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Andy and Brian Kamenetzky bring you a daily look into the Los Angeles Lakers and the NBA. The Kamenetzky Brothers have covered the Lakers since 2005 for a variety of media outlets including the LA Times, ESPN and The Athletic, with a unique style combining traditional journalism, informal commentary and offbeat humor. They'll break down all the latest news surrounding L.A.'s premiere franchise on the "Locked On Lakers" podcast, a part of the "Locked On Podcast Network". #nba #lakers

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1
LeBron James Signs a Two-Year Contract Extensio...
Does a new deal mean Russell Westbrook is heading out the door?
31 min
2
Hulu's "Legacy" Explores a Complex Buss Family ...
The first two parts of the Hulu doc are out, and Lakers fans will likely enjoy the product
34 min
3
Can the Lakers Be Contenders if They Trade for ...
The Lakers are trying to improve through a trade. How good can they get?
33 min
4
The Lakers Will Open The Season Against the War...
It's a tough pair of games to open the year for L.A... is that potentially helpful or harmful?
32 min
5
The NBA Will Retire Bill Russell's #6. Should L...
Plus, why some Lakers fans may not love every aspect of the NBA's tribute to Russell.
31 min
6
Darvin Ham and LeBron James Agree, Anthony Davi...
Plus, all signs still point to Westbrook in uniform when training camp begins. So what do they do with him?
31 min
7
Lakers in Holding Pattern After Joe Tsai Rebuff...
Lakers/Nets Drama Update, Why Darvin Ham has more freedom to do what he wants with Russell Westbrook
31 min
8
How Kevin Durant's Ultimatum to the Brooklyn Ne...
KD dropped a bomb on Nets owner Joe Tsai. What does it mean for LA (big and little picture?)
32 min
9
Would Trading Russell Westbrook to Utah Be a Be...
The Lakers might have another option in the Westbrook "sweepstakes." Is it a good one?
31 min
10
Can LeBron and Anthony Davis be the Best Duo in...
And even if they are, how does LA's supporting cast stack up with other playoff contenders?
38 min
11
Where the Lakers Stand in the Western Conferenc...
Plus, how Vin Scully's death drives home the ways in which sports coverage has changed forever
33 min
12
Why Russell Westbrook's New Agent Matters, Plus...
Plus a scouting report on new (former) Laker Thomas Bryant!
33 min
13
Scouting Juan Toscano-Anderson, Plus an Outside...
The Lakers have some work to do in the West. Breaking it down with Cyrus Saatsaz of Locked On Warriors
39 min
14
Will LeBron James Sign a Contract Extension wit...
Thursday, the Lakers can offer LeBron a contract extension. Any reason to believe he's leaving?
38 min
15
Does Talen Horton-Tucker Have a Clear Spot In t...
The Lakers may have a THT problem of their own making, and it's really, really annoying.
32 min
16
Do the Lakers Have a Deadline To Trade Away Rus...
Some think Westbrook must be gone before the season starts. Are they right?
31 min
17
Phil Handy Gets an Extension, Darvin Ham Genera...
The Lakers coaching staff got a boost on Tuesday.
34 min
18
Does The Celtics Going after Kevin Durant Make ...
The Celtics are in the Durant Derby, and it might complicate matters for the Lakers
32 min
19
Is the Hield/Turner for Westbrook/Draft Picks T...
The Lakers need to improve, and have limited means to do it. How good is good enough?
32 min
20
Should the Lakers Wait for Kyrie Irving or Trad...
The Lakers don't control the timeline on Kyrie Irving. How long can they wait?
33 min
21
Are the Lakers Now Looking to Trade for Buddy H...
It's the rumor that never dies - the Lakers are reportedly kicking the tires (again) on a Buddy Hield trade
30 min
22
Where it All Stands for the Lakers, Nets, Westb...
Andy Kamenetzky talks with Adam Armbrecht about the latest news connecting the Lakers and Nets
33 min
23
More Reaction to Drama with Westbrook, LeBron a...
32 min
24
Russell Westbrook, Agent Part Ways in Disagreem...
