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Locked on Lakers
Anthony Irwin brings you a daily look into the Los Angeles Lakers and the NBA. He digs deep into all the latest around LA's premiere franchise on "Locked on Lakers", a part of the "Locked on Podcast Network". #nba #lakers
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/17/18 -- Should Lonzo Ba...
This isn't just a basketball decision.
31 min
2
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/16/18 -- Why fans can be...
Part two of my conversation with Matt Moore.
30 min
3
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/15/18 -- Matt Moore on t...
Yes, everyone hates the Lakers.
30 min
4
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/12/18 -- How can Brandon...
Lonzo Ball also returned, so that was fun to talk about.
31 min
5
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/11/18 -- Lonzo Ball retu...
Championship szn.
24 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/10/18 -- What to expect ...
The Lakers are getting their starting point guard back.
28 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/9/18 -- Which centers sh...
They have options, but they might be forced to be patient on this.
23 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/8/18 -- Why the Lakers w...
I can't believe this is a topic still.
27 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/5/18 -- Brandon Ingram, ...
Ingram showed a ton of not potential, but production last night.
36 min
10
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/4/18 -- Lonzo Ball is ba...
Plus more centers talk.
33 min
11
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/3/18 -- Should Josh Hart...
Also, let's pour one out for Ivica Zubac.
40 min
12
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/2/18 -- Can Brandon Ingr...
He certainly has the tools, but also a ways to go.
22 min
13
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/1/18 -- LeBron James pla...
That really happened.
27 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/28/18 -- Lakers basketbal...
LeBron James will even play this weekend!
25 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/27/2018 -- Mailbag: Could...
Probably not, but that's not quite the point right now.
21 min
16
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/26/18 -- Lonzo Ball misse...
Rajon Rondo, starting Lakers point guard? Not so fast.
25 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/25/18 -- Lakers Media Day...
LeBron James had plenty to say... to the right questions.
29 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/24/18 -- What would a Jim...
Which positional battles should we be closely monitoring?
37 min
19
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/21/18 -- Magic Johnson ha...
Considering some of the circumstances, this was great to hear.
30 min
20
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/20/18 -- Do stars not wan...
To think this way would be way too reductive.
33 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/19/19 -- Should Lakers fa...
Not yet. But this isn't great either.
28 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS 9/14/18 -- Lonzo tweaks his sh...
Luke Walton might really be one of the most interesting Lakers next year.
35 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/12/18 -- Luke Walton seas...
How Luke Walton handles this season is going to be fascinating to watch.
32 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/11/18 -- MAILBAG: ANDREW ...
Do the Lakers need even more championship pedigree?
30 min
25
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/6/18 -- Ranking potential...
There are actually three fairly clean tiers that these guys fall into.
24 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/5/18 -- Previewing the La...
The Lakers have a couple guys who can help now and a project.
30 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/4/18 -- Mailbag: If LeBro...
Hi there, September!
25 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/3/18 -- Luol Deng, former...
It was a long time coming.
19 min
29
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/31/18 -- JaVale McGee sea...
JaVale McGee stays underrated. He fits really well.
40 min
30
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/30/18 -- Ivica Zubac Play...
Nowhere to go but up this year for Zubac.
37 min
31
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/29/18 -- Josh Hart Season...
Josh Hart is a fan favorite. Can he live up to those expectations?
31 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/28/18 -- Lance Stephenson...
I still don't see it.
29 min
33
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/27/18 -- Could Svi Mykhai...
Maybe, but it's impossible to predict this kind of thing.
25 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/24/18 -- Kentavious Caldw...
Just about everyone underrates this guy.
30 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/23/18 -- The Kobe Podcast
He finally did it. Pete finally made me talk a whole bunch about Kobe.
37 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/22/18 -- Rajon Rondo Seas...
The more you think about it, the more Rondo makes sense for this team.
33 min
37
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/21/18 -- Kyle Kuzma seaso...
Can he live up to the hype from a strong rookie season?
37 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/20/18 -- Mailbag: Will th...
We got a ton of questions in on this one.
33 min
39
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/15/18 -- Brandon Ingram S...
Ingram might be in for a really, really good year.
32 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/15/18 -- Lonzo Ball Seaso...
Some rando came back. Again.
31 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/15/18 -- LeBron James Sea...
LeBron James is a Laker. Still doesn't quite feel real.
32 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/14/18 -- Big announcement...
Get ready for more Locked on Lakers.
25 min
43
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/6/18 -- Mailbag: Does Kaw...
There were a ton of great questions for this show.
28 min
44
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/10/18 -- We can look up t...
Also a Sparks update.
29 min
45
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/8/18 -- Reliving our all-...
This was insanely fun. Hope y'all enjoy.
40 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/6/18 -- Mailbag: Could th...
Butler is a little trickier than other potential trade targets.
21 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/3/18 -- Discussing the La...
The hypotheticals on this team are all over the place.
46 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/1/18 -- How confident sho...
It's a Laker Film Room mailbag pod.
32 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/30/18 -- Mailbag: Can the...
People are somehow overlooking how much easier LeBron James will make the game for the kids.
24 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/27/19 -- Can Magic Johnso...
What can Lakers fans outside of basketball expect now that LeBron is on their team?
31 min
51
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/25/18 -- Lakers final ros...
Barring some unforeseen shocker, these are your Lakers next year.
40 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/24/18 -- MAILBAG: If the ...
They actually do have options.
29 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/20/18 -- The Lakers are g...
It could pay off immensely, but is it the right play?
38 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/19/18 -- Were the Lakers ...
In short, yes.
27 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/18/18 -- Why fans might h...
Maybe this all wasn't an accident.
33 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/17/18 -- Does Josh Hart's...
Josh Hart is looking like the perfect role player for LeBron James.
23 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/16/18 -- MAILBAG: How wil...
As much as we'd like to see the kids play, coach's tend to prefer winning and sure things.
29 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/14/18 -- Might LeBron Jam...
LeBrom James at the five opens up the rotation quite a bit.
31 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/11/18 -- Should the Laker...
Are they better off letting his salary become more movable in a year?
28 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/9/18 -- Mailbag: Passing ...
This is why I harp on process.
18 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/6/18 -- Do the moves made...
What else needs to be done?
26 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/5/18 -- Mailbag: Did Kobe...
There's no way to know, but it's a fun theory.
21 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/4/18 -- With LeBron James...
The Lakers have their leverage. They have to utilize it.
36 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/3/18 -- Goodbye, Julius R...
Laker fans did quite a bit of head scratching after these moves.
34 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/2/18 -- LeBron James is a...
Holy crap.
36 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/29/18 -- Will the Lakers ...
We try to sift through the, um, BS.
40 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/28/18 -- Will Kawhi Leona...
If this has all been for nothing...
44 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/27/18 -- Did Magic Johnso...
Or does he know something we don't?
41 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/26/18 -- Which role playe...
This is Lakers exceptionalism at its best.
31 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/25/18 -- Mailbag: Are the...
You guys sent in a ton of question. Let's get to it.
32 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/22/18 -- Lakers Draft Rea...
Some rando came back.
27 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/20/18 -- Will Kawhi Leona...
There isn't much time left.
25 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/20/18 -- Lakers NBA Draft...
We're almost there.
38 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/19/18 -- Why this Lakers ...
We have a ton of recent history to work off of.
24 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/18/18 -- Mailbag: Is Luke...
He's been great so far, but expectations change everything.
23 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/15/18 -- Emergency Kawhi ...
LOOOOOOUD NOISES.
18 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/15/18 -- Lakers headlines...
This might be one of the better shows we've ever done.
34 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/14/18 -- How to handle th...
It's a wild, wild world out there.
31 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/13/18 -- Lakers' odds at ...
Should the Lakers even want him in free agency pitch meetings?
27 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/12/18 -- Which young Lake...
Pete stops by a day early!
30 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/11/18 -- Mailbag: If LeBr...
It makes sense until you realize.... Damnit, Danny Ainge.
26 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/8/18 -- What happens if t...
Oh. boy. It gets ugly quick.
42 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/6/18 -- Craziest moments ...
Oh, and Magic told Pete to shut up!
34 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/4/18 -- Mailbag: Why woul...
Having good players, a great owner and a beautiful city is quite the sales pitch.
