//> other href=/profile//> players. href=/profile//> Because href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> relatively href=/profile//> paltry href=/profile//> stats href=/profile//> at href=/profile//> this href=/profile//> stage, href=/profile//> it href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> Randle's href=/profile//> athleticism href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> catching href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> attention href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> NBA href=/profile//> scouts href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> most href=/profile//> above href=/profile//> anything href=/profile//> else.

Randle href=/profile//> has href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> good href=/profile//> build href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> SF, href=/profile//> at href=/profile//> 6'8" href=/profile//> 215 href=/profile//> lbs., href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> good href=/profile//> upper href=/profile//> body href=/profile//> strength href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> solid href=/profile//> bulk, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> combined href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> athleticism href=/profile//> this href=/profile//> makes href=/profile//> him href=/profile//> all href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> more href=/profile//> intriguing href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> scouts. href=/profile//>

Randle href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> an href=/profile//> above href=/profile//> average href=/profile//> rebounder href=/profile//> who href=/profile//> loves href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> crash href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> boards, href=/profile//> especially href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> offensive href=/profile//> glass. href=/profile//>

Randle's href=/profile//> defense href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> also href=/profile//> something href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> rave href=/profile//> about; href=/profile//> Randle href=/profile//> often href=/profile//> draws href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> assignment href=/profile//> from href=/profile//> Illinois href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> guard href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> opposing href=/profile//> team's href=/profile//> best href=/profile//> perimeter href=/profile//> player, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> can href=/profile//> guard href=/profile//> anywhere href=/profile//> fromt href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> wing href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> even href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> power href=/profile//> forward href=/profile//> positions href=/profile//> if href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> team href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> going href=/profile//> small. href=/profile//> Randle href=/profile//> holds href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> own href=/profile//> extremely href=/profile//> well href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> knows href=/profile//> how href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> position href=/profile//> himself href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> affect href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> opposition's href=/profile//> shooting href=/profile//> percentages.

Randle href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> extremely href=/profile//> effective href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> attacking href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> basket, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> capable href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> finishing href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> layups href=/profile//> or href=/profile//> spectacular href=/profile//> highlight href=/profile//> reels href=/profile//> upon href=/profile//> doing href=/profile//> so. href=/profile//> Randle href=/profile//> can href=/profile//> put href=/profile//> himself href=/profile//> into href=/profile//> triple href=/profile//> threat href=/profile//> positions href=/profile//> from href=/profile//> mid-range, href=/profile//> by href=/profile//> either href=/profile//> slashing, href=/profile//> taking href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> mid-range href=/profile//> shot href=/profile//> or href=/profile//> passing href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> ball href=/profile//> when href=/profile//> need href=/profile//> be. href=/profile//> He href=/profile//> likes href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> take href=/profile//> advantage href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> one-on-one href=/profile//> situation href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> often href=/profile//> aggressive href=/profile//> offensively href=/profile//> (and href=/profile//> defensively). href=/profile//> Randle href=/profile//> has href=/profile//> good href=/profile//> court href=/profile//> awareness href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> small href=/profile//> forward href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> has href=/profile//> drastically href=/profile//> cut href=/profile//> down href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> turnover href=/profile//> problems href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> had href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> freshman href=/profile//> year.

Randle href=/profile//> can href=/profile//> perhaps href=/profile//> develop href=/profile//> into href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> fairly href=/profile//> unique href=/profile//> player href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> NBA, href=/profile//> most href=/profile//> likely href=/profile//> as href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> defensive href=/profile//> specialist href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> elite href=/profile//> level href=/profile//> athleticism href=/profile//> at href=/profile//> this href=/profile//> stage href=/profile//> (how href=/profile//> many href=/profile//> NBA href=/profile//> players href=/profile//> are href=/profile//> like href=/profile//> that?). href=/profile//> With href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> added href=/profile//> threat href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> jumpshot, href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> could href=/profile//> possibly href=/profile//> be href=/profile//> talking href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> way href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> lottery.

