Lakers Talk with Allen Sliwa
We have some real issues! : 11/29/21
The Lakers barely get a win against the Detroit Pistons last night. Allen wants to start out positive and with an optimistic attitude even though its a bit short. Now who is to blame for this, Rob, LeBron, or Vogel? Plus, Allen shares a few tweets from Lakers fans, what are the concerns? Allen looks at where the Lakers are in the ESPNs power rankings. And, he looks ahead to whats next for the Lakers.
LeBron is suspended!: 11/22/21
The Lakers fight to get the win against the Detroit Pistons but that wasnt the story of the night. LeBron James is ejected from the game due to a flagrant 2 foul. Allen breaks down ADs and Russell Westbrooks game, they looked great! Plus, Trevor Lane from LakersNation.com and shares his thoughts on LeBrons suspension and where are the Lakers right now? And, Allen looks ahead of the Lakers schedule.
We Need to Step it Up!: 11/16/21
The Lakers take an L to the Chicago Bulls last night and we dont know how to feel about it. Allen Sliwa shares his thoughts on how the Lakers are playing and is very candid. Should we be worried or is it still be early? THT is back but is that enough for the Lakers to get Ws? Anthony Davis gets thrown out of the game and no one can believe it. Plus, Marc Spears from The Undefeated joins Allen Sliwa. And, the Lakers go on the road for the next few games.
Nothing Guaranteed: 11/9/21
Allen Sliwa says NO game is guaranteed for the Lakers, especially when they're missing King James. Is Russell Westbrook capable of changing his game for the good of the team? The Lakers have several players putting up big numbers, but are they really just empty numbers? What were Sli's thoughts on LaMelo Ball's game versus LA? Jovan Buha joins the show and discusses the Lakers' terrible record without LeBron and what AD needs to do to take the next step.
Lakers looking good!: 11/1/21
The Lakers are on a winning streak and we love it! Allen Sliwa starts by giving Carmelo Anthony his flowers, he's looking great. Anthony Davis makes a move that will make sense for the Lakers. Anthony Davis is the cheat code and we need to highlight were he needs to be, but Allen feels he needs to adjust how he sees AD. Plus, Allen is joined by Brian Windhorst from ESPN to talk about where the Lakers are exacty. And, the Lakers take on Huston tomorrow and it should be another W.
We Got the W! : 10/25/21
Allen Sliwa starts with looking at the Lakers first week. The Lakers finally get a win but they have a long way to go. Allen is joined by NBA writer Mark Medina. Plus, Allen discusses the scuffle we saw with Anthony Davis and Dwight Howard. And, Allen goes around the NBA, and shares how the Chicago Bulls are an exciting team.
Its Go Time!: 10/18/21
Allen Sliwa is ready for the Lakers to open up their season against the Golden State Worriers tomorrow night. We're going to address the elephant in the room, what happened with the Lakers during pre-season? Plus, Allen was joined by Jovan Buha. And, let's move on from the pre-season and focus on the season,
HR 2: Next Up, Regular Season : 10/13/21
The Ben Simmons saga doesn't get clear, Kyrie not backing down... and the anniversary debut of Magic / Bird in 1979 are some of the Top NBA Stories. Allen takes a look at the recent Lakers injuries. Lakers Nation Trevor Lane joins Allen and talks about the pre-season, who will be the center, the recent injuries, the Big 3's play and more. Allen takes a look at the pre-season and what is needed to come out of the gate strong in the regular season.
HR 1: Laker Concerns?: 10/13/21
Allen opens talking about the slow pre-season start. Are you concerned about this... Lakers fans voice their opinions. When will the Lakers figure out how to make this top shelf lineup work? Lakers legend Byron Scott joins Allen to give his view of what he's seen so far, when the Lakers will be running smooth hitting all cylinders and more. Allen reacts to Byron's observations and how the Lakers get their 18th chip.
HR 2: Pre-Season Game 1 Takes: 10/4/21
The Ben Simmons saga continues, will Kyrie get vaccinated... and Jamal Murray and Klay Thompson's return timelines are some of the Top NBA Stories. Allen takes issue with Marc Jackson's comments that the 2000 Pacers should of beaten the Kobe-Shaq Lakers. The Athletic's Jovan Buha joins Allen and talks about having a full crowd at Staples, AD's 5 minutes of work, the starting line up on opening night, the AD at the 5 question, the biggest threat in the West for team Lakers and more.
HR 1: Chip on Laker Shoulders: 10/4/21
Allen opens talking about the pre-season scrimmage with the Nets and AD's 5 minutes, the only star in the game. Which Laker is more likely to win an MVP? AD says the Lakers have more work to get done after pre-season game 1. Spectrum SportsNet's Stu Lantz joins Allen and talks about the strengths and challenges for the Lakers this year. Allen reacts to Stu's comments and add a few of his own for this season.
HR 2: Most Important Laker: 9/27/21
Kawhi says he's a Clipper for the long haul, Giannis is not satisfied, Michael Porter Jr. get a five year Max, Kidd says Luka needs to rely on his teammates are some of the Top NBA Stories. LA Times' Brad Turner joins Allen and discusses Westbrook fitting in, the necessity of AD playing the 5, the expectations for THT, coach Vogel's extension and more. Allen comments on where ESPN ranks the Big 3 Lakers especially Anthony Davis. Dennis Schroder comments on the missed extension, Allen reacts.
HR 1: Starting Line Up? : 9/27/21
On the eve on Lakers media day, Allen opens talking about how bad Russell Westbrook wanted to be a Los Angeles Laker. Rob Pelinka addresses rounding out the Lakers roster and the starting lineup. Lakers faithful call in with their own starting line up. Is it disrespectful to only extend coach Vogel contract one year ?
HR 2: Top Three Laker Threats: 9/20/21
John Wall is available but can anyone afford him... 21 years ago Patrick Ewing traded to Supersonics from the NY Knicks, Aaron Gordon's big 4 year extension are some of the Top NBA Stories. Who are the top three Laker threats. Lakers have a new jersey patch sponsor Bibigo based in South Korea showing how international the Lakers brand is. Dennis Schroder has found his sense of humor in Boston. Shaq and Kobe, what could of been and more.
HR 1: AD... Top Five?: 9/20/21
Allen opens talking about Anthony Davis and the question if he is a Top Five talent or Top Five player. Laker fans react. ESPN's Ramona Shelbourne joins Allen and talks about the AD 'Top Five' discussion, Steve Ballmer's comment about Laker fans feeling threatened and Ballmer also owning the Forum now... what will he do with it? Allen ask if Lakers fans are threatened by Ballmer's financial prowess...
HR 2: Season Almost Here: 9/13/21
NBA 'Field of Dream' game is being discussed, do upcoming HOF'er candidates really have HOF resumes... Donovan Mitchell says this year is the Jazz' year are some of the Top NBA Stories. Allen look at the Lakers role player tiers and how they will contribute. Lakers Nation Trevor Lane talks about THT potential this year, the new veteran arrivals and more. Allen reacts to C.J. McCallum's comments regarding the Lakers.
HR 1: Another Gasol Departure: 9/13/21
Allen opens talking about the departure of Marc Gasol, DeAndre Jordan's arrival and past free agent Lakers' experiences. What are the regular season goals for the Lakers, Allen discusses. Spectrum SportsNet's Mike Bresnahan joins Allen and explains why Russell Westbrook is the most important Laker at the moment, Marc Gasol's departure, DeAndre Jordan's arrival and more. Allen digest Bresnahan's comments.
HR 2: Is it Lakers / Nets Final?: 9/8/21
LeBron can't compete in Rasheed Wallace 's era, Windhorst says Ben Simmons could sit out, 2021 HOF class inducted this weekend are some of the Top NBA Stories. Brian Windhorst isn't worried if the Lakers don't come out strong out of the gate and Jalen Rose says Rob Pelinka built the best team in the NBA, Allen reacts. Nets and NBA reporter for the NY Daily News' Kristian Winfield joins Allen talking about the Nets, the addition of Russell Westbrook, the LeBron vs KD emerging rivalry and the Kyrie question.
HR 1: Hello DeAndre: 9/8/21
Allen opens talking about the addition of DeAndre Jordan to the Lakers roster. Did Laker fans have false expectations for Kyle Kuzma... Allen reacts. The Athletic's Jovan Buha joins Allen and talks about DeAndre Jordan, Kyle Kuzma how they will compete this year. Callers react to the expectations for Kyle Kuzma.
HR 2: Band's Back Together: 8/30/21
No buyout for Kevin Love in Cleveland, Lauri Markkanen in 3 team trade, Rucker Park 'Field of Dreams,' are some of the Top NBA Stories. Lakers faithful react to the recent acquisitions. Lakers Nation Trevor Lane joins Allen talking about Rajon Rondo's return, the remaining roster spots, the Jared Dudley situation and more. Allen expands on Jared Dudley going to the Mavericks' bench. Producer Funches and Allen talk about SI's C- grade for the Lakers off season moves.
HR 1: Another Oldie But Goodie: 8/30/21
Allen opens talking about the acquisition of Rajon Rondo; where does he fit into Purp and Yellow? Why did the Lakers pass on Isaiah Thomas? Is Deandre Jordan on his way to the Lakers and does this push out Marc Gasol? ESPN's Brian Windhorst joins Allen talking Rajon Rondo, free agency moves, who are the top teams now, concerns for the Lakers and more. Allen takes a look at the Lakers schedule.
HR 2: Next Laker's Signing: 8/16/21
Clippers send Rondo and Beverly for Eric Bledsoe, Kawhi's $176K extension, Marcus Smart $77M contract and Udonis Haslem starting 19th season with the Miami Heat are part of Top NBA Stories. Allen welcomes Bleacher Report's Jake Fischer who talks about the addition of Russell Westbrook, the Big 3 ratings, Western Conference threats for the Lakers and ratings NBA team's free agency moves. Comparing the Lakers vs the Clippers future chances for a ring. Allen and producer Funches look for additional free agency to round out the squad.