28 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/1/18 -- NBA Draft prospec...
What kind of player makes the most sense for the Lakers to add to their impressive young core?
37 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/31/18 -- Let's laugh at t...
Who is most likely to have burners and also use them this stupidly?
33 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/30/18 -- Which Lakers cou...
Anthony also bugs Pete about KD to L.A.
32 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/29/18 -- Mailbag ... Tues...
Anthony throws out a wild theory and something to watch in the finals.
19 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/25/18 -- Front office sea...
Process does matter, but the NBA is still a results league.
44 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/24/18 -- Did the Lakers g...
That, more Randle talk and a bit of an announcement.
26 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/23/18 -- Luke Walton's se...
He showed a ton of promise. Can he build on that this year?
34 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/22/18 -- TYLER ENNIS (and...
Plus the latest on Randle and what to do with Deng.
25 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/21/18 -- Julius Randle fr...
This is... interesting.
21 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/18/18 -- Isaiah Thomas & ...
Best of luck at your next stop, IT!
27 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/17/18 -- Jordan Clarkson,...
Let's revisit the big trade.
32 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/16/18 -- Kentavious Caldw...
He was solid, but still find himself on the outside looking in next season.
24 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/15/18 -- Brook Lopez's se...
Could the Lakers bring him back?
21 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/14/18 -- Mailbag! Is Luke...
It's impossible to say right now.
25 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/11/18 -- Josh Hart season...
Pete spoke to Kuzma's trainer to get a glimpse of what might be coming next season.
28 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/10/18 -- Kyle Kuzma seaso...
He's phenomenal offensively, can he improve on defense?
22 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/9/18 -- Brandon Ingram se...
He's going to be good. Just a matter of in which role and how good he might be.
27 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/8/18 -- Julius Randle sea...
With Ben Rosales!
37 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/7/18 -- Mailbag! What sho...
Also, margarita advice.
22 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/4/18 -- Lonzo Ball's seas...
All in all, pretty, pretty, prettyyyyyy good.
28 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/2/18 -- Mailbag! Should t...
Short answer: Yes.
26 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/30/18 -- Ronny Turiaf. Pa...
You won't want to miss this.
55 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/27/18 -- Why Paul George ...
Don't overthink this.
27 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/25/18 -- Is DeMarcus Cous...
Even the Lakers seem iffy on this one.
24 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/22/18 -- Mailbag! Will Lo...
Harrison takes your questions from the iTunes mailbag.
33 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/20/18 -- How high should ...
Harrison is joined by Pete Zayas of Laker Film Room to talk about the latest Kawhi Leonard rumors and more.
33 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/18/18 -- Ranking Brandon ...
Which young Laker will play the most promising part in the team's future?
28 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/16/18 -- Which free agent...
With Julius Randle, Brook Lopez, Isaiah Thomas and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope potentially outbound, in what order should the Lakers prioritize keeping them?
31 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/13/18 -- Will the Lakers ...
We watched the Lakers exit interviews so you didn't have to.
26 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/12/18 -- Lakers finish re...
35 wins ain't bad.
34 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/11/18 -- Andre Ingram sho...
Watching dreams come true in real time is a special, special thing.
22 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/10/18 -- Is it fair to co...
Lakers also make an addition.
28 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/9/18 -- Are there any rea...
Harrison and Jared came up with a few, but it wasn't easy.
23 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/6/18 -- How might Brandon...
A look back on a very successful sophomore season.
31 min
119
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/5/18 -- Lakers sweep Spur...
BUT WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?
22 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/4/18 -- Could the Lakers'...
Just how bad can things get without Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram?
22 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/3/18 -- Mitch Kupchak get...
This will be interesting to keep an eye on.
28 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/30/18 -- Isaiah Thomas' s...
Should the Lakers bring him back?
27 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/29/18 -- How likely is it...
Also a comparison of Lonzo Ball and Dennis Smith Jr.
26 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/28/18 -- When might Ingra...
It's more important than you might think.
23 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/27/18 -- Lonzo Ball shot ...
Harrison almost cried happy tears.
24 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/26/18 -- Will the Lakers ...
Trevor Lane of Lakers Nation joins Harrison and Anthony to discuss all the remaining story lines as the season nears its end.
25 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/23/18 -- Are Lonzo Ball's...
Also, an appreciation of KCP.
25 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/22/18 -- MAILBAG! Isaiah ...
Keep sending those questions!
25 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/21/18 -- When will the La...
Yes, Adam Silver is really on Locked on Lakers!
26 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/20/18 -- Are free throws ...
Anthony thinks so.
28 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/19/18 -- On Isaiah Thomas...
Plus an update on Brandon Ingram!
21 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/16/18 -- Should the Laker...
Thomas says he wants to be a starter, but does that mean he's certain to leave Los Angeles?
27 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/15/18 -- Lakers lose to W...
Context matters.
23 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/14/18 -- Let's all laugh ...
Lmao.
22 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/13/18 -- The Lakers have ...
How many wins can this team finish with?
36 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/12/18 -- LeBron James, fu...
Championship confirmed.
40 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/9/18 -- Are the Lakers a ...
Yes. No. Maybe? Who knows.
50 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/8/18 -- Explaining Lakers...
Have the Lakers done enough to convince free agents this summer?
31 min
139
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/7/18 -- Discussing Isaiah...
Despite the loss to Portland, there's plenty to be optimistic about.
44 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/6/18 -- Dame you, Lillard...
Still, there's plenty of reason for optimism.
26 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/5/18 -- The Lakers are be...
Kawhi Leonard? That you?
31 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/2/18 -- How close are the...
The Lakers have surpassed their win total from last season, and they've been even better in 2018.
42 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/1/18 -- How will the Lake...
It's going to be pretty tough to replace his minutes.
32 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/28/18 -- Lonzo Ball was n...
It was a dumb conversation we hope doesn't happen again.
38 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/27/18 -- Brandon Ingram, ...
Is it time to rethink his and the Lakers' expectations?
37 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/26/18 -- Why the Lakers n...
Lonzo came back, too.
33 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/23/18 -- Lonzo Ball's bac...
If he doesn't return Friday, it's time to start asking tougher questions.
24 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/21/18 -- Which NBA free a...
LeBron James, Paul George and more are rumored to join the Lakers, but which All-Stars are actually the most likely to join the team?
42 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/21/18 -- Gauging Julius R...
Mailbag time.
39 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/20/18 -- When might the L...
Anthony also fixed All Star Weekend. You're welcome.
32 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/16/18 -- Recapping the fi...
The guys are joined by the Lakers' radio voice to talk about the key story lines from the season's first half.
46 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/15/18 -- What can Laker f...
Let's give this some time.
28 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/14/18 -- When should fans...
Plus, Harrison's hot takes returns and more.
32 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/13/18 -- When might Lonzo...
How seriously should we take this latest rant?
32 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/12/18 -- Could the Lakers...
Lakers Nation Crossover Pod!
29 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/9/18 -- Is this the best ...
Yes it is. And it's fun.
36 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/8/18 -- Trade deadline re...
The Lakers pulled off a great move! We back!
30 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/8/18 -- Lakers trade dead...
With Rob Pelinka! Kind of.
35 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/7/18 -- What's the best w...
The Lakers are on a winning streak!
37 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/6/18 -- Where does this d...
Pretty freakin' high.
31 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/5/18 -- Is the Lakers you...
Do the Lakers have the best young core in the NBA?
27 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/2/18 -- Mailbag! Lonzo's ...
When might we see Lonzo back?
44 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/1/18 -- The Lakers played...
And trade offer frustration.
33 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/31/18 -- Second half Lake...
There are realistic reason to be optimistic.
39 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/30/18 -- Magic Johnson's ...
What does it all mean?
38 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/30/18 -- Should the Laker...
Might they even get the chance?
27 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/29/18 -- How Injuries Hav...
Andre Roberson and DeMarcus Cousins were injured over the weekend, which has all kinds of wide-ranging implications for the Lakers and the rest of the league.
35 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/26/18 -- Which Laker miss...
Also, Paul George or DeMarcus Cousins?
42 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/25/18 -- Should the Laker...
How about KCP to the Knicks?
32 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/24/18 -- The Lakers beat ...
James Worthy even joined! Kind of.
67 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/23/18 -- Things are start...
