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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 for various media outlets since 2005, with a unique style that combines traditional journalism, informal commentary, and offbeat humor. They'll break down all the latest news surrounding L.A.'s premiere franchise on "Locked On Lakers" podcast, a part of the "Locked On Podcast Network". #nba #lakers

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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
1002
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
1003
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
1006
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
1022
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
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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
1024
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
1029
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
1037
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
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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
1039
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
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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
1041
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
1047
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
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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
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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
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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
1051
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
1052
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
1053
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
1054
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
1055
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
1056
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
1057
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
1058
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
1059
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
1060
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
1061
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
1062
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
1063
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
1064
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
1065
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
1066
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
1067
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
1068
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
1069
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
1070
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
1071
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
1072
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
1073
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
1074
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
1075
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/27/16-- Could Brandon Ing...
It seemed like a given that Luol Deng would be the Los Angeles Lakers’ starter at small forward when Luke Walton essentially said as much a few weeks ago. At media day, however, the coach allowed that a strong camp showing could put Ingram in the conve...
46 min
1076
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/26/16-- Are the Lakers go...
The NBA season is finally upon us. The Los Angeles Lakers kick off training camp today with their annual media day. While this event is always good for some fun soundbites, it won’t truly answer the most pressing questions about the team. Those answ...
44 min
1077
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/23/16-- How much will Tim...
The Los Angeles Lakers (literal) biggest offseason addition was free agent big man Timofey Mozgov, but he’s far from the only player the team has vying for center minutes. How many minutes will the Lakers play Mozgov? Is Tarik Black or Yi “the Big Y” J...
47 min
1078
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/22/16 -- Can Thomas Robin...
The Los Angeles Lakers did their final bit of offseason bookkeeping in preparation for the start of training camp next week. The front office announced they had added Metta World Peace and Thomas Robinson to their training camp roster, thus bringing th...
57 min
1079
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/21/16 -- How long will Lu...
After boasting one of the worst small forward rotation’s in recent memory a season ago, the Los Angeles Lakers have a legitimate rotations dilemma on their hands this year. The team signed Luol Deng to a deal reportedly worth $72 million over four year...
35 min
1080
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/20/16 -- How will the Lak...
Kobe Bryant’s retirement leaves the Los Angeles Lakers with a gigantic hole at shooting guard, even with his (mostly) poor play last season. The gap left in the organization as their centerpiece exits won’t be an easy one to fill, but the team is movin...
45 min
1081
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/19/16 -- What should fans...
One of the central questions as the Los Angeles Lakers prepare for their season is how much the team will get from sophomore guard D’Angelo Russell. Is last year’s second overall pick ready to be the team’s number one option? Or does he still need ...
29 min
1082
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/15/16 -- Harrison Messes ...
What was supposed to be a great interview with Coby Karl (it actually was really good) turned into a discussion about the optimism surrounding the team because a certain someone forgot to hit the record button. Anywho, might the hype train be gaining t...
22 min
1083
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/15/16 -- What should D'An...
Los Angeles Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell addressed critics of his work ethic in a feature on the offseason workouts of the team’s young core on Wednesday. Russell told Mark Medina of the L.A. Daily News that people questioning his work ethic “don’t re...
32 min
1084
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/14/16 --Is the Lakers' ne...
The Los Angeles Lakers have had their worst three seasons in franchise history back-to-back-to-back in the worst sort of threepeat, but the run of futility has had its benefits. The Lakers’ frequent trips to the lottery have allowed the team to ama...
26 min
1085
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/13/16 -- Which Laker will...
The various members of the Los Angeles Lakers won’t win their NBA team a whole bunch of games this season, but that doesn’t mean they can’t help out your fantasy basketball team (at least in theory). But which players will help the most? Is D’Angelo...
64 min
1086
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/12/16 -- Does it matter i...
It’s officially September, which means we’re even closer to Los Angeles Lakers training camp and (more importantly) actual basketball to discuss. Unfortunately, training camp not being here yet means the NBA is in peak silly season. That couldn’t h...
