Should the Lakers draft Lonzo Ball or De'Aaron Fox? The Lakers Nation Podcast discusses, plus we debate whether or not Brandon Ingram should be as untouchable as Magic Johnson claims he is.
Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @SerenaWinters, @Hannah_Kulik
3:15- What do the Lakers need?
5:00- Lakers draft workouts
8:00- How important are workouts?
10:00- The case for De'Aaron Fox
14:00- The case for Lonzo Ball
16:30- D'Angelo Russell with Ball
19:50- Fit vs Best Player Available
21:20- Is Brandon Ingram untouchable?
30:00- What is Ivica Zubac working on?
This episode of the Lakers Nation Podcast host Trevor Lane and draft expert Sam Vecenie break down each of the Lakers' options with the second pick. Plus, we take a look at Julius Randle's tricky contract situation and how it will impact the team this year.
Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @Sam_Vecenie
1:45- Importance of LA keeping pick
4:00- Please pass on Fultz, Boston
7:00- Lonzo Ball in LA
13:45- Trade D'Angelo Russell?
15:30- Drafting De'Aaron Fox
21:00- Drafting Jayson Tatum
23:45- Drafting Josh Jackson
31:00- So who should Lakers select?
33:45- Lonzo Ball: high risk, high reward?
35:00- Julius Randle's tricky contract
Lakers fans can finally exhale now that the basketball gods have smiled upon them in the draft lottery. We break down what the 2nd overall pick means for LA and what their options are moving forward.
Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @TheeCoreyH
1:30- Draft recap
6:15- Was it rigged?
8:30- What's do Lakers do with the pick?
12:00- Is D'Angelo Russell a 2 guard now?
15:00- The LaVar Ball factor
19:15- Trade pick for Paul George?
22:45- What Celtics do with no.1
24:30- Lonzo forcing his way to Lakers
29:45- Lakers win streak saves pick
On this edition of the Lakers Nation Podcast host Trevor Lane and guest Chris McGee of Spectrum SportsNet anxiously await Tuesday's NBA draft lottery. We play the lottery mock draft and analyze the results, plus what do Magic Johnson's comments reveal about the Lakers' offseason plans?
Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @geeter3
2:00- Recapping the draft lottery odds
3:45- Draft trades
5:00- Good luck charms
6:30- How Luke Walton handles the draft
9:30- Magic Johnson’s Reaction at the lottery
11:30- Fans rooting against LA
13:00- Magic’s comments on cap space
16:00- Playing the draft lottery
16:45- Lonzo Ball vs Markelle Fultz
20:00- The Lavar Ball situation
22:00- Who would Lakers take at 3?
27:45- Geeter predicts the lottery
The draft lottery is almost here and the Lakers Nation Podcast has host Trevor Lane and guest Mark Medina breaking down every angle. How will the lottery results impact the rebuild? Plus, we discuss the latest front office shakeup.
Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @MarkG_Medina
1:00- Front Office Changes
10:00 Draft lottery talk
12:00- Will Lakers trade their young talent?
17:00- Why Lakers are optimistic about draft lottery
19:00- Will LA sign major free agents this summer if they lose the pick?
20:30- How Lottery impacts Paul George situation
28:00- What will Lakers do if they keep the pick?
30:00- Would Lakers trade the pick?
36:00- How do Lakers value their players in trade talks?
42:30- Mark predicts the lottery
The Lakers Nation Podcast has host Trevor Lane and guest Sam Vecenie digging into the draft lottery, who the top picks will be, and much more
0:20- Paul George trades
:2:30- Draft Lottery discussion
10:00- Is LaVar Ball hurting Lonzo's draft stock?
14:45- Evaluating the draft board
26:00- Who could Lakers select with 28th pick?
29:30- Is Harry Giles this year's Skal Labissiere?
34:15- Where would Brandon Ingram go in this year's draft?
39:30- Could Kristaps Porzingis be traded? What could the Lakers offer?
49:00- NBA Playoffs
This week's episode of the Lakers Nation Podcast features host Trevor Lane chatting with Kelvin Washington of ESPNLA's "Marcellus And Kelvin Show". We talk about the latest Paul George rumors and also dive into the Lakers vs Clippers rivalry and whether or not Los Angeles will always be a Lakers town. Plus, we discuss the shocking layoffs at ESPN.
Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @Kdubblive
1:30- ESPN layoffs
10:00- Clippers problems
15:00- Will LA always be a Lakers town?
26:00- Lakers need more personality, Lonzo & LaVar Ball?
28:00- Should Lonzo Ball be the first pick?
33:00- How does Larry Bird stepping down impact Paul George?
42:00- Motivation from Kelvin
It may be the offseason but CourtCast by Lakers Nation is going strong. Today we talk about the possibility of trading Paul George, the Lakers' options in free agency, and if it's time to part with some of the young players with guest Alex Kennedy.
Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @AlexKennedyNBA
0:45- NBA Playoffs
3:30- Lakers target stars
5:30- Free agent options
6:30- Trading for Paul George a mistake?
10:45- Impact of Magic Johnson/Rob Pelinka
15:00- Is anyone untouchable?
21:30- Waiting out top teams
28:30- Lakers cap space
30:00- Let Tarik Black go?
45:00- Blake Griffin to Lakers?
47:00- Alex interviews Kobe Bryant, king of Orlando
Recapping the Los Angeles Lakers 2016-2017 and looking ahead to a busy summer with Serena Winters and Corey Hansford
Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @SerenaWinters, @TheeCoreyH
0:55- Was this Lakers season a success?
7:45- Brandon Ingram's work ethic
9:00- Is Ivica Zubac a starter?
16:20- Rob Pelinka's Attack Plan
22:15- Trade for Carmelo Anthony?
25:00- Standout moments from young Lakers
31:00- Draft lottery superstitions
The Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns are in the middle of an epic tank war, so this episode of CourtCast has host Trevor Lane and guest Gerald Borguet take a look at both sides of the conflict.
Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @GeraldBorguet
1:15- Update on the tank race
2:30- Suns fans opinion on tanking
4:30- Lakers fans opinions
6:00- Who would the Suns pick 1st overall?
7:30- Impact of shutting down Bledsoe
12:00- Differences between Lakers and Suns tanking efforts
13:30- Why Suns fans may not be happy if LAL lose their pick
19:00- Is tanking a problem for the NBA?
24:00- Fans vs players
29:00- Fixing the NBA Draft
40:00- Why it’s not good to be on Markieff Morris’ bad side
On this episode of CourtCast by LakersNation.com host Trevor Lane and guest Chris McGee of Spectrum SportsNet discuss the state of the Lakers. We talk Luke Walton's job performance, how veteran players react to tanking, and just how catastrophic it would be for the Lakers to lose their 2017 draft pick.
Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @geeter3
0:50- Surviving the tank
4:45- How veteran players react to tanking
6:45- Why tanking is so difficult for fans
11:30- Will the Phoenix Suns win another game?
14:00- Why keeping the pick matters so much
18:15- Geeter on why Luke Walton is a superstar
31:10- D'Angelo Russell, shooting guard?
34:00- Magic Johnson at the helm
37:00- Moving Mozgov and Deng
38:00- Trade the pick?
43:00- Geeter's Favorite Stories From Covering The Lakers
With the Lakers season winding down, we spend this episode of CourtCast by LakersNation.com discussing D'Angelo Russell's mentality as well as the job that head coach Luke Walton has done. Plus put on the GM hat and play a fun game pitting Lakers players against other NBA talents. Trevor Lane hosts with guest Jabari Davis.
Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @JabariDavisNBA
1:10- Has D'Angelo Russell had a successful season?
3:00- Does Russell have the wrong mentality for the Lakers?
5:00- Wait- Russell ISN'T the next Magic Johnson????
9:00- Is Russell a point guard or shooting guard?
12:00- Talking 2017 NBA Draft- Ball vs Fultz
18:30- Malik Monk 3rd overall?
19:30- Assessing Luke Walton's performance this year
30:30- Player vs player breakdown
42:30- The time Jabari made people think he was an NBA player
This episode of CourtCast by LakersNation.com 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
CourtCast by LakersNation.com 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
CourtCast by LakersNation.com features host Trevor Lane and guest Alex Kennedy of HoopsHype.com 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
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
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
On this episode of CourtCast host Trevor Lane and guest Serena Winters of Lakers Nation dive into the changing front office and how it's going to impact Lakers fans. Plus, we spend a moment basking in the glory of Zubac.
Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @SerenaWinters
1:20- Magic Johnson at Lakers All Access
3:15- Magic's connection w/ Lakers fans
8:15- Magic on Luke Walton, impact on free agents
19:00- Lakers play on the floor
21:40- Ivica Zubac's rise
33:10- Favorite moment in Lakers history
CourtCast by Lakers Nation features host Trevor Lane and guest Keith Smith of RealGM, 16winsaring, and Celticsblog discussing the NBA trade deadline. Will Paul George end up in Los Angeles, or will the Boston Celtics beat them to the superstar swingman?
Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @KeithSmithNBA
0:50- Marcelo Huertas for Tyler Ennis
3:40- No trade for Nick Young
5:45- Lou Williams trade
8:35- Paul George situation
15:20- Boston Celtics fail to find trade
20:50- Bulls-Thunder trade
26:40- Raptors-Suns trade
29:20- Mavericks-76ers trade
CourtCast by Lakers Nation features host Trevor Lane and guest Corey Hansford discussing the hiring of Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka. They also dig into the Lou Williams trade and talk about whether or not it was a good deal for Los Angeles.
Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @TheeCoreyH
0:45- Magic Johnson hiring
13:30- Sympathy for Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss?
16:50- DeMarcus Cousins failed trade
20:25- Lou Williams trade
CourtCast by Lakers Nation features host Trevor Lane and special guest Eric Pincus who discuss the Lakers front office situation and Magic Johnson potentially taking Jim Buss' role in the organization. They also take a look at the Lakers' salary cap situation and where things stand for next summer and discuss the upcoming trade deadline.
Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @EricPincus
0:50- Good, Bad, and Ugly of Jim Buss/Mitch Kupchak
4:05- Magic Johnson replacing Jim Buss?
9:15- Lakers salary cap
13:30- Deng/Mozgov Contracts & Trade Market
19:25- Tarik Black contract situation
23:30- Trade deadline rumors & Lou Williams trade
27:55- Nick Young trade discussion, general Lakers trade talk
36:50- D'Angelo Russell's minutes
Courtcast by Lakers Nation dives into the return of Magic Johnson to the Los Angeles Lakers and examines what he brings to the front office. Could Johnson's arrival signal that Jim Buss and possibly Mitch Kupchak will be on the way out? Host Trevor Lane and special guest Alex Kennedy of HoopsHype.com also dig deep into the NBA trade deadline, which is rapidly approaching. Which teams could make big moves? Will the Lakers trade away a veteran player like Louis Williams or Nick Young, and what could they receive in return? Also, what is it like to be an NBA player while trade rumors are flying? All of this plus much more on this packed episdoe of CourtCast.
Court Cast by Lakers Nation takes a look at the current state of two of the league's glamor franchises, the Los Angeles Lakers and the New York Knicks. Host Trevor Lane and guest Randy Cruz break down what is going on in New York with legendary ex-Lakers coach Phil Jackson running the show. Are the Carmelo Anthony trade rumors legit and what would the Knicks be looking for in return? How does Anthony's no-trade clause factor in? And what would that mean for Derek Rose's future? Plus, compared to the current state of the Knicks, are the Los Angeles Lakers on the right path towards rebuilding?
CourtCast by Lakers Nation takes a look at the historic Lakers vs Celtics rivalry with host Trevor Lane and guest Jared Weiss. We dig into what makes this year's Celtics team so dangerous and also discuss why the Lakers are heading in a positive direction. Isaiah Thomas' improbable rise from 60th pick to unstoppable scorer is also discussed, as is the call for patience in the development of D'Angelo Russell, Brandon Ingram, Ivica Zubac, and the rest of the young Lakers. Additionally, we discuss potential Celtics trade targets, including Jimmy Butler and Blake Griffin.
CourtCast by Lakers Nation breaks down the latest news surrounding the Los Angeles Lakers with host Trevor Lane and guest Lakers Nation Contributor Hannah Kulik. We dig into the stellar play of rookie center Ivica Zubac as well as the concerns about Brandon Ingram's wayward jump shot. We also take a look at the hot and cold seasons put forth by D'Angelo Russell and Julius Randle and also weigh the possibilities of the Lakers making a trade at the deadline. With the draft pick at stake, we discuss tanking and whether or not it's an acceptable path for the Lakers to pursue.