With href=/profile//> Dee href=/profile//> Brown href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> James href=/profile//> Augustine href=/profile//> leaving href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> team href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> Deron href=/profile//> Williams href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> Luther href=/profile//> Head href=/profile//> having href=/profile//> left href=/profile//> their href=/profile//> marks href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> year href=/profile//> ago, href=/profile//> Randle href=/profile//> should href=/profile//> provide href=/profile//> leadership href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> Illinois href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> lead href=/profile//> them href=/profile//> next href=/profile//> year. href=/profile//> He href=/profile//> should href=/profile//> be href=/profile//> primed href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> have href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> breakout href=/profile//> season href=/profile//> next href=/profile//> year href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> increase href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> draft href=/profile//> stock.

Weaknesses:

Randle's href=/profile//> jumpshot href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> simply href=/profile//> very href=/profile//> poor href=/profile//> at href=/profile//> this href=/profile//> stage. href=/profile//> He href=/profile//> struggles href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> shoot href=/profile//> from href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> outside href=/profile//> because href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> possesses href=/profile//> poor href=/profile//> shooting href=/profile//> mechanics, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> although href=/profile//> he's href=/profile//> tried href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> improve href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> form, href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> shot href=/profile//> simply href=/profile//> isn't href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> effective. href=/profile//> Randle href=/profile//> lacks href=/profile//> college href=/profile//> three href=/profile//> point href=/profile//> range, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> definitely href=/profile//> NBA href=/profile//> three href=/profile//> point href=/profile//> range href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> boot, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> even href=/profile//> when href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> slashes href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> basket href=/profile//> defenders href=/profile//> can href=/profile//> gain href=/profile//> an href=/profile//> advantage href=/profile//> by href=/profile//> fouling href=/profile//> him, href=/profile//> because href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> only href=/profile//> shoots href=/profile//> 59.3% href=/profile//> from href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> stripe. href=/profile//> Randle href=/profile//> desperately href=/profile//> needs href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> improve href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> jumpshot href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> make href=/profile//> defenders href=/profile//> pay, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> this href=/profile//> should href=/profile//> be href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> top href=/profile//> priority href=/profile//> coming href=/profile//> into href=/profile//> next href=/profile//> year href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> Illinois.

The href=/profile//> other href=/profile//> major href=/profile//> weakness href=/profile//> Randle href=/profile//> possesses href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> extremely href=/profile//> foul href=/profile//> prone. href=/profile//> Randle href=/profile//> simply href=/profile//> hacked href=/profile//> players href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> accumulated href=/profile//> fouls href=/profile//> at href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> fast href=/profile//> rate href=/profile//> during href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> freshman href=/profile//> year, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> even href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> sophomore href=/profile//> year href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> averaged href=/profile//> 3.3 href=/profile//> fouls href=/profile//> per href=/profile//> game href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> around href=/profile//> 25 href=/profile//> minutes href=/profile//> per href=/profile//> contest. href=/profile//> He href=/profile//> needs href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> learn href=/profile//> how href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> play href=/profile//> more href=/profile//> non href=/profile//> foul-prone href=/profile//> defense, href=/profile//> even href=/profile//> though href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> has href=/profile//> improved href=/profile//> somewhat href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> sophomore href=/profile//> year.

Randle href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> 4th href=/profile//> year href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> Illinois, href=/profile//> because href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> skipped href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> entire href=/profile//> '04-'05 href=/profile//> season href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> injuries. href=/profile//> Thus, href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> year href=/profile//> older href=/profile//> than href=/profile//> most href=/profile//> other href=/profile//> juniors, href=/profile//> which href=/profile//> may href=/profile//> lower href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> potential href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> bit, href=/profile//> but href=/profile//> due href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> lack href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> exposure href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> Dee href=/profile//> Brown, href=/profile//> James href=/profile//> Augustine href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> others href=/profile//> running href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> show, href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> seems href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> be href=/profile//> coming href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> own href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> next href=/profile//> year.
 
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