Lakers Talk with Allen Sliwa
Championship Special: 10/12/20
Playoff Sliwa celebrates the Lakers winning their 17th championship. The legend, Jim Hill calls in to talk about the importance of the Lakers winning for the city. Allen opens the lines to Lakers fans and asks what this win means to them. Plus, The LA Times' Bill Plaschke joins the show.
Two in a Row?: 10/12/20
Travis and Playoff Sliwa take a look at the role players contributions off the bench. Caron Butler joins the guys and talks about LeBron's longevity, consistency, commitment off the court and the pairing with Anthony Davis. The guys look at missed championships for LeBron.
Bron's LA Championship Journey: 10/12/20
ESPN's Brian Windhorst joins Travis and Playoff Sliwa to share his thoughts on the journey to Los Angeles and the ultimate championship; what are the next dynasty steps for the Lakers and more... Former Laker great Jamal Wilkes calls in to talk about the overall success of the Bubble, the Lakers coaching staff and more...
Enjoying The Moment: 10/12/20
Travis and Sliwa are still on "Cloud 9" with the Lakers winning the 2020 NBA Finals. They also got on the subject of Danny Green and how people need to get off his back for his missed game-winner in Game 5. And, Lakers TV Play-By-Play man, Bill MacDonald called in to talk about what it means to win a title in the difficult year of 2020. Plus, could AD leave the Lakers as a free agent?
Winning #17: 10/12/20
Travis Rodgers and Allen Sliwa celebrate the Lakers winning their 17th title in franchise history. The guys took calls on the historic night, as the Lakers beat the Miami Heat in 6 games. Former 3-Time World Champion with the Lakers, A.C. Green, called in to give his reaction to #17 for the Lakers and his thoughts on LeBron James winning his 3 title with his 3rd franchise.
HR 4: LA, We DID IT!: 10/12/20
Allen was joined by Lakers general manager, Rob Pelinka. Rob shares what this championship means to the team. Up next, Lakers head coach, Frank Vogel calls the post game show. An emotional Dwight Howard joins Allen and shares about what championship 17 means to him. Allen continues to take your calls to celebrate with you. Plus, Ramona Shelburne joins Allen. And, Laker fans continue to share their thoughts on the Lakers being NBA champions!
HR 3: Lakers Check In!: 10/11/20
The Lakers celebration continues with Allen Sliwa. Friend of the station, O'Shea Jackson Jr calls in to celebrate with all of LA. The Lakers check in with Allen, Quinn Cook and Danny Green call in to share how it feels to be champions! Next up was Talen Horton Tucker with a special drop in from Anthony Davis. Plus Jared Dudley calls in to speak on the big win. And, championship Alex Caruso shares his emotions!
HR 2: Mission 17 Complete!: 10/11/20
Allen Sliwa celebrates with all of LA as the Lakers win the NBA title! Stu Lantz joins Allen to celebrate the Lakers win. Plus, Allen Sliwa opens the phone lines to have Laker fans react and celebrate! And, you hear from Rob Pelinka.
HR 1: 2020 NBA Champions!: 10/11/20
The Lakers are NBA Champions once again! The Lakers defeat the Miami Heat on game 6 in the Orlando Bubble, 106 to 93. Mamba Mentality was in full effect. Jorge Sedano joins Allen to celebrate championship #17! Plus, Mayor Eric Garcetti calls in. And, Allen takes your calls!
Closing it Out in Game 6: 10/10/20
Brad Turner of the LA Times joins Allen and gives his four reasons what the Lakers need to do to win. Callers continue with their comments and frustrations on what went wrong and what needs to be done for Game 6.
What Was That in Game 5: 10/10/20
It's a Saturday morning Lakers Talk with Allen Sliwa after a tough Friday night loss to the Heat. What went wrong, who should of had the ball at the end, the play of the role players, how can they stop Jimmy Butler, how bad is AD hurt and more... Callers have a few comments on what went wrong and what needs to be done.
Lakers Post-game Show, Finals Game 5 vs Miami Heat: 10/9/20
The Lakers had a chance to close out the series, but lost the lead, and a Markieff Morris turnover late sealed the win for the Heat, 111-108. Jimmy Butler records his second Finals triple-double and Duncan Robinson nets 7 three-points to help secure the win for Miami. Lakers will try again to close out the series and get that chip on Sunday afternoon in game 6.
One More Away: 10/7/20
Travis Rodgers and Allen Sliwa reacted to the Lakers' win in Game 4 over the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals, as the Lakers take a commanding 3-1 lead. Sliwa was sure that Jimmy Butler wouldn't repeat his peformance in Game 3. Also, the guys hate that if the Lakers win the title, there probably won't be a parade. And, Travis thinks the San Diego Padres have "no shot" at beating the LA Dodgers in the NLDS. Plus, does this NBA season deserve an asterisk in the record books?
The King Of G.O.A.T's: 10/7/20
Travis and Sliwa started the 2nd hour of the show and discussing the eternal question: LeBron or Jordan? Then, ESPN's Dave McMenamin called "live from NBA Bubble" to talk about the Lakers being one win away from capturing their 17th title in franchise history and if the Lakers are capable of blowing their 3-1 series lead. Plus, talk on AD's unbelievable defense on Jimmy Butler down the stretch. And, will the Dodgers be "challenged" by the San Diego Padres?
Lakers Post-game Show, Finals Game 4 vs Miami Heat: 10/6/20
In a hard-fought game, it was KCP who rose to the occasion with a key 5 points swing late in the 4th as the Lakers survive a gritty game 4 against the Heat, 102-96. LeBron James finished with a double-double and Anthony Davis added 22 points including the dagger three to seal the win in the 4th. Allen Sliwa recaps the game 4 win for the purple and gold. One more win and the Lakers will be back on top.
Finish this up: 10/5/20
The Lakers looked sluggish in their game 3 against the Heat. Sliwa thinks the Lakeshow still have it in the bag. The LA Times' Brad Turner joins the show to preview game 4. Plus, Lakers Nation's Trevor Lane calls in!
Momentum Shift? : 10/5/20
USA Today's Mark Medina called in to talk about the Lakers 2-1 series lead in the NBA Finals over the Miami Heat and who really has the momentum here going in to Game 4. And, some discussion on the Dodgers, as they prepare for the NLDS vs. the San Diego Padres. Plus, are the LA Chargers "cursed?" And, will Jimmy's comments to the Lakers during the 4th Quarter of Game 3 motivate LeBron for Game 4?
Jimmy Beat LA: 10/5/20
Travis Rodgers and Allen Sliwa reacted to the Miami Heat stealing Game 3 from the Lakers, despite having Bam Adebayo and Goran Dragic out. Travis thinks Laker Fans shouldn't "overreact" since they are still up 2-1 in the series. Also, the guys can't figure out why Anthony Davis didn't "show up" in Game 3. And, is Kyle Kuzma really the third option? Plus, some talk on the 3-1 LA Rams.
Lakers Post-game Show, Finals Game 3 vs. Miami Heat: 10/4/20
The Lakers take a loss against the Miami Heat, 104 to 115 but the Lakers still lead the series 2-1. The Lakers had to many turnovers that caused them the game. Allen opens up the phone lines and fans react. The Lakers play the Heat again on Tuesday for game 4.
Lakers Post-Game Show, Finals Game 2 vs Miami Heat: 10/2/20
Lakers ride big-game performances from LeBron James and Antony Davis again in game 2 of the NBA Finals and easily beat the Heat, 124-114. The legend of 'playoff Rondo' continues as he scored 16 points off the bench, including hitting 3-three pointers and Kyle Kuzma also added 11 off the bench. There was no heat without Bam Adebayo and Goran Dragi as Allen Sliwa recaps the game 2 victory. Only 2 more wins for the Lakers to win the chip.
HR 2 : Lopsided: 10/1/20
Travis and Sliwa wondered if Miami could get at least one game on the Lakers with the injuries to Jimmy Butler, Goran Dragic, and Bam Adebayo. Then, more talk on the Dodgers' taking Game 1 over Milwaukee Brewers with their pitching staff and the "1-2 punch" of Mookie Betts/Corey Seager. And who should win Finals MVP, LeBron or AD?
HR 1 : Disney Beatdown: 10/1/20
Travis Rodgers and Allen Sliwa reacted to the Lakers' blowing out the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Travis thought the game was already decided when Alex Caruso made the corner 3-pointer at the end of the 1st Quarter. To talk more about the Game 1 win and Anthony Davis' impact on the series is LA Times' Brad Turner. And the fellas had some thoughts on the Dodgers kicking off their playoff drive with a Game 1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.
Lakers Post-Game Show, Finals Game 1 vs Miami Heat: 9/30/20
Anthony Davis scored 34 points in his Finals debut and LeBron James narrowly misses a triple-double as the Lakers take game 1 of the NBA Finals, 116-98. After being down early in the game, the purple and gold came back and lead by 32 at one point. Allen Sliwa brings you all the post-game sound and calls from the fans.
HR 2: Bring it Heat!: 9/28/20
Allen brings you the top stories in the NBA. The Clippers part ways with Doc Rivers and what does that mean to the Lakers? Allen can't believe that Anthony Davis is being compared to Bam Adebayo! Plus, Tim Reynolds from AP Miami joins Allen to talk about the Miami Heat vs. LA Lakers match up. And, we're ready for the Lakers vs Heat game 1!
HR 1: NBA Finals! : 9/28/20
After 10 years the Los Angeles Lakers are back in the NBA Finals! LeBron James and Anthony Davis brought the Lakers to the NBA finals but the Miami Heat are ready. Plus, Joe Vardon from The Athletic joins Allen to talk about the Lakers and the NBA finals. And, Allen opens up the phone lines and allows Laker fans to react!
Lakers Post-Game Show, WCF Game 5 vs Nuggets: 9/26/20
The Lakers ride a triple-double from LeBron James to a game 5 victory over the Nuggets, 117-107, and secure their first trip to the NBA Finals in 10 years. Allen Sliwa recaps the big win by taking calls from the fans and playing all the post-game sound. Also, The Undefeated's Marc Spears, ESPN's Ramona Shelburne, and LA Times's Brad Turner join the post-game show and react to the Lakers making it back to the Finals after a decade long absence.
Lakers Post-Game Show, WCF Game 4 vs Nuggets: 9/24/20
After dropping game 3, the Lakers bounced back and take game 4, 114-108. It took a surprise start from Dwight Howard, who got a double-double, and stingy defense down the stretch to secure the win. LeBron James narrowly misses a triple-double, but combines with Anthony Davis to score 60 points for the Lakers. Allen Sliwa recaps the game 4 win as the purple and gold are 1 win away from a trip to the NBA Finals.
Lakers Post-Game Show, WCF Game 3 vs Nuggets: 9/22/20
After being down 20 points, the Lakers storm back in the 4th quarter, but their run wasn't enough as Jamal Murray hit the dagger three with under a minute to go to seal the win for the Nuggets, 114-106. Despite the Lakers' size, the Nuggets were +19 on the boards and were also helped by a career game from Jerami Grant. Allen Sliwa recaps the Game 3 loss for the purple and gold.
HR 2: For Kobe: 9/21/20
The Legend, Stu Lantz joins the show to react to last night's huge win. Does that buzzer-beater become the career defining moment for Anthony Davis? Plus, The Athletic's Denver Nuggets writer Anthony Slater talks about what Denver is feeling following that devastating loss.
HR 1: Mamba Shot: 9/21/20
Anthony Davis nails a buzzer beater to give tha Lakers a game 2 win. Sliwa reacts to the huge night and asks LA who they would want in the finals, Boston or Miami. Plus, Spectrum Sportsnet's "Geeter" Chris Mcgee calls in to re-live last night's events.
Lakers Post-game Show vs. Denver Nuggets Game 2: 9/20/20
The Lakers wint tonight, 105 to 103 and take a 2-0 lead on the series against the Denver Nuggets. LeBron and the Lakers game to win! The Denver Nuggets gave up a fight but came out short. The game came down to the last seconds and Anthony Davis took the game winning buzzer shot to win the game.
Lakers Post-Game Show, WCF Game 1 vs Nuggets: 9/18/20
Nuggets could not stay hot against the Lakers as the purple and gold take game 1, 126-114. LeBron James and Anthony Davis each record a double-double and combine for over 50 points, including 37 from AD. Allen Sliwa recaps the game 1 win for the Lakers.
HR 2: We got next: 9/14/20
The Lake show is waiting to see whether they'll face Denver or the Clippers in the western conference finals. Sliwa gives his top 8 stories. Plus, Brian Windhorst calls in to talk NBA headlines.
HR 1: Coach Vogel joins the show: 9/14/20
Allen and the rest of Lakers nation wait to see who the Lakers will face in the western conference finals. Which is the better match up? Plus, Lakers head coach Frank Vogel joins the show to preview the upcoming series.
Lakers Post-game Show vs. Huston Rockets Game 5: 9/12/20
The Lakers destroyed the Huston Rockets in game five and got the win, 119 to 96 tonight. The Lakers advance to the Western Conference Finals something that hasn't been done in a decade. LA Lakers fans react to this huge win! The Lakers now wait for the winner of the Nuggets vs. Clipper series.
HR 2: Close it out: 9/11/20
The Lakers are looking to close out the series with Houston tomorrow night. Sliwa goes through the top headlines throughout the Association. Plus, the Houston Chronicle's Jonathan Feigen joins the show to give some insight on whats going on with the Rockets.
HR 1: Playoff Rondo: 9/11/20
The Lakeshow wins big again yesterday and Sliwa thinks it's a wrap tomorrow night. Allen says Rajon Rondo is the 3rd most important player on the Lakers for the rest of the postseason. Plus, Friend of the show, the LA Times' Brad Turner calls in to catch up.
Lakers Postgame Show vs. Huston Rockets - Game 4: 9/10/20
The Lakers dominated game four and took the win against the Huston Rockets, 110 to 100 tonight.Los Angeles Lakers fans call in and react to the game. Playoff Rondo continues to show up. The Lakers have a chance to close this game out on Saturday.
Lakers Post-Game Show, Game 3 vs Houston Rockets: 9/8/20
LeBron James and Anthony Davis combined to score over 60 points in the game 3 win over the Rockets, 112-102. After allowing 64 points to close the 1st half, the Lakers' defense adjusted in the second half to only allow 38 in the 2nd half as the Lakers' small-ball lineup caused issues for the Rockets. Allen Sliwa recaps the game 3 win for the purple and gold.
Lakers Postgame Show vs. Huston Rockets: 9/6/20
The Lakers take game two of the semifinals against the Huston Rockets, 117 to 109 tonight. Markieff Morris came out swinging with his 3's in the first quarter. Anthony Davis and LeBron James continue to dominate the floor. Allen opens up the lines and LA reacts to the Lakers win! The Lakers will take on Huston Rockets on Tuesday night for game 3.
Lakers Postgame Show : 9/4/20
The Lakers open up the Western Conference Semi Finals flat footed against James Harden and the Houston Rockets. Allen Sliwa helps break down what went wrong and whether or not the purple & gold can slow down the speedy Rockets.
