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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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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/16/17 -- Has the Magic Jo...
The Los Angeles Lakers essentially didn’t show up for their last game before the NBA All-Star break, but even their blowout loss to the Phoenix Suns has been less of a botched debacle so far than Magic Johnson’s publicity tour since re-joining the Lake...
26 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/14/17 -- Could the Lakers...
Superstar team-ups are going to be harder to manage than ever under the NBA’s newest Collective Bargaining Agreement, but reality didn’t get in the way of a Monday report that Anthony Davis and Russell Westbrook could be eyeing the formation of a new d...
35 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/12/17 -- Should the Laker...
With the trade deadline rapidly approaching, there is only one question on everyone’s minds: will the Los Angeles Lakers make a move, or stand pat as they run out the clock on another lottery-bound season? Host Harrison Faigen was joined by Silver Scre...
27 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/10/17 -- Darius Soriano o...
Since the Los Angeles Lakers announced that Magic Johnson would return in an advisory role to the franchise he starred for as a player, reaction has been mixed (as the reaction to most things on the internet is). But what will Johnson’s tenure really ...
55 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/9/16 -- Trying to underst...
Well, after demolishing the New York Knicks, the Los Angeles Lakers laid an absolute egg against the Detroit Pistons, losing 121-102. There wasn’t much to talk about the actual game, outside of D’Angelo Russell’s minutes, but we made do. Russell foll...
43 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/8/16 -- The Lakers should...
Rumors surfaced on Tuesday that former Los Angeles Lakers player and executive Jerry West might be interested in making a return to the franchise he’s most closely associated with after spending the last several years as a consultant with the Golden St...
30 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/7/16 -- Why did the Laker...
Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton made a move many fans have been clamoring for since almost the start of the season in the team’s win against the New York Knicks on Tuesday: he started Brandon Ingram. The rookie also wasn’t the only new starte...
29 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/5/16 -- Will the Lakers a...
The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly “open” to making a trade, but will they actually move guys? It’s arguably the biggest story as the February trade deadline draws closer. With the Cleveland Cavaliers possibly sniffing around Jose Calderon, hosts Ha...
32 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/3/16 -- Magic Johnson is ...
The Los Angeles Lakers might have lost the battle to the Washington Wizards, but they won the war on the rest of the NBA today, as they announced Magic Johnson would be coming back to the organization in an advisory role. To start the show, Harrison a...
34 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/2/16 -- Should the Lakers...
Out of a dark stretch of the Los Angeles Lakers’ season, a bright sign of hope has emerged. (Somewhat) shockingly, it hasn’t been one of the team’s numerous lottery picks, but second-round seven-footer Ivica Zubac. The Croatian big man has burst out of...
38 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/1/16 -- Turns out D’Angel...
Hey! The Los Angeles Lakers won a basketball game! D’Angelo Russell returned to the starting lineup, lit up the Denver Nuggets and picked up a big win before the team heads out for the Grammy trip. Oh, and that Ivica Zubac kid had the fans rolling aga...
20 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/31/16 -- The Lakers are a...
Everyone knows that the Los Angeles Lakers have a gaggle of promising young players, but no one knows what they are yet. Is Brandon Ingram the NBA’s next prototypical wing scorer, or will he hold more of a ball-handling role? What position will D’Angel...
23 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/30/16 -- Why Lakers fans ...
The Los Angeles Lakers are in a slump of late, dropping eight of their last nine games. which has led to a lot of talk of tanking around the team (on this show included). While lottery luck is now a possibility, it doesn’t mean there aren’t fun things ...
28 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/27/16 -- Is it time to wo...
Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but fans of the Los Angeles Lakers are freaking out about a rookie. The kid in this case: Brandon Ingram. He was really quiet Thursday night and has been for a little while now, but this is still insanely early in t...
21 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/26/16 -- Let’s talk about...
