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Lakers Podcast: Why the Lakers’ loss to the Pacers was a moral victory

Los Angeles showed signs of progress in their latest defeat.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at Indiana Pacers Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers lost their third consecutive game on Tuesday night when they played against the Indiana Pacers, bringing their record to 1-3 on the season. The team once again tried to overcome a relatively sluggish start by fighting hard down the stretch, but ultimately couldn’t stop Paul George as the Pacers closed out down the stretch.

Despite the result, hosts Harrison Faigen and Anthony Irwin thought the game was another promising sign for the Lakers, who continue to compete and play respectably in these losses. The two discussed what they saw from the team, why Ivica Zubac isn’t playing more, Kobe Bryant’s “funeral,” and Anthony dunking on his dog in the latest episode of Locked on Lakers:

As always, if you enjoy the show, you can find our iTunes channel here (and give us a nice rating if you’re so inclined), or you can listen to the podcast directly through Audioboom below. Lastly, don’t forget to follow Harrison and Anthony on Twitter at @hmfaigen and @AnthonyIrwinLA: