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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Jun 28, 2017

The Lakers Nation Podcast has host Trevor Lane and Yahoo NBA Insider Jordan Schultz on all the NBA madness going on right now. We talk about the Chris Paul trade, Phil Jackson leaving the Knicks, the latest Paul George rumors, and the Lakers plans in free agency.

Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @Schultz_Report

1:15- Lane on CP3 trade

4:45- Small bummer for Boston

5:30- Lakers absorbing a contract?

6:45- NBA Draft 

11:00- Paul George rollercoaster

16:45- Schultz on CP3 trade/Blake Griffin

19:00- Clippers can't take LA from Lakers

20:00- Lakers free agency

24:00 Jordan Clarkson's value

25:15- Tarik Black team option

26:15- Phil Jackson out in NY 


Jun 27, 2017

We hand out grades for the Lakers 2017 NBA Draft, discuss all the crazy Paul George rumors, and preview the free agent frenzy that is coming up. 

Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @Hannah_Kulik

Grading the draft

3:45- Lonzo Ball

7:20- D'Angelo Russell trade

9:45- Kyle Kuzma

14:00- Josh Hart

17:00- Thomas Bryant

19:40- Paul George

24:30- Free Agent Frenzy



Jun 21, 2017

Los Angeles Lakers power forward Larry Nance Jr. joins the show to discuss the D'Angelo Russell trade, the potential of Paul George joining the team, dunking on Brook Lopez, Lonzo Ball, and more. Plus, Yahoo Sports NBA Insider Jordan Schultz talks about the latest Lakers rumors: 

Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @Larrydn22, @Schultz_Report


1:10- Larry Nance Jr

30:45- Yahoo's NBA Insider Jordan Schultz on latest Lakers Rumors

Jun 19, 2017

This episode of the Lakers Nation Podcast has host Trevor Lane and guest Alex Kennedy talking Paul George rumors, who appears to have finally delivered an ultimatum to Indiana. Is he bound for LA? Plus, we analyze the Celtics-76ers trade and preview the NBA Draft. 

Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @AlexKennedyNBA


3:30- Deep dive into Paul George rumors

23:30- Analyzing Celtics-76ers trade

39:50- NBA Draft Preview

Jun 16, 2017

This episode of the Lakers Nation Podcast features guest LaVar Ball discussing the NBA Draft, his son Lonzo, and of course, why he should be the Lakers pick at number two. Then, we check in with Ryan Ward to get his take on which draft prospects fit best with the Lakers.


Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @Lavarbigballer, @RyanWardLA


1:10- LaVar Ball

14:50- Ryan Ward

Jun 12, 2017

On this episode of the Lakers Nation Podcast, host Trevor Lane and guests Derek Bodner and Gerald Borguet break down potential picks for the Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia 76ers, and Phoenix Suns in the NBA Draft, plus we talk possible trades. 

Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @DerekBodnerNBA, @GeraldBorguet


1:30- Are PHI fans upset about not getting LAL's '17 pick?

4:15- Disappointed Suns fans

7:00- What happens to the draft if LAL select Ball? 

14:30- Could SAC trade 5 & 10?

17:45- What happens if LAL take Jackson?

22:45- Things get crazy if LAL take De'Aaron Fox

26:00- Jahlil Okafor trades

28:30- Suns putting Bledsoe, Dudley, Chandler on the block?

35:00- Trust the Process?


Jun 5, 2017

This packed episode of the Lakers Nation Podcast features host Trevor Lane chatting with Jordan Schultz about the rumors that the Lakers might not draft Lonzo Ball and trade Jordan Clarkson. Then, we bring in Mike Schmitz of Draft Express to break down all of the Lakers' options with their draft picks. 

Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @Schultz_Report, @Mike_Schmitz

Jordan Schultz

1:45- Sources indicate Lakers may not take Lonzo Ball 1st overall

7:30- Jordan Clarkson trade rumors

9:45- Is Clarkson trade a precursor to Paul George?

Mike Schmitz

17:00- Markelle Fultz

20:00- Lonzo Ball

29:15- Josh Jackson

34:30- Jayson Tatum

37:30- De'Aaron Fox

42:30- Dennis Smith Jr

28th pick players

48:00- Semi Ojeleye

49:15- Derrick White

50:15- Jawun Evans

51:10- Jordan Bell

53:15- How strong is the '17 Draft?

Jun 1, 2017

This episode of the Lakers Nation Podcast features host Trevor Lane and guest Mark Medina of the Southern California News Group discussing D'Angelo Russell's work ethic and what the Lakers will do with him if they draft Lonzo Ball. 

Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @MarkG_Medina

1:15- Does D'Angelo Russell have a bad work ethic? 

13:00- What do the Lakers think of Russell?

15:15- Is Ingram ahead of Russell?

18:00- Can Russell & Lonzo Ball co-exist?

20:30- Does Russell not want Lonzo in LA?

25:00- How would Magic Johnson handle LaVar Ball?

34:00- Draft workout talk

43:00- Which young Laker will improve the most this summer?