Taking Charge with Cranjis McBasketball
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Tom Zayas and Cranjis McBasketball dive deep into the data and analytics to provide detailed and contextualized analysis of the Los Angeles Lakers, and sometimes the broader NBA.
||CleanEp. 15 - Lakers @ Cavs Preview with Mike Zavagno from FearTheSword||Tom Zayas (@CreatveDestroyr) and Cranjis McBasketball (@T1M_NBA) are joined by the host of the Cavalytics Podcast, Mike Zavagno (@MZavagno11), to discuss the Lakers-Cavs matchup on Thursday, how the Lakers and Cavs matchup, and LeBron's impressive shooting. Then, Tim and Tom discuss the Lakers against the Knicks on Tuesday.Please rate, review, and subscribe!||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 14 -Big Win vs. Philly, Lakers' Transition Woes, Julius Randle's improved play + Twitter Mailbag||Tom Zayas (@CreatveDestroyr) and Cranjis McBasketball (@T1M_NBA) breakdown the Lakers gritty win against Philadelphia, discuss their awful transition efficiency, how Julius Randle has improved this year, and take Twitter questions from fans.Please Rate, Review and Subscribe to the Taking Charge Podcast. Leave a 5-star review and send us a picture of it to enter into Taking Charge's NBA2K18 MyLeague, where you can play against Tim and Tom in 2K and draft your own team!||12/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 13 - Lakers @. 76ers Preview with Eric Sidewater from SixerScience, Lakers @ Hornets Preview||Tom Zayas (@CreatveDestroyr) and Cranjis McBasketball (@T1M_NBA) are joined by Eric Sidewater (@SixerScience) to preview the Lakers-Sixers game on Thursday, discuss the first matchup on Nov. 15th, and then Tim and Tom discuss how the Lakers can beat the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday.||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 12 - LAL vs. GSW, Reviewing Luke Walton + Twitter Mailbag||Tom Zayas (@CreatveDestroyr) and Cranjis McBasketball (@T1M_NBA) discuss the Lakers valiant effort against the defending champions, talk about Luke Walton's tumultuous week, why the Hack-A-Simmons strategy has any statistical merit, and take Twitter questions from fans.||11/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 11 - Growing Sample Sizes||Cranjis McBasketball and Tom Zayas discuss how you can start to trust the sample size for the season, Lonzo Ball's struggles as of late, how the Lakers' scheme is 5 weeks into the season, and an interesting way to get rid of Luol Deng's contract.||11/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 10 - On the L.A. Lakers with Coach Dave DuFour||Tom Zayas (@CreatveDestroyr) and Cranjis McBasketball (@T1M_NBA) are joined by Coach Dave DuFour (@DaveDuFourNBA) to get an outsider's perspective on Lonzo and Ingram's struggles, what to expect from rookies on bad teams, and take questions from Twitter||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 9 - The Lakers are BACK||Tom Zayas (@CreatveDestroyr) and Cranjis McBasketball (@T1m_NBA) discuss the Lakers' opening games, how the lineup has performed, and how it should change going forward.||10/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP. 8 - Taking Charge is BACK||Tom Zayas (@CreatveDestroyr) and Cranjis McBasketball (@T1m_NBA) come back to discuss Lakers' preseason, who should start, how the Lakers' scheme has looked, and much more.||10/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 7 - Designing Laker Plays for 2017||Tom Zayas (@CreatveDestroyr) and Cranjis McBasketball (@T1m_NBA) discuss how the Lakers can improve their playbook, and if they don't, what kind of actions and plays to expect from the 2017 roster.||8/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 6 - Diagnosing Poor Lakers Processes & Twitter Mailbag||Tom Zayas (@CreatveDestroyr) & Cranjis McBasketball (@T1m_NBA) discuss the issues with the Lakers' hiring practices and business processes, how the Tyler Ennis signing is a great thing for the Lakers, and take some questions from fans on Twitter. -||8/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 5 - Bye-rie Irving, Derrick Rose, & How the Lakers Can Maximize Julius Randle||Tom Zayas and Cranjis McBasketball talk discuss Kyrie's trade request, why Derrick Rose doesn't fit in LA, and how the Lakers should utilize Julius Randle next season.||7/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 4 - Summer League in Review & KCP Film Study||Tom Zayas and Cranjis McBasketball talk Lonzo, Kuzma, and Zubac's performances in the Summer League, plus the differences in the eye test vs. the data with Kentavious Caldwell-Pope||7/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 3 - Lakers-Celtics, Top 10 Prospect Review, & Twitter Mailbag||Cranjis and Tom discuss the Lakers-Celtics game, dig into the metrics of the performance of the top 10 players from this year's draft, and take some Twitter questions. - Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, thanks y'all!||7/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 2 - Summer League Game 1 Reaction, Twitter Mailbag, & Josh Hart Analysis||Tom Zayas and Cranjis McBasketball discuss seeing the Lakers-Sixers Summer League game and some of the way too early data from that, take questions from Twitter, and discuss Josh Hart as a prospect.||7/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 1 - Brook Lopez Data, Lonzo Ball's Rookie Averages + NBA Draft||Tom Zayas and Cranjis McBasketball discuss Brook Lopez' addition to the Lakers, what to expect from Lonzo's averages in the NBA, and take questions from Twitter.||6/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Stats on stats on stats
Great pod choice for the people who love digging into stats.
Incredibly insightful, data driven, and humorous. Watch out because Cranjis is coming in with that good-good
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