Luke "Coach" Walton and Jonathan "Analyst" Gillie breakdown the recent free agency signings, trades and roster improvement that Rob Pelinka and company have pulled off. Shortly before recording, the news of Markieff Morris' retention was reported (!!!)
We dig into potential ways that this roster construction builds on some of the Lakers' past strengths and creates new ones, as well as some of the (minor) weaknesses they may have created in the process.
Welcome to the squad, Dennis Schröder, Marc Gasol, Wesley Matthews, Montrezl Harrel, Alfonzo McKinnie and Jordan Bell! And welcome back KCP and Markieff Morris!
Join Luke "Coach" Walton and Jonathan "Analyst" Gillie as we celebrate the 2020 NBA Champions: Your LA Lakers! We'll cover Finals MVP LeBron James, Anthony Davis, the front office and the history of this epic team. We're going to Disney World!
The Lake Show kicks into another gear. Jonathan "Analyst" Gille and Luke "Coach" Walton discuss the Final MVP race, what the Heat can do to try to match up, breakdown how the Lakers have found such dominance, and recap some of the great storylines from this year. Job not done!
Jonathan "Analyst" Gillie and Luke "Coach" Walton break down the Finals match up against the Heat and Lakers, and look back at the Nuggets and the five-five-five playoffs, as well as the crazy year that's led up to this point. We make our predictions in "Coach's Corner" and call ourselves out (and pat ourselves on the back) for our predictions in the season preview pod. Job not done.
The Lakers go up 2-0 in the Western Conference Finals on a legacy-defining shot by Anthony Davis. Join Luke "Coach" Walton and Jonathan "Analyst" Gillie for an in-depth breakdown of his incredible playoff run and what the Lakers need to look out for moving forward. Talen Horton-Tucker loves orange juice.
Jonathan "Analyst" Gillie shares his the grand unifying theory of Steve Balmer & the Clippers, as Alex "Expert Analyst" Manessis joins us for this very special pod trolling the LA Clippers. Luke "Coach" Walton looks ahead to the matchups against the Nuggets, revels in the Houston and Clippers defeats and considers the Lakers chances to take home the Bubble Chip™.
Driven Over Given.
From Alex Caruso's dagger defense and 3s to Danuel House's dramatic exit of the bubble, Luke "Coach" Walton and Jonathan "Analyst" Gillie are here to keep you in the loop. Dig into the Lakers' adjustments against the Rockets, and how their trials and tribulations are developing the team.
The LA Lakers bounce back against the Houston Rockets in epic fashion. Join Luke "Coach" Walton and Jonathan "Analyst" Gillie for a breakdown of what changed between Game 1 and Game 2, as well as brutal takedowns of the Rocket's jerseys, Giannis, Nike and the NBA Bubble Barbershop. It's a Rondo conspiracy, ya'll!
With game 1 tonight, Luke "Coach" Walton is joined by Jonathan "Analyst" Gillie to discuss James Harden, LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Russell Westbrook, and of course, Alex Caruso. The Astros cheated LA. Time for the Lakers to settle the score.
Luke “Coach” Walton, Jonathan “Analyst” Gillie and Alex “Color Commentator” Manessis break down the Lakers’ complete domination of the Portland Trailblazers in Game 4. Other topics include: Is Dame a superstar? Would you rather (listen to) Mark Jackson or Chris Webber? Is LeBron in a black jersey invincible?
The team also takes a look around the league as we enter the next phase of the NBA Playoffs.