HR 2: Do They Have Enough?: 8/31/20
Allen goes over the Top 8 NBA news stories of the day. It's back to the callers. Allen disagrees with Max Kellerman about LeBron and AD not having enough to get it done. Allen talks about how important this playoff run is for Anthony Davis. ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk joins Allen to talk about who will be the Lakers next opponent, and the other playoff matchups.
HR 1: Who's Next: 8/31/20
Allen opens looking at who is next for the Lakers. Joe Vardum of the Athletic comes on to talk about the Bubble, what LeBron James was thinking during the NBA boycott, social justice moving forward and more. Allen takes call from the fans on LeBron, AD and winning it all...
Lakers Postgame Show vs. Portland Trailblazers (Game 5): 8/29/20
The Lakers close out the Portland Trailblazers 131 to 112 tonight. Anthony Davis showed up tonight and dominated along with LeBron James. The Lakers will now have to wait on the winner of OKC and Huston series to see who they're playing next. Allen opens up the lines and LA reacts to the Lakers win!
HR 2: Close it out: 8/25/20
Lebron and the Lakers showed out last night on Mamba day. The La Times' Brad Turner joins the show to tell some Kobe stories. Plus, Sliwa thinks AD got snubbed not winning defensive player of the year.
HR 1: For the Mamba: 8/25/20
The Lakers pulled off a big win last night on Mamba Day. Lebron was locked in and the purple and gold responded. With Dame out for game 5, is this series a wrap for LA? Plus, the Carus-show Alex Caruso calls in!
Lakers Game 4 Post-Game Show vs Portland Trail Blazers: 8/24/20
On Kobe Bryant Day the Lakers take down the Blazers, 135-115, and take a commanding 3-1 series win. LeBron James scores another 30-point double-double and Anthony Davis scores 18 points in 18 minutes in the blowout. Allen Sliwa recaps the blowout win for the purple and gold.
Lakers Postgame Show vs. Portland Trailblazers : 8/22/20
Lakers take another huge win against the Portland Trailblazers 116 to 108 tonight. LeBron James and Anthony Davis were a dynamic duo. We can't forget KCP and Alex Caruso who stepped up tonight. The Lakers have game four on Monday at the Orlando Bubble.
Lakers Game 2 Post-Game Show vs Portland Trail Blazers: 8/20/20
After more than 3,000 days, the Lakers finally win a playoff game. They take game 2 against Portland, 111-88, and tie the series at one. Allen Sliwa recaps the win as Anthony Davis recorded a double-double, 31 points and 11 rebounds that also included 3 three-pointers. KCP also found his shot, hitting 4 three-pointers in the win.
Lakers Game 1 Post-Game Show vs Portland Trail Blazers : 8/18/20
After seven years, the Lakers are finally back in the playoffs. LeBron James recorded a triple-double, but it wasn't enough to stop Dame and the Blazers as the Lakers drop game 1, 100-93. Shooting woes continue to haunt the Lakers as they shot 35% from the field and only 15% from long distance. Allen Sliwa breaks down the disappointing loss.
HR 2: Dame has something to prove: 8/17/20
NBC Sports' Blazers reporter Jamie Hudson joins Allen and talks about Damian Lillards mindset in the bubble, and how he's willed his team into the playoffs. Allen previews tomorrow's game.
HR 1: The drought is over: 8/17/20
It's official. The Lakers face Portland tomorrow night. Are they ready? Sliwa thinks so, and Brian Windhorst joins the show to give his thoughts.
HR 2: Playoffs Start: 8/13/20
Should the Lakers be worried about the Trailblazers? Allen focuses on the role needed from Markieff Morris and Kyle Kuzma in the playoffs. ESPN's Heather Dinich joins Allen to talk college football trying to handle the Covid season. Brooklyn and Portland are having a battle to end the NBA season. ESPN's Alden Gonzalez calls in and talks about the MLB from his unique perspective; will the Dodgers catch fire and can they win at the end and more.
HR 1: Lakers Drag, Joe Kelly Stings: 8/13/20
Allen opens talking about the upcoming NBA playoff match ups. Bobby Marks, ESPN Front Office Insider joins Allen to talk about the developments settling into the playoffs during this Covid world. Where do the Lakers sit with their weak ending at the end of the regular season... Are you nervous with the Dodgers struggle in this short season? Joe Kelly is still on fire as Allen takes a listen...
Lakers Post-Game Show vs Sacramento Kings: 8/13/20
Lakers lose their last bubble game to the Kings, 136-122. Kings shoot-lights out as the Lakers sit Anthony Davis, KCP, Kyle Kuzma, and Alex Caruso. Allen Sliwa recaps the loss for the purple and gold.
The Sliwa Show Hr 2: No Screaming on This Roller Coaster: 8/12/20
Allen Sliwa and Kirk Morrison discuss what is going on with college football after the Big Ten and Pac-12 postponed Fall sports. The guys preview tomorrow slate of NBA games before being joined by LA Time's Dylan Hernandez who gives us the latest with the Dodgers. Plus, HALFTIME!
The Sliwa Show - Hr 1: Lakers in 6 Over Portland: 8/12/20
Allen Sliwa and Kirk Morrison discuss the potential match-up between the Lakers and Dame Lillard. Dodgers are looking lackluster at best and haven't shown any dominance this season. Is this just a slow start in the season or is it something more? Also, the voice of the Rams, JB Long joins the show to discuss last night's Hard Knocks and the latest with the Rams.
LAKERS TALK HOUR 2: 8/11/20
Guest Joey Ramirez joins Allen to discuss the upcoming playoffs for the first time in 7 years. Allen takes a look at the NBA and where everyone will be after the weekend. Finally, are they going to find the right balance for this last game on Thursday to get some momentum heading into the playoffs?
LAKERS TALK HOUR 1 : 8/11/20
Kyle Kuzma has been one of the bright spots in this bubble. He's been patient and efficient. Allen takes calls from listeners about whether Kyle Kuzma should start or not. Most callers want him to be taken off the bench. Some want him to start. Guest Anthony Slater speaks with Allen about playing in the bubble. It almost feels like a different season. Allen takes calls from listeners about their concerns for the Lakers in the upcoming playoffs. They aren't sure we have enough play makers.
Lakers Post-Game Show vs Denver Nuggets: 8/10/20
With KCP out, Kyle Kuzma got the start and made the most of it as the Lakers escape with a win over the Nuggets, 124-121. Allen Sliwa recaps the win and highlights Kuz who scores 25 and nets the game-winning 3 to end the 3-game losing streak for the purple and gold. LeBron James and Anthony Davis also contributed as they combine to score over 55 points.
Lakers Post-Game Show vs Indiana Pacers: 8/8/20
T.J. Warren continues to light it up in the bubble as his 39 points help the Pacers overcome the Lakers, 116-111. Quinn Cook found his stroke hitting 5 three-pointers and LeBron scores 31. Allen Sliwa recaps the team's fourth loss inside the bubble.
HR 2: Relax: 8/7/20
Kirk Morrison calls in and joins Sliwa to talk some football. KD is picking the Clippers to win it all. Plus, broadcast legend Stu Lantz join the show to talk Lakers basketball so far in the bubble.
HR 1: Bring on Portland: 8/7/20
The Trailblazers are on fire in the bubble, but Allen still isn't worried. Sliwa asks the listeners if the Lakers recent losing streak should concern Lakers fans. Plus, Jackie Macmullen points out how much the Lakers will miss having Avery Bradley.
Lakers Post-Game Show vs Houston Rockets: 8/6/20
Without LeBron James, the Lakers drop their third game inside the bubble to the Houston Rockets, 113-97. James Harden scores 39 and the Rockets netted 21 three-pointers to only 2 for the Lakers. Are the shooting woes something to be concerned about? Allen Sliwa breaks it all down.
Hr 2: Where's AD: 8/5/20
Allen Sliwa starts the second half of Lakers Talk focusing on Anthony Davis and his energy spurts and what is needed from him to win it all. Trevor Lane of Lakers Nation calls in to talk about the who's hot, the missing energy of Avery Bradley, and more. Allen closes looking at the teams fighting for the remaining playoff spots.
HR 1: Loss to OK isn't OK: 8/5/20
Allen Sliwa opens talking about the Lakers loss to the Thunder. Callers come in with their opinions. Brad Turner of the LA Times joins Allen and expresses his concerns of the Laker team in addition to the play of the role players.
Lakers Post-Game Show vs Oklahoma City Thunder: 8/5/20
Lakers drop their second game inside the bubble to the Oklahoma City Thunder, 105-86. With the number 1 seed locked up, this game doesn't mean much for the standings, but poor shooting continues to be an issue for the team. Allen Sliwa breaks down the loss for the purple and gold.
Lakers Post-Game Show vs Utah Jazz: 8/3/20
With a 116-108 victory over the Utah Jazz, the Lakers clinched the number 1 seed in the West for the first time in 10 years. Anthony Davis recorded a double-double and explodes for 42 points. Allen Sliwa recaps the win and brings you all the locker room sound.
Lakers Post-Game Show vs Toronto Raptors: 8/1/20
Lakers get cold from three and drop the second game from inside the bubble 107-92 against the Toronto Raptors. LeBron and Anthony Davis struggle to get their offense rolling as Allen Sliwa recaps the loss.
Lakers Post-Game Show vs Clippers: 7/30/20
In a sloppy game, it was the strong defensive play that led the Lakers to victory 103-101 over the Clippers. Anthony Davis balled out and LeBron hit the game-winner. Allen Sliwa breaks down the victory for the purple and gold.
HR 2: One more night: 7/29/20
The LA Times' Brad Turner joins Allen and Kirk to talk some basketball with games starting tomorrow. The guys follow the Dodgers game in real time. Charger team reporter Chris Hayre joins the show to talk NFL story lines. Plus, Halftime!
HR 1: Joe freaking Kelly: 7/29/20
The guys react to Joe Kelly and what happened last night, as well as his suspension. NBA real games start tomorrow, Allen is ready. Plus, Adam Silver continues to say and do the right things.
HR 2: Benches cleared: 7/28/20
The Athletic's Pedro Moura joins Kirk and Allen to talk about the Dodgers' start. The NFL is throwing some big money around in contract extensions, Kirk reacts. Plus, Joe Kelly tries to hit Correa on a pitch and benches clear.
HR 1: Problems: 7/28/20
The Marlins opening week is the first casualty of the Covid era in sports, a majority of the team has tested positive. Kirk Morrison joins Sliwa to react. Plus, Brian Windhorst joins the guys to talk about the NBA bubble in full-swing.
Scrimmages Done, Bring on the Clippers: 7/27/20
Allen Sliwa breaks down this afternoon's scrimmage game against the Wizards. J.R. Smith and Dion Waiters balled out! Tania Ganguli from the LA Times joins the show live from the bubble & Lou Williams's carelessness.
Finally here: 7/22/20
Ohm Youngmisuk joins Kirk and Allen to talk NBA restart. Sliwa comments the NBA players and the league sticking to their message of awareness of social injustice. Plus, The LA Times Jorge Castillo hops on to talk about the Mookie Betts deal.
HR 1: Big money: 7/22/20
Kirk Morrison in tonight with Sliwa. Mookie Betts agrees to a MONSTER deal with the Dodgers and the guys are pumped. The USA Today's Bob Nightengale joins the show and reacts to the move.
HR 2: In the bubble: 7/21/20
Some breaking news, Clippers' Patrick Beverly leaves the bubble. ESPN and the Undefeated's Marc Spears joins the show from the Orlando bubble. Plus, Anthony Davis and other Lakers address the media.
HR 1: 2 days away: 7/21/20
Kirk joins Allen for a Taco Tuesday show. The guys react to the NFL players raising issues with the league restart. The NFL is having issues with consistent COVID-19 testing. Plus, ESPN's Marly Rivera joins the guys to talk some baseball.
HR 2: Kobe stories: 7/20/20
Sliwa reads listener's Kobe stories. Lakers Nation's Trevor Lane joins the show to talk Purple and Gold. The NBA announces how the season awards will be determined. Plus, Shootout!
HR 1: MVP Chatter: 7/20/20
Lebron and Frank Vogel had a zoom presser, Sliwa recaps. It's announced NBA awards will be determined by the regular season games already played, and not the play in the bubble. Does this effect any Lakers receiving awards? Plus, Billy Mac voice of the Lakers on Spectrum Sportsnet joins the show.
HR 2: El trafico: 7/17/20
Ben Lyons is special guest co host with Sliwa. LAFC's Jordan Harvey joins the show to talk about tomorrow's "El trafico" matchup as well as his experience in a bubble. JR Smith addresses the media via Zoom. Plus, Halftime.
HR 1: Disingenuous: 7/17/20
The NFL seems to not be communicating very well with their teams and Sliwa reacts. More on the evolving scandals and reports regarding the Washington football team and its management culture. Plus, Ben Lyons joins the show and announces he is now a Lakers fan.
HR 2: Opening day on the way: 7/16/20
The LA Times' Dylan Hernandez joins the show and talks about the MLB's upcoming return. Big news out of DC regarding the football team. Plus, Halftime.
HR 1: Who's the 3?: 7/16/20
Allen is worried about the Lakers not having a clear cut number 3 guy. Jared Dudley says Kyle Kuzma is the next guy, but Sliwa isn't so sure. Plus, ESPN's Tim Bontempts calls in to give updates on the NBA bubble.
HR 2: Snitch line: 7/15/20
Allen lists off athletes and asks Kirk whether they would call the NBA snitch hotline or not. The guys talk free food at events. The Lakers are trying to figure out how they will replace their losses on the depth chart. Plus, Halftime.
HR 1: Anticipation: 7/15/20
Kirk is so happy to have some live sports action. The guys give their takes on whether artificial crowd noise is working in live broadcasts. Plus, the Dodgers have a plan to involve fans in their games.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: The Circle of Life: 7/14/20
Allen and Kirk take a brief break from sports to talk about nature. Allen shares his authentic safari experience. Dan Snyder definitely got his hands forced to changed team name. Also, HALFTIME with Allen, Kirk, & Jessie.
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Kirk Called It: 7/14/20
Kirk Morrison knew it and Allen Sliwa couldn't believe it. A NBA player got busted trying to get food. Both hope it was a one-time thing. They discus Rajon Rondo's injury and Kirk shares what he thinks is likely for College football.
Hr 2: Bubble life: 7/13/20
Players are already leaving the bubble. The Washington Post's Ben Golliver calls in live from quarantine in the NBA bubble. Anthony Davis says the bubble isn't as bad as people think it is. Plus, The Athletic's Joe Vardon also calls in from the Orlando bubble.
HR 1: Man down : 7/13/20
News breaks over the weekend, Rajon Rondo breaks his thump in Orlando and will be out 6-8 weeks. The USA Today's Mark Medina talks about life in the NBA bubble, and how the league has handled it. Plus, Sliwa isn't really pleased with the complaints coming from the players in Orlando.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Just business: 7/13/20
The LA Times' Brad Turner joins the show for an hour. Will the JR Smith Dion Waiters expirement work? BT isn't sure. Plus, newest addition to the ESPNLA and LAFC family, Adrian Garcia stops by to talk futbol.
