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The Lakers Nation Podcast is dedicated to providing intelligent Los Angeles Lakers talk year-round. Hosted by LakersNation.com Senior Writer Trevor Lane, this podcast provides a big-picture look at the Lakers world while also addressing week-to-week news. We bring on a variety of guests from the Lakā€¦

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    Lakers Lineups, Upcoming Schedule, Trade Talks & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2023 103:46


    What should the Lakers do at the trade deadline? What will Darvin Ham do with the rotation with a nearly healthy team? And why the next stretch of games is the most important of the season. We dive into all that and more with Trevor Lane... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Cole Swider On Lakers' Future, Getting To The Next Level, Trade Deadline & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2023 26:20


    Lakers forward Cole Swider sat down with Trevor Lane to discuss his progress, his goals with the club, the upcoming trade deadline and tons more... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Take Down Knicks In Overtime

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2023 68:46


    The Lakers were able to outlast the Knicks in overtime while deploying a new starting five. Is the lineup here to stay? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Fall To Nets In Roller Coaster Performance

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2023 63:56


    The Lakers were without LeBron James, Anthony Davis, and Austin Reaves in Brooklyn and fell to a Nets team that was also missing Kevin Durant, Ben Simmons, and TJ Warren. What does all of this mean for the Lakers? Can they salvage the road trip and get a win against the Knicks on the second night of a back-to-back? Also, new concerns arise about LeBron's health... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Referee No-Call Fallout, LeBron & Davis Out Against Nets, Which Guard Should Lakers Trade?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2023 96:48


    Lakers fans are still livid after having yet another game taken away due to referee error. We discuss what can be done to stop this, plus who the Lakers should look to move at the trade deadline and more... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Refs Botch Finish Of Lakers-Celtics, Cost LA The Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 29, 2023 76:16


    Once again, the Lakers were on the short end of a mistake from the referees, this time a no-call denying LeBron James the chance to win the game at the free throw line at the end of regulation. Similar situations have now played out 4 times within the last month, drastically altering the playoff landscape in the West. What can the Lakers do to combat blatant errors by the officials? We discuss that and more after a frustrating night. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Options On The Trade Market

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2023 59:44


    Bonus weekend episode! We break down the current trade market and the Lakers' options for improving the team with Trevor Lane and Ron Gutterman... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Trade Deadline Talk, Potential Moves & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2023 90:35


    We open up the call-in line and talk Lakers basketball, including the upcoming trade deadline, the rotation, Russell Westbrook's role and more. Note: We had an audio issue with our host's mic, so please excuse the less than perfect quality. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Anthony Davis Returns, Rui Hachimura Debuts, & The Lakers Beat The Spurs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 61:01


    The Lakers picked up a needed win against the Spurs, but even more important was the return of Anthony Davis and the debut of newest Laker Rui Hachimura. It wasn't a perfect performance and we did see a scary near-injury for Davis, but the Lakers are getting closer to having a full roster as the trade deadline gets closer... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Fall To Hot-Shooting Clippers, Anthony Davis' Return News & Rui Hachimura Debut

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2023 68:49


    The Lakers suffered a frustrating loss to a Clippers team that simply couldn't miss, getting blown out despite 46 points from LeBron James. Fortunately, they also got some good news on the return of Anthony Davis and the debut of Rui Hachimura... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Trade For Rui Hachimura, Why They May Not Be Done & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2023 88:26


    The Lakers made the first significant move ahead of the trade deadline landing Rui Hachimura in a deal with the Wizards. Trevor Lane explains why they may not be done and what's next for the club while taking calls from Lakers fans.... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Get Huge Road Win In Crazy Comeback Against Blazers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 70:25


    The Lakers completed an incredible comeback win against the Blazers despite being down by 25 points at halftime. It was a roller coaster of a game, but huge performances by LeBron James, Thomas Bryant, and Dennis Schroder helped propel the Lakers to victory. We dive into a fun night of basketball as well as the approaching trade deadline... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Get Massive Win Over Grizzlies

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2023 75:40


    The Lakers picked up a huge win over the Grizzlies, snapping their opponents' 11-game win streak while finishing off a close game thanks to a Dennis Schroder steal and score in crunch time. It was a subpar game by LeBron's standards as he had 23 points and the Lakers gave up a whopping 24 offensive rebounds, so how did they come away with a win? We broke it down plus news on Anthony Davis' return.... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Decision-Making On Trades, Refs Miss Another Call, Thomas Bryant & Dennis Schroder Decline

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 98:23


    The Lakers face some major decisions with the trade deadline just 3 weeks away. Should they get something done? What possibilities are out there? Should they consider a full rebuild? We open up the call in line and discuss a wide variety of Lakers topics... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Again Struggle In Crunch Time, Fall To Kings

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 65:52


    The Lakers again struggled to close out a game, this time falling to the Sacramento Kings as both their offense and defense struggled when the game was on the line. Where do they go from here? Is there a trade available that can help? What about coach Darvin Ham's decision-making? Trevor Lane breaks it all down... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    LeBron Drops 48 As Lakers Defeat Rockets

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 48:38


    It may have been a bit closer than Lakers fans would have ideally liked, but the purple and gold got a much-needed win against the Houston Rockets. LeBron James dropped 48 big points to lead LA to victory... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Fall Apart Late Against 76ers....Again

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 68:11


    The Lakers had a chance to win against the 76ers but came up short on a disastrous final play. We discuss a team that just can't seem to find success in crucial moments, what it means for the trade front and more.... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Fall To Mavs In Double OT In Game Marred By Officiating Controversy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 55:23


    The Lakers lost in brutal fashion to the Mavs in double overtime that saw not one but two game-winning shots for LA spoiled by uncalled fouls. We break down a rough night for the Lakers, a poor performance for LeBron, and where the team goes from here in the West race. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Trade Situation, How They Got Here And Their Options

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 94:50


    This comprehensive breakdown of the Lakers' trade situation including how they got to where they are at, why their situation is so perilous and what they can do prior to the February 9th deadline Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers On Right Track, Asking Price For Cam Reddish, Davis' Impact On Trade Front

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 19:54


    The Lakers may have lost their last game but they seem to be on the right track with their play style. Can they build upon it? Plus, the asking price for Cam Reddish creates some interesting possibilities, Anthony Davis' impact on the trade front and more with Trevor Lane... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Extremely Shorthanded, Fall To Nuggets

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 47:44


    The Lakers had a skeleton lineup on hand in Denver, with LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Austin Reaves, Troy Brown Jr, and Lonnie Walker all sidelined due to injury. Things got worse when Patrick Beverley was injured mid-game, leaving LA with little chance against the top-seeded Nuggets. Is this a loss to be upset about for fans? Does it inform the team of the urgency of a trade? We discuss... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    LeBron Clarifies Comments, Pressure On Lakers To Make Trade, Bryant & Davis Starting Together?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 65:22


    LeBron James made some comments that seemed to suggest he wants the Lakers to make a trade...until he clarified some things on Twitter. Where does that leave the Lakers now, and is the pressure on to make a deal? Plus we open up the mail bag and discuss Anthony Davis eventually starting in a big lineup with Thomas Bryant, trade options, Patrick Beverley's resurgence and tons more... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Dethrone Kings To Win 5th Straight

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2023 66:28


    The shorthanded Lakers took down the Kings on the second night of a back-to-back on the road to win their 5th straight. Do Lakers fans finally have a reason to be excited? We break down the massive win and what it means for the purple and gold... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Crush Hawks, Kendrick Nunn Breaks Out

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2023 78:21


    The Lakers cruised past the Atlanta Hawks in a full-team effort. Despite being short-handed, LA had multiple players step up, like Dennis Schroder, Thomas Bryant, Max Christie and more. Kendrick Nunn stole the show with his best performance as a Laker, dropping 23 points while LeBron had 25 and Westbrook 18. Trevor Lane and Sean Davis break down the win and what it means for the Lakers on the trade market... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Truth About The Lakers, Responsibility To Make A Deal, Thomas Bryant's Value & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 33:24