The Los Angeles Lakers lost yet again, but that isn’t news anymore. No, it’s time for social media’s favorite pastime: talking about the future of Julius Randle. Oh, and the starting lineup. That has to come up, too. Before all of that, Harrison and A...
36 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/25/16 -- Who should the L...
Against all odds, the Los Angeles Lakers might be in line to keep their top-three protected 2017 first-round draft pick from conveying to the Philadelphia 76ers for the third straight year. But if the team is fortunate enough to hold on to their pick a...
49 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/23/16 -- It’s time to tal...
Man. I go on one little vacation and come back to arguably the worst loss in a few seasons of some pretty bad losses. It was the kind of game that forces fans to question all kinds of things, but for the purpose of talking points on the show, the Los A...
41 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/22/16 -- Trying to figure...
To call the Los Angeles Lakers loss to the Dallas Mavericks a beat down would be understating things. The team lost 122-73, a 49-point drubbing that ranks as the largest margin of defeat in franchise history. There were no positives to take away from t...
21 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/20/16 -- Will Paul George...
Early in the NBA season when the Los Angeles Lakers were surprising people and the Indiana Pacers were failing to live up to expectations, there was speculation about whether or not Paul George could become disgruntled enough to ask for a trade. Since ...
43 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/19/16 -- How good can Ivi...
With the Los Angeles Lakers mired in futility, the biggest story (figuratively and literally) around the team has been the play of Ivica Zubac. The rookie seven-footer has impressed just about everyone who’s watched him play over the last several days,...
32 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/18/16 -- Do the Lakers or...
The Los Angeles’ Lakers horrible defense doomed them to defeat against the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night. Despite that, the Lakers almost came back, and with both teams having a young, rebuilding nucleus in place, it likely won’t be the last hard fou...
47 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/16/16 -- Should D'Angelo ...
The Detroit Pistons handed the Los Angeles Lakers their 30th loss of the year on Sunday night despite only outscoring the purple and gold by just two points in the final quarter. D’Angelo Russell played just under three minutes in that final frame, som...
33 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/13/16 -- Spurs show Laker...
The Los Angeles Lakers got beat down by the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night. There weren’t many positives for the game (outside of it not being on national TV, no players being attacked by bats, and Ivica Zubac giving the team some good minutes), s...
20 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/12/16 -- What do the Lake...
On paper, the Los Angeles Lakers wouldn’t appear to have much of a chance against the San Antonio Spurs. The latter team is the second seed in the Western Conference and currently boasts the league’s third-best defense, while the former sits in the 12t...
28 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/11/16 --How disappointing...
For the second time in less than a week, the Los Angeles Lakers collapsed in the second half against a Portland Trail Blazers team they are trying to battle for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. The defeat left host Anthony Irwin as fr...
32 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/10/16 -- ESPN’s John Irel...
When John Ireland (ESPN, Spectrum SportsNet) was last on the show, the key message was how important it was that one of D’Angelo Russell, Julius Randle or Brandon Ingram needed to, as he put it, “pop”. Over the last few games, all three of those guys s...
54 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/9/16 -- Can D’Angelo Russ...
New year, new Los Angeles Lakers. Well, at least a couple of their young core took that sentiment to heart. Luke Walton praised Julius Randle and D’Angelo Russell for their work ethic of late, and it’s resulted in two of the most promising games the La...
43 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/6/16 -- Why couldn't the...
The Los Angeles Lakers were handed another close road loss on Thursday night, this time falling to the Portland Trail Blazers in a high-scoring battle of the league’s two worst defenses. But while Portland was able to get whatever shots they wanted dow...
44 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/5/16 -- Discussing every ...
Right or wrong, there are certainly a lot of takes about Los Angeles Lakers point guard D’Angelo Russell on the internet. From “he’s not a true point guard/doesn’t get enough assists” to “he doesn’t give enough effort on defense,” Hosts Harrison Faigen...
46 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/4/16 -- Discussing the te...
