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The Lakers Observer Podcast

Jason Michaels' unflinching Lakers podcast. Analysis, rants, opinions and long from stories on the Los Angeles Lakers and the NBA. #nba #lakers.

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E.6 - If It's Lonely at the Top I'm Too Happy to Care; KCP is on Fire; LeBron Makes History

Lakers beat a sleeping Chris Paul and OKC to move to 12-2 and retain the best record in the league. A much overdue apology to a very special someone (hint: it's KCP); Quantify Caruso's unquestionable greatness. Quote time with Pat Riley. https://www.lakersobserver.com-- Music from https://filmmusic.io"Too Cool," "Ice Flow,"by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)


20 Nov 2019

Rank #1

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E.5 - Ten and Two; KCP Did What?; Welcome Back, Kuz

The Kings put up a fight... but not enough of one. KCP surprises everyone. Kuzma getting back to his old self. On team chemistry, Lebron & AD, and where the Lakers still need to improve to avoid upsets on the upcoming road trips. https://www.lakersobserver.com-- Music from https://filmmusic.io"Too Cool," "Ice Flow," "Trio for Piano Violin and Viola"by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)


16 Nov 2019

Rank #2

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E.4 - The Lakers Absolutely Destroy the Warriors; w/guest "Jay"

The Lakers make mince meat outta the Warriors, moving to 9-2 on the season to stay at the top of the Western Conference. Special guest "Jay," a hopeless Warriors fan, joins us to expose wounds for salting, and to give perspective on Javale, DLo, and Luke Walton. Also we rant about load management (again), and talk about AD and the Lakers' chances at winning it all this year. https://www.lakersobserver.com-- Music from https://filmmusic.io"Too Cool", "Ice Flow"by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)


14 Nov 2019

Rank #3

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E.11 - The League Remembers Kobe Bryant; Early Details on the Accident

Reliving Kobe's final game via time machine.Shaq, Wade, and other share their thoughts with us.(26:26) Early information (carefully presented) on the accident itself and what's next in that investigation .   Sources: https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/28/opinions/kobe-bryant-helicopter-crash-abend/index.htmlhttps://fox59.com/2020/01/28/ntsb-releases-devastating-new-video-of-kobe-bryant-helicopter-crash-scene/https://ktla.com/2020/01/27/lakers-release-1st-statement-after-kobe-bryants-death/And I'm not linking the damn New York Post article on Vanessa. Don't dignify them with a click. 


29 Jan 2020

Rank #4

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E.10 - Processing the Death of Kobe Bryant

Processing the passing of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and 7 others in a tragic helicopter accident. The league, the fans, & the world entire mourns the loss of one of the greatest icons in sports history. Love and thoughts for the Bryant family, all those that knew him, and for all of you, the fans.


27 Jan 2020

Rank #5