HR 1: Russ' Skills: 8/16/21
Allen opens talking about the strengths Russell Westbrook brings to get the Lakers a championship. What is the biggest concern for team Lakers this year. The Laker faithful chime in. Allen makes his case why this roster is an upgrade from last year. Allen goes down Bleacher Report's NBA Big 3 List, where were the Lakers?
HR 2: Ben Gay and Icy Hot: 8/9/21
Team USA wins the Olympic Gold, who was the greatest Team USA player ever... Luka's $207M supermax contract and the NBA's tampering investigation are part of Top NBA Stories. Allen welcomes The Athletic's Jovan Buha who talks about the new free agents joining, the age issue, the new long range shooters, the usage and criticism of Russell Westbrook, Dennis Schroder and the choice between Alex Caruso and Talen Horton-Tucker. Allen and producer Funches take a look at who was the biggest winners and losers in free agency... and the most underrated and disappointed signings.
HR 1: Blown Out of Proportion: 8/9/21
Allen opens talking about the advance NBA age of team Lakers which doesn't bother him because AD is in his superstar prime. Will Russell Westbrook do what it takes to get a ring... and why is he underappreciated. The Lakers loyal chime in. Allen reflects on Dennis Schroder's time in LA and news that the Celtics may be interested.
HR 2: The Westbrook Fit: 8/2/21
All the free agency Laker moves, CP3 signs a blockbuster deal, Lonzo Ball joins Alex Caruso in Chicago, Mike Conley to Utah for $72M, Jeff Green heads to Denver and Knicks stay pat are part of Top NBA Stories. More Lakers fan reaction. Allen stands up for Russell Westbrook and his fit on team Lakers. At this point, what free agents should the Lakers target? Allen thanks Kuzma, KCP and Caruso for their time with the Lakers.
HR 1: Free Agent Arms Race: 8/2/21
Allen opens talking about the departure of Alex Caruso to the Chicago Bulls. On the other side, Wayne Ellington, Trevor Ariza Kent Bazemore and Dwight Howard take the boat back to the Lakers. Are these the right moves / pieces for the Lakers? Lakers fans give their takes. Russell Westbrook is a lightning rod of opinion for the Lakers fans and Allen makes his case for Westbrook.
HR 2: Third Star Fit: 7/26/21
NBA Finals summary, who are the NBA favorites this year, is Kawhi back with the Clippers, the Grizzlies / Pelicans trade, France beats Team USA are part of Top NBA Stories. LA Times' Brad Turner joins Allen and talks about the possibilility of DeMar DeRozan to the Lakers, would Russel Westbrook be a good fit for the Lakers and do the Lakers need a third star. Fans continue with which free agent is the good fit for the Lakers. Allen reacts to Kendrick Perkins comments that AD winning MVP next year.
HR 1: Coming Soon: 7/26/21
Allen opens talking about rumors of DeMar DeRozan coming to the Lakers. Another is the Kings' Buddy Hield for Kyle Kuzma is on the docks too. Callers talk about their player for the Lakers. Reports that the Lakers have offered Kuz and KCP to all teams interested.
HR 2: Stephen A: AD for Lillard!: 7/19/21
NBA Finals Game 6 tomorrow night, Devin Booker says he should never be compared to Kobe Bryant and Trae Young wants to be in Tokyo on Olympic Team are part of Top NBA Stories. Bleacher Report's Jake Fischer joins Allen and predicts who will win tomorrow NBA Finals Game 6, what moves in free agency are available for the Lakers, will Dennis Schroder be a laker next years, referencing his book 'Build to Lose' Jake talks about the tanking philosophy in the league back in the day. Stephen A Smith says he would trade Anthony Davis for Damian Lillard, Allen discusses.
HR 1: Balling for Lonzo: 7/19/21
Allen opens talking about rumors of Lonzo Ball heading back to the Lakers. Lakers fans react. Allen goes off on AD haters. 25 year anniversity since Shaq came to LA and Allen ask, did Shaq get enough love in LA? Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Shaq to Lakers, it's Shaq trivia and three winners going to Harrah's Resorts.
HR 2: 25th Anniversary of Kobe to Lakers: 7/12/21
NBA Finals are becoming a must see series, Team USA is now 0-2 after loss to Australian and Danny Green tells Philly to back off on Ben Simmons criticism are part of Top NBA Stories. Yesterday was 25 years Lakers acquired Kobe Bryant, Allen discusses. Allen welcomes The Athletic's Jovan Buha who is covering and talks the NBA Finals, how the Bucks have adjusted after the first two losses, the stadium environment at full capacity since Covid re-opening, LeBron's comments about finishing a Laker and Lakers changes for next season.
HR 1: How Many More Years: 7/12/21
Allen opens talking about LeBron's comments on the SmartLess podcast wanting to finish his career with the Lakers. How many more years will he play? Which role players will return? Callers reaction. Ice Cube tells Stephen A that Damian Lillard should come to the Lakers, Allen reacts. Allen looks at the strategy for the Lakers off season.
HR 2: NBA Finals with Brain Windhorst: 7/7/21
Game 1 of the Finals, Stephen A on Chris Paul's point guard legacy if he wins a chip, Adam Silver comments on the injuries in the NBA and if the past season was successful and Allen's thoughts on Jayson Tatum wearing Kobe's #10 USA jersey are part of Top NBA Stories. Allen welcomes ESPN's Brian Windhorst who talks about the Suns taking Game 1, the adjustments needed by the Bucks, Kyle Kuzma and Dennis Schroder's future with Lakers, at his 19th year what are the expectations for LeBron?
HR 1: AD Expectations: 7/7/21
Allen opens talking about what are the priorities for the role players, who should the Lakers keep and who should the Lakers look for. After two years with the Lakers, has AD fulfilled the Los Angeles fan base expectations? The LA fan base reacts.
HR 1: AD Expectations: 7/7/21
Allen opens talking about what are the priorities for the role players, who should the Lakers keep and who should the Lakers look for. After two years with the Lakers, has AD fulfilled the Los Angeles fan base expectations? The LA fan base reacts.
HR 2: LeBron Window: 6/28/21
Paul George's poor performance in crunch time (except last night), another injury as Hawks Trae Young goes down, Jason Kidd to the rescue in Dallas and Chauncey Billups' deal in Portland are part of Top NBA Stories. Cal unhappy Damion Lillard come to the Lakers, Allen discusses. Trevor Lane joins Allen and talk about the Clippers win in Phoenix; also the disappointment that the Lakers and Clippers haven't met yet in playoffs, is Kuzma still in the big picture... and what three things the Lakers need.
HR 1: Cruise with Kuz?: 6/28/21
Allen opens talking about when LA will get a playoff matchup: Clippers vs Lakers. The Athletic's Jovan Buha calls in from Phoenix and talks about the Clippers / Suns series, do you give the Clippers credit without Kawhi, how do the Suns close it out and more. Is Kuzma the right fit for the Lakers? How are they going to tweak the roster for a championship run? Callers react. How do the Lakers retool to max out LeBron's final years.
HR 2: LeBron Staples Statue?: 6/21/21
Bucks / Hawks in ECF, chatter surrounding Ben Simmons after 76er loss to Hawks, Clippers / Sun in WCF, how top rated teams out of NBA playoffs are Allen's Top NBA stories. Allen welcomes Brad Turner of the LA Times who talks about the unpredictability of the NBA playoffs, can the Clippers win without Kawhi, the harsh division between Lakers and Clippers fans and should LeBron have a statue in front of Staples. What are the criteria for having a statue in front of Staples Center? Where is Dr. Buss' statue?
HR 1: Go Clippers?: 6/21/21
Allen opens giving props with the Clippers for advancing without Kawhi and ask fans if they are rooting for the Clippers. Lakers and Clippers fans have strong opinions. Allen talks about his proud sports moment rocking his Magic jersey in Boston and why that's the fun of sports.
HR 1: Why Should Clippers Lose?: 6/14/21
As a Lakers fan why are you rooting against the Clippers in the playoffs? Allen talks about which Kobe championship was your favorite? The Athletic's Jovan Buha joins Allen and talks about why the dislike between the Clippers and Lakers, what is the market for Dennis Schroder, can the Lakers win next year with a healthy similar team as this year...
HR 2: Favorite Kobe Championship?: 6/14/21
The Nets are in trouble, 'Are they that good' Suns sweep Nuggets, should Jokic have been tossed... can Jazz win without Mike Conley... D'Antoni interviews for the Portland job... are Allen's Top NBA stories. Allen welcomes Trevor Lane, senior writer for Lakers Nation who talks about the moves this coming off season for the Lakers, is the pressure on with LeBron going into his 19th year... why is the Lakers / Clippers rivalry so fierce?
HR 1: Why Should Clippers Lose?: 6/14/21
As a Lakers fan why are you rooting against the Clippers in the playoffs? Allen talks about which Kobe championship was your favorite? The Athletic's Jovan Buha joins Allen and talks about why the dislike between the Clippers and Lakers, what is the market for Dennis Schroder, can the Lakers win next year with a healthy similar team as this year...
HR 2: Next Year?: 6/7/21
Clippers survive Round 1 against the Mavs and Luka's heart, Buck flailing vs the Nets, Trae Young looking impressive, battling Nuggets without Jamal Murray are Allen's Top NBA stories. Who should the Lakers go after in the off season and who you would like to see back? Who's on the trade block and for who? Where is the edge of the LeBron cliff? Allen delivers his thoughts for getting ready to compete next year.
HR 1: Sun Sets on Lakers: 6/7/21
Allen opens talking about the end of a disappointing season. Allen looks at the many factors that ended the season prematurely. Callers have their own idea about the season and what needs to be done in the off season. At this 19th season, is it time to re-think LeBron? What changes are needed for next season? Allen names some free agents he wants to be a Laker.
