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Great content!

By Magesh J. - Aug 28 2019
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Funny, smart and insightful takes on all things Lakers!

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By jcummins24 - Apr 11 2019
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I would like to know who you guys think would be the best fit at HC if (it should happen) a change is made. Mark Jackson? A Van Gundy? Ty Lue? I personally think Jackson would be great for Zo.

iTunes Ratings

14 Ratings
Average Ratings
13
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Great content!

By Magesh J. - Aug 28 2019
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Funny, smart and insightful takes on all things Lakers!

Questions

By jcummins24 - Apr 11 2019
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I would like to know who you guys think would be the best fit at HC if (it should happen) a change is made. Mark Jackson? A Van Gundy? Ty Lue? I personally think Jackson would be great for Zo.
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Lakers Outsiders

Latest release on Oct 12, 2020

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The Lakers commentary you love (or love to hate) now on iTunes!

Rank #1: Lakers silence doubters with huge wins over Clippers and Bucks

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Gary Kester breaks down the Lakers getting two massive wins over the Clippers and Bucks. 

Mar 09 2020

31mins

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Rank #2: Lakers beat Celtics 129-128 on Rajon Rondo's game-winner; NBA trade deadline recap

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian discuss the Lakers' thrilling victory over the Celtics in Boston, as Rajon Rondo hits a jumper at the buzzer to win the game. The guys also break down the trades that landed the Lakers Reggie Bullock and Mike Muscala. 

Feb 08 2019

57mins

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Rank #3: Trade rumors: Should the Lakers trade Kyle Kuzma to the Kings for Bogdan Bogdanovic?

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Gary Kester shares his thoughts on the latest trade chatter that suggests Kyle Kuzma could be going from the Lakers to the Kings in exchange for Bogdan Bogdanovic. 

Jan 07 2020

27mins

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Rank #4: Lakers land No. 4 pick in 2019 NBA Draft; Should they keep or trade the pick?

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Gary Kester, Honi Ahmadian and Kyle Hartwick break down the Lakers' options after the team jumped up in the NBA Draft Lottery once again to land the No. 4 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. 

May 15 2019

53mins

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Rank #5: Lakers Pre-Agency podcast: Will Kawhi Leonard sign with the Lakers?

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian preview the NBA free agency period for the Los Angeles Lakers. The guys discuss the latest rumors and possible avenues the team could explore, including potential targets and more. 

Jun 30 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #6: What's been the biggest surprise in the Lakers' 21-3 start to the season?

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian return to talk about the Lakers' blazing hot 21-3 start, the LeBron James and Anthony Davis dominance, Frank Vogel and some Lakers Outsiders after dark content. Yes, really. 

Dec 11 2019

53mins

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Rank #7: Lakers stay hot on the road with wins over Magic, Heat and Hawks

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Gary Kester shares his thoughts on the Lakers' 3-0 start to their five-game road trip, including a big win at Miami. 

Dec 16 2019

36mins

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Rank #8: Lakers suffer terrible home loss to Knicks

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The guys break down a terrible home loss for the Lakers as they fall to the Knicks. 

Jan 15 2019

41mins

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Rank #9: Did the Pelicans save the Lakers from themselves in Anthony Davis trade talks?

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Gary Kester, Honi Ahmadian and Dillon Hiser are joined by Anthony Irwin of the Locked on Lakers podcast to recap the trade deadline drama between the Lakers, Pelicans and Anthony Davis. Anthony explains why the Lakers should consider a change at the general manager position. 

Feb 10 2019

1hr 21mins

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Rank #10: Lakers' 10-game win streak snapped in home loss to Mavericks

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Gary Kester discusses the Lakers falling to 17-3 after losing to the Dallas Mavericks, 114-100. 

Dec 02 2019

27mins

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Rank #11: Lakers, Tyronn Lue part ways without making a deal; What are the Lakers doing?!

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian are joined by Anthony Irwin of Locked on Lakers to rant about the Lakers lowballing Tyronn Lue and the next phase of the team's coaching search. 

May 10 2019

1hr 11mins

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Rank #12: How can Dion Waiters help the Lakers?

