Lakers Nation Podcast

The Lakers Nation Podcast is dedicated to providing intelligent Los Angeles Lakers talk year-round.

Hosted by‘s Trevor Lane, this podcast provides a big-picture look at the Lakers world and breakdowns after every game. Follow Lakers Nation on Facebook and Twitter @LakersNation and on Instagram @LakersNationOfficial

All Episodes

The Lakers got the win over the Celtics as all 3 stars played well, including 30 points from LeBron James, 24 from Russell Westbrook, and 16 boards for Anthony Davis. We break down the win, the starting lineup, and tons more...

Dec 8

58 min 17 sec

The Lakers had opportunities but couldn't get the job done against the Clippers. Is it all due to a weird habit they have? And how much is Frank Vogel to blame for a controversial defensive scheme down the stretch? 

Dec 4

55 min 2 sec

The Lakers took down the Kings thanks to a dominant second half despite the loss of LeBron James to health and safety protocols...

Dec 1

1 hr 7 min

The Lakers took down the Pistons and we saw a new rotation that featured LeBron James at center as well as no minutes for Dwight Howard...

Nov 29

1 hr 3 min

The Lakers found a way to lose to the short-handed Sacramento Kings in triple overtime despite a 13-point 4th quarter lead. We break down what happened and why the Lakers, once again, have given up a big lead. 

Nov 27

1 hr 10 min

LeBron James led the Lakers to victory in overtime against the Pacers to finish off their road trip with a W despite missing Anthony Davis.

Nov 25

1 hr 2 min

The Lakers erased a 25 point lead against the Knicks but weren't able to walk away with the win. Where do the sub-500 Lakers go from here?

Nov 24

53 min 58 sec

The Lakers got the win over the Pistons in a game that saw LeBron James ejected due to a scary altercation involving Piston's big man Isaiah Stewart.

Nov 22

1 hr 9 min

The Lakers fell short in a lot of ways against the Celtics. What went wrong and where do they go from here?

Nov 20

56 min 35 sec

The Lakers lost a winnable game to the Bucks, in part, due to a few key moments. We break down the good and the bad from the first game of a five-game road trip.

Nov 18

1 hr 3 min

The Lakers had a forgettable night against Chicago, who shot red-hot while LA struggled to knock down shots. We break down what happened as the purple and gold prepare to head out on the road...

Nov 16

1 hr 18 min

The Lakers got a big win over the Spurs as Anthony Davis went off for 34 points and a returning Talen Horton-Tucker went for 17. Will Frank Vogel stick with this new starting lineup? 

Nov 15

49 min 44 sec

The Lakers had one of their worst performances in recent memory during a disastrous third quarter that saw them get outscored 40-12 by a lowly Wolves side that had just lost 6 in a row. What's next as the Lakers look to bounce back?

Nov 13

59 min 11 sec

It wasn't always pretty, but the Lakers got the win they needed against the Hornets in overtime. We break down the game, what caused a big lead to evaporate again, and why Carmelo Anthony is everyone's favorite new Laker...

Nov 9

1 hr 12 min

Uh oh. The Lakers once again lost to a rebuilding Thunder and there is a new injury for LeBron James. What's next? And what happened? 

Nov 5

59 min 11 sec

The Lakers barely got the job done against the Rockets. We break down the game, some positive development's from LA's big 3, plus the infamous moment now known as free-throw gate. All that and more on this episode...

Nov 3

1 hr 4 min

The Lakers got a Halloween treat with a victory over the Rockets that saw them use a new starting lineup featuring Anthony Davis at center. Is that the path forward for the team? We break down all of the action...

Nov 1

56 min 49 sec

The Lakers got a much-needed win against the Cavs on Friday night as a returning LeBron James dropped 26 points and 8 assists. Plus, did the Lakers find a defensive solution in a new lineup? 

Oct 30

1 hr 2 min

The Lakers lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder in a game that they led by 26 points early. We break down what happened and what needs to be fixed moving forward...

Oct 28

1 hr 6 min

The Lakers didn't have LeBron James but they did have Russell Westbrook and Anthony Davis, which was enough to take down the Spurs in overtime. We break down the win and what comes next with a back-to-back against the Thunder on deck...

Oct 27

1 hr 9 min

It wasn't easy, but the Lakers got the win that they have been searching for when they took out the Memphis Grizzlies. What went right, and where can they continue to improve? What's next? We break it all down on today's show...

Oct 25

1 hr 1 min

The Lakers were blown out by the Suns and some frustration was evident from LA. What can the Lakers do to turn things around? What happened in this game after things started off so well?

Oct 23

1 hr 3 min

The Lakers are dealing with another injury, plus we preview the matchup with the Suns and answer some fan questions...

Oct 22

50 min

The Lakers came up short against the Warriors despite strong performances by LeBron and Anthon Davis. Is there reason to worry? What positives can the team take away?