The Kamenetzkys discuss the latest development in the Lakers/LeBron/Westbrook soap opera
28 min
25
Scouting Report: Could Lonnie Walker IV Break O...
Lakers fans don't love the Walker signing, but could it pan out? Jeff Garcia joins.
33 min
26
Should the Lakers Trade for a (Different) Star,...
The Lakers have a serious talent deficit relative to other Western Conference contenders. What's the best fix?
34 min
27
Wait, Now Kyrie Irving Wants to Stay in Brookly...
The perception of stars and roster building is shifting across the league. Do the Lakers need to adapt?
33 min
28
Brooklyn Could Keep the Lakers Waiting on Kyrie...
The NBA futures odds are out, and contain some interesting numbers for the Lakers
31 min
29
Did LeBron James and Russell Westbrook Freeze E...
Is LeBron's enthusiasm for Kyrie Irving damaging his relationship with Westbrook?
32 min
30
Darvin Ham Says Russell Westbrook Will Start, A...
In a wide-ranging interview with Marc Spears of ESPN, Darvin Ham goes deep
35 min
31
Lakers Sign Thomas Bryant. Plus, Lonnie Walker ...
The Lakers introduced five new players on Wednesday. What did we learn?
33 min
32
Have Kyrie Irving Trade Talks Already "Lost Tra...
The trade mill has slowed down a little. How long could this take? Plus... Summer League reaction!
35 min
33
Kyrie Irving-Lakers Trade Scenarios Could Inclu...
The outlines of a potential deal for Kyrie are taking shape, while Jeanie makes (cryptic) waves on social media
35 min
34
Lakers Sign Lonnie Walker, Damian Jones, Juan T...
The Lakers were busy on Day 1 of NBA free agency, and might just get busier.
36 min
35
Mo Bamba, Otto Porter Jr., Caleb Martin, Malik ...
The NBA's free agency period kicks off today. Where will the Lakers spend their money first?
32 min
36
Russell Westbrook Picks up $47 Million Option w...
Plus, is Malik Monk going to remain with the Lakers after free agency opens?
35 min
37
Kyrie Irving opts in with Nets. What Next For t...
It was a nutty eight hours where it just as fast as Kyrie-to-LA seemed to be gaining steam, it was over.
33 min
38
The Kyrie Irving Rumors Gain Some Steam, While ...
There's some smoke gathering around Kyrie and the Lakers. Any chance it turns to fire?
33 min
39
The Lakers Draft Michigan State's Max Christie ...
The Lakers bought into the second round... Is Russ buying into Darvin Ham's demands?
34 min
40
Would Kyrie Irving Give Up $30M to Join the Lak...
Meanwhile, the Draft is Thursday. Will the Lakers make a move?
31 min
41
The Lakers and the NBA Draft: Can They Buy Pick...
The Lakers reportedly want to find a way into Thursday's NBA Draft. Can they make it happen?
35 min
42
NBA Rumors: The Lakers are Reportedly Intereste...
The star guard is reportedly at an impasse with the Nets about a contract extension
32 min
43
Darvin Ham Adds Chris Jent to his Staff... Coul...
The rumor mill is percolating as the Lakers fill an important role on the coaching staff.
31 min
44
Ultimate NBA Mock Draft 2022: Picks 1-6 With Ra...
41 min
45
LeBron James Hypes up Anthony Davis. What's the...
Meanwhile, the Warriors did Lakers fans a favor and kept a bad season from getting worse
28 min
46
The Trade Market for the Lakers and Russell Wes...
Meanwhile, Austin Reaves gets even more likeable, and ID'ing L.A.'s big need in free agency
35 min
47
LeBron James Hasn't Signaled About a Contract E...
Was LeBron subtweeting his teammate to prod him to get some shots up?
31 min
48
What the NBA Finals and Steph Curry Says About ...
Angst around A.D. is about more than next season
29 min
49
Why an Eight Second Video of Anthony Davis Has ...
Optics are powerful, and Anthony Davis is on the wrong end of them, even if fans are undoubtedly overreacting.
31 min
50
Should the Lakers Trade Russell Westbrook (and ...
Its hypothetical trade season! This one would be a doozy. Would Gobert excite Lakers fans?
32 min
51
Jayson Tatum Gives Lakers Fans a Reason to Root...
What, exactly, are the rules of fandom?
33 min
52
Darvin Ham Begins Forming His Lakers Coaching S...
If there was one guy Lakers fans wanted to see retained, it was Handy. Mission accomplished.
32 min
53
The Lakers Introduce Darvin Ham as Head Coach: ...
The Kamenetzkys discuss Darvin Ham's introductory Press Conference.
31 min
54
Darvin Ham Will Be Introduced as Lakers Head Co...
The last introductory press conference the Lakers held was a (bleep) show. This one should be better.
31 min
55
Talking Lakers, LeBron James' Hollywood Career,...
Is LeBron James the last star if his kind the NBA will produce?
37 min
56
Remembering Kobe and the Lakers vs. Celtics Riv...
With the C's in the Finals, it brings back memories of more meaningful moments in Lakers history.
33 min
57
How Hard Will It Be for the Lakers to Trade Rus...
He wants to go, the Lakers would like him gone... but how hard will it be to actually trade the guy?
30 min
58
Report: The Lakers Will Empower Darvin Ham as t...
The Kamenetzkys discuss Darvin Ham reportedly getting more control than previous Lakers coaches.
33 min
59
The Lakers Hire Darvin Ham as Their Next Head C...
The longtime NBA assistant gets a four year deal to succeed Frank Vogel
16 min
60
Why Darvin Ham Should Coach the Lakers, and Is ...
The Lakers have a coaching decision to make. What about a decision on an eccentric superstar?
34 min
61
LeBron James Makes All-NBA Third Team: Why It R...
LBJ's season points to the possibilities and perils of a James-centric squad
29 min
62
Scouting Report: Is Darvin Ham the Right Coach ...
He's seen as the favorite to win the gig in Los Angeles, but is Darvin Ham the right guy for the Lakers?
35 min
63
Kenny Atkinson Scouting Report: Is He a Good Ch...
The Kamenetzkys talk with Locked On Nets' Adam Armbrecht about Kenny Atkinson, plus Lakers-Nets comparisons
41 min
64
Ham, Atkinson and Stotts: The Lakers Have Three...
It's down to three. Which candidate is best for the job?
31 min
65
Outside the Box Russell Westbrook Trade Ideas (...
The oddsmakers don't see it as an option, but does a trade to Miami make sense for both sides?
31 min
66
The Phil Jackson/Russell Westbrook Connection, ...
People are queasy about Phil Jackson's reported support for Russell Westbrook. Should they be?
32 min
67
Listeners React to Anthony Davis Trade Hypothet...
It's been an angsty sort of week, highlighted by reports the Lakers could be planning for another year of Russ...
32 min
68
Should the Lakers Trade Anthony Davis? What Cou...
Is the best path to a title caliber team around LeBron James trading Anthony Davis?
34 min
69
How Big Is the Gap Between the Lakers and Weste...
The top two seeds in the West are out. No dominant teams, or just tons of excellent ones?
31 min
70
Talking HBO's "Winning Time" and Lakers Culture...
He wrote the book that inspired HBO's "Winning Time," plus "Three Ring Circus." Jeff Pearlman knows the Lakers
40 min
71
Scouting Terry Stotts: Would He Be a Good Fit a...
He's quietly rocketed to the top of the odds list. Is Terry Stotts the cure for what ails the Lakers?
35 min
72
Lakers Owner Jeanie Buss Speaks! Impatience, Lu...
Jeanie Buss gave a rare interview that published Tuesday. There was a lot in it to discuss.
32 min
73
Quin Snyder Seems Set in Utah. How Does That Im...
The Lakers likely won't have a "star" coach to pick, which brings opportunity and risk
31 min
74
Kings hire Mike Brown. Are the Lakers Now More ...
The Kings will hire Mike Brown, taking a name off the board but also cutting the competition for candidates
29 min
75
Russell Westbrook Could Be A Laker Again Next S...
Meanwhile, some are reportedly upset Phil Jackson is in on the coaching search. Who? Why?
29 min
76
Is Trading LeBron James an Option? Plus Adrian ...
