The Lakers finished their road trip with a 2-2 record and four competitive games, a strong showing by any fair standard. Of course, the last of the group -- a trip to Cleveland for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, and the rest of L.A.
It's been 40 years since Saturday Night Fever hit theaters, and while many remember it for the music and, um, "period" fashion, it's easy to forget a) how good a movie it is, and b) how influential it was. - To honor the anniversary,
It's podcast day! - We kick things off talking, as any Lakers analyst must do (by law), Lonzo Ball. So the shooting thing... does it get better? And what happens if it doesn't? The natives are getting restless,
If you like documentaries, it's worth checking out "Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond," a fantastic film diving into the making of the great Andy Kaufman biopic, "Man on the Moon," starring Jim Carrey. It was a stellar performance in which Carrey not only c...
We recorded this one on Thursday ahead of the Portland and Brooklyn games, but technical problems kept it off the interwebs. Good news: This stuff is pretty evergreen. (As is the commentary on Fantasy Football that opens the show.
If you like TV recaps and reviews, you probably have read Alan Sepinwall. Now at Uproxx, Sepinwall has long been one of the most influential critics working. His new book "Breaking Bad 101: The Complete Critical Companion" is a fantastic compilation of...
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!