Kobe Bryant can often be stingy with his Twitter acknowledgements, but he made an exception for No. 7 pick Julius Randl


Randle, who believed he went too late in the draft, grew up a Lakers fan and said he is excited to join Bryant in Los Angeles. It appears that Bryant shares the feeling. 

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Randle displayed his inner-Kobe almost immediately after being picked, stating that all the teams to pass up on him would regret it in the end.