The Los Angeles Lakers played and, more importantly, won a basketball game again for the first time in the new year and are obviously about to go on one of the great runs in the history of professional sports. Or something like that. In all seriousnes...
30 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/2/16 -- What trades shoul...
It’s a new year, and the hosts of Locked on Lakers decided to ring in 2017 by taking your most pressing questions about the Los Angeles Lakers. Harrison Faigen and Anthony Irwin started off the show with a couple of quick questions before getting to th...
27 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/30/16 -- Should the Lake...
The Los Angeles Lakers have essentially fallen off a cliff since a surprising 10-10 start, so Anthony thought it’d be a good idea to bring in an outside perspective (in this case, Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post) to explore what he’s noticed since ...
58 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/29/16 -- Should the Lake...
In a bit of unexpected news, the Los Angeles Lakers reportedly worked out unrestricted free agent forward Donatas Motiejunas over the past week and came away impressed with what they saw. Should the team add Motiejunas? What would he bring to the team...
34 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/28/16 -- Do the Lakers ...
With the holiday weekend behind them, it was time to get the Locked on Lakers shows back on track. So, what better way to do that than to have a guest on in Harrison’s place? The answer: There is no better way. So, Anthony welcomed James Holas of Bbal...
44 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/26/16 -- Lakers get phys...
The Los Angeles Lakers (finally) ended their four-game losing streak with a 111-102 win over the L.A. Clippers, and even more importantly, the team finally closed out a game. Hosts Harrison Faigen and Anthony Irwin were especially impressed with the ph...
27 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/23/16 -- Spectrum Sports...
The Los Angeles Lakers lost for the 11th time in their last 12 games, blowing a 19-point lead in the second half for the second consecutive game. Why is the team so bad at closing out? Hosts Harrison Faigen and Anthony Irwin discussed on the latest epi...
55 min
1037
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/22/16 --Is Jordan Clarks...
Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson is almost universally looked at as one of the best second-round picks any NBA team has ever made, but he’s seemed to generate a fair amount of criticism on social media so far this season. Are the critiques of ...
42 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/21/16 --What should the ...
Los Angeles Lakers forward Larry Nance, Jr. injured his leg in the team’s loss to the Charlotte Hornets, adding injury to the insult of a second half collapse. The Lakers will really miss Nance if he is out for a while, so host Harrison Faigen was join...
40 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/20/16 -- Andrew Santino ...
Nick Young has been among the brightest surprises in the entire NBA this season. Honestly, he’s been great, and leagues better than anyone could’ve predicted heading into the year. Oddly enough, his resurgence seems to have been aided by his being allo...
48 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/19/16 --How good can Bra...
The Los Angeles Lakers snapped their season-high eight-game losing streak with a win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday before falling to the Cleveland Cavaliers the next night, but the team has shown encouraging progress over their last three games...
45 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/16/16 -- Will LeBron Jam...
Before we got to any part of talking about actual basketball, Harrison and Anthony spoke about how they’ll remember Craig Sager. His mark on the game is and will always remain indelible, and the fact that the guys can be comfortable enough to be themse...
62 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/15/16 -- What is wrong w...
The Los Angeles Lakers have now lost eight straight games, tying their season high from last season. The team can’t seem to make a shot or offer much resistance when other teams try to do so, so hosts Harrison Faigen and Anthony Irwin decided to dig in...
43 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/14/16 --Is the current l...
The losses are beginning to pile up for the Los Angeles Lakers. The team has lost seven-straight, with head coach Luke Walton saying they quit against the Sacramento Kings. Is all of the failure going to lead to bad habits for the Lakers? Is the team t...
25 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/13/16 --It’s too early t...
The Los Angeles Lakers lost their seventh-straight game on Monday night, so hosts Harrison Faigen and Anthony Irwin decided to discuss the loss to the Sacramento Kings and whether or not they can find any positives for the Lakers right now. Then, the P...
77 min
1045
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/12/16 --Do fans have unr...
