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Lakers Podcast: Luke Walton should win Coach of the Year

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Los Angeles has Luke fever.

NBA: Houston Rockets at Los Angeles Lakers Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers’ winning ways have been the biggest surprise of the early NBA season, and it’s safe to say a HUGE part of their success has been the coaching of Luke Walton. NBA 2K community manager (and huge Lakers fan) Chris Manning joined host Harrison Faigen to discuss why he has fully embraced what Luuuuuuuuke is cooking in Los Angeles on the latest episode of Locked on Lakers.

Harrison and Chris also chatted about why they think Walton is the early coach of the year favorite and marveled at how good the Lakers’ bench has been. And finally, Chris guaranteed the Lakers will make the playoffs this year, while also revealing which Lakers player he thinks most needs their 2K rating upped.

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. If you’re interested in advertising on the show, email lakerslockedon@gmail.com. Lastly, don’t forget to follow Harrison and Anthony on Twitter at @hmfaigen and @AnthonyIrwinLA: