Lakers Nation Podcast | Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Coverage

The Lakers Nation Podcast is dedicated to providing intelligent Los Angeles Lakers talk year-round. Hosted by Senior Writer Trevor Lane, this podcast provides a big-picture look at the Lakers world while also addressing week-to-week news. We bring on a variety of guests from the Lakers community to provide different perspectives about the purple and gold. New episodes will be available every week on iTunes, Stitcher and the CLNS Media Network mobile app. Follow Lakers Nation on Facebook and Twitter @LakersNation
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Now displaying: March, 2017
Mar 27, 2017

This episode of CourtCast by takes a look at some of the young talent that the Lakers have acquired over the years. Who should stay and who should be traded this summer? Guest Ryan Ward and host Trevor Lane discuss. 

Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @RyanWardLA

1:30 - Tank Race talk

7:45- Has Jordan Clarkson hit his ceiling?

13:30- Julius Randle's development

17:15- D'Angelo Russell's motivation 


28:00- Brandon Ingram's All-Star potential

35:00- Zubac Nation

39:00- The Shaq Statue Event

44:00- The time Ryan got stuck in an elevator with Phil Jackson and Jeanie Buss

Mar 20, 2017

CourtCast by has Senior Writer Trevor Lane and Coach Nick of BBall Breakdown discuss the top picks in the upcoming NBA draft. With March Madness in full swing, should Markelle Fultz be at the top of the Lakers draft board? Or should UCLA's Lonzo Ball or Josh Jackson of Kansas get the nod? 

Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @bballbreakdown


1:00- Who should be the top pick? 

5:30- Is Lonzo Ball athletic enough? 

7:30- Lonzo Ball vs Magic Johnson

9:30- Markelle Fultz as number one? 

13:30- Can Ball or Fultz fit with D'Angelo Russell?

17:00- Talking Josh Jackson

23:45- Who to consider with Houston's pick? 

28:15- Coach Nick goes one-on-one with Jerry West

Mar 13, 2017

CourtCast by features host Trevor Lane and guest Alex Kennedy of discussing the Buss family drama, the ethics of tanking, Lakers GM Rob Pelinka's connections, and whether Markelle Fultz or Lonzo Ball should be selected first in the NBA draft. Plus, Alex talks about the time an NBA All-Star took him under his wing. 

Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @AlexKennedyNBA

1:00- Lakers drama

6:00- Rob Pelinka's connections

8:15- Ethics of tanking

15:30- Markelle Fultz vs Lonzo Ball

24:30- Is LaVar Ball a negative for NBA franchises?

28:30- How important are pre-draft workouts?

33:40- Nick Young's Free Agency

40:30- What's it like for an NBA player to be traded mid-season?

45:00- Alex talks about Steve Francis taking him under his wing


Mar 6, 2017

This episode of CourtCast features host Trevor Lane and guest Mark Medina of the Southern California News Group talking about D'Angelo Russell, the development of Ivica Zubac, and Mark tells a story about the time Metta World Peace tried to tackle him.

Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @MarkG_Medina 


1:00- Assessing Magic Johnson's performance

9:15- Lakers post Lou Williams trade

15:45- Most impressive young Lakers

23:00- D'Angelo Russell's success and failure

31:20- Lakers young players not untouchable? 

34:00- What Lakers need this summer

37:45- The time MWP tried to tackle Mark 

Mar 2, 2017

On this episode of CourtCast host Trevor Lane and guest John Ireland, the radio voice of the Los Angeles Lakers, talk about the great Lakers vs Celtics rivalry, tanking, and the future of both franchises. 


Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @LAIreland


0:40- Is the Lakers vs Celtics rivalry still relevant? 

5:00- What Dr. Buss thought about the Celtics

10:00- Which team has the brighter future?

16:15- Paul George, superstar? 

21:30- Ranking Lakers young core

28:45- Changing draft pick trading

33:30- Make a trade for a star? 

37:30- Mitch Kupchak vs Magic Johnson

38:15- Lakers vs Celtics predictions, Mychal Thompson pranks Chick Hearn