There's plenty of room for optimism despite Lonzo's injury.
27 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/22/18 -- Will Jordan Clar...
Plus, we talk why Alex Caruso should take Tyler Ennis' roster spot and free agency plans.
39 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/19/18 -- Should the Laker...
DeMarcus Cousins, Paul George, Magic, Luke and Nigel Hayes!
52 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/18/18 -- Please, Lakers. ...
Please.
27 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/17/18 -- Which Lakers pla...
Grant Goldberg of Forum Blue and Gold and Locked on Seahawks joins the show.
44 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/16/18 -- The Gary Payton ...
The latest report paints the league as reticent to sign up for the LaVar show, but at least "The Mitten" is showing promise!
29 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/15/18 -- Why fans should ...
Talking everything around the Lakers with Coach Pete.
45 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/12/18 -- Lakers beat Spur...
Beating the Spurs is always fun.
51 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/11/18 -- How much has the...
Is the team actually making progress?
45 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/10/18 -- Caron Butler, Ja...
This one was a little busy, but fun.
49 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/9/18 -- Has this season h...
Optimism is rising in OKC, which isn't great for L.A.
27 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/8/18 -- Is Luke Walton's ...
Plus, should KCP's minutes be cut?
29 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/5/18 -- Lonzo Ball is oka...
Nuance!
39 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/4/18 -- The Lakers keep g...
This has to be the low point of the season, right?
33 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/3/18 -- Paul George, futu...
George talked about regrets, or the lack thereof.
33 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 1/1/19 -- New Year's Resolu...
A few things for the team to work on in 2018
36 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/29/17 -- Matt Moore join...
Talking about Lonzo is fun, so long as you focus on basketball.
44 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/28/17 -- Mailbag: Would ...
Anthony takes all your Lakers questions.
43 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/27/17 -- Julius Randle's...
This really isn't a good look.
44 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/22/17 -- Is Julius Randl...
This is getting weird, on both topics.
43 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/21/17 -- Lakers earn the...
Kyle Kuzma exploded and the Lakers upset the Rockets.
37 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/20/17 -- Who should repl...
How can the Lakers get both Paul George and Boogie Cousins?
40 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/19/17 -- Lakers lost to ...
Plenty to talk about after a very fun night.
39 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/18/17 -- What is Kobe Br...
Who is the next Lakers to get their number retired?
36 min
195
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/15/17 -- Lakers lost to ...
We're getting to that time of year again.
37 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/14/17 -- Does it matter ...
Plus, can the Lakers actually do anything about LaVar?
27 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/13/17 -- Lakers lose to ...
Not great timing for Anthony.
25 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/12/17 -- Should Magic Jo...
Are they pot-committed?
52 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/11/17 -- MAILBAG: What d...
They've been great, but it could lead to some awkward questions.
28 min
200
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/8/17 -- Are we watching ...
Yes. Yes we are.
30 min
201
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/7/17 -- How should the L...
This one gets tricky.
35 min
202
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/6/17 -- How bad is the L...
It affects basically everything they want to do on the court, so it's pretty important.
39 min
203
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/5/17 -- Lakers take thei...
Was doing so the right move?
22 min
204
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/4/17 -- Finding trades f...
The priorities are pretty clear, but they tend to complicate things.
42 min
205
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 12/1/17 -- Should the Laker...
Doing so makes a ton of sense.
37 min
206
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/30/17 -- Brandon Ingram'...
Still, this was a great game to build off of.
56 min
207
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/29/17 -- Luke Walton on ...
Whether you agree or disagree, his response was thoughtful.
29 min
208
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/28/17 -- Was Luke Walton...
This isn't a simple yes or no question.
34 min
209
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/27/17 -- Mailbag Monday:...
And much, much more.
39 min
210
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/22/17 -- Brandon Ingram ...
He's improved in ways most didn't see coming.
30 min
211
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/21/17 -- Lonzo's triple ...
Here we go again.
31 min
212
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/20/17 -- Lakers smoke Nu...
Weird how quiet Twitter gets when Lonzo plays well.
42 min
213
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/17/17 -- Should the NBA ...
It makes more sense than you might think.
33 min
214
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/16/17 -- Lakers lose tou...
On such a fun night, let's find fun, not blame.
33 min
215
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/15/17 -- Mailbag: How to...
You ask questions, we give answers.
32 min
216
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/14/17 -- Has Jordan Clar...
Also, why won't Luke Walton play Julius Randle with Brook Lopez?
29 min
217
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/13/17 -- Why Lonzo Ball ...
Anthony did not name this episode
45 min
218
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/10/17 -- Lonzo Ball's st...
Breaking: Social media is being stupid.
36 min
219
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/9/17 -- Lakers lose to C...
Julius Randle needs more minutes.
36 min
220
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/8/17 -- Lakers 10-game s...
Can't really ask for a better start to this season.
29 min
221
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/7/17 -- Can the Lakers r...
Probably not, in short.
29 min
222
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/6/17 -- Playoffs?!
PLAYOFFS?!
32 min
223
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/3/17 -- Why the Lakers' ...
That was fun.
27 min
224
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/2/17 -- If not LeBron, t...
The market is not pretty after that first tier.
33 min
225
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 11/1/17 -- Brandon Ingram c...
Sports were good!
24 min
226
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/31/17 -- Is Lonzo Ball r...
There are levels to this question.
56 min
227
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/30/17 -- Is Lonzo's fini...
This is definitely something to watch.
37 min
228
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/27/17 -- Is LeBron-to-L....
Are the Lakers too invested in a long shot?
33 min
229
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/26/17 -- Let's all laugh...
Hahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
29 min
230
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/24/17 -- Why does the NB...
John Wall and Marcin Gortat were the latest players to take shots at Lonzo Ball in the media, and Harrison and Anthony tried to look beyond LaVar Ball and figure out why the rest of the NBA gets so mad about the Lakers rookie.
26 min
231
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/24/17 -- Should the Lake...
It's more complicated than you think.
18 min
232
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/23/17 -- Can Jordan Clar...
He's been great, but what does it actually mean?
42 min
233
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/20/17 -- Why fans should...
It's way too early to write this team off.
31 min
234
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/19/17 -- What would it ta...
A position-by-position preview of what it would take to look at this season in a positive light.
31 min
235
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/18/17 -- Is Luke Walton ...
Larry Nance, Jr. might be their worst option to start, yet there he is. How quickly should that change?
26 min
236
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/17/17 -- Why didn't the ...
44 min
237
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/16/17 -- Should we worry...
Did the Lakers' bad preseason change our expectations for the season? Plus, which Lakers players will outperform expectations and which one will disappoint?
35 min
238
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/13/17 -- What will Kyle ...
In a solo mailbag show, Anthony takes YOUR questions on Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma and more.
21 min
239
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/12/17 -- What should th...
The Lakers only have one preseason game left before having to finalize their regular season roster, so Harrison and Anthony dug deep into who should be cut and who should actually play when the season gets underway. Featuring debate about Kuzma's role,...
27 min
240
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/11/17 -- Kyle Kuzma shou...
Even in arguably his worst game of the preseason so far, Kyle Kuzma showed why he's so valuable to the Lakers, so Harrison tried to convince Anthony why he should without a doubt be their starter on opening night. Then, Anthony talked about why he does...
31 min
241
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/10/17 -- Should Kyle Kuz...
Kyle Kuzma has continued to be the best part of the Lakers' preseason, so Harrison and Anthony discussed when they think he'll crack the starting lineup and whose place he should take. Plus, Anthony has a theory on why Magic Johnson has been so quick t...
30 min
242
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/9/17 -- What is Brandon ...
With Harrison out, Anthony brought Adam Mares of Locked on Nuggets to talk him off the ledge with Brandon Ingram. You can be the judge as to whether or not Adam succeeded.
44 min
243
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/6/17 -- What is Julius R...
In today's episode, Anthony Irwin takes your questions. Topics include: Kuzma trade demands? Randle's trade value? Will Ingram play point guard at all this year? All that and more!
24 min
244
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/5/17 -- Do the Lakers dr...
The Lakers looked totally lost without Lonzo Ball in their third-straight loss, so Harrison and Anthony discussed how unprecedented it is for a team's identity to so totally revolve around a rookie. Later, the two broke down what they're looking for he...
