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The Lakers will have to find another guard to run the second unit after an injury to Rajon Rondo, and it just may give Dion Waiters a bigger opportunity. Plus, which Lakers guard is the most important in the playoffs? 


The Lakers are bringing in JR Smith, can he help a bench unit that needs scoring? What about Dion Waiters? And how much would a title mean for LeBron James? 


The Lakers need to replace Avery Bradley, so we discuss some of their options, including J.R. Smith. Plus, what’s going on with Dwight Howard? And can Alex Caruso step in to more minutes? 


The Lakers are getting ready to head to Orlando, but will it be safe? And who will be on the team? Plus, is playoff Rondo really a thing, and will he appear this year? 


We discuss the Lakers and the playoffs, including the latest on Dwight Howard & Avery Bradley. Plus, would DeMarcus Cousins make a playoff impact? What about Dion Waiters? And will the Lakers win it all? 


We dig into the latest on Avery Bradley & Dwight Howard’s thoughts on sitting out in Orlando, the one-year anniversary of the Anthony Davis trade, playoff LeBron, & more.


We bring in Dr. Edwin Porras to discuss whether or not DeMarcus Cousins making a return this season is feasible, plus the injury risks that come with starting the season after such a long break. 


We bring in Dr. Edwin Porras to discuss whether or not DeMarcus Cousins making a return this season is feasible, plus the injury risks that come with starting the season after such a long break. 


We bring in Dr. Edwin Porras to discuss whether or not DeMarcus Cousins making a return this season is feasible, plus the injury risks that come with starting the season after such a long break. 


The NBA is returning and that means the Lakers are back in action! We take a look at what the playoffs can bring and the quest for a 17th title.


As we get closer to the NBA’s return, we take a look at what Frank Vogel’s playoff rotations could look like and dig into the latest NBA return news. 


The Lakers aren’t too thrilled with the “Group Stage” plan, plus we discuss the latest intel on the NBA’s arrival and format at Disney World, plus who is the X factor for the Lakers in the playoffs? 


The NBA comeback rumors are getting stronger, plus we take a look at the various playoff structure proposals and what they would mean for the Lakers. What is the clearest path to a title? 


It’s sounding like we are closer to the return of the NBA than ever, and we may even have some dates to discuss. Plus, how LeBron is keeping the Lakers ready!


We’re joined by Chris McGee to discuss the Lakers vs Clippers rivalry (and an infamous tweet), the NBA’s pending return, the Lakers’ quest for a championship, and tons more.


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