Oct 20

1 hr 1 min

The new season is here! We discuss what to expect from the Lakers this season and the biggest storylines to follow...

Oct 19

40 min 8 sec

The Lakers finished preseason without a win but are they ready for the regular season? We talk about the team's current issues as well as where the team has improved...

Oct 15

55 min 12 sec

We got our first look at LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, and Anthony Davis sharing the floor together. What worked, what didn't? Plus, Austin Reaves continues to impress and could be looking at real minutes in the regular season, and new Laker Sekou Doumbouya may be someone to keep an eye on...

Oct 13

51 min 14 sec

The Lakers saw their preseason record fall to 0-4 as they were blown out again by the Suns. Should fans be worried? LeBron James didn't play but Kent Bazemore and Carmelo Anthony both had nice nights. Russll Westbrook, however, is still a work in progress...

Oct 11

1 hr 2 min

The Lakers took on the Warriors in their third preseason game. While the Lakers came up short in the end, it got exciting down the stretch and we learned a lot about the team. Plus, Russell Westbrook made his Lakers debut...

Oct 9

45 min 17 sec

The Lakers came up short against the Suns in their second preseason game, showing some areas where improvement is needed as well as some strengths. Malik Monk continues to shine off the bench, but what can the Lakers do about the rebounding problem?

Oct 7

45 min 12 sec

Breaking down the Lakers' game against the Nets to kick off the preseason, what to expect, and more...

Oct 2

55 min 1 sec

We discuss the revelations from Media Day, including the Lakers return to a familiar playing style, a contract for Trevelin Queen, the fast-break style of Russell Westbrook, and tons more

Sep 29

52 min 32 sec

Breaking down what transpired at Media Day, including a strong statement from Anthony Davis about what position he will play, Russell Westbrook's energy, the age issue, and tons more...

Sep 29

37 min 6 sec

Lakers training camp is just days away so we break down the latest on the rotation, the final roster spot, the new-look team, and more.

Sep 25

1 hr 5 min

We're joined by Mark Medina of USA Today to talk about the Lakers' offseason, including the big addition of Russell Westbrook and why it's going to work for L.A., Talen Horton-Tucker's growing role, their chances against the Nets, and tons more.

Sep 23

20 min 30 sec

Breaking down the latest Lakers news, including mini camp in Las Vegas, preseason goals for the team, who can still be added to the roster, and more.

Sep 22

56 min 2 sec

We break down the latest addition (and subtraction) to and from the Lakers' roster, discuss Steve Ballmer's shot at Lakers fans, Anthony Davis playing more center, and tons more...

Sep 18

54 min 31 sec

We discuss who the Lakers may turn to for their final roster spot, their rotations this season, and plenty more...

Sep 15

55 min 27 sec

Marc Gasol is no longer a Laker, but another move is on the way. What happened in the trade and who will still join the team? 

Sep 11

1 hr 4 min

We dig into the Lakers' offseason and the addition of DeAndre Jordan. Can he make an impact and is this the right move? Plus, what will the Lakers' rotation look like? 

Sep 7

52 min 54 sec

We take a look at the Lakers' rotation for the coming season, plus discuss how Carmelo Antony can help the team and if a starting job might be in the cards for him. And those pesky DeAndre Jordan rumors continue to fly...

Sep 3

47 min 49 sec

The Lakers had an eventful offseason, full of moves that they believe will help them win an 18th NBA championship. Which break down the best and worst decisions they made...

Sep 1

25 min 28 sec

The Lakers have taken plenty of risks since winning the NBA championship less than a year ago, but will the ones they took this offseason pay off? Plus, is Rajon Rondo on his way back to the Lakers, and what will the rotation look like? 

Aug 27

51 min 35 sec

On Kobe Bryant's birthday, we discuss the Black Mamba as well as everything currently going on with the Lakers, including a trade rumor....

Aug 24

1 hr 1 min

The Lakers have plenty of reason to be motivated next season, with voices around the league calling them too old and questioning their ability to get the job done. Plus, what will happen with their open roster spots?

Aug 20

1 hr

We dig into the Lakers' rotation, what their closing lineup might look like, free agents still available, and if Rajon Rondo makes sense as an option if he gets bought out. 

Aug 17

55 min 16 sec

We take a look at the current Lakers roster, what they can do with their open roster spots, Dennis Schroder's situation, and much more...

Aug 5

1 hr 11 min

The Lakers kicked off free agency by bringing in four former Lakers: Wayne Ellington, Trevor Ariza, Dwight Howard, and Kent Bazemore, but they also suffered a big loss as Alex Caruso moved on to the Chicago Bulls. We break it all down. 

Aug 3

1 hr 10 min

On the eve of Free Agency, we take questions from Lakers Nation about what the purple and gold may do to build out their roster on the free agent market...

Aug 2

1 hr 22 min

We dive into the shocking Russell Westbrook trade and what it means for the Lakers. What happens next as the team looks to build out the roster for next season?

Jul 30

1 hr 2 min