Lakers Post-Game Show, Playoff Game 6 VS. Phoenix Suns: 6/3/21
Thank you Los Angeles! The Lakers fall short to the Phoenix Suns in game 6 at Staples Center, 113 - 100. Anthony Davis tried to make a last run with the team but ultimately only played 5 minutes and had to check out. Lakers fans are heartbroken and Allen allows fans to react! The 2020-2021 season comes to an end at Staples Center! See you next season.
HR 2: Do or Die: 6/2/21
Clippers come back against Mavs, the upcoming Milwaukee / Brooklyn series, Celtics' Danny Ainge steps down Brad Stevens steps in, Kendrick Perkins still has Lakers' faith are Allen's Top NBA stories. LA Times' Brad Turner talks about Game 5, with or without Anthony Davis, can LeBron will this team to victory at 36 years old... and the expectations for Gama 6 and beyond. Callers still fired up in hour two want to be heard.
HR 1: Phoenix Smackdown: 6/2/21
Allen opens talking about the harsh Game Five blowout loss. Callers have strong opinions on what happened and what needs to be done. Will AD be back for Game 6? Confident caller shout down the negativity.
Lakers Post-Game Show, Playoff Game 5 VS. Phoenix Suns: 6/1/21
Game 5 was rough for the Lakers in Phoenix, they take a horrible loss to the Suns, 115 - 85. Anthony Davis didn't play for the Lakers and it definitely showed while CP reinjured his shoulder. The Suns go up 3-2 against the Lakers. Allen allows Lakers fans to share their frustrations about tonight's game. The Lakers are back home at Staples center for game 6 this Thursday.
Lakers Post-Game Show, Playoff Game 4 VS. Phoenix Suns: 5/30/21
Staples was ready for the Lakers to take a 3-1 game lead but the Lakers take a loss against the Phoenix Suns, 100 - 92. The series is tied 2-2 and the Lakers will go back to Phoenix and try to take a 3-1 lead on the road. AD didn't return to the game after halftime. Allen shares his thoughts and allows LA to react. Game five will be Tuesday in Phoenix.
Lakers Post-Game Show, Playoff Game 3 VS. Phoenix Suns: 5/27/21
This was the first game the Lakers were back at Staples for a playoff game since 2013 and they took the win against the Phoenix Suns, 109 - 95. Anthony Davis and LeBron James dominated tonight and this is what Laker fans want to see. Allen shares his thoughts and allows LA to react. Game four will be in LA on Sunday!
Lakers Post-Game Show, Playoff Game 2 VS. Phoenix Suns: 5/25/21
The Lakers take the second game in Phoenix against the Suns, 109 - 102. We all wondered where AD was last game and he listened! The Lakers come back home to Staples for game 3. Allen shares his thoughts and allows LA to react. Game three of the playoffs will be back in LA on Thursday!
HR 2: Game Two Expectations: 5/24/21
Mavs take Game One from the Clippers, Hawks top the Knicks, ex-Laker Jordan Clarkson wins Sixth Man of the Year, possible mid-year NBA tournament are Allen's Top NBA stories. The Athletic's Jovan Buha joins Allen and talks about the usage of Drummond and Gasol and the expectations for AD and Lakers in Game Two. Is there a role player who is not stepping up in the playoffs... callers have their opinions.
HR 1: Bright Sun: 5/24/21
Allen opens talking about the Game One loss to the Suns and goes over the factors why the Lakers fell short. What are the adjustments needed for the Lakers. Callers chime in with their opinions in the surprise loss. Allen addresses the whispers that AD is soft. Allen reminds us and the callers that champion teams will win Game 2.
Lakers Post-Game Show, Playoff Game 1 VS. Phoenix Suns: 5/23/21
It's the first game of the playoffs and the Lakers take a loss against the Phoenix Suns, 99 - 90. This game was eventful; LeBron James took a hard fall on his shoulder, Chris Paul left the game in the first half, and Cameron Payne was ejected. Let's hold on the panic button Laker fans! Allen shares his thoughts and allows LA to react. Game two of the playoffs will be in Phoenix on Tuesday!
Lakers Post-Game Show, Play-In Game for #7 Seed - Vs Golden State Warriors: 5/19/21
In what began as a bad night offensively, the Lakers found their grove in the second half as they secured the 7th seed with a wild victory over Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors, 103-100. LeBron James recorded his sixth triple-double of the season with 22 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists. James also hit the go-ahead three with less than a minute to go to seal the win for the Lakers. Anthony Davis recorded a double-double with 25 points and 12 rebounds while Alex Caruso shined off the bench with 14 points and 3 steals. The Lakers now prepare to face the #2 seed in the West, the Phoenix Suns on Sunday afternoon.
HR 2: Wednesday Night: 5/17/21
The most competitive first round NBA matchups, LeBron says Steph should be the MVP, Lonzo Ball to be a free agent are Allen's Top NBA stories. Callers... were you more confident at beginning of the year or now... LeBron tweaked his angle again at the end of Sunday's game... does this worry you... Marc Spears joins Allen and talks about being at the HOF inductions ceremony, Vanessa Bryant's presentation, the load management issues and previews Wednesday night's matchup with the Warriors.
HR 1: Please... Not the Lakers: 5/17/21
Allen opens talking about everyone avoiding the Lakers in the early playoff rounds. What are your expectations for Wednesday against the Warriors... Caller have all their expectations for Allen. Allen welcomes ESPN's Max Kellerman who talks about Wednesday night's Play In tournament game, the potential Lakers / Clippers matchup, a Lakers / Nets Finals, LeBron commenting that Steph Curry should be MVP and more. Allen lays out the routes for the Lakers to the Western Conference Finals.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 72 vs New Orleans Pelicans: 5/16/21
In a game where the Lakers never trailed and the starters scored over 70 combined points, the Lake Show easily beat the Pelicans, 110-98. Anthony Davis scored 14 points and LeBron James added 25 while Andre Drummond recorded a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds. The Lakers finish the regular season on a 5-game win streak and end with a 42-30 record, good for 7th in the West. They will now prepare to compete in the play-in tournament on Wednesday night versus Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 71 VS Indiana Pacers: 5/15/21
The Lakers had an early game this Saturday and got a W against the Indiana Pacers, 122 - 155. LeBron James and Anthony Davis looked great! The Lakers still have hope! Allen shares his thoughts and allows LA to react. The Lakers play the New Orlean Pelicans on Sunday.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 70 VS Huston Rockets: 5/12/21
The Lakers barely get a win tonight against a horrible Huston Rockets team at Staples Center, 124 - 122. The Lakers were down not only LeBron James but Anthony Davis as well. This game wasn't a blueprint of how to win but it got the job done. THT was on fire along with Matthews and the rest of the bench. Allen shares what banner night was like and looks ahead to Saturday's game. The Lakers play the Indiana Pacers on Saturday.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 69 VS New York Knicks: 5/11/21
The Lakers get a huge win tonight in overtime at Staples Center against the New York Knicks, 101 - 99. It wasn't a perfect game but Anthony Davis has dominated the past two games. Is LeBron back tomorrow night? Allen shares his thoughts on the game along with Lakers fans. The Lakers take on the Huston Rockets tomorrow night at Staples.
HR 2: Playoff Vibe: 5/10/21
Russell Westbrook breaks the triple double record, Jalen Brown out for the year with wrist injury. who will be the top scorer in the NBA this year... are our NBA Top Stories. Allen reacts to Marc Gasol and Frank Vogel's comments to the Lakers play over the last two games. LA Times Brad Turner joins Allen and talks about LeBron's return date, his ramp up speed, AD last two games, where the Lakers will position to start the playoffs and tomorrow's Knicks match up. HULU Lakers documentary in the works. MJ presents Kobe into Naismith HOF this Saturday.
HR 1: If They're Healthy: 5/10/21
Allen opens talking about the last two contest for the Lakers, their playoff positioning... is it 6 seed or 7 seed... callers opine. Woj reports LeBron may be back Tuesday against the Knicks, Brian Windhorst joins Allen and talks about the playoff scenarios for the Lakers, will LeBron return soon and what type of game shape he is in, the finances of the Play In tournament and more. Is AD bac to the AD of old...
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 68 vs Phoenix Suns: 5/9/21
In a potential first-round playoff match-up, the Lakers played some of their best basketball of the season and Anthony Davis explodes for 42 points against the Phoenix Suns, the team with the second-best record in the West. The Lakers defense held Chris Paul and Devin Booker to a combined 34 points, 13 for CP3 and 21 for Book. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Alex Caruso both added 17 points with Caruso adding 8 assists and KCP hitting 4 from deep. Lakers now prepare for Julius Randle and the New York Knicks on Tuesday night.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 67 VS Portland Trail Blazers: 5/7/21
The Lakers take another loss tonight against the Portland Trail Blazers, 106 - 101. The Lakers didn't have LeBron, THT, and Dennis Schroder and they were missed. The Lakers need a win against the Phoenix Suns on Sunday. Allen shares his thoughts on the game along with Lakers fans. The Lakers take on the Phoenix Suns Sunday!
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 66 VS Los Angeles Clippers: 5/6/21
The Lakers take another loss tonight against the Los Angeles Clippers, 118 - 94. The Lakers didn't have LeBron, THT, KCP, and AD left only after playing 9 minutes. The Lakers need a win tomorrow against Portland. Allen shares his thoughts on the game along with Lakers fans. The Lakers take on the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday!
HR 2: Without LeBron Till?: 5/4/21
Russell Westbrook or Allen Iverson, Luka Doncic possible suspension, Charlotte or Washington in the playoffs... are Allen NBA Top Stories. Marc Gasol and the role players are showing up in the last few games. Allen welcomes The Athletic's Jovan Buha who talks about the health of LeBron James, the upcoming tough games for the Laker and Marc Gasol's recent hustle. More callers have their opinions about their Lakers.
HR 1: He's Out: 5/4/21
Allen opens talking about LeBron taking yesterday and the next game off, nursing his ankle injury. Calls voice their concerns for LeBron and the Lakers future. What is the time table for LeBron's return? Spectrum SportsNet's Allie Clifton joins Allen and talks about LeBron's choice to take extra games off, Anthony Davis' return and the playoff outlook for the Lakers. LeBron's not a fan of the Play-In Tournament although Allen is.