36 min
1087
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/9/16 -- Remembering Shaqu...
Shaq is getting inducted into the Hall of Fame, so Anthony and Harrison devote the entire show to remembering his time not only on the #Lakers, but his lasting legacy throughout the #NBA. It's bigger than you think. Oh, and of course, we spoke about h...
41 min
1088
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/6/16 -- Phil Jackson Near...
Phil Jackson was up to his usual mischief again, this time mentioning how long he thought about trading Kobe Bryant for Grant Hill. Because it's basically still August (it's actually September), Anthony and Harrison react to the Phil's thought process....
43 min
1089
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/2/16 -- How much trade va...
The Los Angeles Lakers are fairly guard heavy as the regular season inches closer by the day. The team currently has D’Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson, Lou Williams, Jose Calderon, and Marcelo Huertas in the backcourt, which is a lot of guys to split m...
26 min
1090
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/31/16 -Will Brandon Ingra...
Most of the buzz around the NBA during recent weeks in August has centered on NBA 2K’s various ratings for players, and several more leaked on Tuesday. Fans of the Los Angeles Lakers already knew how D’Angelo Russell, Julius Randle, Jordan Clarkson, an...
39 min
1091
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/29/16 -- Jason Terry's Hi...
The Los Angeles Lakers (reportedly) have 16 players on a roster they’ll have to trim down to at most 15 before the start of the season, meaning the team is highly unlikely to make any further veteran additions in free agency. Jason Terry also agreed to...
44 min
1092
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/26/16 -- Daniel Buerge Ta...
Harrison was out today, but Anthony catches up with Time Warner Cable Sports' Daniel Buerge to talk about the Lakers' bright future. Why does D'Angelo Russell seem to resonate with the fanbase and might it be connected to the criticism he seems to attr...
46 min
1093
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/24/16 -- Andre Ingram tal...
The Los Angeles Lakers recently hired several former Los Angeles D-Fenders staffers to join the parent team. Hosts Harrison Faigen and Anthony Irwin wanted to talk about the additions, and were fortunate enough to be joined by D-Fenders guard Andre Ing...
41 min
1094
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/22/16 -- The Lakers Are C...
Anthony is excited not just about the #Lakers' coaching staff, but what it says about the direction the entire organization might be going in based on the crew they put together. He and Harrison discuss that and make an exciting announcement about the ...
40 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/19/16 -- What impact will...
We may have no idea how much his contract is going to be worth, but the Los Angeles Lakers’ signing Yi Jianlian appears to be all but an inevitability at this point. The former sixth overall pick was the third-leading scorer at the Olympics, but it rem...
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/17/16 -- Should the Laker...
The Los Angeles Lakers made some puzzling news on Tuesday night when Marc Stein reported the team was attempting to bring Yi Jianlian to the NBA, presumably to play for their team. This news unfortunately broke right after hosts Harrison Faigen and...
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/15/16 -- Is Zubac ready ...
Ivica Zubac was awesome for the #Lakers during Las Vegas Summer League. The 19-year old center ranked second in blocked shots at 2.6 per game and looked much less raw than most expected. Zubac’s high-level of production has many Lakers fans just as ...
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/12/16 -- Lakers Schedule ...
The #NBA schedule was released Thursday afternoon and while Anthony isn't particularly thrilled to dive all too deeply into the breakdowns, Harrison entices him with some pretty great categories of games we should look forward to. Which game are the #L...
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/10/16-- Was Russell Westb...
When Russell Westbrook agreed to renegotiate and extend his contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder, many painted it as yet another loss for the Los Angeles Lakers in a year full of them. Supposedly, the Lakers had missed out on another major target. ...
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/8/16-- Will the Lakers re...
ESPN made some headlines (as is usually the goal with arbitrary rankings) by projecting the Los Angeles Lakers to finish with the third-worst record in the NBA, and worst overall in the Western Conference. Many fans disagreed, and so did a few Lakers, ...
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