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Where's the potatoes?: 7/13/20
JR Smith did JR Smith things last night, and it's pretty funny. The LA Times' Brad Turner joins the show for an hour. B.T. talks food and everything else he's been up to in quarantine.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Extra-curricular activity: 7/9/20
ESPN college football's Heather Dinich joins the show and talks about the struggles college football is having amid the pandemic. The LA Times' Jorge Castillo reveals what it looks like inside Dodgers training camp. Plus, Halftime!
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Legacy: 7/9/20
NBA teams are arriving at the bubble in Orlando today, Sliwa reacts to what has come out on social media. Ohm Youngmisuk calls in to talk basketball. Plus, what does it take to cement Lebron's legacy? Sliwa asks the people.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Nah i'm good: 7/8/20
If the Rams open up SOFI for the season but operate at lower capacity, would you go? Sliwa and Kirk ask the people. Stephen A says the Lakers are the team to beat. Plus, halftime!
The Sliwa Show HR 1: That's a sorry dinner bro: 7/8/20
It's the anniversary of "The Decision" Kirk and Allen remember where they were when they heard Lebron was going to Miami. Plus, images have surfaced on social media of the dinners being provided in the NBA bubble and Kirk has some things to say.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: My time is coming: 7/7/20
Kirk doesn't like the Dodgers opening day matchup, says its BORING. The Athletics' Rams reporter Jourdan Rodrigue joins the show and details what its like at Rams camp during a pandemic. Plus, halftime!
The Sliwa Show HR 1: negotiations: 7/7/20
Kirk Morrison joins Allen as they discuss whether or not there should be a rematch with Steve Mason. Kirk talks about his talk with Dr Anthony Fauci and the latest going on. Plus, the guys react to Patrick Mahomes' MONSTER deal.
Lakers Talk with Allen Sliwa HR 2: Calm down : 7/6/20
Sliwa thinks Lakers fans worried about the Trailblazers need to calm down. Dwight Howard announces he WILL join the Lakers in Orlando. ESPN's Bobby Marks joins the show to talk about the bubble. Plus, Shootout.
Lakers Talk with Allen Sliwa HR 1: Swish: 7/6/20
Sliwa looks ahead to the upcoming NBA postseason, and what to expect from different players. Coach Vogel addressed the media and answered questions on signing JR Smith. Plus, Momo! Ramona Shelburne joins the show.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Don't sleep on Sli: 7/2/20
Hotdog eating champion Allen Sliwa reflects on his big win. The LA times' Kevin Baxter joins the show to talk about the MLS "Welcome Back" tournament being in doubt. Plus, The Athletic's Antonio Morales walks Sliwa down memory lane.
The Sliwa Show HR 1: The champ is here!: 7/2/20
Allen Sliwa defeated Steve Mason 9-8 in the first ever ESPNLA hotdog eating contest. The champ reflects on his big win. Plus, ESPN's Aldon gonzales talks MLB and the Covid situation.
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Asterisk: 7/1/20
Kirk Morrison joins Sliwa on hotdog contest eve. Frank Vogel and Alex Caruso addressed the media via zoom call. Plus, is there going to be an asterisk next to whoever wins the NBA title?
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Tread lightly: 6/30/20
Kirk Morrison in with Sliwa on a Tuesday night. The Patriots have signed Cam Newton, the guys react. ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk calls in to talk about the developments in the bubble plan. Plus, Halftime!
The Sliwa Show HR 1: 30 days: 6/30/20
It's Taco Tuesday! Which means Kirk is joining the show tonight. With Covid cases on the rise, the guys react to how the NBA is handling their return plans. Lakers GM Rob Pelinka addresses the media. Plus, Jalen Rose hops off the bandwagon.
Lakers Talk with Allen Sliwa HR 1: Step up: 6/29/20
With Avery Bradley out, Sliwa asks LA who should replace him as a starter. The Lakers are finalizing a deal to sign J.R. Smith. Plus, Mychal Thompson and the LA Times' Brad Turner joins Lakers Talk.
Lakers Talk with Allen Sliwa HR 2: Depth: 6/29/20
J.R. Smith is now a Laker for the rest of the season. Kendrick Perkins thinks JR is a steal for the purple and gold. Plus, Geeter! Spectrum Sportsnet's Chris McGee joins the show to talk some basketball.
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Giddy like a schoolboy: 6/26/20
The NBA releases the schedule for the Orlando bubble, and Sliwa is hyped. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says the league is moving with caution. Plus, Andy Kamenetzky joins Sliwa on the show.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Cruising: 6/26/20
Andy Kamenetzky joins Sliwa for the weekend jump off. The voice of LAFC Dave Denholm joins the show to talk MLS and its upcoming tournament. Plus, Halftime!
Lakers Talk with Allen Sliwa HR 1: Took it for granted: 6/25/20
Sliwa is concerned about the NFL's approach to coming back. Allen reflects on how we took sports for granted. Plus, ESPN's Baxter Holmes joins the show and gives an inside look on the NBA rules and regulations in order to return.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Air Canada: 6/25/20
The La Times' Jorge Castillo joins the show to detail the MLBs plans for return amidst COVID-19. Vince Carter announces his retirement, and the guys debate the best dunker in NBA history. Plus, Halftime!
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Took long enough: 6/24/20
Baseball finally gets their act together, but Kirk isn't sold just yet. Sliwa asks the listeners, would the Lakers or Dodgers winning a title this season have an asterisk. Plus, One of the marquee MLB matchups in the shortened season is between the Dodgers and the Astros.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Never lost: 6/24/20
Kirk Morrison guest hosting with Sliwa. The L.A. Times' Maria Torres joins the guys to talk about the MLB's imminent return and how it may be affected by COVID-19. More athletes have tested positive for the virus. Plus, Halftime!
The Sliwa Show [HR2]: Bradley says no to Orlando: 6/23/20
Allen & Kirk react to the breaking news that Avery Bradley has opted out of rejoining the Lakers to play in Orlando for the restart of the NBA season. Also, it's another edition of 'Halftime'. Plus, JR Smith has emerged as the leading candidate to replace Bradley on the Lakers; could this be bad news for the purple & gold?
The Sliwa Show [HR1]: Baseball is back baby!: 6/23/20
Kirk Morrison in with Sliwa today as the guys dig in on MLB green lighting a 60 game season to start in July. ESPNs Brandon Graham jumps on to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the X Games as well. Also, Pedro Moura of The Athletic joins to discuss how the Dodgers might handle the 60 game MLB season.
Lakers Talk with Allen Sliwa (Hr 1) Time to Reconsider Return?: 6/22/20
Amid several issues going in the world and the number of growing COVID-19 cases, Allen Sliwa wonders if the NBA should reconsider their return? ESPN NBA insider Brian Windhorst joins the show and says the return plan for the NBA is too big to fail.
Lakers Talk with Allen Sliwa (Hr 2) Paul Pierce is Annoying: 6/22/20
Snoop Dogg honors Kobe Bryant with a touching poem during the ESPYs and new doc was announced which will center around Kobe and 2010 Championship season. Allen Sliwa is Lakers Nation senior writer Trevor Lane. Also, a look around the Association in Shootout!
The Sliwa Show (Hr 1) - Yates and D-Farr Join: 6/19/20
College football is getting hit hard with the Coronavirus. More players and staff were confirmed to test positive. Clinton Yates from The Undefeated joins Allen Sliwa fresh off his new show, The Intersection. Also, Rams sideline analyst D'Marrco Farr joins to discuss NFL and how he has been handling the quarantine.
The Sliwa Show (Hr 2) - Latest with the NFL: 6/19/20
Allen Sliwa plays clips from Dr. Kardia Brown, the newly appointed Director of Racial Equity & Action for the Lakers. Rich Hammond from The Athletic joins the show to break down the latest from the NFL and the Rams. Also, Allen and Jessie in HALFTIME!