Lakers vs Denver Postgame show: 5/3/21
The Lakers break their losing streak in a strong showing against Denver 93-81. Anthony Davis played like his old self and the bench sealed the win for the purple and gold. Sliwa breaks down the game and takes calls from Lakers fans.
Lakers vs Toronto Postgame show: 5/2/21
The Lakers struggled to keep up in their 114 121 loss to Toronto. Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam could not be stopped. Sli reacts to the loss and asks Lakers fans what they think.
Lakers vs Sacramento Postgame sow: 4/30/21
The King is back. Lebron rejoins the Lakers after 20 missed games and the Lakers fall just short in a loss to the Kings 106-110. Allen breaks down the game. Plus, we hear from Laker fans who have a lot of thoughts on the loss.
HR 1: Travis and Sliwa : 4/28/21
The Lakers take an L to the Washington Wizards but Travis and Sliwa are here to help the blues. Sliwa is panicking and Travis isn't buying it, how does this loss affect the Lakers in the Standings? Also, the Dodgers are in a bit of a slump and Travis gives us some insight on what can be an issue down the road. And, the guys struggle to find out why Jessica Alba is known for.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 62 VS Washington Wizards : 4/28/21
The Lakers couldn't get the win tonight against the Washington Wizards, 116 - 107. The Lakers are still 5th in the standings but should Lakers fans start to worry? Allen shares his thoughts on the game along with Lakers fans. The Lakers take on the Sacramento Kings on Friday!
HR 2: No Dr J Love 4 LBJ: 4/27/21
Russell Westbrook's production on the court and lead by Julius Randle, the Knicks are competitive again are Allen's focus on the Top NBA Stories. HOF'er Julius Erving leaves out LeBron James of his top ten players of all time, Allen discusses. Lakers Nation's Trevor Lane joins Allen and talks about Julius Erving's picks, is the number five spot the best for the Lakers... handling LeBron's return, and tomorrow's game against the Wizards. Allen looks at the playoff slotting with AD and LeBron back and how it works for the Lakers.
HR 1: He's Back: 4/27/21
Allen opens with the play of Dennis Schroder and Montrezl Harrell showing up as role players carrying the team during AD and LBJ's injuries. AD's back and callers opine on the Lakers playoff run. Spectrum SportNet's Mike Bresnahan joins Allen and talks about AD's return, getting back to playoff shape, the upcoming schedule grind, potential Clippers playoff match, LeBron's return and more.
Lakers at Orlando Postgame show: 4/26/21
The Lakers played on another level in Orlando and take the win 114 to 103. Anthony Davis played extended minutes and looked good on the court.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 60 VS Dallas Mavs: 4/24/21
The Lakers take a second loss in a row against the Dallas Mavs, 108 - 93. The Lakers dominated the first half but the Mavs never gave up. The Lakers didn't attack the paint and relied on 3s. Allen shares his thoughts on the game along with coach Frank Vogel and Lakers players. Lakers fans react to today's win. The Lakers take on the Orlando Magic on Monday.
Lakers at Dallas Postgame show: 4/22/21
The Lakers kept it close but fell just short to the Dallas Mavericks 110 to 115. AD made his return to the floor. Although he only played 15 minutes, he looked healthy.
HR2: Dallas High Noons: 4/20/21
Free agency, the MVP race, Steph Curry's amazing scoring run are Allen's focus on the Top NBA Stories. Allen looks at the playoff match ups as of today and welcomes LA Times' Brad Turner and they both look at the current rankings for the playoffs, the management of Anthony Davis' injury and return, also LeBron's return date, the importance of the next two upcoming games against Dallas and new realizations of the role players during the injury patch. The Kobe Bryant estate doesn't renew their contract with Nike, what's next?
HR 1: Expectations: 4/20/21
Allen opens with the state of the Lakers through this stretch of team injuries? What is the expectation for AD's return, out since Feb 14th... Allen welcomes Lakers sideline reporter Mike Trudell who comments on how the team has handled the challenging period with AD and LeBron out, the upcoming games this week, the role players and how they will transition on LBJ and AD's return, the look of the heathy Lakers and more. Which teams are the threats to the Lakers championship repeat?
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 58 VS Utah Jazz: 4/19/21
The Lakers take a loss against the Utah Jazz, 111-97. The Lakers never took the lead against the Utah Jazz tonight. Allen shares his thoughts on the game along with coach Frank Vogel and Lakers players. Lakers fans react to today's win. The Lakers take on the Dallas Mavs on Thursday.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 57 VS Utah Jazz: 4/17/21
The Lakers get their first win at Staples with fans back in the building against the Utah Jazz, 127 - 115. The Lakers lost a 14 point lead in the 4th quarter which caused the game to go into overtime. Allen shares his thoughts on the game along with coach Frank Vogel and Lakers players. Lakers fans react to today's win. The Lakers take on the Utah Jazz again on Monday at Staples.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 56 VS Boston Celtics: 4/15/21
The Lakers have fans back at Staples Center but came up short against the Boston Celtics, 121 - 113. The Lakers were down by over 20 points but never stop fighting and lost by 8. The Lakers bench stepped up big, over 70 points came from the bench, but Kuzma struggled tongiht. Allen shares his thoughts on the game and having fans back in the building. Lakers fans react to today's loss. The Lakers take on the Utah Jazz on Saturday at Staples.
Draft Episode for Sep 20, 2021: 4/14/21
The guys go through the top stories around the association. This week had a few notable Kobe anniversaries. Plus, Sli reminisces Kobe with legendary NBA Photographer Andy Bernstein.
HR 1: Treading water: 4/14/21
The Lakers wrap up their 5 game road trip without Lebron and AD and finish .500. Sliwa asks the people what their take on Andre Drummond's current performance. Plus, The Legend Stu Lantz joins the show.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 55 vs Charlotte Hornets: 4/13/21
The Lakers wrap up the 7-game road trip with a win in Charlotte over the Hornets, 101-93. Kyle Kuzma led the way with 24 points, including 4 from deep while Dennis Schroder added 19 points and 6 assists. Alex Caruso also added 6 assists to go with 13 points off the bench as he nets iced the Hornets with a big three towards the end of the game. Andre Drummond was his typical self as he owned the glass with 12 rebounds. The Lakes go 4-3 on the 7-game road trip without LeBron James and Anthony Davis as they return to Staple for a Thursday showdown vs the Celtics. And for the first time in over a year, fans will be inside the arena.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 54 vs New York Knicks: 4/12/21
The Lakers fall to 5-7 without LeBron James and Anthony Davis, as Julius Randle comes up big against his former team as the Knicks handle the Lakers inside the Garden, 111-96. The Knicks outrebounded the Lakers in the paint, 47-33 as Andre Drummond led all Laker players with 10 boards, but no other Laker had more than 4. Turnovers were also an issue, as the Knicks scored 29 points off 25 Laker turnovers. Lakers finish up the road trip tomorrow afternoon with a visit to Charlotte for a matchup with the Hornets.
Lakers Postgame show, GM 53 at Brooklyn: 4/10/21
The AD and Lebron-less Lakers stun the Brooklyn Nets, beating them by 25 points. Sliwa asks Lakers nation how they feel after the W.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 52 vs Miami Heat: 4/8/21
Andre Drummond returns, but the Lakers were without Kyle Kuzma (injury) and Talen Horton-Tucker (suspension) as they fall to the Heat, 110-104. With the win, the Heat take the season series from the Lakers. Drummond (15 points/12 rebounds) and Dennis Schroder(10 points/14 assists) each record double-doubles in the loss while Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored a season-high 28 points, including 6 from deep. Lakers will spend the night in Miami before traveling to the big apple as they prepare for Kevin Durant and the Nets on Saturday night.
HR 2: Play in?: 4/7/21
The guys go through the NBA top stories. Should the Lakers be worried about a possible play in tournament game if they fall in the standings? Plus, Laker Nations' Trevor Lane joins the show.
HR 1: Hold it down: 4/7/21
The Lakers filled their final roster spot with Ben McLemore. Sliwa asks Lakers fans what they think. Plus, The Athletic's Jovan Buha calls in to talk about the recent signings, as well as the current Lakers headlines.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 51 vs Toronto Raptors: 4/6/21
The Lakers make nearly half of all their shots and hit 18 threes as they use a hot first-half start to send the Raptors to extinction, 110-101. The Raptors were chippy after a hot start from the Lakers and that led to Montrezl Harrell getting ejected after only playing 2 minutes. The Lakers were led by Marc Gasol's best game of the year, scoring 13 points, grabbing 9 boards, 5 assists, and 4 blocks. Gasol was one of seven Laker players who scored in multiple digits. Markeiff Morris, Dennis Schroder, and KCP were the starters who scored more than 10 points, while off the bench it was Alex Caruso, THT, and Devontae Cacok. The Lakers will travel to South Beach for their next opponent, a Finals rematch with the new-look Miami Heat on Thursday afternoon.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 50 vs Los Angeles Clippers: 4/4/21
The Lakers return to Staples as the road team, but the Clippers hit half their shots from deep as they blow out the Lake Show, 104-86. The Lakers have now lost 6 games in their past 9 games. The 86 points scored by the Lakers are a season-low. The Clippers were led by Marcus Morris who scored 22 points and grabbed 7 rebounds as well as Kawhi Leonard who was 2 assists away from recording a triple-double, finishing with 19 points, 10 rebounds, and 8 assists. Marc Gasol was one of only three Lakers to scored double-digits and was the only starter to score more than 9 points. Montrezl Harrell and Talen Horton Tucker were the other two Lakers to score in double-digits with 19 and 16 respectively. The Lakers head back on the road as they will travel to the East Coast to take on the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday afternoon.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 49 vs Sacramento Kings: 4/2/21
The Lakers find their shooting stroke from deep against the Kings as their 17 3-pointers help lift the Lake Show past the Kings, 115-94. Kyle Kuzma goes off for a season-high 30 points including 4 from deep and an unlikely double-double from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, who also hit 4 three-pointers and finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds. The Lakers made sure to take advantage of the turnovers as they scored 24 points on 15 of the Kings turnovers, while the Lakers only allowed the Kings to score 11 points on 17 turnovers. Next up for the Lakers, an Easter Sunday matinee against Kawhi, PG, and the Clippers.