Stephen A. Smith suggests the Lakers trade James, while James attacks the dweebs!
31 min
77
The Lakers are Reportedly Consulting Phil Jacks...
Can the Zen Master help them land a big fish? Is it weird they keep going back to the same people over and over?
28 min
78
Is Darvin Ham a Good Candidate for the Lakers C...
With news the Lakers will interview Ham, attention goes to L.A.'s process: Who gets on the list, who doesn't, and why?
32 min
79
Can the Lakers Build a Culture That"s More Than...
The "superteam" model (as constructed by the Lakers, Nets and Clippers) is suffering. Should the Lakers adjust?
33 min
80
Can the Lakers Get Value in a Russell Westbrook...
Is addition by subtraction enough in a Westbrook trade? Plus, where are the Lakers looking for their next coach?
30 min
81
Are LeBron James and Anthony Davis Still a Cham...
Part I of a conversation with The Athletic's Jovan Buha, on what the Lakers have now, and what they can get going forward
33 min
82
Russell Westbrook Removes the Lakers From His I...
It's a rite of passage these days - an embattled athlete removes a team from his social media!
32 min
83
What the Failures of the Lakers and Nets Have i...
The Kamenetzkys discuss the similarities between the Lakers and Nets this season, plus where Anthony Davis should
31 min
84
LeBron James Pledges Never to Miss the Playoffs...
Plus, exploring what a real teardown would look like vis-a-vis LA's 3 stars, plus Westbrook trade parameters.
31 min
85
Does it Matter *Why* LeBron James Stays with th...
The Lakers are in a real pickle vis-a-vis traditional expectations heading into next year. Can they message their way out?
34 min
86
How Will the Lakers Approach Hiring the Next He...
The Lakers need a new coach. They also need to figure out what they think they can be next year.
33 min
87
Why Westbrook Went Wrong. Plus, Are the Lakers ...
Lakers beat writer Dan Woike joins the show, discussing the psychology of Russ, Pelinka, and the roots of a coaching search
31 min
88
How Close is Malik Monk to Other Elite Young NB...
Is this really the year Lakers fans should take shots at the Clips for missing the postseason?
33 min
89
How a Lack of Young Talent Clouds the Present a...
The Kamenetzkys discuss an ESPN List about the NBA's best young players, the Lakers' lack of direction, the playoffs and more.
34 min
90
Rob Pelinka (Mostly) Takes Responsibility for t...
The Kamenetzkys talk with The Athletic's Bill Oram about accountability for the Lakers' disastrous season
38 min
91
Is It Possible LeBron James Wouldn't Sign an Ex...
It's easy to debate the risks of giving LeBron an extension beyond next year... but would he automatically take it if the Lakers offered?
33 min
92
LeBron Reportedly Likes Mark Jackson as a New C...
The Lakers must do a much better job of matching their coach to their roster going forward
33 min
93
Frank Vogel Fired. Russell Westbrook And Rob Pe...
The Lakers wrapped the 2021-22 season with exit interviews, and an uncertain offseason awaits
33 min
94
Frank Vogel Reportedly Out as the Lakers Finish...
News broke literally as the buzzer sounded - The Lakers will fire Frank Vogel after a horrendous season
37 min
95
Talen Horton-Tucker Drops 40, and Laker Fans Ar...
Does THT's big game add any clarity to where he fits in going forward?
33 min
96
Should LeBron James Go for a Scoring Title? Plu...
Finger pointing season is here, Lakers fans!
33 min
97
The Lakers are Officially Eliminated From Playo...
The final fork was stuck in the Lakers Tuesday in Phoenix. There will be no postseason... which still seems weird.
32 min
98
Magic Johnson Tees Off (Again) on the Lakers Fr...
It's been months since Magic weighed in on the happenings in El Segundo. Too long, we say!
30 min
99
LeBron Sits as the Lakers Lose to Denver, and o...
The math, and hard realities of health, performance and more, will send the Lakers home before the playoffs even start
32 min
100
LeBron and Davis Return vs. Pelicans... But the...
BONUS PODCAST! Friday's 114-111 loss might have been the most on-brand loss for the Lakers this year
18 min