All-Star Weekend is over, but JC & Ethan are back with Lakers heat during the extended break.
Ethan and JC reflect on the life of Kobe Bean Bryant, share stories of their relationship with Kobe, and get personal with the audience on a rightfully somber episode of the Hoop Ball Lakers podcast. Kobe Bryant, dead at 41. We'll miss you forever, Bean.
Things are still rolling in Laker-Land as the Lakers were 1 point away from another double digit win streak. J.C. gives his thoughts on rumors, injuries, and a rare Laker loss.
The Lakers kick off the new year 3-0 and J.C. recaps last week and gives us a preview of the upcoming stretch of games on this overview Monday show!
In this episode, JC & Ethan examine the Lakers four-game losing streak and the (lack of) production behind it, LA getting back in the win column and what the Lakers have in store as 2020 begins.
Ethan & JC come together to talk about the Lakers rolling without Kyle Kuzma, the end of the 2019 stretch ahead, and Alex Caruso’s playing time moving in the wrong direction. The guys also examine a few areas to watch (FREE THROWS!) and deep dive into Danny Green’s drought.
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.