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Podcast: Has Andre Drummond lived up to the hype?

Andre Drummond has yet to find his groove with the Lakers, but there’s still hope.

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Andre Drummond played his sixth game for the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday and, once again, he couldn’t find a way to make an impact.

in 28 minutes against the Jazz, Drummond was held to just 8 points on 3-12 shooting from the field and he posted a plus-minus of -15. Monday marked the fourth time in six games that Drummond posted a negative plus-minus. The only games he had a positive plus-minus in, the opposing team didn’t have a true starting center.

Drummond’s role will obviously change when LeBron James and Anthony Davis return, but will he able to make a real difference in that role? Christian and Anthony go back and forth on today’s postgame show.

But first, the guys recapped the Lakers’ 111-97 loss to the Jazz, in which the Jazz went wire-to-wire. As you can imagine, there weren’t many positives to takeaway from the game, but the big one was really encouraging, and that was Talen Horton-Tucker’s performance.

Although the 20-year-old guard still has a lot to learn, he showed why he’s such a promising young prospect against the Jazz on Monday. He scored 24 points on 8-13 shooting from the field and 3-5 shooting from behind the arc in 28 minutes. He’s good, and he’s only scratching the surface.

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

You can also follow Christian on Twitter at @RadRivas, and Anthony @AnthonyIrwinLA.

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