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Andy and Brian Kamenetzky on the Los Angeles Lakers, the NBA, pop culture, and anything else coming to mind. The Land O'Lakers podcast delivers great information and analysis, with a sense of humor. The Kamenetzky Brothers have covered Los Angeles sports and the Lakers for nearly a decade for the L.A. Times and ESPN in print, online, radio, and television.
||CleanThe Lakers After the Trade Deadline... What Now?||We all kind of knew how this movie would end, but getting there was nonetheless pretty interesting. The Lakers went through the trade deadline unable to pry Anthony Davis away from the Pelicans (because, in large part,||2/10/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKuzmania II: The Return of Kuzmania, Trevor Ariza Returns? And Who Hosts the Oscars?||What a week! The Lakers are on a roll, pushing their record to 17-10 and drifting closer to the top of the Western Conference. Why? Because (among other things) LeBron James is still great, but also because the defense has become a top 10 group,||12/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Lakers are Winning, Durant Dishes on LeBron and Free Agents, plus Hallmark Movies!||The Lakers finished off a successful homestand with a big win over the Spurs on Wednesday. LeBron James led the way, but he had some help down the stretch. That's the formula everyone wants, but can it last? Plus,||12/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Annual NBA Predictions Podcast!||The NBA is back! Like, officially! And before it got going for real, we sat down for our annual predictions podcast, where we pick all the winners in both conferences, make our selections for the big awards,||10/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLonzo Ball Returns, Luke Walton's Challenge, and Jimmy Butler Yells!||We're thiiiiiiiiiiiis close to finishing up the pretend games, folks. So how are the Lakers looking? Better, with Lonzo Ball back on the floor, for one. He made his debut this week, and while there's definitely some rust,||10/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean82 Games of Fun With LeBron, plus Melo, LaVar and the Queen of Soul||It's been a couple weeks, so apologies. - In this episode, we break down the schedule and all it means for the different forecasts currently bouncing around the NBA universe. There's a reason predictions on the Lakers seem to be all over the map.||8/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKawhi Leonard Gets Traded… To Toronto||Well, the Kawhi Leonard deal is done, and he's heading north. Very north. About as far from Los Angeles as Gregg Popovich could send him, really. The Toronto Raptors took this year's version of the OKC gamble,||7/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Lakers Have a Team||More or less, at least. A week or so after signing LeBron James, L.A. has filled in some holes, and have done so with an eye to keeping people like us talking. So where have the Lakers done well? Did the botch the Julius Randle situation?||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAre the Lakers the Next Superteam? With Bill Oram||So the market seems to be percolating! Paul George! LeBron James! And now... Kawhi Leonard? How available is he? How much would/sho - So the market seems to be percolating! Paul George! LeBron James! And now... Kawhi Leonard? How available is he?||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCancel the League, Golden State Is Too Good!||It's the first week without NBA basketball until the fall, and it came quickly given Golden State's thrashing of Cleveland in the Finals. We break down that brief series, then break into the key questions coming after. Things like: -||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWatch The NBA Finals, Comment Via Your Burner Twitter Account||So... The Finals! It's the matchup everyone expected. Any reason to believe it won't end the way everyone expects? Do the Cavs have any real chance to pull the upset? And by that, we mean, "Does LeBron James have any real chance to pull the upset?||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRanking “Untouchableness” plus Julius Randle and Solo!||An unusual amount of Lakers related stuff to discuss, considering the time of year. L.A. isn't in the playoffs, and the Draft is still a few weeks away. Yet... - Julius Randle's free agency was in the news this week,||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlayoffs, Baby! Gearing Up For a Crazy Summer||The Conference Finals are here, and in some ways are more interesting thanks to what happens after them, rather than during. What if Houston, now tied 1-1, goes down quickly from here on? What if the Celtics beat the Cavs (as we both think will happen)?||5/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJon Weisman on “Brothers in Arms”||Switching gears this week, we talk Dodgers history with former ESPN colleague Jon Weisman, author of the new book, "Brothers in Arms: Koufax, Kershaw, and the Dodgers' Extraordinary Pitching Tradition." If you're a fan of the Blue,||5/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe 2017-18 Lakers Season Reviewed, and Previewing the Playoffs||Another year down, and another in the recent run of playoff-free seasons for the purple and gold. That said, was this a successful season for the Lakers? On the one hand, there was a nine-game improvement from last year to this one,||4/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrandon Ingram Shelved, Kobe’s (Awkward) Oscar, and The Dude Turns 20||The Lakers have been among the best teams in the NBA since early January, but -- and stop us if this sounds familiar -- the injury bug threatens to derail the momentum. Josh Hart is already sidelined (likely) for the year after hand surgery,||3/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAre the Lakers Legit? Lonzo’s Return, and Soup Tossing||So the Lakers have won four straight out of the break, and are 16-7 since early January, when they ended the nine-game losing streak. That's good for the third best record in the NBA. So are the Lakers legit now, and what does that mean for the rebuild?||3/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOscars Preview Podcast With Special Guest, Steve Mason!||The Oscars are Sunday, the Super Bowl for people who love movies. So with that in mind, we invited our friend Steve Mason into the studio for a Big Oscars Preview. We kicked around all the major topics. Who we think ought to win Best Picture and why,||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLakers post-deadline, LaVar’s big threat, and Groundhog Day||So the Lakers have made it through the deadline, and have a new-look roster... how's it looking? Well, the defense has suffered. Is it all on Isaiah Thomas? Did the Lakers expect this much defensive slippage after the deal? Should it bother them? -||2/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Lakers Go Big at the Trade Deadline||For all the buildup around the Lakers, when the NBA's trade deadline actually arrived, things looked awfully quiet in El Segundo... until things weren't. - The purple and gold were front and center in the day's biggest deal,||2/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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My only gripe is that these guys don’t record enough episodes. Their understanding of the game and the underrated ability to be objective about your own team is the reason I keep coming back. Thanks Kam brothers for your valuable insight. Go Lakers!