The Sliwa Show Hr 1: The MLB is a Joke: 6/18/20
NBA and NHL are coming back, NFL is waiting it out, and MLB. Still in the same place. Allen Sliwa calls the way MLB is handling the negotiations comical. MLB is becoming infuriating while the NBA is gearing up for their return. ESPN MLB Senior Writer Marly Rivera Joins to give the latest with baseball.
The Sliwa Show Hr 2:Thank You Damian!: 6/18/20
Allen Sliwa is joined by tonight's Thank You Thursday guest, EMT Damian Haynes. Andrew Greif from the Los Angeles Times also joins to break down the protocols and guidelines NBA players will have to follow in the bubble. Plus, Allen and Jessie dive into the game of ping pong and museums.
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Caution: 6/17/20
Kirk Morrison joins Allen on the show. Baseball pump fakes giving some hope of a season. Dwight Howard has voiced concerns over the league returning. Plus, The LA Times' Bill Shaikin joins the show and gives details on his talk w/ Dr. Fauci regarding the future of sports in the Fall.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Preguntale a Kirk: 6/17/20
Kirk Morrison guest hosts with Sliwa. Amin Elhassan calls out Kyrie for trying to divide the NBA. today is the anniversary of the Lakers three-peat over Boston and Kobe's final ship. Plus, Halftime!
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Done: 6/16/20
If the MLB doesn't get their act together for the upcoming season, will fans keep coming back? Jeff Passan thinks the MLB discussions are now in a better place than they were before. Plus, The LA Times'Dylan Hernandez hops on the show go give some more insight.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Bubble rules: 6/16/20
Shams releases a flurry of tweets explaining different precautions the NBA is taking in Orlando. Adam Silver among other key voices was on an NBA Virtual roundtable, names ways the league can use its platform for civil rights. Plus, ESPN Insider Kevin Pelton gives more details on the Orlando bubble plan.
Lakers Talk with Allen Sliwa (Hr 1): 6/15/20
Just when we thought the NBA was coming back, Kyrie Irving speaks out. Allen Sliwa tells us the latest. Allie Clifton from Spectrum SportsNet and Brad Turner from the LA Times join to give their thoughts on what the players should do and if the NBA will return.
Lakers Talk with Allen Sliwa (Hr 2): 6/15/20
Adam Silver spoke about the NBA's return and wants players to use the league's platform to promote social reform. Michael Lee from The Athletic joins Allen Sliwa to talk about how Kyrie is doing what he is supposed to be doing. Also, Allen and Jessie dive deep in Shootout!
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Dont shut up and dribble: 6/12/20
In the 24th hour, NBA players have begun to show reluctance to the NBA's plan. Kyrie Irving voices his displeasure of the league plan, and now what seemed to be a sure thing is up in the air. Plus, Ben Lyons joins Allen on the show.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: What is happening: 6/12/20
A phone call with 80 NBA players, led by Kyrie Irving was held today. Woj has some news regarding the NBA and the CBA. The N.Y. Times' Jonathan Martin joins the show and talks about Lebron's voting initiative he's starting with other NBA stars. Plus, it's the anniversary of the Lakers' three-peat.
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Cold feet: 6/11/20
Pete Carroll says he regrets signing Colin Kaepernick in 2017. Is there a chance he gets back into the league? With the NBA return looming, players are beginning to get cold feet over the bubble situation. Plus, Bob Nightengale joins the show.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Too little too late: 6/11/20
NBA players are getting hesitant regarding the NBA's bubble plan. Dave Mcmenamin calls in and gives some details. Plus, Bill Plaschke stops by and talks about USC and Reggie bush's re-instatement.
The Sliwa Show HR 1: A tale of two commissioners: 6/10/20
MLB has gotten into deeper talks with the players union regarding a return. Commissioner Rob Manfred says there WILL be baseball no matter what. Plus, Yahoo Sports' Charles Robinson joins the show and says Roger Goodell has a chance to cement his NFL legacy regarding Colin Kaepernick.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Not in the clear yet: 6/10/20
The Athletic's Evan Drellich joins the show and describes the ongoing labor talks between the MLB and the players union. Woj says there are a handful of NBA players worried about playing in the "bubble". Plus, LAFC and the MLS is back! ESPN's Jeff Carlisle hops on to detail the plans.
The Sliwa Show HR 1: No hope: 6/9/20
The MLB proposes a plan to return and the players have shot it down. Sliwa asks, is baseball ever coming back? Brian Windhorst says the NBA has not finalized plans for next season. Plus, Bobby Marks joins the show and discusses the caution the NBA is taking in planning its return.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Caution: 6/9/20
Which NBA star needs a championship the most? Sliwa has some thoughts. The Athletic's new LA Rams reporter Jourdan Rodrigue joins the show and gives insight on the NFL's plan to handle racial injustice through the league. Plus, The LA Times' Andrew Grief calls in.
Lakers Talk with Allen Sliwa HR 1: Waiting game: 6/8/20
Shams Charania has released a summary of key dates in the NBA returning. Sliwa points out the x-factor that could affect the playoffs. Does adding fake crowd noise like it's being reported cheapen the game? Plus Ohm Youngmisuk joins the show.
Lakers Talk with Allen Sliwa HR 2: What's the matchup: 6/8/20
Who would be the most entertaining matchup for the Lakers in the first round of the playoffs? Sliwa asks the people. Plus, Andy Kamenetzky joins the show to talk some purple and gold.
The Sliwa Show HR 1: This is our opportunity: 6/5/20
Sliwa continues to open up the conversation that has been so prevalent this week, we have an opportunity to instill change. The NFL players put out a message to the NFL and Roger Goodell responded. Plus, THE MAN Kirk Morrison joins the show.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: There is hope: 6/5/20
Sliwa is joined by Kirk Morrison, who offers some further insight on Drew Brees and the situation he is in. The LA Times' Bill Shaikin hops on and shares how disappointed he is with the MLB. Plus, as we wrap up a difficult week, Allen and Kirk reflect on what has happened.
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Be grateful: 6/4/20
Sports is on its way back, but people are still complaining. Allen says we need to be more positive and appreciate what we're getting. Plus USA Today's Jeff Zillgitt joins the show the NBA's agreement and plan to return.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: We need to change: 6/4/20
Allen saw some disturbing things on Twitter and how law enforcement has handled protesters. Adam Silver was on TNT and talked about how he believes the NBA can lead to civil change. Plus, the New York Times' Tyler Kepner joins the show to talk about the mess that is baseball.
The Sliwa Show HR 1: We're back: 6/3/20
Woj and Brian Windhorst confirm the NBA is returning, owners will vote tomorrow. Allen gives his reaction. Plus, FiveThirtyEight's Neil Payne joins the show to talk about his piece on Colin Kaepernick.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: C'mon man: 6/3/20
The NBA returning shows just how much the MLB is in disarray, Dylan Hernandez joins the show to talk about baseball's disagreements. Bao Nguyen Director of "Be Water", calls in and gives some insight on this weekend's airing of his documentary about Bruce Lee. Plus, Halftime!
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Just ask: 6/2/20
Allen opens up the show reflecting on the events that have unfolded this week and praises the young athletes who used their platform to spread awareness. Plus, The Undefeated's Marc Spears joins the show to react to the ongoing events and how sports have played a role.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Don't stay silent: 6/2/20
ESPNLA's LZ Granderson calls in and talks about his experiences on the streets during these protests. Tim Bontempts joins the show to talk a little basketball. Plus, Halftime.