Both the Lakers and the Minnesota Timberwolves have fallen victim to insane expectations. For the former, early success has spoiled fans to the point where they find themselves bummed if they lose to a team they thought they might beat, given how the s...
47 min
1046
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/9/16 -- Are D’Angelo Rus...
With the Lakers and Suns set to tip of Friday night, Anthony and Harrison called on Scott Chasen of, well, basically everywhere to talk about the relationship between the two franchises. Madness ensued. Okay maybe not madness, but still. The conversati...
40 min
1047
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/8/16 --James Worthy on t...
The Lakers (despite their recent struggles) are off to one of the most surprising starts in the NBA. Few people have paid as much attention to the organization over the last few years as Spectrum Sportsnet analyst and former Laker James Worthy, so who ...
31 min
1048
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/7/16 --D’Angelo Russell ...
The Los Angeles Lakers got some good news on Tuesday (kind of). D’Angelo Russell was cleared to resume basketball activities, however, he hasn’t been cleared to play in a game yet. Hosts Harrison Faigen and Anthony Irwin discussed why that is still go...
35 min
1049
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/6/16 --Is Luke Walton pr...
The Los Angeles Lakers have officially been bitten by the injury bug. The team is waiting for an update on D’Angelo Russell. Nick Young, Jose Calderon, and Larry Nance, Jr. are out (although Nance was cleared to play, but sat out anyway). The team add...
39 min
1050
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/5/16 -- Is Brandon Ingra...
The Lakers are finally almost through the schedule stretch of death they’ve been trudging through, but face yet another potential playoff team Monday night when the Utah Jazz come to visit. So, what better time than this to catch up with David Locke, r...
60 min
1051
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/2/16 -- Do the Lakers ha...
The Lakers find themselves well ahead of schedule in terms of team-wide development, which has obviously been great for fans, but might not be great for their hopes of keeping their first round pick this year. So, Anthony welcomed Sean Woodrey of Rapto...
40 min
1052
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/1/16 --How has Luke Walt...
Over the last two years, the game the Lakers played last night was one they almost definitely would not have won. Actually, scratch that. They absolutely would not have won that kind of game over the last two years. Luke Walton deserves a ton of credit...
42 min
1053
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/29/16 -- Will Nick Young...
The Los Angeles Lakers suffered one of their worst losses of the season on the road against the New Orleans Pelicans. Nick Young went down with what was tentatively being called an Achilles strain just minutes into the night, leaving the Lakers without...
40 min
1054
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/28/16 --Luke Walton shou...
The Los Angeles Lakers’ winning ways have been the biggest surprise of the early NBA season, and it’s safe to say a HUGE part of their success has been the coaching of Luke Walton. NBA 2K community manager (and huge Lakers fan) Chris Manning joined hos...
58 min
1055
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/27/16 -- Why the Lakers’...
The Los Angeles Lakers’ bench was amazing again in the team’s 109-94 win over the Atlanta Hawks. Luke Walton inserted Jose Calderon and Thomas Robinson into the starting lineup to keep his reserve group of Brandon Ingram, Larry Nance, Jr., Jordan Clark...
43 min
1056
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/25/16 -- Discussing how ...
Locked on Lakers returns from its Thanksgiving hiatus with a new Friday episode, featuring a discussion with Sean Highkin of the Athletic Chicago and Locked on Bulls. Sean joined Anthony to discuss Luol Deng's inauspicious start to the season, the ways...
61 min
1057
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/23/16 -- Discussing Nick...
Nick Young used the ice now coursing through his veins to hit a game-winning three-pointer in the Los Angeles Lakers’ last-second win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, capping an incredible start to the season for one of the NBA’s biggest surprises. Hos...
58 min
1058
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/22/16 -- Comparing Russe...
With the Los Angeles Lakers set to host the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night, host Anthony Irwin couldn’t think of anyone better to bring on the show than Norman Transcript Thunder beat writer Fred Katz. Before bringing in Fred, Harrison and Ant...