27 min
245
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/4/17 -- Talking Chris Bo...
Chris Bosh showed up at the Lakers' latest practice, and Anthony and Harrison discussed how stuff like that could help the team going forward as well as the changes to the All-Star game format on the latest episode of Locked on Lakers.
25 min
246
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/3/17 -- How good can Kyl...
The Los Angeles Lakers lost their second preseason game in a row, but Kyle Kuzma continued to play amazing, leading Anthony and Harrison to wonder how good he can be and how much he'll play this year. The two also discussed Brandon Ingram and Tyler Enn...
34 min
247
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 10/2/17 -- Are the Lakers p...
The Lakers are BACK, but Anthony was not, so Harrison was joined by Pete Zayas of Laker Film Room and Forum Blue and Gold to discuss the Lakers' first preseason game and general expectations for the team. The two discussed whether the organization is p...
38 min
248
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/29/17 -- Is there reason ...
It sounds like Julius Randle might not be bringing the ball up the floor as much this season, so Harrison and Anthony got together to break down what that might mean for his game. Plus, talk of Lonzo's scrimmage success and Adam Silver's comments on ho...
34 min
249
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/28/17 -- Determining what...
Harrison and Anthony decided to try and figure out what early training camp narratives are real and which ones are Faig News in their latest episode.
25 min
250
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/27/17 -- Can the Lakers a...
The Lakers spent their first practices of training camp focused almost solely on defense, but how much will it actually matter? Harrison and Anthony channeled their inner-Lakers and had an all-defense episode of Locked on Lakers in which they debated h...
30 min
251
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/26/17 -- Media Day Crosso...
The Lakers are back! (Kind of). Hosts Harrison Faigen and Anthony Irwin were joined by Trevor Lane of the Lakers Nation Podcast to finish their two-part crossover show, and the three discussed their thoughts on Lonzo Ball and the effect he's already ha...
39 min
252
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/23/17 -- How does the Ca...
The NBA offseason never ends, and with the latest blockbuster trade sending Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder, Harrison and Anthony got together to break down whether they felt it helped or hurt the Lakers' chances of pursuing Paul George an...
29 min
253
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/22/17 -- Will Andrew Bogu...
The Lakers one-upped Harrison’s big announcement this week with the signing of Andrew Bogut. The guys shared their thoughts on what that means for the team and Ivica Zubac. Plus, a bonus segment Lonzo’s shoe "remix."
26 min
254
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/18/17 -- What trades shou...
The Lakers’ offseason turned out pretty well, but just by looking at the roster and where Magic Johnson hopes to take the organization, it’s pretty obvious to see there’s plenty more work to do. Anthony is up to the task of finding trades to make after...
33 min
255
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/15/17 -- Is LaVar Ball be...
On today’s show, we talk about how much LaVar Ball gets covered and whether it’s too much. Anthony thinks it is, but Harrison (our cheif LaVar correspondent) disagrees.
34 min
256
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/11/17 -- What could Lonzo...
One of the cooler aspects of professional sports is the relationship between current and former players. Great players learn from those who’ve accomplished greatness before them. Lonzo Ball is continuing that tradition. He reportedly worked out with S...
32 min
257
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/8/17 -- Why would LeBron ...
With all the talk of LeBron James potentially taking his talents to Venice Beach, a conversation between both sides of the rumors should probably take place. This podcast was meant to happen a while back, but then the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Ce...
56 min
258
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/6/17 -- Mailbag: Who has ...
It's been a while since we answered your questions, so Anthony fixes that. Topics covered: Tampering, which numbers LeBron James and/or Paul George will wear and who on this team has the most to prove this season?
22 min
259
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 9/1/17 -- What moves would...
The Los Angeles Lakers were slapped on the wrist for tampering with Paul George Thursday, but they will still be allowed to sign him in free agency next summer should he decide to come home to Southern California. That’s great news for the Lakers, whos...
59 min
260
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/30/17 -- How valuable cou...
The Los Angeles Lakers being as popular as they are typically means one fairly consistent thing for those who play fantasy basketball: Their players get drafted much higher than they probably should be. In mock drafts across the world thus far, that t...
72 min
261
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/28/17 -- What would it ta...
LeBron James’ next destination remains at the center of just about any discussion about the NBA and you’ll never guess where the latest rumors have him landing. Ric Bucher reported that many executives across the league believe he’s already somehow ma...
35 min
262
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/25/17 -- Would a teams of...
NBA 2K18 is going to feature every NBA team’s all-time best rosters and, well, what better time to brag about the charmed lives most have lived with as Los Angeles Lakers fans? So, to start the conversation, Harrison and I go over the current roster an...
47 min
263
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/21/17 -- Could the Lakers...
The Los Angeles Lakers find themselves in the middle of controversy after the Indiana Pacers reacted like a bunch of spoiled brats about losing the best player in their lame franchise’s history filed tampering charges against them regarding potential c...
29 min
264
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/14/17 -- Should Lonzo Bal...
Well hello there, August content! The Los Angeles Lakers are still filling out their training camp roster and while additions to personnel are still interesting, frankly, it’s kind of hard to talk about that for 20 minutes. So, to offer other potenti...
35 min
265
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/11/17 -- Why is Lonzo Bal...
NBA Twitter in the middle of August can be a dark, desolate (and at times angry) place. Very rarely will discussions end with the acknowledgement that truth typically lies somewhere in the middle, and with guys as polarizing as Lonzo Ball and Kobe Brya...
72 min
266
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/4/17 -- Will the Lakers m...
It’s no secret that the Los Angeles Lakers have a lot of centers and power forwards who are going to want minutes this season. Between Julius Randle, Larry Nance, Jr., Brook Lopez, Luol Deng, Kyle Kuzma, Thomas Bryant and Ivica Zubac, Lakers head coach...
56 min
267
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/4/17 -- How many games wi...
It’s nearly impossible to predict how many games a team will win in a given year, but it didn’t stop ESPN from trying. The sports network released its annual projections for how many games each NBA team will win, so hosts Harrison Faigen and Anthony Ir...
77 min
268
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/1/17 -- Talking Lonzo Bal...
The Los Angeles Lakers are finally, officially in offseason mode, having essentially pieced together what will probably be their roster come opening night. As such, this offers a great opportunity to look back on what got them to this point and look fo...
58 min
269
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/27/17 -- How the Lakers m...
With rookies in the NBA, few things matter more than situation. Some are talented enough to overcome just about anything, but for the vast majority of players entering the league, surroundings can be the difference between reaching one’s ceiling and fa...
46 min
270
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/24/17 -- Taking a big pi...
One of the few problems with hosting an (almost) daily podcast about the Lakers is that sometimes it’s hard to remove oneself from the day-to-day drama surrounding the team and just take a larger look at the overall state of the organization. To give s...
55 min
271
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/20/17 -- Trying to make s...
The Los Angeles Lakers refuse to be boring, no matter the affect it might have on the hearts and souls of their fan base. Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka reportedly held a meeting with Derrick Rose Thursday, because of course they did. To start the show...
33 min
272
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/19/17 -- Kentavious Caldw...
Los Angeles Lakers fans are abuzz with hope unseen amongst the fanbase in years, and the last 24 hours showed why. The team capped a Las Vegas Summer League title run with a victory over the Portland Trail Blazers Monday night, and quickly followed tha...
39 min
273
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/17/17 -- Lonzo Ball is th...
The Los Angeles Lakers are on the eve of competing for a championship. Sure it’s the Las Vegas Summer League championship, but who needs that kind of minor detail to deter from the excitement currently swirling around the organization? Lonzo Ball is in...
55 min
274
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/14/17 -- What does Caldwe...
The Los Angeles Lakers are well on their way to possibly winning their first Las Vegas Summer League championship and now have a new shooting guard, so there’s plenty to talk about in this Friday episode of Locked on Lakers. First, the guys discuss th...
37 min
275
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/12/17 -- Thomas Bryant jo...
One of the biggest surprises for the Los Angeles Lakers at Las Vegas Summer League has been the play of rookie center Thomas Bryant, the 42nd overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. Bryant joined hosts Harrison Faigen and Anthony Irwin to discuss his succe...
36 min
276
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/10/17 -- Has Lonzo Ball ...