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Gary Kester shares his thoughts on the Lakers signing Dion Waiters and answers some fan questions. How can Kyle Kuzma end his offensive struggles?

Mar 08 2020

35mins

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Rank #13: LeBron James' historic performance leads the Lakers past the Blazers, 126-117

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian recap the Lakers' second win over the Portland Trail Blazers this season, LeBron James making history yet again and what the Lakers need to do without Rajon Rondo. 

Nov 15 2018

39mins

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Rank #14: Anthony Davis drops 50 as Lakers cruise past Timberwolves

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Gary Kester breaks down the Lakers' four-game winning streak, including Anthony Davis' monster 50-point performance against Karl-Anthony Towns and the Timberwolves. 

Dec 10 2019

29mins

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Rank #15: Should the Lakers replace DeMarcus Cousins with Dwight Howard or another option?

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian discuss how much of a blow to the Lakers' title chances the DeMarcus Cousins injury will be, the latest rumors on a Dwight Howard return and other potential big men the team can sign. 

Aug 20 2019

46mins

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Rank #16: Lakers hire Frank Vogel as head coach; Will Jason Kidd be good for Lonzo Ball?

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian are joined by Lakers Outsiders' very own Kendrew Abueg to discuss the Lakers hiring Frank Vogel as their head coach with Jason Kidd as an assistant. The guys also discuss Kidd's role with Lonzo Ball and Kendrew offers some medical info regarding Ball's ankle injury and what it means moving forward. 

May 14 2019

55mins

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Rank #17: Did Magic Johnson ruin the Lakers' chances in free agency by blasting Rob Pelinka on First Take?

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian discuss Magic Johnson's controversial remarks towards the Lakers and general manager Rob Pelinka. The guys also discuss Frank Vogel's introductory press conference and what has them excited about the newest Lakers head coach. 

May 22 2019

37mins

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Rank #18: Lakers post-free agency: Assessing the construction of the Lakers' roster

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian discuss the makeup of the Lakers' roster and if waiting for Kawhi Leonard's decision ended up hurting or helping the team for next season. 

Jul 27 2019

40mins

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Rank #19: LA Lakers all-decade four-team draft

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Honi Ahmadian, Kyle Hartwick, Dillon Hiser and Kendrew Abueg draft their all-decade Laker teams in a snake draft format. Who drafted the best team? Let us know in an iTunes review! 

Dec 20 2019

1hr 20mins

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Rank #20: Potential buyout free agent options for the Lakers after the NBA trade deadline

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Gary Kester looks at a few free agent options that could be bought out by their current teams after the Lakers were unable to make any moves at the NBA trade deadline. 

Feb 13 2020

33mins

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THE LAKERS ARE YOUR 2020 NBA CHAMPIONS!!!

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Suck it, NBA Twitter. 

Oct 12 2020

1hr 32mins

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Lakers move to one win away from the NBA title with 102-96 win over Heat in Game 4

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian breakdown the Lakers' Game 4 victory over the Heat that saw an incredible defensive performance from Anthony Davis and clutch shots from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. ONE. WIN. AWAY. 

Oct 07 2020

55mins

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NBA Finals: Should Lakers fans be concerned about the team's Game 3 loss to the Miami Heat?

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian react to a disappointing loss for the Lakers in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Should Lakers fans be worried? What adjustments do we hope to see in Game 4? 

Oct 05 2020

55mins

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Lakers cruise past Heat 124-114 to take a 2-0 lead in the NBA Finals

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian react to the Lakers taking Game 2 of the NBA Finals against a short-handed Heat team and inching closer to another NBA championship. The guys also discuss why it's time to start recognizing this Lakers team for how great they have been. 

Oct 03 2020

1hr 10mins

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Lakers dominate Heat in Game 1 of 2020 NBA Finals; Could this be a short series?

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Gary Kester and Jacob Rude react to the Lakers dominating the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the 2020 NBA Finals, cruising to a 116-98 victory. 

Oct 01 2020

57mins

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2020 NBA Finals preview: Will the Lakers beat the Heat and capture championship No. 17?

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Gary Kester and Jacob Rude preview the Lakers-Heat 2020 NBA Finals matchup and offer their predictions for how the series will play out. 

