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  • 00:47

    Lakers Nation Podcast: Episode 7

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    LakersNation.com's Jabari Davis was joined by Jamieson Welsh (Fox Sports Radio) and Jordan Buscarini (Castle Country Radio) for the seventh installment of your Lakers Nation Podcast. The trio discussed Magic Johnson's recent comments about the front office and Jim Buss in particular. Davis asks if Johnson's criticism, while somewhat accurate, comes across as a bit of revisionist history given the fact that the former Laker-great publicly endorsed several of the moves he seems to be critical of at this point. 


    Davis also asked the panel to discuss some of the positive developments they've seen from the young core, while also addressing the current rotation, player frustration and whether the team may consider moving anyone if a more compatible or promising player were to become available on the market.


    Rather than their customary 'Final Shots' to close the show, the three of them took a moment to acknowledge some of Kobe Bryant's greatest moments since the 20-year-veteran officially announced his retirement last week.

  • 00:39

    Lakers Nation Podcast Material

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    Lakers Nation Podcast Ep 1 material.

  • 00:36

    Lakers Nation Podcast Episode 14: Trade Talk

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    LakersNation.com's Jabari Davis was joined by Jamieson Welsh (Fox Sports Radio) and Jordan Buscarini (Castle Country Radio) once again for this episode. With all the rumors of potential free agents on the horizon and trade rumors swirling, the trio addressed all sides of the discussion. They also reassessed Jordan Clarkson's value with a bit of clarification of what his next contract might actually look like.


    They were also pleased to be joined by the site's Trevor Lane for his opinions on all the recent news and rumors. Lane has an upcoming potential trades piece that should be up on the site this week, so we wanted to get a quick preview of some of his trade ideas.


    The Twitter Topic of the Week was provided by a loyal and appreciated listener that wanted to focus on the idea of moving some of the veteran players. As always, your feedback and topics are very much appreciated. Remember to send them along with #LNPodcast to @JabariDavisNBA, @TheeJamieson and @Jordan_DTS.

  • 00:39

    Lakers Nation Podcast: Episode 1

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    LakersNation.com's Jabari Davis was joined by Jamieson Welsh (Fox Sports Radio) and Jordan Buscarini (Castle Country Radio) for the first episode of your Lakers Nation Podcast for the 2015-16 regular season. The three of them reassessed what might be realistic expectations for this team as the franchise continues to transition from what has been a remarkable run throughout a majority of the "Kobe Bryant Era" to establishing a new foundation centered around a promising core of young players led by Julius Randle, Jordan Clarkson and D'Angelo Russell.


    The trio also addressed this week's 'LakersNation.com Roundtable Question' -generated each week by the site's Corey Hansford- and discussed whether it was a mistake by the front office to cut center Robert Upshaw.


    The 'Twitter Conersation of the Week' centered around @TeamJ30_Randle's question about whether Jordan Clarkson's continued emergence could potentially delay D'Angelo Russell's development as a playmaker and eventual leader at this level?

  • 00:23

    Lakers Nation Podcast Episode 13: Brian Geltzeiler

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    LakersNation.com's Jabari Davis caught up with the host of NBA Radio (Sirius XM) and founder of HoopsCritic.com, Brian Geltzeiler for today's episode. We simply had to talk to Geltzeiler (@HoopsCritic) following his "tweet heard 'round the world" about the organization's willingness to at least field offers for rookie D'Angelo Russell.


    The duo also discussed the overall outlook of the young core as we move forward, how effective Coach Scott's methods have been with the younger players and whether Geltzeiler believes the team would consider making a move on the trade market if it meant shipping one or more of their developing assets out of town in order to make the current roster more enticing to potential upcoming free agents.

  • 00:37

    Lakers Nation Podcast: Episode 3 (Preseason Edition)

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    LakersNation.com's Jabari Davis and Corey Hansford were joined by Jamieson Welsh (Fox Sports Radio) and Jordan Buscarini (Castle Country Radio) for this week's episode of your Lakers Nation Podcast.


