Coming off of their fifth consecutive win, the Los Angeles Lakers are on fire and have shown no signs of slowing down. The scary part is that they can get even better, and we talked about how they can do that on today’s podcasts.
Can You Dig It?
Through basically a month of regular season basketball, the Lakers are the best team in the NBA, record-wise, and they look like it too. A large part of that has to do with the fact that played like Avery Bradley and Dwight Howard have exceeded expectations to start the season, so the Lakers are a deeper team than most people expected.
However, as deep as they are at some positions, they still have one or two glaring needs on their roster. On today’s episode of “Can You Dig It?” Jacob and I break down which position the Lakers could use a boost at. We also take a look at which players may be available to address that need and, coincidentally, which players they can dangle in a trade without messing up their core rotation.
You can listen to the latest episode below, and for more Lakers talk, subscribe to the Silver Screen and Roll podcast feed on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher or Google Podcasts.
Locked on Lakers
On today’s show, Anthony welcomed Jon Hamm (no, not that one) to discuss the home-and-home series between the Lakers and Oklahoma City Thunder. They both want more series like these, as it allows for a fun and slightly different dynamic than is usually seen during the NBA season.
After discussing some of how the teams match up, they compare where OKC is now to where the Lakers were right before the lengthy rebuild that led to this season. At some point this year, the Thunder are going to start selling pieces, as it’s what they’ll have to do to kickstart their own rebuild.
Finally, with OKC’s rebuild in mind, the guys figure out if there is a deal they and the Lakers could come to that would be mutually beneficial.
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