HR 2: Out tomorrow: 4/1/21
The Lakers confirm that Andre Drummond will sit out tomorrow's game. The Lakers continue to struggle without their stars. Dennis Schroder reportedly turned down a large extension from the Lakers. Plus, the LA Times' Brad Turner calls in.
HR 1: Bad break: 4/1/21
The Lakers played their first game with newly signed Andre Drummond, and it didn't go as expected. Drummond left the game with a toe injury. Are Lakers fans worried about the current lineup? Plus. ESPN's Brian Windhorst joins the show.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 48 vs Milwaukee Bucks: 3/31/21
The Bucks spoil Andre Drummond's Laker debut with a 112-97 loss inside Staples. However, the newly acquired center left the game early with a toe injury. X-rays returned negative, but the big man did not return to the game once he left. The Lakers started the game hot from deep, hitting 8 of their first 12 3-point shots before going to make only 2 more the entire game, finishing 10-36 from long range. The Lakers now embark on a 7-game road trip beginning up north in Sacramento as the Lake Show gears up for their old coach Luke Walton and the Kings.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 47 vs Orlando Magic: 3/28/21
The Lakers and Magic were tied going into the 4th quarter before the Lakers rallied back to hold off the Magic, 96-93. Otto Porter Jr. had a chance to send the game into overtime but his last-second three hit the rim and bounced out. Kyle Kuzma, Montrezl Harrell, and Markieff Morris all record a double-double in the victory, with double-digit points(21, 18, 12 respectively) and 11 rebounds each. Despite the win, the bigger news for the Lakers was the announcement that free agent center Andre Drummond officially signs with the team. We now await word for when he will debut in the purple and gold. Next up for the Lake Show, Giannis and the Bucks come into town for a Wednesday night showdown.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 46 v Cleveland Cavaliers: 3/26/21
After being down by 7 at the half, the Lakers rally back as the defense steps up to only allow 35 points in the 2nd half and cruise past the Cavs to end their 4-game losing streak, 100-86. This was their first win without LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Dennis Schroder led the way for the Lakers with 17 points and tied Kyle Kuzma for a game-high 7 assists while also tying Alex Caruso game-high 4 steals. Montrezl Harrell continues to dominate as he recorded a double-double off the bench scoring 24 points and grabbing 10 boards. The Lakers hope to continue the strong performance they showed in the 2nd half as they get ready for the Magic on Sunday night.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 45 vs Philadelphia 76ers : 3/25/21
The Lakers had four players score 19+ points and had it within 4 points in the final minutes, but it was the former Laker Danny Green who sealed the 109-101 victory for the 76ers with one of his 8 three-pointers in the game. Green finished with a game-high 28 points and his 8 from deep was one less than the entire Lakers team. (9) Kyle Kuzma led the Lakers with 25 points and Dennis Schroder recorded a double-double with 20 points and a season-high 11 assists. Since this was the only game vs the Lakers at Staples, Green and Dwight Howard (who was ejected at the end of the 1st quarter)received their championship rings. The Lakers need to shake off this loss quickly as they face the Cavs at Staples tomorrow night.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 44 vs New Orleans Pelicans: 3/23/21
In the last game, it was the offense that struggled, but in tonight's game the defense couldn't keep up down in the Bayou as the Lakers wrap up this two-game round trip with a loss to the Pelicans, 128-111. Former Lakers stood out for the Pels in the victory as Brandon Ingram had a season-high 36 and Josh Hart had 15 rebounds to lead the way for New Orleans. Montrezl Harrell continues to be an offensive force for the Lakers as he leads the way for the Lake Show with 18 points off the bench. Kyle Kuzma recorded a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Dennis Schroder added 15 points, but struggled shooting as he only made 2 shots from the field. The Lakers begin a 4-game homestand versus the Joel Embiid-less 76ers on Thursday night.
HR 2: No margin for error: 3/22/21
The trade deadline is this week, do the Lakers make any moves? Spectrum Sportsnet's Chris Geeter McGee joins the show. Plus, top NBA stories.
Hr 1: Rest in peace, Elgin: 3/22/21
The Lakers went from unstoppable to short handed in the matter of days. Should Lakers fans be worried? ESPNs Mark Spears joins the show to reflect on Elgin Baylor, who passed away today.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 43 vs Phoenix Suns: 3/21/21
The Lakers drop their second game in a row and the first game without LeBron James and Anthony Davis to the Suns, 111-94. Chris Paul recorded a triple-double and lead the way for Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton, who both scored 26 points. With the win, the Suns take sole possession of second place in the West. The Lakers' offense struggled without LeBron as they only hit on 41% of their shots. Lakers only made 5 from deep and shot 20% percent from long range. Montrezl Harrell recorded a double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds while Dennis Schroder added 22. Lakers are off tomorrow, but will travel to New Orleans for a Tuesday match-up against Zion and the Pelicans.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 42 VS Atlanta Hawks : 3/20/21
The Lakers lost against the Atlanta Hawks today, 99 - 94. The Lakers took a huge lost today and we're not talking about the game. LeBron James went down in the second quarter and didn't return to the game. LeBron's x-rays are negative and MRI is pending, that will give us more on his injury. Allen shares his thoughts on the game and allows fans to share their opinions. The Lakers travel to Arizona and take on the Suns.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 41 vs Charlotte Hornets: 3/18/21
Lakers nearly lost a 15-point halftime lead to LaMelo Ball and the Hornets, but LeBron James put the Lakers on his back as the Lakers get their 4th straight victory, 116-105. LeBron added a game-high 37 points (including 4 from deep) along with 8 boards and 6 assists. Kyle Kuzma and Talen Horton-Tucker each added 12 off the bench. Dennis Schroder added 22, but Montrezl Harrell had an off night only scoring 7 points, but contributed big on the boards with game-high 11 rebounds. Lakers are off tomorrow as they get ready for a back2back weekend slate with the Hawks visiting Staples Saturday afternoon then travel east to face the Suns on Sunday.
HR 2: LaMelo comes to town: 3/17/21
The guys go around the association with the NBA top stories. USA today's Mark Medina calls in. Plus, Sli previews tomorrows game against LaMelo Ball and the Hornets.
HR 1: Markeiff Morris calls in: 3/17/21
The Lakers came out of the All-star break undefeated. Do the Lakers need to make any more moves to finalize the roster? Plus, Lakers forward Markeiff Morris joins the show.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 40 vs Minnesota Timberwolves: 3/16/21
The Lakers make it 3 wins in a row as they defeat the visiting Timberwolves, 137-121. T-Wolves rookie, Anthony Edwards, and Karl-Anthony Towns scored 29 apiece, but it wasn't enough against the Lakers balanced offense. The purple and gold had 6 players score double digits and all but one scored over 15. One of those players was LeBron James who recorded his fifth triple-double of the season and 99th of his career. Montrezl Harrell also had a big game as he tied LeBron with a team-high 25 points coming off the bench. Kyle Kuzma and Talen Horton-Tucker added 16 each. Next up for the Lakers, another impressive rookie, as LaMelo Ball and the Hornets come to Staples for a Thursday night showdown.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 39 vs Golden State Warriors: 3/15/21
LeBron James records his 4th triple-double of the season and Talen Horton-Tucker records his first career double-double as the Lakers beat the Warriors, 128-97. Montrezl Harrell tied Steph Curry with a game-high 27 points coming off the bench and Kyle Kuzma added 17. It was the Lakers' hot shooting, 63% from the field, that helped the purple and gold take the victory up north. With the win, the Lakers take the season series from the Warriors and will gear up for a showdown with the Timberwolves tomorrow night at Staples.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 38 vs Indiana Pacers: 3/12/21
In the first game back from the All-Star break, the Lakers use a 4th quarter surge to beat the Pacers, 105-100. It was all Malcolm Brogdon in the 1st half for the Pacers as he scored 23 of his 29 points in the 1st 24 minutes of the game. However, it was Kyle Kuzma who stepped up when it mattered as he scored 15 of his team-high 24 points in the 4th. He also recorded a double-double with 13 rebounds. LeBron James added a double-double of his own with 18 points and 10 assists. Before the game, it was announced that Anthony Davis would be re-evaluated in two weeks, meaning he will miss the next 9 games for the Lakers.
Travis and Sliwa HR 2: Taco travesty: 3/10/21
The Rams are going to have some financial constraints when the NFL season starts up again. ESPN signs a multi-year deal with the NHL. Plus, Travis has an upsetting taco story.
Travis and Sliwa HR 1: Messi wants his orange slices: 3/10/21
Travis and Sli discuss the possibility of the Lakers getting Andre Drummond. Jalen Ramsey thinks AD deserves MVP every single year. Plus, ESPN's Dave McMenamin calls in to talk NBA.
HR 2: fixing baseball: 3/9/21
Allen and Sli try to figure out how to fix baseball. Travis goes on a costco rant. Plus, is the NBA All-Star weekend fun anymore?
Travis and Sliwa HR 1: What was that all star game?: 3/9/21
The second half of the NBA season resumes. Travis and Sli react to some of the big NBA news over the weekend. Plus, there's finally some Dodgers news going around.
HR 2: More moves?: 3/8/21
Although Blake going to the Nets was the big story, rumors suggest the Lakers are interested in Andre Drummond. How realistic is this? Plus, the LA Times' Brad Turner joins the show.
HR 1: Second half of the season: 3/8/21
All-star weekend has come and gone and Sliwa's ready for the 2nd half of the NBA season. Blake Griffin decides to sign with Brooklyn and they are now favored to win the title. Should the Lakers be worried? Plus, Mychal Thompson calls in
Travis and Sliwa HR 2: No one likes Utah: 3/5/21
Kirk Morrison in for Sliwa. Kirk and Travis discuss their In n Out orders. The guys talk NBA all star weekend. Plus, Kirk has a new show!