Lakers Talk with Allen Sliwa HR 2: Protest, not crisis: 6/1/20
Lakers legends Kareem Abdul-Jabbar have messages to LA and it's people after the events of this past weekend. Sports is put on hold to talk about the bigger issue. The Ringer's Van Lathan, host of "Higher Learning" joins the show to react to the current protests.
Lakers Talk with Allen Sliwa HR 1: We are listening: 6/1/20
With the events over the weekend and throughout the week in LA, Sliwa has the conversation that needs to be had. The LA Time's Brad Turner joins the show to react.
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Good news: 5/29/20
The NBA Board of governors had their meeting regarding the NBA's return, information comes out from said meeting. The USA Today's Marc Medina drops in to talk about the NBA meeting as well.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Laying the foundation: 5/29/20
Positive news coming out of the NBA Board of governors meetings. At the same time, confidence in the MLB is sinking. ESPN's Dan Graziano joins the show to talk NFL. Plus, Halftime!
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Take me out to the ball game: 5/28/20
The MLB players are unhappy with the MLB owners low-balling them in negotiations, there are conflicting reports on both sides. Sliwa thinks the MLB owners are not receiving enough blame. Plus, Bob Nightengale says there will be MLB baseball this summer, he joins the show to explain.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: West coast best coast: 5/28/20
Jeff Passan made the rounds and gave insight into the MLB drama. BleacherReport's Eric Pincus joins Sliwa to talk about the rumored NBA postseason plans. Plus, Halftime!
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Get it together: 5/27/20
The MLB players arent happy with the most recent deal offered to them, the future of baseball this year is in doubt. The New york Times' Billy Witz joins Sliwa to talk college sports amid this pandemic. Plus, Halftime!
The Sliwa Show HR 1: I'm going to Disneyworld: 5/27/20
The leaders of all the sports unions made statements regarding sports coming back. Dame Lillard had some comments about not returning to play if the season resumes, and the NBA world reacted. Plus, The Athletic's Joe Vardon joins the show to talk about the NBA's plan to play at Disneyworld.
Lakers Talk with Allen Sliwa HR 1: Get ready: 5/26/20
The NBA and NBPA are working on a deal to finalize the plan of resuming NBA play. Different playoff formats have been thrown around, Sliwa analyzes the possibilities. Plus, ESPN's Dave McMenamin joins the show to talk storylines around the association.
Lakers Talk with Allen Sliwa HR 2: Clutch: 5/26/20
CBS Sports' James Herbert discusses his newest piece focusing on the biggest hurdles the NBA has to return. The guys give their Power Five Lakers buzzer-beaters. Plus, Shootout!
The Sliwa Show HR 1:Goat: 5/22/20
Sliwa asks what Lebron has to do as a Laker to be considered an all-time great in Los Angeles. The Athletic's Sam Amick joins the show and gives updates on the NBA returning.
The Sliwa Show HR2 : Bumps in the road: 5/22/20
Allen remembers NBA great, Jerry Sloan, who passed away this morning at the age of 78. Bill Shaikin from the LA Times joins the show to talk about financials in sports, from a state perspective. Plus, Halftime!
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Walking it back: 5/21/20
The NFL is walking back the Rooney rule changes they outlined previously, Sliwa thinks there's an underlying problem with the NFL's thinking. Sliwa asks LA what they think. Plus, Stephen A Smith doesn't believe in AD as a team leader.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Feeling more normal: 5/21/20
The Athletic's Pedro Moura joins the show and discusses where the MLB is in their attempt at a return. The guys play HALFTIME. Plus, the NYT's Jeré Longman talks the challenges in having fans back at sporting events.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Get it together: 5/20/20
The chatter has picked up on the NBA fast-tracking a comeback, and soon. Jared Dudley had a Zoom call with the media, Sliwa reacts. Plus, THE GREAT, Jim Hill joins the show and chats all things sports.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Don't be salty: 5/20/20
Paul Pierce leaves Lebron of his top 5 and many believe it's out of spite. CBS Sports writer AJ Anderson joins Allen to discuss the current drama around the MLB. Plus, HALFTIME!
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Pizza problems: 5/19/20
The USA Today's Scott Gleason thinks the Bulls would have had trouble in the postseason if the band had stayed together. The Pizza delivery guy that supposedly gave MJ the flu gives his side of the story. Plus, Halftime!
The Sliwa Show HR 1: I miss sports: 5/19/20
The Mlb is fighting over money in the midst of the pandemic and Sliwa is disgusted. Former Laker Metta Sandiford-Artest joins the show, he says he misses sports a lot. Plus, Metta talks about playing against MJ, as well as his new app.
Lakers Talk HR 2: Chemistry: 5/18/20
Allen played some sound from Dwight Howard's presser last week, in which he talked about the biggest challenge for the Lakers once they hit the court again. And, "Shootout" with Producer Funches, as they talked about former Laker D'Angelo Russell, CGI fans, and if MJ could play in today's NBA. Then, Spectrum's Mike Bresnahan came on to tell Allen when he thinks the NBA is coming back and his reaction to "The Last Dance."
Lakers Talk HR 1: The Very Last Dance: 5/18/20
Allen started off the show reacting to the last two episodes of "The Last Dance" and whether MJ's Bulls could have won a 7th title. Also, who would you want to see a documentary on: The Showtime Lakers or Shaq/Kobe Lakers? Then, Hall-Of-Famer Jamaal "Silk" Wilkes called in to talk about how he's handling quarantine, the 1980 NBA Finals, and his thoughts on "The Last Dance." And, ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk came on to talk about what could happen when the NBA gets rolling and his thoughts on "The Last Dance."
The Sliwa Show (Hr 2): 5/15/20
Jeremy Lin tells a cold-blooded Kobe story from his time with the Lakers. Billy Witz from the NY Times joins Allen to help him understand what is going on with the college football season. Also, our very own LZ Granderson hops on to talk about his article on the LA Times detailing the start of the Showtime Lakers era of the 80s.
The Sliwa Show (Hr 1): 5/15/20
Allen Sliwa was on the Dwight Howard Zoom call with the media and updated us on what he has been up too while quarantined. Ramona Shelburne joins Allen to discuss the last 2 episodes of The Last Dance and latest with the NBA. David Fleming joins to discuss when Scottie Pippen completely iced the Mailman.
The Sliwa Show (Hr 2): 5/14/20
Bill Shea of The Athletic joins Allen Sliwa to discuss his article detailing the new normal at sports arena once sports returns. CSU schools announced that they are going to be closed for the Fall, but what about the Pac-12? Radio voice of LAFC, Dave Denholm joins to discuss the Faux Trafico this weekend.
The Sliwa Show (Hr 2): 5/14/20
Bill Shea of The Athletic joins Allen Sliwa to discuss his article detailing the new normal at sports arena once sports returns. CSU schools announced that they are going to be closed for the Fall, but what about the Pac-12? Radio voice of LAFC, Dave Denholm joins to discuss the Faux Trafico this weekend.
The Sliwa Show (Hr 1): 5/14/20
Allen Sliwa thinks that the comments made today by Blake Snell was completely tone deaf. Mychal Thompson joins and gives his own top 10 NBA All-Time List. Allen has no idea how people come up with these lists.
The Sliwa Show (Hr 2): 5/13/20
The day after Allen Sliwa complimented UFC, an article comes out detailing all their failed Coronavirus protocols. Has Paul George underachieved since leaving the Pacers? Taina Gangui from the LA Times joins to discuss the dysfunctional 2011 Lakers team. Plus Allen and Jessie in HALFTIME!
The Sliwa Show (Hr 1): 5/13/20
ESPN.com ranked their All-Time NBA players and Allen Sliwa has some issues with where Kobe is placed. ESPN NBA Front Office Insider Bobby Marks joins the show to discuss the status of the NBA returning. Plus, Dan Kaplan from The Athletic on Astros fans suing the team for the sign stealing scandal.
