Lakers Nation Podcast

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: May, 2017
May 29, 2017

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?

May 22, 2017

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



May 17, 2017

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


May 14, 2017

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

May 11, 2017

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

May 8, 2017

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

May 1, 2017

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