Last show before the real games begin. (Recorded on Monday, but delayed in posting...) - We cover... Brandon Ingram's slow preseason in the wake of expectations rising sharply for him this offseason. Who starts at the four?
So three preseason games in, are the 2017-18 Lakers good yet? No? Why not? We discuss. From there, what are the most interesting parts of the annual NBA GM Survey? Where does Lonzo Ball fit into it all? And are the Lakers going a little overboard fueli...
It's here! The season is here! - For starters, there really is a brand new feel to things in El Segundo, as the Lakers opened up their new facility earlier this week. It's swanky. So things kicked off as they have in recent seasons,
He's the best in the business, and now he's on our show. Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated joins us to talk about his new feature on Dwight Howard -- well worth the read -- including a dive into Howard's time in L.A.,
Music lovers, rejoice! In this podcast, we talk with J.D. Ryznar and Hunter Stair, the pioneers of Yacht Rock. Not the music itself, but the naming of the genre, first through their cult favorite web series from a decade or so ago,
So lose to the start of the year, with Media Day on September 25. But that doesn't we have to wait. Behold... podcast! - We start on the end of TamperGate. How did things turn out for the Lakers? Fair or unfair?
Few directors in Hollywood have had a career with as much variety as Michael Apted. His resume includes critically acclaimed films like "Coal Miner's Daughter" and "Gorillas In the Mist," big budget franchise movies from the Bond and Narnia series,
Big news this week... The Lakers are under investigation! - The Indiana Pacers are salty about Paul George's departure, and believe the Lakers may have had something to do with it. Their midwestern sensibilities ruffled,
This week... - The Lakers schedule is out. What's interesting? Start with the national TV schedule, for one. So how does all that air time impact Lonzo Ball's ROY hopes, and how do Lonzo Ball's ROY hopes impact the Lakers 2018 plan? From there,
Had a chance this week to speak with Jason Mitchell, who played Eazy-E in "Straight Outta Compton," and now has a critical role in Kathryn Bigelow's "Detroit," which opens in limited release this weekend and wide next Friday.
Busy week! - After starting with the shredding of Brian's remaining street cred (whatever remained), it was on to the breaking news of Kyrie Irving's trade demand from the Cavs. Where could they send him, and (more importantly for the Lakers) what doe...
So we recorded this Tuesday, before Lonzo's big game and the signing of Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. - We're talking Summer League impressions, big summer moves for teams around the league, and finally some comments from Paul George that'll make some Lak...
Sunday, HBO premiered Part 1 of the documentary, "The Defiant Ones," a four-part series profiling the legendary partnership between iconic producers Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovene. Directed by Allen Hughes, it's a fascinating look into the music industry,
The Lakers officially selected Lonzo Ball. What he'll mean going forward, along with the rest of the dudes L.A. selected on Draft Day. What about the trades, from D'Angelo Russell to the non-trade of Paul George? And Rob Pelinka on Free Agency. Plus... The Hallmark Christmas Movie Game returns!
The Warriors dominated the NBA Finals, and look poised to do the same for another three years, maybe more. So what should rebuilding teams like the Lakers do in response? Looking at next week's Draft, are the Lakers still sticking with Lonzo Ball, or has Josh Jackson jumped him on their board? What about a trade? Finally, Jerry West is back in LA... but not with the Lakers. Did the Lakers miss the boat?
Andy and Brian welcome veteran actor Brian Cox (Rushmore, Adaptation, The Bourne Identity), talking about his new role as Winston Churchill in "Churchill," opening Friday, June 2nd. We talk about a life in film, great directors and scripts, and more.
Magic Johnson says Brandon Ingram is untouchable. Should he be? What about the other Lakers youngsters? Plus, Lonzo's fit with Russell, an early look at the NBA Finals, a statue for Tyler Ennis, Star Wars, and the greatest comedies ever.
The Lakers have officially threaded the lottery needle, and will have the second pick in June's NBA Draft. So they'll take Lonzo Ball, right? Right? Would they trade the pick? Trade other youngsters? Where does Paul George fit in all this?
ESPN.com's Dave McMenamin, co-author of "Return of the King," a great new book detailing the journey of LeBron James from Miami back to Cleveland and, two seasons later, an NBA championship for his hometown. We talk about the incredible details in his book, plus the prospects of Cleveland in this year's NBA playoffs.
So... is Paul George closer to being a Laker? Maybe, if the first week of the playoffs are any indication. What happens now? Plus, the Lakers need to know if D'Angelo Russell can truly lead. What does he think? Rob Pelinka is re-packaging the Lakers, and one year after his death, we look again at the incredible quality of Prince's catalog.