Welcome back to another edition of the HoopBall Lakers podcast! This episode, JC recaps how the Lakers have started another win streak with a perfect 4-0 week, takes a look at KCP’s improvement, and updates injuries with a new one to Rajon Rondo that caused him to miss last night’s game vs Minnesota.
J.C. DeLeon brings you the weekly Lakers report! AD went back to New Orleans, Alex Caruso is earning more court time, the Mavericks proved a tough test, and injuries are making an impact.
The Lakers stand at 17-2, but with nine of their next 14 on the road in a tough December, King James & AD are going to have to deliver their dominance. Ethan takes this solo ride to examine the Rajon Rondo impact, KCP as a starter, the #WashedKing reclaiming his throne & AD setting a new level of effort and expectation on the defensive side of the ball. Plus, Alex Caruso gets the compliment of a lifetime from LeBron James himself.
Happy Thanksgiving from the HoopBall Lakers crew! In this episode, aside from the usual look ahead, we take a look at some analytical numbers that shed some interesting light on this team. There’s been some shifting atop the conferences, who’s underachieving, who’s overachieving, and who in the heck can stop Luka Doncic?
Ethan and JC look at the recent win over the Thunder and preview the 4 upcoming road games for the Lakers and see if they can finish the road trip with a 16-2 record.
The Lakers closed out the week with a win over The Atlanta Hawks to make it a perfect 4-0 for the Lake Show. JC recaps the game, the week ahead for the team, and the league wide current playoff picture. He also updates the injury status for the team as we celebrate the welcome return of Rajon Rondo and a dominant Kyle Kuzma!
Ethan Norof welcomes his old buddy Dan Besbris to the show! The guys get into Kuzma shaking off the rust, Rondo's best role, the FRUIT MINUTE, and Ethan's ride in traffic to tomorrow's game!
JC analyzes the loss to the Raptors that broke up the 7 game win streak, examines how much further that win streak could have gone on, and then takes a look at the upcoming week for the purple and gold. We talk about Anthony Davis’s shoulder, when Rondo might come back, and just what is going with with the Lakers transition defense issues. Join us as we take a look at the week ahead as the Lakers gear up for what could be a very lucrative week in the win column!
The Lakers fire torched the Heat en route to a 7-1 start, but nothing is hotter than LA's defense! Meanwhile, Ethan explores Kyle Kuzma's slow start and how concerned the Lakers should be about it.
Ethan and J.C. hit the airwaves just moments after the Lakers thrilling 4th quarter steamroller effort, coming back from almost 20 points down in the game to secure a 3-0 road trip.
The Lakers have rattled off three straight wins after the season-opening loss, and although Anthony Davis's monster night and Kyle Kuzma's return are the big stories, defense is the most important.
The Lakers want to keep Anthony Davis upright, but to what extent can they settle for less than their best?
Ethan Norof looks through the thrills of opening night, and despite a tough loss to the Clippers, sees a lot of promise as the Lakers look ahead to game two on Friday.
J.C. DeLeon presents his five biggest concerns and most important story-lines as the Lakers get set to begin the regular season ... finally!
What storylines should fans from Western Conference teams be watching in the preseason?