Lonzo Ball had an up-and-down start to Las Vegas Summer League, with a poor-shooting debut contrasted against a triple-double in his second outing as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. To discuss whether or not they felt Ball lived up to their expect...
48 min
277
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/7/17 -- Will the Lakers w...
The Los Angeles Lakers have been among the favorites to win Las Vegas Summer League the last several years, but fell flat out of the gate two years ago before falling apart late last season. Will this be the year the time the team actually gets it done...
31 min
278
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/5/17 -- Which remaining f...
The Los Angeles Lakers have had the opposite of a busy offseason so far. The team has mostly sat back and contented itself to offer just one-year deals. But with George Hill signing with the Sacramento Kings, the market is quickly drying up and the Lak...
54 min
279
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/3/17 -- How does the Thun...
The Los Angeles Lakers find themselves in an all-too-familiar spot: As free agents sign elsewhere, they are stuck sitting on their hands on the off chance that maybe, a year from now, some superstar might be coming.  Others have pointed this out, obvio...
68 min
280
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/30/17 -- What are the Lak...
The Los Angeles Lakers have made one thing eminently clear with their words and actions since the season ended: they want a big overhaul, and they want it to happen in 2018. That goal leaves the team looking to keep its cap clear in 2017, which puts th...
47 min
281
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/28/17 -- Is it time for t...
Rumors continue to swirl around the Los Angeles Lakers and Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George, who is now reportedly attempting to get LeBron James and Klay Thompson to join him in purple and gold, all while the Boston Celtics, Washington Wizards and ...
44 min
282
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/26/17 -- Don’t let the D’...
All of the upheaval and rumors over the last week regarding rumors over potential trades for Paul George and the actual trade of D’Angelo Russell to the Brooklyn Nets have distracted from potentially the biggest thing to happen to the Los Angeles Laker...
60 min
283
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/23/17 -- Does drafting Lo...
Heading into the NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Lakers basically had to take care of two things: draft Lonzo Ball and trade for Paul George. The first was probably more important as it wouldn’t require giving up anything, but not accomplishing the second t...
45 min
284
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/21/17 -- How big of a mis...
It is with heavy hearts that we must announce Harrison Faigen has been traded to the Locked on Nets podcast in order to shed some salary. His time with the podcast has been great, but in the end, we want the cap space to sign Bill Simmons in the event ...
77 min
285
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/19/17 -- What's the most ...
The Los Angeles Lakers are suddenly in the midst of a waterfall of rumors after there were multiple reports Sunday that Paul George had informed the Indiana Pacers he planned to leave next summer, with the Lakers the most likely destination from there....
46 min
286
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/16/17 -- Should the Laker...
As rumors about over what the Lakers will do with their No. 2 draft pick, Harrison and Anthony got together to discuss all the various scenarios. First, they talked about what the Lakers should do if the Celtics do as rumored and take Josh Jackson. The...
39 min
287
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/14/17 -- Could the Lakers...
Lonzo Ball’s position as the Los Angeles Lakers’ top choice has certainly wavered over the last week or so, with Josh Jackson making a legitimate charge over the span of his two workouts in front of Magic Johnson, Rob Pelinka and Luke Walton. The ques...
58 min
288
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/12/17 -- Should Lonzo Bal...
There was a report that Lonzo Ball's conditioning didn't impress the Lakers, so Harrison and Anthony discussed whether or not they thought it mattered, with medical info on whether his hamstring injury might still be affecting him from Dr. Jen. Later,...
31 min
289
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/9/17 -- How likely are th...
In case all the rumors about the Los Angeles Lakers’ interest in Lonzo Ball or other prospects heading into the NBA Draft weren’t already enough, LeBron James’ name just had to come up in rumors connected to the franchise. As always, the Lakers refuse...
45 min
290
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/7/17 -- Is Lonzo Ball th...
The Los Angeles Lakers worked out Lonzo Ball Wednesday, and the instant takeaway was just how many media were at the workout. It was one of the more covered events since Kobe Bryant retired, and hosts Harrison Faigen and Anthony Irwin joined in the cov...
45 min
291
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/5/17 -- Addressing dubiou...
The NBA Draft is still somehow a couple weeks away and this finals series isn’t going to hold anyone’s attention, so it appears we’re all getting an early start on “make stuff up and claim it as a report” season. Apparently, before having worked out L...
41 min
292
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 6/2/17 -- Should the Lakers...
The Los Angeles Lakers are within a few weeks of making their latest biggest decision in recent franchise history. For most, the choice has already been made. Lonzo Ball is the local kid who also is probably the best fit and most talented available pla...
68 min
293
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/31/17 -- Does it matter t...
The Los Angeles Lakers are widely expected to draft UCLA guard Lonzo Ball with the second overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, but the team’s process to evaluate him might have gotten slightly more difficult. A report surfaced Tuesday that Ball would n...
32 min
294
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/26/17 -- Pete Zayas of La...
Fans of the Los Angeles Lakers can finally say something they might not have been able to over the last five years and change: They know where the team they root for is going. There is a general direction and plan laid out by which the Lakers can cont...
61 min
295
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/24/17 -- Chris McGee on L...
The Los Angeles Lakers may not be in the postseason, but the team has certainly been busy over the summer. The front office has been working out countless candidates for the 2017 NBA Draft, and with rumors about Paul George and Lonzo Ball’s father doin...
53 min
296
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/22/17 -- How can the Lake...
The New York Knicks could be on the verge of doing the entire NBA a favor by once again Knicks-ing (technical term). Kristaps Porzingis has already shown his annoyance with Phil Jackson by skipping out on his exit interview, and instead of understandi...
46 min
297
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/19/17 -- Should the Laker...
The Los Angeles Lakers and Paul George are going to be intertwined with one another in rumors all offseason, and George missing out on all three All-NBA teams Thursday felt like a major reason why. Hosts Harrison Faigen and Anthony Irwin got together ...
48 min
298
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/17/17 -- Can D’Angelo Rus...
The basketball gods smiled on the Los Angeles Lakers once again, allowing the team to keep it’s lightly-protected first-round pick in the NBA Draft for the second year in a row. In fact, not only did the Lakers keep the pick, but they jumped into the s...
34 min
299
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/16/17 -- Brandon Ingram o...
The NBA lottery is within a tangible reach and, well, people are freaking out. So, to start the show, Harrison and I do our best to preview the lottery with all the information you absolutely need. I also dropped maybe my hottest take ever on the show...
47 min
300
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/12/17 -- Should the Lake...
Whether or not the Los Angeles Lakers should try to make a major splash this offseason is one of the biggest debates surrounding the team right now. Should the Lakers trade for Paul George, or should they wait and hope to recruit him in free agency the...
44 min
301
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/10/17 --  The Lakers are ...
The Los Angeles Lakers have had an active start to their offseason, expanding their analytics staff as well as overhauling the rest of their scouting department, and co-hosts Anthony Irwin and Harrison Faigen argued that they might be the most importan...
47 min
302
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/8/17 -- What should the L...
The Los Angeles Lakers have a busy offseason ahead of them. That much is obvious, but what’s less clear is just how they should go about it attacking it. What types of players should they target in free agency or in trades? Who should they draft if the...
29 min
303
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/5/17 -- How would Brandon...
On a day where Lonzo Ball released a $500 basketball shoe, you just knew the show was going to be kind of a weird one. First, as front offices changes continue to roll in, Harrison and I expanded on the conversation we started last show. It’s pretty c...
32 min
304
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/3/17 -- It’s time to move...
Jimmy Butler wanted so badly to move on from the past that he removed the rearview mirrors from his car. Now, that might be a little far (and probably illegal if not at the very least thoroughly unsafe), but the Los Angeles Lakers and those who follow ...
33 min
305
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 5/1/17 -- How ‘hell-bent’ i...
The first round of the NBA Playoffs are officially a thing of the past. The Los Angeles Clippers end their season with exactly as many playoff series wins as the Los Angeles Lakers. Had Paul George forced his way to the Lakers at the trade deadline, t...
44 min
306
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/28/17 -- Discussing how ...
With the first round of the NBA Playoffs basically behind us, what better time to utilize that context to try to compare where the Los Angeles Lakers currently stand with those whose seasons ran at least a couple weeks longer. To do just that, I brou...
