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Podcast: Our top-five favorite obscure Lakers

Not every member of the Lakers will be remembered forever, but there are a few of the less well-known ones that are near and dear to our hearts.

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It’s no secret that Los Angeles Lakers fans have been blessed by the amount of talent and success the team has garnered throughout its long, illustrious history. This franchise has been dotted with the presence of Hall-of-Famers for nearly its entire existence, being passed from George Mikan to Jerry West and Elgin Baylor, who were followed by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson, and then Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant. Now LeBron James and Anthony Davis are running the show, and that’s nowhere near a complete list of the incredible talents to grace this team.

With that said, hidden amongst the championship rosters full of star players lies an assortment of not-so-memorable Lakers that also deserve a little love, which brings us to today’s episode of “Talk O’ Tuesday,” a weekly podcast on the Silver Screen and Roll feed.

Our hosts Alex Padilla and Alex Regla each took turns listing off their top five favorite obscure and under-appreciated Lakers, while also discussing memories from each of those players’ respective seasons with the team.

They also predicted which current Lakers could might end up being thought of similarly in the future, and debated whether or not Steve Blake should be remembered fondly. He should, for the record.

You can listen to the full episode below, and to make sure you never miss a show, subscribe to the Silver Screen and Roll podcast feed on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher or Google Podcasts.

You can read about some of our favorite obscure Lakers here, and follow Alex Regla on Twitter at @AlexmRegla, and Alex Padilla at @alexpadilla86.

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