Julius Randle takes charge as Lonzo Ball sits and Lakers down Kings for first preseason win
Sacramento guard Buddy Hield has the ball stripped by Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle. AP

JULIUS Randle had 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Lakers defeated the Sacramento Kings, 75-69, on Sunday in Los Angeles (Monday, Manila time).

It was the Lakers' first preseason victory.

Zach Randolph scored 16 points for the cold-shooting Kings.

KINGS: Garrett Temple was the only other Sacramento player in double figures with 12 points. ... The Kings shot 31 percent. ... Rookie De'Aaron Fox was 1 for 6 with three points in nine minutes.

LAKERS: Rookie Lonzo Ball sat out again as he continues to recover from an ankle injury. ... Brook Lopez had 12 points in his first action with the Lakers, making both 3-point attempts. ... Rookie Kyle Kuzma added 15 points.

UP NEXT: Sacramento (1-2) hosts Portland on Monday. Los Angeles (1-3) hosts Utah on Tuesday.

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