88 min
307
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/27/17 -- Mark Medina tal...
The Harrison-less streak continues with yet another great guest as Mark Medina of the L.A. Daily News, OC Register, and, well anywhere you can find Los Angeles Lakers content joins the show. We actually start the show pointing out how ridiculous it is...
47 min
308
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/25/17 -- Do the Lakers ha...
A topic of concern among the Los Angeles Lakers fan base is whether the front office will trade for (insert superstar X). More often than not, that superstar in question is Paul George and, given yet another early playoff disappointment, the chances se...
52 min
309
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/21/17 -- ESPN’s John Irel...
Media exit interviews continue on Locked on Lakers, this time with ESPN and Spectrum SportsNet’s John Ireland, who joined for what is now his third show. Before he joined, we intro’d the show by covering some of the day’s topics, starting with Magic ...
45 min
310
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/19/17 -- Should the Laker...
First, Anthony and Harrison summarize D’Angelo Russell’s exit interview and a theme that ran consistently throughout the bulk of those pressers. Then, after a fun live read, Anthony is joined by Jared Dubin of Locked on Knicks to negotiate a Carmelo A...
51 min
311
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/17/17 -- Chris McGee on t...
Chris McGee of Spectrum SportsNet joined to talk about this past season, look ahead to what he’d like to see this summer, detail what kind of deals the Los Angeles Lakers should be looking to make and give his best James Worthy story. And that was jus...
61 min
312
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/14/17 -- Will Rob Pelinka...
Exit interviews officially signaled the end of the Los Angeles Lakers season Thursday afternoon. Much of what is to be expected to be said made it’s way into the various microphones, but there was still plenty to talk about. Rob Pelinka’s time on the ...
50 min
313
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/13/17 -- Which Laker is m...
The 2016-’17 Los Angeles Lakers season is over. It’s finally over. It ended on a blowout loss to the Golden State Warriors that left very little to actually talk about afterward, but we certainly tried to find something. First, I took to Facebook to ...
43 min
314
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/11/17 -- Should Metta Wor...
The Los Angeles Lakers entered Tuesday night with an excruciatingly tenuous hold on the chance of maybe tying the Phoenix Suns for the NBA’s second-worst record. Both teams’ games started at the same time. Those chances went out the window rather quic...
23 min
315
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/11/17 -- Should fans want...
The end is so close. So, so close. The Los Angeles Lakers finish their season on a back-to-back against the New Orleans Pelicans and Golden State Warriors and the finish line is within reach. Finally. We start the show by discussing what these last co...
36 min
316
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/10/17 -- The Lakers are t...
The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves on a crazy buzzer-beater from D’Angelo Russell Sunday, somehow their fourth win in a row and fifth in in their last ten games. The win streak has come at the worst possible time for the Lakers’ lot...
23 min
317
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/7/17 -- Why Lonzo Ball s...
Here we were, enjoying a nice Thursday afternoon having just recorded a perfectly fine show and getting ready to head into the weekend, then... The Los Angeles Lakers (though through no fault of their own) had different plans for the podcast. Lonzo Ba...
33 min
318
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/6/17 -- Are the Spurs goo...
So, the Los Angeles Lakers won a hard-fought game in San Antonio against the Spurs, which is usually plenty reason to celebrate, but it’s 2017 and winning isn’t always a good thing. As the game itself featured a career night for Tyler Ennis, there rea...
53 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/5/17 -- Kawhi Leonard is ...
Kawhi Leonard is enjoying a season deserving of MVP praise. The San Antonio Spurs asked more of him than maybe some thought he was capable of, and he came through with flying colors. So, finding out his shooting coaches told him to learn a thing or tw...
19 min
320
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/4/17 -- Could Luol Deng m...
God bless the Orlando Magic. Heading into a Monday night in which the lone actual Lakers news was Jeanie Buss being voted into a lifetime position as controlling governor of the organization, suffice it so say Harrison and I were a little nervous abou...
34 min
321
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 4/3/17 -- Did their win ove...
Yet again, the Los Angeles Lakers put their fan base in the precarious position having to go through the identity crisis that typically accompanies rooting against their favorite team. Beating a Memphis Grizzlies team even without Marc Gasol is a good...
37 min
322
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/31/17 -- Seven things we ...
The Los Angeles Lakers have seven games remaining in their lost season, but the opportunity they have to try new things and evaluate their players shouldn’t be wasted. Bu what should the team be looking for, and what should they experiment with? With ...
30 min
323
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/30/17 -- What should the ...
The Los Angeles Lakers currently have the second-worst record in the NBA, but if the team’s first-round draft pick falls outside of the top-three, the team will have to send it to the Philadelphia 76ers. What will the Lakers’ response be should that d...
26 min
324
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/29/17 -- D’Angelo Russell...
The last couple episodes have looked at the Los Angeles Lakers in a broader sense, taking into account the goings on across the National Basketball Association. So, with Harrison coming back, there was plenty to catch up on. First and foremost, the La...
39 min
325
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/28/17 -- Why wins aren’t ...
An odd thing happens anytime the Los Angeles Lakers win. Well it isn’t odd, so much as it is annoying, but still. Fans lose their minds when the Lakers fail to lose. Last Friday night, the Lakers played the Minnesota Timberwolves in a fun OT game that...
33 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/27/17 -- Will the ‘champi...
The Los Angeles Lakers spent their Sunday evening getting their tails whupped by the Portland Trail Blazers so talking about the game itself wasn’t really an option. To be completely honest, we basically forgot that game happened and have moved on the ...
57 min
327
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/24/17 -- How would Shaq h...
The Los Angeles Lakers will give Shaquille O’Neal a well-deserved statue at Staples Center Friday, and with little actual news around the team to discuss, hosts Harrison Faigen and Anthony Irwin decided to spend half an hour talking about the Big Arist...
38 min
328
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/23/17 -- What is Jordan C...
A few weeks back, we discussed D’Angelo Russell as in-depth as just about anyone has to this point. Jordan Clarkson has become about as polarizing as anyone on the Los Angeles Lakers, so we decided to give him similar treatment. Greatness ensued. Or s...
45 min
329
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/22/17 -- Ranking the Lake...
The Los Angeles Lakers were thoroughly destroyed by the L.A. Clippers in a 133-109 loss that was even less close than the score would indicate, leaving our podcast with very little on the court action to look at in the latest episode. So after wrapping...
18 min
330
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/21/17 -- How should the L...
Turns out, when Magic Johnson said the Los Angeles Lakers would not leak anything to the media, he meant they wouldn’t announce anything, either. David Nwaba’s second 10-day contract ended Monday and most figured an announcement would come at some poi...
36 min
331
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/20/17 -- Why did it take ...
The Los Angeles Lakers may have lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers Sunday, but the story of the game (and the weekend) was undoubtedly the superlative play of D’Angelo Russell. The Lakers young guard made his triumphant 40-point return to the team’s start...
38 min
332
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/17/17 -- Why are things g...
The Los Angeles Lakers have been a bad team for a while, but only recently have seemed to totally collapse into a miserable one. What exactly has went wrong? To try and find answers, host Harrison Faigen was joined by Gary Kester (the Picasso of Lakers...
29 min
333
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/16/17 -- Is it time to wo...
How long ago do those few great games from D’Angelo Russell feel? Somehow, he’s gone from reminding everyone why the Los Angeles Lakers took him second overall (even over Kristaps Porzingis) to randomly in head coach Luke Walton’s doghouse with zero l...
51 min
334
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/14/17 -- What do the Lak...
Earlier in the week, the Los Angeles Lakers lost a close one to the Philadelphia 76ers. Yes, the term “lost” might be being used loosely here, but still. In a game featuring a couple young cores, the D’Angelo Russell & Co. came up short against some ki...
45 min
335
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/13/17 -- Why was D'Angelo...
Unless you've been living under a rock for the last day or so, you probably have heard about Luke Walton starting Jordan Clarkson instead of D'Angelo Russell in last night's blowout loss to the Denver Nuggets. We bring Adam Mares (Locked on Nuggets, ...
44 min
336
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/10/17 -- Discussing the S...
The Los Angeles Lakers won their first game in basically a month. On its face, most fans would (and should) enjoy watching the young core play well enough to win on the road against another up-and-coming Phones Suns team. And yet, those lottery implica...
43 min
337
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/9/17 -- Looking back on...
The Los Angeles Lakers remain the most relevant second-worst team in the history of the National Basketball Association because of course they would. With Harrison (DNP-CD) out, I enlisted Darius Soriano of Forum Blue & Gold to talk about all the goin...
75 min
338
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/8/17 -- Reacting to the R...
The Los Angeles Lakers lost again. Even less surprising, somehow, was who they lost to: The Dallas Mavericks, whom they turn into some combination of the Harlem Globetrotters and Golden State Warriors. So, instead of jumping right into analysis of a g...
24 min
339
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/7/17 -- What would it tak...
So we finally got to enjoy something close to a slow news day for the Los Angeles Lakers, but that does leave a pretty gaping hole in stuff to talk about. Combine that with the downer that was yesterday’s show and we figured we’d liven the mood with w...
37 min
340
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/6/17 -- Is the Lakers org...
The Los Angeles Lakers are coming off of probably one of the ugliest weekends in the franchise’s history — both on and off the court. First, the weekend was kicked off on Friday evening by a shellacking at the hands of the Boston Celtics, followed by ...
45 min
341
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/3/17 -- Larry Nance, Jr. ...
Fun show today, and it’s pretty rare we feel comfortable over-selling something like this. Larry Nance, Jr. stopped by at the top of the show to talk about his favorite subject: Dunking on Ivica Zubac. With friends like these, who needs enemies? He s...
45 min
342
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/2/17 -- Negotiating a dea...
With an off day before the Los Angeles Lakers play against the Boston Celtics and all the personnel moves having already taken place since the trade deadline, the news was fairly scarce. So what better time than this to sit down and negotiate a deal wi...
44 min
343
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 3/1/17 -- Julius Randle, D'...
The kids are alright. Julius Randle and D'Angelo Russell dominated the game statistically against the Charlotte Hornets and will get their due credit, but Brandon Ingram deserves praise, too. Anthony and Harrison explain why. Then they discuss what L...
25 min
344
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/28/17 -- The latest Paul ...
There is never an off day for the Los Angeles Lakers, even when the team isn’t playing. A busy Monday saw the team waive Jose Calderon and (reportedly) decide to call-up D-Fenders guard David Nwaba on a 10-day contract. Before getting to that, however,...
35 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/27/17 -- Picking apart th...
The Los Angeles Lakers’ loss to the San Antonio Spurs featured plenty of eye-popping (and bad) numbers, from Julius Randle’s shooting percentage to the Lakers posting more turnovers than assists on a day the silver and black put on a ball movement clin...
19 min
346
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/23/17 -- Should Magic Joh...
The Los Angeles Lakers did not trade for Indiana Pacers All-Star forward Paul George before the NBA trade deadline, despite numerous whispers and reports of his interest in a homecoming. Should the team have pushed harder, or put more assets on the tab...
41 min
347
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/23/17 -- Talking Magic Jo...
With the trade deadline behind us and Magic Johnson squarely at the helm of the Los Angeles Lakers, fans finally get a chance to catch their breath collectively. So, what better time to bring on friend of the show Chris McGee (or Geeter, as we’re all ...
44 min
348
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/22/17 -- Reacting to the ...
With Harrison catching a DNP-hoarse, I brought in Drew Garrison on today’s show, but whatever would we talk about? It was a perfectly quiet day for the Los Angeles Lakers, right? I guess we could start with Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss being shown the d...
36 min
349
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/21/17 -- Which kinds of t...
It seems like you can’t go a few hours without some new report about which Los Angeles Lakers might be on the move at this point and, with only a few days left before Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, the rumors are probably only just getting started. So...
38 min
350
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/20/17 -- Should the Lake...
The Los Angeles Lakers have officially viewed the frothy waters of the trade deadline, dipped their toes in a little bit, and said “thanks, but no thanks.” Reports surfaced Sunday night that the Lakers had reportedly engaged the Sacramento Kings in tr...
41 min
351
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 2/17/17 -- Will Nick Young ...
With Kobe Bryant retired, the Los Angeles Lakers don’t have a participant in the actual All-Star game this weekend, but there are still a few members of the purple and gold involved in the festivities. Nick Young will be in the three-point contest, whi...
24 min
352
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
354
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
355
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
356
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
357
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
358
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
359
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
360
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
361
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
362
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
363
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
364
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
365
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
366
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
367
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
368
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
369
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
370
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
371
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
372
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
373
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
374
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
375
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
376
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
377
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
378
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
379
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
380
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
381
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
382
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
383
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
384
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
385
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
386
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
387
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
388
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
389
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
390
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
391
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
392
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
393
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
394
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
395
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
396
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
397
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
398
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
399
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
400
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
401
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
402
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
403
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
404
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
405
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
406
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
407
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
408
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
409
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
410
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
411
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
412
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
413
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
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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
415
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
416
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
417
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
418
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
419
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
420
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
421
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
422
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
423
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
424
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
425
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
426
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
427
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
428
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
429
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
430
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
431
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
432
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
433
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
434
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
435
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
436
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
437
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
438
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
439
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
440
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
441
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
442
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
443
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
444
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
445
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
446
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
447
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
448
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
449
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
450
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
451
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
452
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
453
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
454
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
455
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
456
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
457
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
458
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
459
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
460
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
461
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
462
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
463
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
464
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
465
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
466
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
467
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
468
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
469
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
470
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
471
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
472
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...
39 min
473
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...
39 min
474
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 ...
38 min
475
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...
43 min
476
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. ...
22 min
477
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, ...
30 min
478
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/5/16--Discussing Kobe Bry...
Anthony and Harrison decided to take a walk down memory lane in the latest episode of Locked on Lakers, discussing their enduring memories of Kobe Bryant’s time at the Olympics, the impact he had on the roster, and how much of the team’s recent success...
37 min
479
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/3/16 -- Which Member of T...
D’Angelo Russell, Julius Randle, and Brandon Ingram may have practiced against Team USA as part of the select team, but there are no members of the Los Angeles Lakers on the team that will represent the United States in Rio. But could any #FutureLakers...
35 min
480
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 8/1/16 -- Discussing Kobe B...
Locked on Lakers' hosts Anthony Irwin and Harrison Faigen were joined by Jeff Garcia of Locked on Spurs, and the three discussed their memories of both players on and off the court, as well as comparing the organizations they were a part of for their u...
50 min
481
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/29/16 -- How Can The Kids...
The conversation about how guys like D'Angelo Russell, Julius Randle and Ivica Zubac can impress potential free agent targets was so much fun yesterday, we decided to run it back, but with the remaining young guys the #Lakers have to offer. So, wha...
33 min
482
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/28/16 -- Paul George Prai...
Paul George joined the growing list of players and coaches who have heaped praise on the #Lakers' young core. So, Anthony and Harrison thought it would be an interesting topic to figure out what kind of leap those kids need to take in order to make the...
33 min
483
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/27/16-- Mailbag! Which Yo...
Last week's mailbag was so successful and so much fun, we decided to bring it back as a weekly show, at least/especially for the offseason. Questions include: - Which player of the #Lakers young core is most likely to make an all star team? - What...
44 min
484
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/26/16 -- Luke Walton Talk...
A conversation started with Luke Walton appearing on Shaquille O'Neal's podcast and the discussion about those comments led to an impromptu debate on whether Julius Randle should have played in Las Vegas Summer League. Initially, Walton talks about D'A...
36 min
485
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/25/16-- Starting Five Dis...
The top story over the weekend was Luke Walton's music choice on the volleyball court, so Harrison and Anthony discuss what the #Lakers might look like to start basketball games on their own basketball court. By our count, there are six guys with legit...
41 min
486
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/22/16-- Trade Speculation...
Will the #Lakers make any more #offseason moves? Why hasn’t Brandon Ingram signed his contract? How much playing time will Ivica Zubac get this year? Anthony answered all of this and more in the latest episode of Locked on Lakers.
30 min
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LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/21/16-- Julius Randle Imp...
The summers of D’Angelo Russell and Brandon Ingram have been the main topics of discussion around the Los Angeles Lakers in recent weeks, but now it’s Julius Randle’s time to shine. The 2014 lottery pick revealed details about his offseason workout rou...
37 min
488
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/20/16-- Kevin Durant or B...