    The four of them discussed: roster cuts, D'Angelo Russell's progress and role, Marcelo Huertas' impressive play, the Lamar Odom situation and the coaching staff's willingness to embrace three-point shooting and advanced analytics as a whole (Rondtable Question).

  • 00:57

    Lakers Nation Podcast Episode 11: D'Angelo Rising

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    LakersNation.com's Jabari Davis was joined by Jamieson Welsh (Fox Sports Radio) and Jordan Buscarini (Castle Country Radio) once again for this week's episode. The three of them discussed Kobe Bryant's condition and where the bulk of his remaining minutes should be devoted, as well as D'Angelo Russell's continued improvement both by the eye-ball test and the numbers and whether he should be the permanent starter at this point.


    Corey Hansford also joined the show in order to give a mid-season assessment and chime in on this week's LakersNation.com Roundtable Discussion: which of the young core players has shown the greatest potential to be a superstar at this level?


    Davis also asked each of them to put on their proverbial GM hats and decide which direction would be the best way to go with the future of the small forward position with rumors of potential interest in upcoming free agents like DeMar DeRozan, Hassan Whiteside and Harrison Barnes (amongst others) from the organization.

  • 00:52

    Lakers Nation Podcast Episode 1 (Preseason Edition)

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    LakersNation.com writer Jabari Davis is joined by Jamieson Welsh (Fox Sports Radio) and Jordan Buscarini (Castle Country Radio) for our weekly NBA discussion where we will provide analysis, a behind-the-scenes look at the Los Angeles Lakers and really attempt to capture the "voice" of Lakers Nation.


    We discussed the summer additions, the current direction of the franchise, Kobe Bryant's return and what realistic expectations for the 2015-16 NBA season might look like.


    This week, we were joined by LakersNation.com's Corey Hansford. Beyond providing quality editorials and news content for the site, Hansford also puts together a weekly roundtable question that we'll try to feature and discuss each episode. Question of the Week: Will D'Angelo Russell or Julius Randle have a better "rookie" season for the Lakers in 2015-16?


     

  • 00:47

    Lakers Nation Podcast Episode 2 (Preseason Edition)

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    LakersNation.com's Jabari Davis was joined by Jamieson Welsh (Fox Sports Radio), Jordan Buscarini (Castle Country Radio) and LakersNation's own Trevor Lane for this week's episode of your Lakers Nation Podcast.


    The four of them offered reactions to what the team has shown through the first few preseason games, got into just how impressive Julius Randle has looked and discussed whether D'Angelo Russell's overall health may be a concern as the 19-year-old returns from his second "fluke" camp injury. 

  • 00:40

    Lakers Nation Podcast: Episode 5

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    LakersNation.com's Jabari Davis was joined by Jamieson Welsh (Fox Sports Radio) and Jordan Buscarini (Castle Country Radio) for this weeks episode. The three of them discussed Kobe Bryant's recent reminder to the young players of this team's necessity to work the ball around on the offensive end and why there's a lot of "pot" meet "kettle" in that suggestion, D'Angelo Russell's steady improvement, Coach Scott's admission that he still struggles with balancing Bryant's minutes and why that remains problematic and several Twitter topics provided by you listeners.


    They also dove into this week's LakersNation.com Roundtable Question: What does Julius Randle need to work on in order to continue what has already been an impressive development process. 

  • 00:55

    EVERYTHING LAKERS with STEPHANIE "the LAKER GURL" BEARD

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      REBROADCAST FROM SUPERBOWL 2012   


    Everyone should know by now at least, and at least if you're a basketball fanatic - a nut about the B-ball that this is KOBE's (KOBE BRYANT - the Black Mambo) last run.  A lot of people complain about the amount of money athletes make, but I would venture to offer you that to a lot of them, it's about the sport.  Sometimes you see the tears when they lose a key game, the losers of the finals, the GRIMMACE on their faces when they get injured - the pain is real.  And I have to tell you, Kobe Bryant to me, was the most intense basketball player, come ride with STEPHANIE and see where she'll take you.  347-205-9366.  Here on the JKN - Everything Lakers, baby!!!