50 min
1059
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/21/16 -- Should the Lake...
The Los Angeles Lakers are on a two-game losing streak, but the team has still surprised this season with a 7-7 record. Their chemistry has been excellent, and two major contributors in both areas have been Lou Williams and Nick Young. The two have pl...
46 min
1060
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/18/16 --Darius Soriano o...
Harrison was slacking off again, so Anthony went and got an upgrade guest to fill in. This time, it was Darius Soriano of Forum Blue & Gold, and there was plenty to talk about. First, D’Angelo Russell continues to drive conversation with his play. ...
65 min
1061
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/17/16 Why we’re so impre...
D’Angelo Russell impressed with his scoring in the Los Angeles Lakers’ win over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night, but it was the way he went about his explosion that impressed hosts Harrison Faigen and Anthony Irwin most, and the two discussed why ...
56 min
1062
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/16/16 -- Zach Harper on ...
Harrison couldn’t make the show, so Anthony somehow convinced Zach Harper (formerly of CBS Sports) to hop on the show to compare the Lakers’ future with that of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Basically, both teams’ fan bases have quite a bit to look forwa...
57 min
1063
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/15/16 --The Lakers shoul...
The Los Angeles Lakers had a day off on Monday, and you know what that means: more Phil Jackson returning to Los Angeles speculation! The New York Knicks president said in an interview that he wasn’t considering a return to the team he won five titles ...
31 min
1064
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/14/16 --Is it time to wo...
Los Angeles Lakers sophomore point guard D’Angelo Russell has gotten off to a slower and more up-and-down start to the 2016 season than many expected. Russell has struggled with turnovers and his shot while head coach Luke Walton has often rolled with ...
39 min
1065
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/11/16 -- Julius Randle s...
The guys talk about what they found impressive from the Lakers win over the Sacramento Kings, including the team’s overall and continued lack of quit despite getting down double digits, Julius Randle being a potential sociopath, Timofey Mozgov taking y...
63 min
1066
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/10/16 -- What are the La...
The Los Angeles Lakers are 4-4, a considerably better record than many pegged them to start the season with. It’s led many to wonder how good the team can be. Despite all the good vibes, however, this team still has some (fixable) flaws, such as the...
52 min
1067
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/9/16 -- Should we be wor...
The Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night, thus unceremoniously ending their three-game win streak and giving them their first home loss of the year. Veteran small forward Luol Deng continued to struggle in the loss, goin...
19 min
1068
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/8/16 -- Jordan Clarkson ...
The Los Angeles Lakers 4-3 start, and three-game winning streak, was made possible by multiple factors. One of them is the play of Jordan Clarkson, who is averaging 14.1 points per game as the team’s primary bench scorer. Clarkson sat down with Harr...
44 min
1069
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/7/16 -- The Lakers are o...
The Los Angeles Lakers are riding a three-game winning streak after extinguishing the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night, and their run of success begs the question: Is this level of play sustainable? Hosts Harrison Faigen and Anthony Irwin discussed why ...
42 min
1070
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/4/16 -- When Should We ...
The Lakers are off to a better start than we might’ve predicted, so the question bears asking: At what point should we rethink where this team might end up? We bring in Pete Zayas (@LakerFilmRoom) to discuss why our optimism is warranted. Even whil...
35 min
1071
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/3/16 -- Breaking down D'...
The Los Angeles Lakers were back in action on Wednesday night against the Atlanta Hawks in the second night of their first back-to-back of the year. The team broke their three-game losing streak, and Ivica Zubac looked pretty good in first start in pla...
21 min
1072
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/2/16 -- Why the Lakers’ ...
The Los Angeles Lakers lost their third consecutive game on Tuesday night when they played against the Indiana Pacers, bringing their record to 1-3 on the season. The team once again tried to overcome a relatively sluggish start by fighting hard down t...