Kevin Durant has been particularly positive about the #Lakers and Brandon Ingram in particular. Anthony has some thoughts on what that might mean, given his stance in the offseason and actually catches Harrison by surprise! Aside from that, the guys ta...
31 min
489
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/19/16-- USA Basketball Se...
The #Lakers' summer did not end after Las Vegas Summer League. More than any other team in the NBA, they represented at the USA Basketball Select Team camp. D'Angelo Russell, Julius Randle and Brandon Ingram will spend the next couple weeks playing alo...
30 min
490
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/18/16-- Las Vegas Summer ...
The #Lakers are back from Las Vegas, so Anthony and Harrison discuss their time out there. Who impressed; who disappointed and who surprised? You won't want to miss that final category. (Hint: We find out about someone's successful gambling career). ...
29 min
491
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/15/16-- The Latest on Rus...
On the Raining Js Podcast (also of the Locked on Podcast Network), Sean Deveney (Sporting News) predicted Blake Griffin would start next season on the #Celtics. Griffin is not Russell Westbrook, so is this a leverage ploy by the Celtics to lower the as...
31 min
492
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/14/16-- Should the Lakers...
The talk around the #Lakers is about #RussellWestbrook. Should they trade for him now, or wait for free agency? Then, Jeanie Buss spoke about the state of the team, and what she said should make Lakers fans feel good about the organization's direction....
38 min
493
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/11/16-- Is Larry Nance, J...
The Los Angeles Lakers have certainly kicked off Las Vegas Summer League with a bang. The team is off to a 2-0 start to the tournament, with one easy victory over the New Orleans Pelicans followed by a nail-biter over the Philadelphia 76ers due to a ga...
15 min
494
LOCKED ON LAKERS -- 7/10/16-- D'Angelo Russell'...
Anthony and Harrison got together to discuss their views of D'Angelo Russell's game-winning shot and more views on the young Lakers' team's time in Las Vegas Summer League.
21 min
495
Ingram, Zubac, Russell and Nance, Jr. impress i...
Anthony and Harrison give their thoughts on the #Lakers' first summer league in an impromptu podcast from Las Vegas. The game was dominated by an unforeseen force.
19 min
496
Locked on Lakers: Lakers Trade for Calderon and...
The #Lakers made the biggest deal of the #NBA offseason: They acquired Jose Calderon from the #Bulls via trade. Anthony and Harrison react to that, along with the rest of free agency to this point.
29 min
497
Locked on Lakers: Episode 1
#Lakers Summer League is upon us, so Anthony and Harrison bring in Ben Rosales (@brosales12) to preview what the team might look like in Vegas. It's our debut show on the Locked On network. Make sure you subscribe!
53 min
498
Lakers Lounge: Chandler Parsons Analysis with K...
Kirk Henderson (@KirkSeriousFace) stops by the Lounge to talk about what Chandler Parsons might bring to the Lakers. There has been some reported mutual interest between the two parties, so the conversation is certainly timely. On top of that, he talks...
48 min
499
Lakers Late Night: Free Agency Reaction, Day 1
After years of planning, hoping, missing out on free agents and watching awful basketball to maintain the flexibility needed to field a competitive roster at some point down the line, the Lakers wound up with… Drum roll, please. I’m waiting. Still wait...
21 min
500
Lakers Lounge: Free Agency Preview
Anthony Irwin and Harrison Faigen are joined by Tom Fehr (also of Silver Screen & Roll) to talk about the days leading up to free agency. The Lakers have been spurned not just by Kevin Durant and Hassan Whiteside, but somehow couldn’t get a meeting wit...
47 min
501
Lakers Lounge: Sibling Rivalry
So, apparently Jim and Jeanie Buss still aren’t getting along, which isn’t necessarily all that newsworthy. Nothing new to see there. The timing of which these reports came out struck Anthony and Harrison as odd, so they took a deep dive into one of th...
49 min
502
Lakers Lounge: The Lakers’ fresh future, with C...
The Los Angeles Lakers’ last several years have been dour, mostly joyless affairs, as fans closely following the team are certainly aware. There has been a pretty consistent cycle in Los Angeles since 2014: draft a promising player, strike out in free ...
62 min
503
Lakers Lounge: Draft Night Immediate Recap
The draft played out just about exactly as was expected, so Anthony and Harrison figure out ways say a bunch of stuff they already said. They also look ahead to the opening moments of free agency. More specifically: Who the Lakers should call at midnig...
32 min
504
Lakers Lounge Live: Luke Walton Introduced
Anthony Irwin and Harrison Faigen again get together to recap everything you might’ve missed with the Lakers, starting with the introduction of Luke Walton as head coach. They give a short preview of Summer League, which is right around the corner. The...
33 min
505
Lakers Lounge: Dave Schilling Returns
It’s been way too long, so Anthony Irwin catches up with Dave Schilling on what’s been a really good Lakers offseason, then about these NBA Finals. Also, they talk a little bit about one of the more ridiculous rumors we’ve heard in a little while: LeBr...
51 min
506
Lakers Lounge: Discussing the Lakers’ options w...
It’s safe say there has been plenty of news about the Los Angeles Lakers over the last few since the team fired head coach Byron Scott. The team has plucked 
31 min
507
Lakers Lounge: Luke Hired, Pick Kept, Future Br...
Anthony and Harrison hadn’t spoken in a while, so there was quite a bit to talk about. The Lakers have since hired a coach, kept their second-overall pick and have the pieces to put together at least a competitive team next season. 
44 min
508
Lakers Late Night: Byron Scott FIRED
Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott was fired on Sunday night, so your hosts Anthony [...]
21 min
509
Lakers Lounge: Lakers’ coaching situation and ...
The season is over but there’s still plenty to talk about, especially as the coaching carousel begins to spin. Are the Los Angeles Lakers missing out on opportunities while they hold on to Byron Scott? Darius Soriano of Forum Blue and Gold joins the sh...
64 min
510
Lakers Podcast: The cost of giving Kobe Bryant ...
We continue wrapping up the Los Angeles Lakers’ season and Michael Pina of Bleacher Report and various outlets joined the show talk some purple and gold. Pina goes into detail on his article that looks at the “cost” of givingKobe Bryant a farewell seas...
52 min
511
Lakers Podcast: LD2K joins to discuss Kobe Brya...
The Lakers Lounge opens up for a very special episode with Chris Manning of 2K Sports — known by most Lakers and basketball fans as the great LD2K — joins the show! He attended Kobe Bryant’s final game and couldn’t wait to stop by and talk about what w...
55 min
512
Lakers Late Night: Kobe Bryant gives us the per...
The grand finale of Kobe Bryant’s career is Wednesday night, making for one of the biggest moments in franchise history. 20 years with Kobe have come and gone, and we’ll be live after the game to talk about what promises to be an emotional farewell to ...
31 min
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Lakers Late Night: Kobe Bryant’s final road gam...
We’ll be discussed Kobe Bryant’s final game away from Los Angeles, and second-to-last time No. 24 graces the floor for the NBA. The end will be 48 minutes of regulation away once this final buzzer sounds in Oklahoma City. Subscribe on iTunes | on Stit...
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Lakers Lounge: Preparing for Kobe Bryant’s fina...
The Lakers Lounge opens the doors as we all prepare for the final game of Kobe Bryant’s career. It’s been an incredible 20-year journey, and it’s still hard to comprehend that it all comes to an end on Wednesday.  The crew from Lakers Outsiders joins ...
45 min
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Lakers Late Night: Kobe goes off on Rockets but...
Kobe Bryant played in his third-to-last game ever for the Los Angeles Lakerson Sunday. The purple and gold were blown out by the injury-ridden 
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Lakers Late Night: Pelicans beat up Lakers; pre...
The Los Angeles Lakers begin Kobe Bryant’s final road trip with a stop in New Orleans. The Pelicans are so banged up they might just draw sympathy from the Lakers, who’ve dealt with their fair share of injury woes over the last few seasons. We’re down ...
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Lakers Lounge: Mark Medina talks covering Kobe ...
Kobe Bryant is entering the last stretch of his farewell season, with just four games left in his 20th and final campaign. So who better to stop by on the latest episode of the Lakers Lounge than Mark Medina of the L.A. Daily News? With their new book...
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