Lakers' Julius Randle: Will start Tuesday
Randle (hip) will play and start at power forward in Tuesday's game against the Pelicans, Mike Trudell of Spectrum SportsNet reports.
Head coach Luke Walton said that while Randle may be rusty after his absence, he has no limitations from his injury specifically, and his full participation in Tuesday's shootaround would suggest that. With the Lakers about to play a back-to-back, Walton may ease the power forward back into the rotation, so it's possible he doesn't play a particularly heavy load of minutes. Randle's return to the starting lineup will also send Thomas Robinson back to the bench.