20 min
1073
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/1/16 -- Which Lakers ar...
The Los Angeles Lakers are gearing up for their first road back-to-back set of the season, but the comments that have everyone talking are decidedly more ghoulish. Veteran forward Metta World Peace spoke to the media about being touched innapropriately...
28 min
1074
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/31/16 -- Jalen Rose on t...
Locked on Lakers brings you not one, but two guests for their Monday episode this week. First, host Harrison Faigen went up to Los Angeles to discuss the Lakers’ young core and Kobe Bryant’s 81-point game with Jalen Rose at a promotional event for his ...
50 min
1075
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/28/16 -- Could D'Angelo ...
Over the last couple Lakers seasons, a great game was almost bittersweet. Sure, in the moment, fans could cheer about that particular experience but still have that annoying thought in the back of their minds that their excitement would probably be sho...
58 min
1076
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/27/16 -- Breaking down t...
The long wait is over. The Los Angeles Lakers kicked off the regular season against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night, meaning we finally got a real look at the team we’ve been waiting all summer for a glimpse of. How did D’Angelo Russell look ...
44 min
1077
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/26/16 -- How many games ...
The Los Angeles Lakers will kick off their season against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. The wait is over, and basketball is finally back. How many games will the Lakers win? Do they have any chance to make more noise than people think in t...
34 min
1078
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/25/16 -- Why did the La...
The Los Angeles Lakers made a surprising choice for their final roster cut of the preseason on Monday, opting to cut Anthony Brown instead of Metta World Peace or Thomas Robinson in order to trim their roster down to the league mandated maximum of 15 p...
42 min
1079
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/24/16 -- Should the Lake...
As much as the battle for a team’s fifteenth roster spot can generate buzz, Yi Jianlian’s surprising decision to reportedly ask the Los Angeles Lakers to release him from their roster made waves late on Sunday night. To discuss what the move means ...
42 min
1080
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/22/16 -- Breaking down t...
The Lakers lost to the Suns Friday night. Anthony reacts to the game with topics including: Brandon Ingram's ups and downs, Nick Young playing hard despite a poor shooting night and more. Then, as it's become such a hot topic, Anthony summarized th...
19 min
1081
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/21/16 -- Discussing the ...
There are tons of positive vibes surrounding the Los Angeles Lakers right now, but the elephant in the room is Jim Buss' self-imposed deadline to return the team to contention. Steve Delsohn of Outside the Lines put together a report for ESPN's "Outsid...
47 min
1082
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/20/16 -- Breaking Down B...
The Los Angeles Lakers traveled to San Diego to face the Golden State Warriors in their second-to-last preseason game. Los Angeles’ young core isn’t quite ready to measure up to the consensus championship favorite just yet, but hosts Harrison Faigen an...
30 min
1083
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/19/16--Discussing the La...
With Harrison (dangerously inflated ego) out today, Anthony welcomed a couple of his absolute favorites: Andy and Brian Kamenetzky of ESPN Los Angeles and ESPN 710 radio. Good times ensued. The show starts with a lengthy conversation about D’Angelo...
46 min
1084
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/18/16-- Why the Lakers s...
With the Los Angeles Lakers not playing another game until Wednesday, there isn’t much to discuss other than which two players the team might be forced to move on from before the regular season begins. Yi Jianlian, Thomas Robinson, and Metta World P...
63 min
1085
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/17/16--Will the Lakers c...
One of the last things the Los Angeles Lakers have to sort out before preseason comes to a close is the minor detail of who will make the team’s final roster. The team currently has 17 players left under contract, and has to make at least two more cuts...
45 min
1086
BONUS LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/16/16-- Is this th...
Locked on Lakers is normally only a Monday through Friday show, but there was enough to talk about after the Los Angeles Lakers’ loss to the Golden State Warriors that host Harrison Faigen decided to jump on Facebook Live quickly following the game for...
10 min
1087
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/14/16--Discussing D’Ange...