Travis and Sliwa HR 1: Kirk Morrison is in!: 3/5/21
Kirk Morrison is in for Sliwa tonight. Kirk and Travis finally get to react together to the Rams trading Jared goff and signing Stafford. Plus, the governor announces that outdoor sports can resume, at a limit.
Travis and Sliwa HR 2: In n Out: 3/4/21
The guys talk Dodgers baseball. Travis poses the question, which LA sports team coach is the top choice if only one could be picked. Plus, Happy Birthday Reggie Bush.
Travis and Sliwa HR 1: Jeanie Buss joins us!: 3/4/21
The guys talk about what's happened since the last show. Lakers owner and governor Jeanie Buss calls in to talk purple and gold. Plus, the guys talk some NBA all star game.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 37 vs Sacramento Kings: 3/3/21
In the last game of the first half of the season, the Lakers take the loss up north to the Sacramento Kings. Despite no LeBron James, no Anthony Davis, no Alex Caruso, and no Marc Gasol for the Lakers, they took the Kings to their limits as they had multiple chances to seal the win near the end of the game. Kyle Kuzma, who started in place of LeBron James and Montrezl Harrell, who went back to coming off the bench, each recorded a double-double to end the first half of the season. Dennis Schroder was one assist away from also recording a double-double and led all Lakers with 28 points. The Lakers end the first half of the season on a 2-game losing streak and with a record of 24-13.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 36 vs Phoenix Suns: 3/2/21
In a game where Devin Booker was ejected and Chris Paul was held to only 8 points, the Lakers couldn't overcome the Suns shooting from deep as Phoenix take the win, 114-104. LeBron James had a game-high 38 points, but it wasn't enough as the Suns made 55% of their 3-point shots and had seven players hit multiple from deep. One of those Suns players was Dario Saric, who scored 10 of his 21 points in the 4th quarter to help seal the win. Kyle Kuzma and Marc Gasol were late scratches and both did not play. The Lakers end their first-half schedule tomorrow night as they travel to the state capital and take on the Kings.
HR 2: Keep winning: 3/1/21
The guys go through the top NBA stories. The Lakers are two games away from the All star break. Should Kobe be the new NBA Logo. Plus, Spectrum's Mike Bresnahan calls in!
HR 1: Running to the All star break: 3/1/21
The Lakers are managing to maintain the 2nd best record in the league without AD and Schroeder. Sliwa thinks the Lakers are in a good spot. Plus, ESPN's Dave McMenamin calls in to talk the last stretch before the All-star break.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 35 vs Golden State Warriors: 2/28/21
In the last game versus the Warriors, they used a 4th-quarter comeback to upset the Lakers, but not this time as the Lake Show use a hot 1st half to rout the Warriors, 117-91. In a game where the entire team roster played multiple minutes, it was LeBron James who led the way with 19 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals, and 2 blocks while only playing 24 minutes, a season-low. The Lakers defense contained Steph Curry and only allowed him to hit 2 threes and score only 16 points. Kyle Kuzma continues his great season coming off the bench as he records his eighth double-double of the season. The Lakers are now on a 2-game winning streak with 2 games left in the 1st half of the season. Next up, the Phoenix Suns.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 34 vs Portland Trail Blazers: 2/26/21
The Lakers defense steps up in a big way as they allow only 36 points in the second half to the Trail Blazers and snap their 4-game losing streak, 102-93. Dennis Schroder scored 22 points in his return including a perfect 9 for 9 from the free-throw line. He was a part of the Lakers' 3rd quarter run that eventually sealed the victory for the purple and gold. The Lakers defense only allowed Damian Lillard to score 11 of his 35 points in the second half. Next up for the Lakers, Steph Curry and the Warriors.
Hr 2: The Karaoke Police Themselves: 2/25/21
Travis and Sliwa debate if LeBron should be playing fewer minutes. How do you convince LeBron The Dodgers have a good problem as they are stacked with starting pitchers, who get the ball on opening day? Who gets bumped? Who starts the season in the minors and who's in the bullpen? Trevor Bauer's antics on Twitter are a bit childish. Also, the guys discuss the best one-name athlete and their favorite Laker role player on Kurt Rambis's birthday.
Hr 1: What's Your In N Out Order?: 2/25/21
Travis Rodgers is back with Allen Sliwa tonight as they react to the Lakers losing to the Utah Jazz. Was it as simple as the Lakers were cold while the Jazz were hot? Or is this more of a concerning issue? Former Laker head coach Byron Scott joins the show to help break down what's going on with the Lakers who are on a 4-game losing streak. With the news that Fraiser is returning, the guys give their suggestions for the next TV shows that should get rebooted.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 33 vs Utah Jazz: 2/24/21
The Jazz hand the Lakers their worst loss of the season in Utah, 114-89. In a collective team win, none of the Jazz players scored over 20 points, but had multiple players who scored double-digits as well as multiple players who hit more than one from deep. Some of those Jazz players was Bojan Bogdanovic hit five from deep and former Laker Jordan Clarkson who hit four. LeBron James led all players with 19 points, but continues to struggle with his shot from deep as he went 1 for 5 tonight. The Lakers are now on a 4-game losing streak with Dame Lillard coming to town on Friday night.
HR 2: LeBron's Minutes: 2/23/21
The All-Star reserves are announced and there are questions, the Nets are playing on all cylinders and Draymond Green double technique costs game for Warriors are part of Top NBA Stories. Do the Lakers need to be concerned about LeBron's minutes? With Dennis Schroder and AD out, how do the Lakers get my this bump in the season? Lakers Nation's Trevor Lane joins Allen talking about the play of the bench, staying calm at this time, the Nets hot stride and Jazz competitiveness, also what pieces are needed for the stretch run.
HR 1: R U Worried?: 2/23/21
Allen opens talking about the three straight loses for Team Lakers along with all his concerns and insights. Quinn Cook is waived making room for a new import as Allen welcomes Brain Windhorst who talks about the three game loss, what is missing, which big man the Lakers may be targeting and the questions surrounding the NBA All Star game. With DeMarcus Cousins released, do you want to see him back... callers react.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 32 vs Washington Wizards: 2/22/21
The Lakers defense let their guard down in the 2nd half as they allowed the Wizards to score 66 points after halftime and take the loss in overtime, 124-127. Bradley Beal added 33 points and Russell Westbrook missed a triple-double by one assist with 32 points, 14 rebounds, and 9 assists. Speaking of triple-doubles, LeBron James also missed one by a single rebound and finished with 31 points, 9 rebounds, and 13 assists. He also missed a critical free throw that would have put the Lakers up one towards the end of regulation and a game-tying three at the end of overtime. Next up, a trip to Utah to face the Jazz.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 31 vs Miami Heat: 2/20/21
In a rematch from last season's NBA Finals, the Heat came out hot to start the game and ride their 36-point first quarter as well as Jimmy Butler's 24 and Kendrick Nunn's 27 to victory, 96-94. Kyle Kuzma, who started in place of Anthony Davis, led all Lakers players with 23 points. LeBron James nearly missed another triple-double with 19 points, 9 rebounds, and 9 assists while Montrezl Harrell added a double-double off the bench. Allen Sliwa recaps the loss for the Lake Show.
Hr 2: 104.5 The Beach: 2/19/21
Travis is out, but it's the next man up as Clinton Yates fills in. MLB season looms as pitchers and catchers reported for Spring Training, Dodgers are projected to win 104.5 will they reach that mark? Alden Gonzalez covers the Dodgers for ESPN and joins the show to react to the Dodgers offseason. Dr. Anthony Fauci talks about the possibility of fans returning, what sporting event are you most excited to attend when it is safe?
Hr 1: Product For Display Only: 2/19/21
It's the third ever show of Travis & Sliwa, but Travis is a no-show? No need to fear, Clinton Yates is here to fill in! They react to last night's Lakers loss to the Nets. Anthony Davis is out four weeks, should the Lakers need to make a move? The guys don't agree with the decision to have an All-Star game. Sliwa is confused about how Costco is handling their sample situation.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 30 vs Brooklyn Nets: 2/18/21
The Lakers were without Anthony Davis and Dennis Schroder while the Brooklyn Nets were without Kevin Durant, in this potential NBA Finals preview, but it was the Nets who take the victory over the Lakers in a 109-98 defeat. In a game full of stars, it was the Nets' Joe Harris who shrined bright with 21 points including 6 threes. Harris hit two fewer three-pointers (6/7) than the entire Lakers team (8/30). Allen Sliwa recaps the loss and gets you ready for the NBA Finals rematch versus the Heat this Saturday.
HR 2: Bacon is Overrated: 2/17/21
Travis and Sliwa look at LeBron's MVP history in addition to his defy Father Time longevity. LA Times' Brad Turner joins the guys and talks about how the Lakers move past the AD injury and into the playoffs, along with their other NBA challengers and the best NBA trios. The domination of Shaq back in the day. What sporting event are you going to when things open up... Travis and Allen can't wait till So-Fi opens. The 25th anniversary of Happy Gilmore and the guys take a listen to Adam teeing off in celebration.
HR 1: The MVP Move: 2/17/21
Travis and Sliwa open talking about the upcoming match up against the Nets without AD. Who is LeBron competing against, the NBA day to day or his NBA legacy. With the uber contract of Fernando Tatis Jr., the guys look at the upcoming season between the Dodgers and Padres. Are the Brooklyn Big Three really that great after only 7 games together?
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 29 vs Minnesota Timberwolves: 2/16/21
The Lakers travel to Minnesota for their first game without Anthony Davis as T-Wolves rookie, Anthony Edwards had his best night as a pro with 28 points, but it wasn't enough as LeBron James carried the team on his back with 30 points/13 rebounds double-double, he also had 7 assists. The Lakers shot better from deep as Marc Gasol and Markief Morris each made three 3-pointers. Dennis Schroder added 24 points and Montrezl Harrel added 17 off the bench. Allen Sliwa recaps the win and gets you ready for the Nets on Thursday.
HR 2: Lets NOT Panic!: 2/15/21
Allen share the top stories around the NBA. Whos going to give the Lakers a run for their money? Also, Allen takes calls, LA wants to react to ADs injury and what does this mean for the Lakers. Plus, Jovan Buha of The Athletic joins Allen. Jovan talks about AD and what does this mean for the rest of the Lakers. And, scores around the NBA.
HR: No need to hide it! : 2/15/21
Allen address the obvious, Anthony Davis and the injury. What does this mean for the Lakers? Stu Lantz, color commentator for the Lakers joins Allen. Stu shares his thoughts on ADs injury and what does this mean for the Lakers and the rest of the season.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 28 VS Denver Nuggets: 2/14/21
The Lakers lost against the Denver Nuggets tonight, 122 - 105. The Lakers took a huge lost tonight and we're not talking about the game. Anthony Davis went down in the second quarter and didn't return to the game. AD is set to have an MRI tomorrow that will give us more on his injury. Allen shares his thoughts on the game and allows fans to share their opinions. The Lakers travel to Minnesota and take on the Timberwolves.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 27 vs Memphis Grizzlies: 2/12/21
No overtime tonight as the Lakers use a 41-point third quarter and roar back from 20 down to the Grizzlies, 115-105. LeBron James nearly missed a triple-double with 28 points, 9 rebounds, and 8 assists while Anthony Davis just missed a double-double with 35 points and 9 rebounds. Speaking of double-doubles, Kyle Kuzma continues his stellar season as he records a double-double off the bench, 20 points and 10 rebounds. Next up for the Lake Show, a Western Conference Rematch with the Nuggets.
Travvis and Sliwa HR 2: Dumb tweets and phone calls: 2/11/21
Travis and Sli loved the social media videos of drunk Tom Brady. The Lakers have looked disinterested the past few games, Sli says don't worry. Plus, who would disappoint more if they don't repeat world titles, the Lakers or the Dodgers?
Travis and Sliwa HR 1: Brenda: 2/11/21
There's a new show from 7-9, Travis and Sliwa! AD is still hurt, is it a bigger issue than reported? The Dodgers make a splash signing Trevor Bauer and Trav is excited.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 26 vs Oklahoma City Thunder: 2/10/21
For the third straight game, the Lakers went into overtime as the Thunder ride their hot 1st half start to push the purple and gold to their limits before closing them out in overtime, 114-113. The Lakers were without Anthony Davis and Alex Caruso again, but Wesley Matthews stepped up again with 10 points including 3 three-pointers. Montrezl Harrel also added 20 points off the bench. Next up for the Lakers, the T-Wolves on Friday night.
HR 2: Money talks: 2/9/21
The guys roll through top NBA stories from around the Association. Is Anthony Davis' recent injuries suggest there's a bigger concern? Plus, Voice of the Lakers, Bill McDonald calls in.
HR 1: Does homecourt matter?: 2/9/21
The Lakers have given up some losses to a handful of under .500 wins. Is Lebron's minutes going to be an issue this season? Sliwa asks listeners if they think home court in the playoffs is necessary. Plus, up and coming Lakers star, Talen Horton-Tucker joins the show.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 25 vs Oklahoma City Thunder: 2/8/21
It took LeBron James three quarters to get a triple-double, but the Lakers need an overtime quarter to take care of the Thunder, 119-112. Anthony Davis and Alex Caruso did not play, but Wesley Matthews helped fill the void with 16 points including 4 three-pointers off the bench. Montrezl Harrell also had a big game off the bench, netting 21 points and 8 boards. Next up for the Lakers, this same Thunder squad on Wednesday night.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 24 vs Detroit Pistons: 2/6/21
The Lakers avenged their loss from 9 days ago and took the win from the Pistons, 135-129, but it wasn't all pretty. The purple and gold blew a 17-point 2nd half lead and needed two overtime periods to put away the pesky Pistons. LeBron James and Anthony Davis combined for 63 points, 10 rebounds and 14 assists while Dennis Schroder added 22 and 8 boards. Next up for the Lake Show, the OKC Thunder on Monday night.
HR 2: This team is deep: 2/2/21
Sliwa thinks the Lakers rotation needs some tweaking. Sli asks listeners who they thing has made the most difference for the Lakers; Schroeder or Harrell. Plus, The LA Times' Brad Turner joins the show!
HR 1: Specatcle at MSG: 2/2/21
It's the 12 year anniversary of Kobe's 61 pt game at Madison Square Garden. Coach Frank Vogel is tweaking the Lakers rotation, Sliwa is interested. Plus, voice of the Lakers at ESPNLA, John Ireland joins the show to talk purple and gold, as well as Kobe.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 22 VS The Atlanta Hawks: 2/1/21
The Lakers get the win in Atlanta to close out their 7 game road trip, 107 - 99. Dennis Schroder, Montrezl Harrell, and Alex Caruso were key players for this Lakers win. Allen shares his thoughts on this game and takes phone calls from Lakers fans. The Lakers come back home and take on the Denver Nuggets.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 23 vs Denver Nuggets: 2/4/21
The Lakers were down 12-points at the half, but a strong defensive effort in the 2nd half was all it took for the purple and gold to seal the win. The Nuggets were held to 35 points in the 2nd half and were lead by LeBron James triple-double. Talen Horton-Tucker and Kyle Kuzma continue to shine off the bench this season. Next up for the Lake Show, the Pistons on Saturday.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 21 VS The Boston Celtics: 1/30/21
The Lakers escape Boston with a win thanks to Alex Caruso, 96 -95. Anthony Davis showed up today in Boston and he wasn't going to let them loose 3 in a row. The role players really stepped up for the Lakers tonight. The Lakers head to Atlanta to take on the Hawks on Monday.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 20 VS The Detroit Pistons: 1/28/21
Tonight the Lakers take another loss on the road against the Detroit Pistons, 92 - 107. Anthony Davis was out for the Lakers tonight and they came up short in Detroit. Kuzma started for AD and stepped up, grabbing up a double double. Allen shares his thoughts on tonight's loss. The Lakers head to Boston to take on the Celtics on Saturday.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 19 VS The Philadelphia 76ers: 1/27/21
The Lakers take a though loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, 106 - 107. Let's be honest, tonight's game could have easily previewed the NBA Finals. Even though it was a tough game for the Lakers tonight Allen isn't worried. And, the Lakers take on the Detroit Pistons tomorrow.
HR 2: The Legend Lives On: 1/26/21
Lonzo Ball, JJ Redick and Derrick Rose are in the trade rumors, team physical saves Indiana's Caris LeVert's life, possible March All Star game, Covid-19 postpones 22 games to date are part of Top NBA Stories. Allen makes his case for LeBron as MVP. Allen welcomes ol' station friend Max Kellerman who shares stories about Kobe back when he was here in Los Angeles. Allen listens to Shaq's memory with Kobe on Stephen A's program. Allen walks down his personal history with the Kobe and Shaq era.
HR 1: Fearless: 1/26/21
Allen opens talking about the legacy of Kobe Bryant. Callers share their memories of the Black Mamba. Metta World Peace joins Allen and shares how he landed on the Lakers and his other personal stories about Kobe Bryant. Allen talks about what may have motivated LeBron's 46 point outburst yesterday in Cleveland along with more callers showing their Mamba pride.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 18 VS The Cleveland Cavaliers: 1/25/21
The Lakers take continue their hot streak on the road and take the win tonight against the Cavaliers, 115 - 108. LeBron James didn't hold back in his hometown and put on a show! The Cavs did give the Lakers a run for their money but came up short. Allen reacts to the win and opens up the phones to let the fans react. And, the Lakers take on the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday, which will surely be a showdown.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 17 VS The Chicago Bulls: 1/23/21
The Lakers are on fire on the road and have a 9-0 streak. Anthony Davis dominated along with LeBron James but the role players also stepped up, allowing them to sit out in the 4th quarter. The Lakers won tonight against the Bulls, 101 - 90. LeVine and the Bulls never had a chance to takeover and win this game. Allen reacts to the win and opens up the phones to let the fans react. And, the Lakers take on the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 16 VS Milwaukee Bucks: 1/21/21
The Lakers continue to dominate on the road and are 8-0. They won at Milwaukee against the Bucks, 113 - 106 tonight. Giannis is the reigning MVP but the Lakers closed him and the Bucks out. Allen reacts to the win and opens up the phones to let the fans react. And, the Lakers take on the Chicago Bulls on Saturday.
HR 2: Giannis or AD?: 1/19/21
15 NBA games postponed by Covid-19 (Wizards postponed 5 straight games), an NBA Covid vaccine psa. Kyrie Irving addresses the media on his absence are part of Top NBA Stories. Who would you want on your team Giannis Antetokounmpo or Anthony Davis? LA Times' Brad Turner stops by and talks about Giannis or AD, the upcoming 7 game road trip, impression of Lakers after 15 games, Covid postponements and more. Allen focuses on the upcoming road trip and challenges for the Lakers.
HR 1: What Happen?: 1/19/21
Allen opens talking about the Lakers dropping a given win to the Golden State Warriors and what to look at in the upcoming 7 game road trip. The Undefeated's senior writer Marc Spears stops by to talk about the lossSunday night and why that happens, Marc's Lakers thoughts 15 games in, in addition the new chemistry of the Nets with James Hardin and where to the Clippers rank in the West. Who comes out of the East, Allen shares his insights.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 15 VS Golden State Warriors: 1/18/21
The Lakers dominated the first half of the game but came up short to the Golden State Warriors and take the loss, 113 - 115. Where did the Lakers go wrong? Allen Sliwa will break down the game while we hear from the players. Plus, the Lakers will go on the road for the next seven games and they will start with the Bucks on Thursday.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 14 VS New Orleans Pelicans: 1/15/21
The Pelicans came out strong in the first half but weren't strong enough to overpower the Lakers and took a loss tonight, 112 - 95. Anthony Davis and LeBron continue to shine on the floor. Allen breaks down tonight's game while we hear from the players. Plus, the Lakers play Monday at Staples Center on Martin Luther King Jr Day before they hit the road again.
HR 2: Hitting the Mark: 1/14/21
Rockets owner adamant Hardin not to the 76'ers, 10 games postponed from Covid are part of Top NBA Stories. ESPN NBA front office Insider and former Brooklyn Nets AGM Bobby Marks joins Allen to talk all the factors of the Nets acquiring All Star James Hardin, and the problems arising in the NBA postponing 10 game from Covid. Allen previews the Pelicans game with former Lakers Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball.
HR 1: Star Power: 1/14/21
Allen opens expanding on the James Hardin trade to the Brooklyn Nets. Star power on the Lakers versus the Nets and bench depth, Allen discusses. Lakers HOF'er Big Game James Worthy talks about the leadership of LeBron James, the addition of Dennis Schroder, Marc Gasol, Wes Matthews and TNT in addition to the James Hardin trade. Callers on the Hardin trade.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 13 VS Oklahoma City Thunder : 1/13/21
The Lakers destroy the OKC Thunder, 128 - 99. Tonight the Lakers achieve the best on road record in franchise history 7-0. The bench continues to shine along with Anthony Davis. Allen reacts to the win and opens up the phone lines. The Lakers come back home to take on the Pelicans, aka baby Lakers.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 12 VS Huston Rockets : 1/12/21
LeBron brought the heat to Huston! The Lakers beat the Rockets, 117 - 87. KCP was back on the floor for the Lakers along with Alex Caruso. The Lakers blowout the Rockets and Allen reacts to the win and opens up the phone lines. The Lakers will travel to OKC to take on the Thunder tomorrow.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 11 VS Huston Rockets : 1/10/21
The Lakers take on Huston on the road and take the win, 120 - 102. The Lakers bench shined and Anthony Davis was back on the floor with the Lakers. Allen reacts to the win and opens up the phone lines. The Lakers will take stay in Huston and face the Rockets again on Tuesday.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 10 VS Chicago Bulls: 1/8/21
The Lakers get the win against the Chicago Bulls tonight at Staple, 117 - 115. The Chicago Bulls dominated most of the game but came up short. We hear from the coach, the players, and Allen allows the fans to react to this win. The Lakers will travel to Huston to take on the Rockets on Sunday.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 9 VS San Antonio Spurs: 1/7/21
The Lakers couldn't close against the San Antonio Spurs tonight and take the lost, 109-118. The Spurs came in too HOT for the Lakers! Allen breaks down the game and allows the fans to react. The Lakers will take on the Chicago Bulls at Staples Center.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 8 VS Memphis Grizzlies : 1/5/21
The Lakers go 4-0 on the road, they take the win against the Memphis Grizzlies, 94-62. It wasn't a clean win, but a win is a win. The Lakers come back home to Staples Center. Allen breaks down the game and allows the fans to react. The Lakers will face the San Antonio Spurs once again on Thursday at Staples.
HR 2: Harrell balling out: 1/4/21
The Lakeshow keeps on rolling. Sliwa goes through the top NBA headlines. Paul George spoke about his incident with Devin Booker. Plus, Lakers Nation's Trevor Lane calls in!
HR 1: Chip on the shoulder: 1/4/21
The Lakers earn another W this weekend. The NBA throws down more strict Covid policy, ESPN's Baxter Holmes calls in to give more details. Plus, the newest Lakers players are starting to impress. Sliwa has some thoughts.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 7 VS Memphis Grizzlies : 1/3/21
The Lakers took the win against the Memphis Grizzlies, 108-94. Once again, LeBron dominted the game but had a few other guys step up. Allen Sliwa recaps the game and looks forward to Tuesday's game. The Lakers will face the Memphis Grizzlies once again.
LAKERS POST-GAME SHOW, GM 6 VS SAN ANTONIO SPURS: 1/1/21
The Lakers struggled defensively but they still pull the win against the San Antonio Spurs, 109-103. LeBron and the Lakers win both games against the San Antonio Spurs. Allen Sliwa recaps the show and looks forward to Sunday's game. The Lakers will face the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday.
Lakers Post-game Show, GM 5 VS San Antonio Spurs: 12/30/20
The Lakers gave LeBron a great birthday present, they got the win against the San Antonio Spurs, 121-107. Wes Matthews looked great, hitting 6/6 3 pointers. Allen Sliwa recaps the show and looks forward to Friday's game. The Lakers will face the San Antonio Spurs once again.
HR 2: Looking Ahead: 12/29/20
Its not throwback Thursday but it can be throwback Tuesday. Allen went down memory lane and reminisced in the Lakers and Spurs rivalry. Also, Allen goes around the NBA and shares the top stories. Plus, Anthony Davis is key for the Lakers. What should we expect from Kuzma? And, Allen previews the next six games.
HR 1: The good and the bad : 12/29/20
Allen breaks down the good and bad of the last four games. He gives you his qualification of the Lakers right now, do you agree? Also, whats going on with Anthony Davis? Plus, Brad Turner of the LA Times, joins Allen and shares what hes seen of the Lakers these past four games. And, Allen looks back at the Lakers and Spurs rivalry.
Lakers Postgame Show - Monday 12/28: 12/28/20
Allen Sliwa breaks down the Lakers loss to the Portland Trailblazers as purple & gold didn't have any answers for Damian Lillard and the Blazers outside shooting. With Anthony Davis turning in a lack luster performance, Allen asks if he is fully healthy at the moment.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 3 vs Minnesota Timberwolves: 12/27/20
No Anthony Davis is no problem for the Lakers as they easily defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves. 127-91. Kyle Kuzma started in place of AD and made the most of it, scoring a game-high 20 points. His impact was also felt on the defensive side as Kuz also 3 of the Lakers 14 blocks. Allen Sliwa recaps the win for the purple and gold.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 2 vs Dallas Mavericks: 12/25/20
Lakers give their fans one more present before Christmas Day ends as they beat the Dallas Mavericks, 138-115. The bench exploded to combined to score 60 of the Lakers 138 points, including 22 points from one of the newest Lakers, Montrezl Harrell, and 13 points from Kyle Kuzma. Allen Sliwa recaps the Christmas Day win for the purple and gold.
Lakers Post-Game Show, GM 1 vs Los Angeles Clippers: 12/22/20
The Lakers drop the season opener to the Clippers 116-109. On the night they received their championship rings, the purple and gold played a sloppy game as the Clippers took advantage for the win. Paul George dropped 33 points and the Clippers never lost the lead. Allen Sliwa recaps the loss.
HR 2: Opening night Eve: 12/21/20
Allen goes through the top NBA headlines. NBA commish Adam Silver outlines the league's plan in regards to battling COVID-19. Plus, newest Lakers beat writer for The Athletic Jovan Buha calls in to talk opening night.
HR 1: Kuz locked up: 12/21/20
Sliwa reacts to the big news, Kyle Kuzma has re-signed with the Lakers. Allen thinks this is a win-win deal for both sides. Plus, the man himself, Kyle Kuzma joins the show to talk about his new deal and his future in LA.
Laker Post-Game Show Preseason Game 4 vs Phoenix Suns: 12/18/20
The Suns blow a 21-point lead as the Lakers storm back in the 3rd quarter and take the win, 114-113 to finish preseason undefeated. Anthony Davis scored 35 points in 30 minutes, including 6/7 from deep. Allen Sliwa recaps the win and puts the bow on the preseason for the purple and gold.
Lakers Postgame Show: 12/16/20
Allen Sliwa goes over another Lakers preseason win; this time over the Phoenix Suns 112 to 107 off big performances from Kuzma and THT. Allen also talks about our first look at LeBron and Anthony Davis this season as well.
HR 2: One more week: 12/14/20
James Harden finally shows up for work and Sliwa hits on other top NBA stories. Lakers fans tweet at Sliwa who their starting lineups would be. Plus, Brian Windhorst calls into talk purple and gold.
HR 1: THT Time: 12/14/20
Talen Horton-Tucker owned the Clippers in the preseason and has Lakers fans buzzing, Sliwa has some thoughts. Broadcast legend Stu Lantz calls in. Plus, should Dennis Schroeder start? Sliwa asks the people.
Lakers Postgame Show: 12/13/20
The Lakers put another beat down on the Clippers; this time courtesy of Taylor Horton-Tucker who blew up for the purple & gold in their 131 to 106 win in their 2nd preseason game against the cross town rival Clippers.
Lakers Pre-Season Game 1 vs Los Angeles Clippers: 12/11/20
Montrezl Harrell, Wes Matthews, and Dennis Schroder make their Laker debut in the first preseason game against the Clippers. The Lakers scored a game-high 28 points in the 4th quarter to seal the win 87-81. Last year's rookie, Talen Horton-Tucker shined in this game and narrowed missed a double-double. Allen Sliwa recaps the win as the road to title number 18 is underway.
HR 2: Win it again: 12/7/20
Three days away from NBA tipoff, and the Lakers are ready to repeat. Sliwa goes through the top stories around the league. Plus, Mike Trudell joins the show to talk hoops.
HR 1: 5 days til' NBA basketball: 12/7/20
It's a few days away from the kickoff of the NBA season. Lebron was available to the media and had some interesting thoughts. Plus, one of the Lakers newest players, Wes Matthews joins the show.
HR 2: Preseason eve: 11/30/20
Sliwa goes through the top stories around the association. The NBA releases it's Covid protocol ahead of the season kickoff in three weeks. Plus, ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk joins the show.
HR 1: Run it back: 11/30/20
Dennis Schroder is officially introduced to the media as a Los Angeles Lakers, and had an interesting answer to a question that Sliwa noticed. The NBA tips off in three weeks, how will the Lakers prepare for opening night? Plus, Spectrum Sportsnet's Mike Bresnahan calls into the show.
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