    We discuss what the Lakers really are as a team, their responsibility to help LeBron and Anthony Davis with a trade, potential options, Thomas Bryant's value and more when Allen Sliwa joins Trevor Lane... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    What A Win! Lakers Defeat Heat Without LeBron, Davis, Or Walker!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 78:46


    The Lakers picked up one of their best wins of the season when they took down the Miami Heat despite missing LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Dennis Schroder had his best performance of the season while Russell Westbrook and Thomas Bryant shined to help LA get the W that they needed. What's next for this team and can they keep up their winning ways? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    LeBron's Brilliance, What It Means For Lakers' Trade Decisions & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 45:39


    LeBron James is doing things we have never seen a player his age do before. Does that give the Lakers' front office enough confidence to pull the trigger on a trade? Can they be trusted to make the right move? Plus, Thomas Bryant's role filling in for Anthony Davis and more with Trevor Lane and Ron Gutterman... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Sting Hornets As LeBron Drops 43

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2023 48:43


    The Lakers took down the Hornets as LeBron James continued his hot scoring streak with 43 points. Do the Lakers finally have enough healthy wings to stop playing so much small ball? What should they look to do on the trade market? Trevor Lane breaks it down... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers' Upcoming Schedule, What The Numbers Really Say About Small Lineups

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2023 29:41


    The Lakers have some opportunities with their schedule ahead to get themselves back on track when Anthony Davis returns, plus what the numbers really say about the small lineups and why the Lakers need their own New Years' resolution... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    What A Night! LeBron James Drops 47 On Hawks On 38th Birthday

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2022 51:02


    LeBron James spent his 38th birthday putting on an incredible performance, netting 47 points in a much-needed win over the Atlanta Hawks. We break down the win and what the performance means for LeBron and the Lakers... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Hesitant To Make Move, LeBron's Trade Value & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2022 48:27


    The Lakers may be considering riding the season out, what happens if they go down that path and LeBron requests a trade? Plus how LA's front office has managed the team, some optimism and more... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    LeBron Creates Buzz About Future With Lakers After Loss To Heat

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 71:09


    The Lakers lost to the Heat but postgame comments made by LeBron James may be a bigger concern. LeBron made it clear he wants to spend the final years of his career contending for championships, which begs the question of whether or not he thinks the Lakers can give him that opportunity.... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Defeat Magic, Get Back In Win Column

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2022 63:59


    The Lakers got a much-needed win over the Orlando Magic with LeBron James and Russell Westbrook leading the way. Where are things heading on the trade front for the Lakers? Will LeBron play in the 2nd night of a back-to-back tomorrow against Miami? We discuss... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Deliver Coal For Christmas With Loss To Mavs

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 25, 2022 62:33


    The Lakers delivered a lump of coal to their fans on Christmas with a loss to the Dallas Mavericks that saw them outscored by 30 in a disastrous 3rd quarter. What's next and how frustrated is LeBron James at this point? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Find Way To Lose To Hornets, Hit New Low

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2022 59:41


    The Lakers got good news today on Anthony Davis, but unfortunately found a way to lose a must-win game against the Hornets. Things are getting bad and the clock is ticking for the team to make some kind of bounce back... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Injury Update, Interest In Cam Reddish And Zach LaVine

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2022 25:14


    The Lakers enter a must-win game against the Hornets with an updated injury report, who is in and who is out? Plus, the team is rumored to have interest in Zach LaVine and Cam Reddish on the trade market, would either of them help move the needle without Anthony Davis? Trevor Lane discusses.... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Crushed By Kings, When Will Trade Take Place?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2022 66:24


    The Lakers are struggling without Anthony Davis, Russell Westbrook, and Austin Reaves, a trend that continued in a bad loss to the Kings. What does LA do from here? Is there a trade that can save the season and why hasn't it happened yet? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Trade Options Without Anthony Davis, Q & A