The Lakers are in completely uncharted territory. D’Angelo Russell, Brandon Ingram, Julius Randle and Jordan Clarkson all need the kind of nurturing it takes to be successful in the NBA. The question remains: Are the Lakers ready to provide the type of...
80 min
1088
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/13/16-- Why Lakers fans...
Since the moment the Los Angeles Lakers selected Brandon Ingram with the second overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, fans have been told to be patient with the wire hanger thin forward. This message has continued through four preseason games in the wake...
71 min
1089
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/12/16-- Is D’Angelo Russ...
The Los Angeles Lakers fell to the Portland Trail Blazers in overtime, and host Harrison Faigen jumped on Facebook Live following the game to discuss his thoughts on several of the players’ performances, as well as why he doesn’t think Yi Jianlian has ...
41 min
1090
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/11/16-- Can Nick Young a...
The Los Angeles Lakers, and their fans, are riding high after a 2-1 start to the preseason in which the team has looked better than they ever did during their prior 17-win campaign. The strong start has raised all kinds of questions. Can D’Angelo Ru...
48 min
1091
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/10/16--Comparing D’Angel...
For the first half of the show, Anthony responds to what he saw in the Lakers’ victory over the Denver Nuggets. D’Angelo Russell was as impressive as we’ve seen him this preseason, making fellow lottery-pick guard Emmanuel Mudiay look completely outcla...
82 min
1092
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/8/16-- Quick takeaways f...
The Los Angeles Lakers may have ultimately lost to the Denver Nuggets 101-97 on Friday night, but the team was arguably better in the defeat than their were in their preseason opening win over the Sacramento Kings. D’Angelo Russell exploded for 21 poin...
16 min
1093
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/7/16--Is Jordan Clarkson...
Jordan Clarkson came off of the bench in the Los Angeles Lakers first game of the 2016-17 preseason, and despite the initial shock the move caused among fans, the athletic guard was solid in the new role. Clarkson attacked without hesitation while play...
26 min
1094
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/6/16-- Is Larry Nance, J...
Larry Nance, Jr. once again popped off the screen in the Los Angeles Lakers’ opening win of the preseason. The former 27th overall pick in the draft has done basically nothing but impress during his time with the team, serving in stark contrast to Juli...
42 min
1095
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/5/16-- Tarik Black impre...
The Lakers finally resumed live action tonight. We’ve somehow made it through the months leading up to this momentous occasion and the light at the end of the tunnel, apparently, was Tarik Black. Anthony jumped on Facebook Live to give his immediat...
48 min
1096
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/4/16--What to watch for ...
It’s been a loooong wait, but Los Angeles Lakers basketball is finally over. The NBA Draft, free agency, and a head coaching search are all in the rear view as the purple and gold head south to Anaheim to take on the Sacramento Kings in their preseason...
41 min
1097
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/3/16--Why should anyone ...
The Los Angeles Lakers first week of training camp is in the books. The team is done in Santa Barbara, and will return to Los Angeles to begin preseason play on Tuesday night against the Sacramento Kings in Anaheim. However, despite all of the posi...
38 min
1098
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/30/16--ESPN's John Irelan...
The Los Angeles Lakers are in the midst of a full-scale rebuild, but there finally seems to be hope on the horizon. The positivity is positively flowing out of the first week of the team’s camp in Santa Barbara, and hosts Harrison Faigen and Anthony Ir...
51 min
1099
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/29/16-- How much better c...
The Los Angeles Lakers were the worst defensive team in basketball last year. The team gave up 109.3 points per 100 possessions, and it’s fair to say that any improvements they hope to make this season will have to at least partially center on that end...
50 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/28/16-- Should Jim Buss h...
The Los Angeles Lakers promise to be more exciting than they’ve been in years, but there is still an elephant in the (locker) room. No, the team didn’t sign a pachyderm to play backup point guard. We are of course referring to Jim Buss’ infamous deadli...
60 min