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Lakers Talk with Allen Sliwa

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This is a Lakers town, and Allen Sliwa is getting you closer to the team during Lakers Talk weekly on ESPN LA 710 and the ESPN App.

This is a Lakers town, and Allen Sliwa is getting you closer to the team during Lakers Talk weekly on ESPN LA 710 and the ESPN App.

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United States

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This is a Lakers town, and Allen Sliwa is getting you closer to the team during Lakers Talk weekly on ESPN LA 710 and the ESPN App.

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English


Episodes

HR 2: Third Star Fit

7/27/2021
NBA Finals summary, who are the NBA favorites this year, is Kawhi back with the Clippers, the Grizzlies / Pelicans trade, France beats Team USA are part of Top NBA Stories. LA Times' Brad Turner joins Allen and talks about the possibilility of DeMar DeRozan to the Lakers, would Russel Westbrook be a good fit for the Lakers and do the Lakers need a third star. Fans continue with which free agent is the good fit for the Lakers. Allen reacts to Kendrick Perkins comments that AD winning MVP next...

Duration:00:48:05

HR 1: Coming Soon

7/27/2021
Allen opens talking about rumors of DeMar DeRozan coming to the Lakers. Another is the Kings' Buddy Hield for Kyle Kuzma is on the docks too. Callers talk about their player for the Lakers. Reports that the Lakers have offered Kuz and KCP to all teams interested.

Duration:00:42:44

HR 2: Stephen A: AD for Lillard!

7/20/2021
NBA Finals Game 6 tomorrow night, Devin Booker says he should never be compared to Kobe Bryant and Trae Young wants to be in Tokyo on Olympic Team are part of Top NBA Stories. Bleacher Report's Jake Fischer joins Allen and predicts who will win tomorrow NBA Finals Game 6, what moves in free agency are available for the Lakers, will Dennis Schroder be a laker next years, referencing his book 'Build to Lose' Jake talks about the tanking philosophy in the league back in the day. Stephen A Smith...

Duration:00:43:10

HR 1: Balling for Lonzo

7/20/2021
Allen opens talking about rumors of Lonzo Ball heading back to the Lakers. Lakers fans react. Allen goes off on AD haters. 25 year anniversity since Shaq came to LA and Allen ask, did Shaq get enough love in LA? Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Shaq to Lakers, it's Shaq trivia and three winners going to Harrah's Resorts.

Duration:00:47:56

HR 2: 25th Anniversary of Kobe to Lakers

7/13/2021
NBA Finals are becoming a must see series, Team USA is now 0-2 after loss to Australian and Danny Green tells Philly to back off on Ben Simmons criticism are part of Top NBA Stories. Yesterday was 25 years Lakers acquired Kobe Bryant, Allen discusses. Allen welcomes The Athletic's Jovan Buha who is covering and talks the NBA Finals, how the Bucks have adjusted after the first two losses, the stadium environment at full capacity since Covid re-opening, LeBron's comments about finishing a...

Duration:00:46:44

HR 1: How Many More Years

7/13/2021
Allen opens talking about LeBron's comments on the SmartLess podcast wanting to finish his career with the Lakers. How many more years will he play? Which role players will return? Callers reaction. Ice Cube tells Stephen A that Damian Lillard should come to the Lakers, Allen reacts. Allen looks at the strategy for the Lakers off season.

Duration:00:42:16

HR 2: NBA Finals with Brain Windhorst

7/8/2021
Game 1 of the Finals, Stephen A on Chris Paul's point guard legacy if he wins a chip, Adam Silver comments on the injuries in the NBA and if the past season was successful and Allen's thoughts on Jayson Tatum wearing Kobe's #10 USA jersey are part of Top NBA Stories. Allen welcomes ESPN's Brian Windhorst who talks about the Suns taking Game 1, the adjustments needed by the Bucks, Kyle Kuzma and Dennis Schroder's future with Lakers, at his 19th year what are the expectations for LeBron?

Duration:00:43:11

HR 1: AD Expectations

7/8/2021
Allen opens talking about what are the priorities for the role players, who should the Lakers keep and who should the Lakers look for. After two years with the Lakers, has AD fulfilled the Los Angeles fan base expectations? The LA fan base reacts.

Duration:00:48:15

HR 2: LeBron Window

6/29/2021
Paul George's poor performance in crunch time (except last night), another injury as Hawks Trae Young goes down, Jason Kidd to the rescue in Dallas and Chauncey Billups' deal in Portland are part of Top NBA Stories. Cal unhappy Damion Lillard come to the Lakers, Allen discusses. Trevor Lane joins Allen and talk about the Clippers win in Phoenix; also the disappointment that the Lakers and Clippers haven't met yet in playoffs, is Kuzma still in the big picture... and what three things the...