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 56:03


    Breaking down the Lakers trade options without Anthony Davis and what the decision-making process should look like, plus fan Q & A with Trevor Lane... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Short-Handed Lakers Blown Out By Suns

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2022 49:12


    The Lakers were extremely short-handed against the Suns and thus weren't able to put up much of a fight. We break down the game and what the team's options are moving forward, particularly while we wait for an update on Anthony Davis... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Defeat Wizards Despite Terrible News On Anthony Davis

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2022 67:21


    Isn't wasn't pretty but the Lakers got a win over the Washington Wizards; which was a much-needed positive on a day that featured some terrible news on Anthony Davis... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Get Massive Win Over Nuggets, Await Anthony Davis Injury News

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2022 52:51


    The Lakers got a huge win over the Denver Nuggets despite losing Anthony Davis for the 2nd half. It was an incredible performance to build on with a number of role players stepping up; now LA waits for word on the severity of Davis' injury.... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers' Trade Market, Movable Pieces, Q & A

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2022 55:40


    The NBA trade market is starting to pick up but what are the challenges facing the Lakers in getting a deal done? Trevor Lane breaks it down, plus who we see getting moved and fan Q & A.... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Trade Rumors As League Shifts Towards Deals, Q & A

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2022 55:35


    December 15th is here, which means that the NBA's trade season is going to pick up. Who are the Lakers linked to and can they get a deal done? Plus, fan Q & A.... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Collapse Late Again, Give Away Game To Celtics

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2022 57:25


    The Lakers once again gave up a big lead late in the 4th quarter and lost a game in overtime that looked to be a win. Who is to blame for this continuing to happen? What can the team do moving forward? Trevor Lane is joined by Keith Smith to discuss.... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Trade Talks For Bogdanovic, Reddish, Fournier, Patrick Beverly's Impact, Q & A

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2022 33:59


    The Lakers are looking for shooting on the trade market but is Bojan Bogdanovic worth the price? Plus what Patrick Beverley brings, is Cam Reddish worth bringing in Evan Fournier as well, plus fan Q & A.... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Defeat Pistons, Austin Reaves Big 3 Seals Win

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2022 30:25


    The Lakers finished their road trip 3-3 after getting a win over the Detroit Pistons as Anthony Davis and LeBron James blew up and Austin Reaves hit a clutch 3 to seal it. Trevor Lane and Jeff Spiegel break down the game and what it means for LA... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Trade Front On Kuzma, DeRozan, Vucevic, Rotation/Roster Issues, Q & A

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2022 51:23


    The Lakers may have interest in trading for Kyle Kuzma, Nikola Vucevic, and/or DeMar DeRozan, plus what last game highlighted about LA's roster/rotation issues and Trevor Lane opens up the mail bag... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakes Fall To 76ers In OT Despite Crazy Comeback

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2022 60:02


    The Lakers looked like they had pulled off a miraculous comeback until a missed free throw and a complete collapse in overtime resulted in a loss to the 76ers. With evidence mounting that a trade is needed, can these Lakers keep their heads above water until a deal is struck? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Injury Update, Patrick Beverley Concerns, Standings Watch & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2022 30:00


    We take a look at the Lakers' current injury situation, the trade market, and how Patrick Beverley's poor shooting causes problems, plus a look at the standings and why the West is wide open for a Lakers run.... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Short-Handed Lakers Clawed By Raptors

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2022 44:19


    With Anthony Davis out due to illness, the Lakers decided to rest LeBron James on the second night of a back-to-back on the road. The result was a blowout loss to the Raptors, but the Lakers' road trip can still be a success if they can pick up wins in their final two stops. Plus, what's going on with the Lakers' trade front? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Lose Anthony Davis To Illness, Game To Cavs

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2022 51:53


    The Lakers went to Cleveland and unfortunately had to battle the Cavs without Anthony Davis, who left in the first quarter with the flu. What did this reveal for the trade front and should Darvin Ham alter the rotation? Trevor Lane and Jeff Spiegel discuss... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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