Sep 30 2020

1hr 10mins

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THE LAKERS ARE BACK IN THE NBA FINALS

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian are joined by Locked on Lakers host Anthony Irwin to discuss the Lakers closing out the Nuggets and becoming Western Conference champions for the first time since 2010. 

Sep 27 2020

1hr 18mins

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Lakers fight off Nuggets 114-108 in Game 4 to take 3-1 series lead in West Finals

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian discuss a hard-fought Lakers victory over the Nuggets in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals. The Lakers have not lost this postseason when they lead a series 3-1 and the Nuggets have overcome a 3-1 deficit twice already this postseason. What will give on Saturday's Game 5? 

Sep 25 2020

1hr 1min

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Western Conference Finals: Lakers lose 114-106 to Nuggets in Game 3

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian react to a disappointing effort in Game 3 for the Lakers, as their 4th quarter rally came up short in their loss to the Nuggets. 

Sep 23 2020

46mins

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NBA WCF: Anthony Davis puts the Lakers up 2-0 over the Nuggets with a three at the buzzer

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian react to a chaotic ending to Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals that saw the Los Angeles Lakers sneak by the Denver Nuggets 105-103, thanks to Anthony Davis' game-winning three at the buzzer. Can the Lakers go up 3-0 on Tuesday?

Sep 21 2020

47mins

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Lakers throttle Nuggets in Game 1, 126-114. Should we expect the same result in Game 2?

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian discuss the Lakers finally winning a Game 1, as they dismantled the Denver Nuggets 126-114. Will we see a repeat in Game 2?

Sep 19 2020

42mins

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Lakers-Nuggets Western Conference Finals series preview and predictions

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian preview the 2020 NBA Western Conference Finals matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets and offer their predictions of how the series will turn out. 

Sep 18 2020

55mins

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Lakers destroy Rockets in Game 5 to advance to Western Conference Finals

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian react to the Lakers' 119-96 win to eliminate the Rockets and advance to the Western Conference Finals for the first time since 2010. 

Sep 13 2020

41mins

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Lakers hold off Rockets rally to take 3-1 series lead

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian discuss the Lakers pushing the Rockets to the brink of elimination with their 110-100 Game 4 win over Houston. 

Sep 11 2020

46mins

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Lakers, Playoff Rondo shut down Rockets in second half to take 2-1 series lead

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian react to Playoff Rondo going off and helping boost the Lakers to a 112-102 win over the Houston Rockets to take back the series lead. 

Sep 09 2020

45mins

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Lakers withstand Rockets run in game two to even up series

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Honi Ahmadian and Kyle Hartwick discuss the Lakers recovering to win game two against the Houston Rockets despite hot shooting behind superstar performances and bench power.

Sep 07 2020

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Lakers drop game one to Rockets in concerning fashion

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Honi Ahmadian is joined by Rockets fan Justin Jett to discuss the Lakers dropping game one of their second-round series behind poor offensive execution and defensive mistakes.

Sep 06 2020

40mins

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Lakers-Rockets series preview and predictions: Who will be the X-factor for the Lakers?

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian preview the Lakers' second round matchup against James Harden, Russell Westbrook and the Houston Rockets, while offering their official series predictions. 

Sep 04 2020

39mins

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Lakers obliterate Blazers on Kobe Bryant Day to take commanding 3-1 series lead

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian react to the Lakers pushing Portland to the brink of elimination with a 135-115 statement win on Mamba Day. 

Aug 25 2020

34mins

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Lakers dominate second half to take game three and 2-1 series lead over Blazers

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Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian break down the Lakers' 116-108 win over the Blazers to take a 2-1 series lead. 

Aug 23 2020

37mins

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iTunes Ratings

14 Ratings
Average Ratings
13
1
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Great content!

By Magesh J. - Aug 28 2019
Read more
Funny, smart and insightful takes on all things Lakers!

Questions

By jcummins24 - Apr 11 2019
Read more
I would like to know who you guys think would be the best fit at HC if (it should happen) a change is made. Mark Jackson? A Van Gundy? Ty Lue? I personally think Jackson would be great for Zo.