The Sliwa Show (Hr 2): 5/12/20
With Jessie back at LA Live for today, Halftime deals with how the environment is for his first time back in 2 months. Ken Belson from the New York Times joins the show to talk about whether or not the NFL is going to return normally.
The Sliwa Show (Hr 1): 5/12/20
Allen Sliwa details the newest proposal for MLB to return. Bill Shaikin from the LA Times joins Allen to discuss more about the potential of MLB returning, specifically in LA. Also, Marc Spears from The Undefeated joins to talk some hoops.
Lakers Talk HR 1: Is This The End?: 5/11/20
Should the NBA just cancel the current season? Shaq thinks yes, so Sliwa reacted to the quote. And, should the NBA champions this season have an asterisk? LA Times Lakers Beat Writer Brad Turner came on to answer that and other things involving the NBA. Also, how should Kobe Bryant's statue outside of Staples Center look like?
Lakers Talk HR 2: Fadeaway: 5/11/20
More on what the future Kobe Bryant statue at Staples Center should look like. And, Shootout with Producer Funches, where Allen was asked about KD possibly returning this season and his favorite All-Time Basketball movies. Also, The Athletic's Jon Greenberg came on the show to talk ESPN's "The Last Dance." Then, Power 5 with "the top 5 statue ideas for Kobe."
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Ramping up: 5/8/20
The La Times' Dylan Hernandez joins Allen and Ben Lyons, Dylan thinks the US shouldn't jump back into sports so quickly. Lakers Nation's Trevor Lane joins the show and reacts to the news that NBA facilities are reopening. Plus, Halftime!
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Getting closer: 5/8/20
The NBA had an all-player meeting with the commissioner to detail what the league is doing moving forward. Ben Lyons joins the show to talk about his trip to the Pasadena golf course since it's reopening. Plus, Steve Kerr says the Warriors are in offseason mode.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Predictions: 5/7/20
Kirk Morrison joins Sliwa as they react to the release of the NFL Schedule. The Athletic's NFL writer Rich Hammond calls in with the current NFL storylines now that the schedule is out. Plus, what are the Chargers and Raiders schedules look like as well?
The Sliwa Show HR 1: NFL Schedule Release Special: 5/7/20
Preguntale a Kirk! Kirk Morrison joins Sliwa as they react to the release of the NFL Schedule. LA Rams COO Kevin Demoff joins the show and talks everything Rams with the guys. Plus, The Rams release video of the new "Oculus" jumbotron.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Quarantine struggles: 5/6/20
ESPN's Kevin Seifert joins the show to talk the NFLS plans for the season moving forward. Photographer Estevan Oriol "Steve-O" from LA Originals joins the show and tells stories about his career and his Netflix documentary. Plus, Halftime!
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Returning soon: 5/6/20
The Mlb is nearing a plan for the upcoming season, super agent Scott Boras was on Get Up to elaborate further. The Athletic's Bill Oram joins the show to talk about the most recent "The Last Dance" parts, featuring Kobe Bryant. Plus, Shams announces that the Lakers training facility will reopen May 16th.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: LA Originals: 5/5/20
There are a few rumored plans for the upcoming MLB season. The LA Times' Maria Torres joins the show to discuss the MLB's options. Plus, Mark Machado, "Mr Cartoon" joins the show to talk about his Netflix documentary.
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Sliwa de Mayo: 5/5/20
Charles Oakley is running his mouth again. The Detroit Free Press' Shawn Windsor joins the show to talk the last Dance. Plus, Raphael Nadal compares himself to Lebron.
Lakers Talk HR 1: Teacher And Student: 5/4/20
Allen started the show talking about the secret "Teacher/Student" relationship between Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. And, ESPN's Brian Windhorst Plus, should fans be allowed to watch the games in-person once the pandemic is over? Also, some talk on the Dream Team.
Lakers Talk HR 2: Talking The Dream: 5/4/20
More on the Dream Team, as Allen talks about how competitive the scrimmages were with the Hall-Of-Famers. Then, "Shootout" with Producer Funches. And, did Michael Jordan "make" Nike? Plus, USA Today's Jeff Zillgitt called about ESPN's "The Last Dance" and when he expects the NBA to return. Also, "Power 5" with the best 5 moments of the MJ/Bulls documentry.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Too soon: 5/1/20
The future of the NBA season is up in the air, Sliwa tries to make sense of the news. Sliwa and he guys rant about road rage. Plus, Halftime.
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Not looking good: 5/1/20
The NBA Board of Governors met to address the state of the NBA season. Some of the news emerging from that meeting has NBA fans concerned. The Sports Business Journal's John Ourand joins the show to talk the business behind the NFL. Plus, Sliwa tries to make the case for the Chargers NOT starting Justin Herbert.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Pessimistic: 4/30/20
The LA Times' Bill Plaschke joins Sliwa to talk about his newest column in which he thinks we may not have sports for the rest of the year. Jabari Young joins the show to discuss his most recent piece that says NBA execs and agents are calling on NBA to cancel the rest of the season. Plus, Halftime!
The Sliwa Show HR 1: One step forward two steps back: 4/30/20
Rumors swirl that Athletes and agents are asking sports leagues to end their seasons, Lebron denies the statements. What is the right way to move ahead? Plus, Lakers legend "Big game" James Worthy joins the show to talk about this weekends' "The last dance" and playing against MJ.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Look ahead: 4/29/20
The Los Angeles Spark's newest player, Beatrice Mompremier joins the show talking being drafted by the Sparks. USA Today's Dan Wolken joins the show talking what the G league has forced the NCAA to do. Plus, Halftime!
The Sliwa Show HR 1: All the smoke: 4/29/20
Chargers Head Coach Anthony Lynn answers questions regarding his team drafting Justin Herbert in the 1st round of the NFL draft. Matt Barnes joins Sliwa to talk the journey leading up to his popular podcast, "All the smoke."
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Another one down: 4/28/20
Allen has a follow up interview with nutritionist Anna Jurzyk. Another top NBA prospect decommits from school to head to the NBA developmental league. Plus, Halftime!
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Optimistic: 4/28/20
There's some good news on the horizon regarding sports coming back, Sliwa is feeling optimistic. the Athletic's Dylan Hernandez joins the show and talks about the latest news around the MLB.
Lakers Talk HR 1: Almost There: 4/27/20
Allen started the show talking about how NBA could reopen their facilities on May 8th and if that's too early to "open up shop." Also, our own Mychal Thompson called in to talk about how he's handling quarantine and his thoughts on ESPN's "The Last Dance," since he played against those legendary Chicago Bulls teams.
Lakers Talk HR 2: A Bender In Vegas: 4/27/20
Allen can't believe that Phil Jackson gave Dennis Rodman "48 hours" to do "his thang" in Las Vegas during the 97-98 season. And, "Shootout" with Producer Funches. Also, ESPN's Bobby Marks gave his impressions of ESPN's "The Last Dance" and how hopeful the NBA is in getting their season back on track. Then, "Power 5" with the best starting lineup using the '92 Dream Team and the '08 Redeem Team.
The Sliwa Show HR 2: Night 2 comes to an end: 4/24/20
It's night two of the 2020 NFL Draft. LA Chargers team reporter Chris Hayre joins the show to talk Chargers drafting Justin Herbert. Plus, the Rams add a few more players to the roster to finish out night 2 of the NFL draft, Kirk Morrison joins Sliwa to react.
The Sliwa Show HR 1: Rams finally make some picks: 4/24/20
It's night two of the 2020 NFL Draft. The Rams have finally made their draft picks. Sliwa is joined by Kirk Morrison, to dissect the moves made in the draft.
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