Duration:00:45:30

HR 1: Cruise with Kuz?

6/29/2021
Allen opens talking about when LA will get a playoff matchup: Clippers vs Lakers. The Athletic's Jovan Buha calls in from Phoenix and talks about the Clippers / Suns series, do you give the Clippers credit without Kawhi, how do the Suns close it out and more. Is Kuzma the right fit for the Lakers? How are they going to tweak the roster for a championship run? Callers react. How do the Lakers retool to max out LeBron's final years.

Duration:00:46:26

HR 2: LeBron Staples Statue?

6/22/2021
Bucks / Hawks in ECF, chatter surrounding Ben Simmons after 76er loss to Hawks, Clippers / Sun in WCF, how top rated teams out of NBA playoffs are Allen's Top NBA stories. Allen welcomes Brad Turner of the LA Times who talks about the unpredictability of the NBA playoffs, can the Clippers win without Kawhi, the harsh division between Lakers and Clippers fans and should LeBron have a statue in front of Staples. What are the criteria for having a statue in front of Staples Center? Where is Dr....

Duration:00:44:55

HR 1: Go Clippers?

6/22/2021
Allen opens giving props with the Clippers for advancing without Kawhi and ask fans if they are rooting for the Clippers. Lakers and Clippers fans have strong opinions. Allen talks about his proud sports moment rocking his Magic jersey in Boston and why that's the fun of sports.

Duration:00:46:37

HR 1: Why Should Clippers Lose?

6/15/2021
As a Lakers fan why are you rooting against the Clippers in the playoffs? Allen talks about which Kobe championship was your favorite? The Athletic's Jovan Buha joins Allen and talks about why the dislike between the Clippers and Lakers, what is the market for Dennis Schroder, can the Lakers win next year with a healthy similar team as this year...

Duration:00:48:53

HR 2: Favorite Kobe Championship?

6/15/2021
The Nets are in trouble, 'Are they that good' Suns sweep Nuggets, should Jokic have been tossed... can Jazz win without Mike Conley... D'Antoni interviews for the Portland job... are Allen's Top NBA stories. Allen welcomes Trevor Lane, senior writer for Lakers Nation who talks about the moves this coming off season for the Lakers, is the pressure on with LeBron going into his 19th year... why is the Lakers / Clippers rivalry so fierce?

Duration:00:42:24

HR 1: Why Should Clippers Lose?

6/15/2021
As a Lakers fan why are you rooting against the Clippers in the playoffs? Allen talks about which Kobe championship was your favorite? The Athletic's Jovan Buha joins Allen and talks about why the dislike between the Clippers and Lakers, what is the market for Dennis Schroder, can the Lakers win next year with a healthy similar team as this year...

Duration:00:48:53

HR 2: Next Year?

6/8/2021
Clippers survive Round 1 against the Mavs and Luka's heart, Buck flailing vs the Nets, Trae Young looking impressive, battling Nuggets without Jamal Murray are Allen's Top NBA stories. Who should the Lakers go after in the off season and who you would like to see back? Who's on the trade block and for who? Where is the edge of the LeBron cliff? Allen delivers his thoughts for getting ready to compete next year.

Duration:00:38:19

HR 1: Sun Sets on Lakers

6/8/2021
Allen opens talking about the end of a disappointing season. Allen looks at the many factors that ended the season prematurely. Callers have their own idea about the season and what needs to be done in the off season. At this 19th season, is it time to re-think LeBron? What changes are needed for next season? Allen names some free agents he wants to be a Laker.

Duration:00:49:45

Lakers Post-Game Show, Playoff Game 6 VS. Phoenix Suns

6/4/2021
Thank you Los Angeles! The Lakers fall short to the Phoenix Suns in game 6 at Staples Center, 113 - 100. Anthony Davis tried to make a last run with the team but ultimately only played 5 minutes and had to check out. Lakers fans are heartbroken and Allen allows fans to react! The 2020-2021 season comes to an end at Staples Center! See you next season.

Duration:00:45:26

HR 2: Do or Die

6/3/2021
Clippers come back against Mavs, the upcoming Milwaukee / Brooklyn series, Celtics' Danny Ainge steps down Brad Stevens steps in, Kendrick Perkins still has Lakers' faith are Allen's Top NBA stories. LA Times' Brad Turner talks about Game 5, with or without Anthony Davis, can LeBron will this team to victory at 36 years old... and the expectations for Gama 6 and beyond. Callers still fired up in hour two want to be heard.

Duration:00:45:16

HR 1: Phoenix Smackdown

6/3/2021
Allen opens talking about the harsh Game Five blowout loss. Callers have strong opinions on what happened and what needs to be done. Will AD be back for Game 6? Confident caller shout down the negativity.

Duration:00:43:57