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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.
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.
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. 
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.
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.
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. 
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.
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.
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. 
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.
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. 
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. 
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. 
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. 
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.
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.
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. 
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.
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.
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. 
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.
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.
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.
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. 
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.
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Jan 5th, 2017
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Apr 20th, 2021
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