After a failed attempt to team with Kawhi Leonard in 2019, Westbrook found a willing partner in LeBron and the Lakers.
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LeBron James is perhaps the greatest problem-solver in NBA history and has played with guards who don't shoot 3s well or often. But Russell Westbrook brings an entirely different set of challenges.
Travis thinks there are big implications for the Dodgers, especially for Cody Bellinger, with the trade with the Washington Nationals for Max Scherzer and Trea Turner. And, how much of a genius is Dodgers' President Andrew Friedman for all of his moves since taking over the Dodgers in 2014? Also, who was the right fit for the Lakers: Russell Westbrook or Buddy Hield? Plus, reaction to Kyle Kuzma's IG post dedicated to the city of LA and "the Dump."
July 29, 2021 became an historic day in Los Angeles as both the Lakers and the Dodgers make blockbuster trades for Russell Westbrook, Max Scherzer and Trea Turner, top 15 players in their respective sports. Both agreed on the Dodgers' huge trade but had different opinions when it came to "Brodie" coming to LA. Travis hates the fit of Westbrook to the Lakers while Sliwa loves the Lakers going "all in again." And, is it the Dodgers' title "to lose" with their new moves? Plus, "Ask Sli!"
The Lakers made the blockbuster move, but was it the right move? Our NBA insiders are answering the biggest questions surrounding free agency and trade season.
The Lakers have agreed to a deal with the Wizards to acquire Russell Westbrook in exchange for Kyle Kuzma, Montrezl Harrell, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and the No. 22 pick Thursday night, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
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The Los Angeles Lakers' odds to win the next season's NBA title improved after trading for Russell Westbrook, but only slightly, and the Brooklyn Nets remain the consensus favorites. At BetMGM sportsbooks, the Lakers went from 5-1 to 4-1 to win the title. Caesars Sportsbook by William Hill kept the Lakers at 4-1 after the trade.
The Lakers just swung the biggest deal of the offseason so far. Kevin Pelton examines what the move for Westbrook means for both sides.
Adrian Wojnarowski Senior NBA Insider
The Lakers are near a deal to acquire Washington's Russell Westbrook for Kyle Kuzma, Montrezl Harrell, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and a 2021 first-round pick, sources tell ESPN.
Adrian Wojnarowski Senior NBA Insider
Lakers center Montezl Harrell is opting into his $9.7M player option for next season, sources tell ESPN. With Harrell opt-in, Lakers are able to to move toward completing a deal to acquire Kings guard Buddy Hield for forward Kyle Kuzma and Harrell. That trade still needs to be agreed upon, but there's been momentum toward its ultimate completion, per sources.
Hour Two started with the fellas wondering what LA team is most likely to win a title this year: the Lakers, the Dodgers or the Rams? Also, wing trivia since it's National Wing Day and talk on the Dodgers with the MLB trading deadline a day away. Plus, a look back at one of the darkest days in the NBA: The Malice At The Palace. And, "The Dump!"
First and foremost, it's National Wing Day! Then, Travis and Sliwa talked Dodgers, as they got a big win over the NL West leading San Francisco Giants. And, why isn't Walker Buehler not getting enough "love?" Also, Sliwa wants the Lakers to do "absolutely nothing" tonight in NBA Draft UNLESS it's a trade. Plus, the "Bunch Of Funch!"
With reports that the Lakers are "scared the LeBron/AD window is closing fast," the guys wondered who would be a good 3rd star for the team to take the pressure off their stars. And, more on the throwing error from Cody Bellinger that cost the Dodgers a win vs the SF Giants. Plus, a new segment called "Cap Or Fact." Also, "The Dump!"
The 2nd Hour of the show started with the guys talking about their observations from the various events of the Tokyo Olympics. Then, some talk on DeMar DeRozen's comments on "Club Shay Shay" about possibily joining the Lakers, at a discounted rate. And, does Anthony Davis need to play at an MVP-level for the Lakers to be successful next season? Plus, is Matthew Stafford the missing link to a Super Bowl title for the Rams? Also, "The Dump!"
The Los Angeles Lakers made their first move in what promises to be a busy offseason by extending a qualifying offer to second-year guard Talen Horton-Tucker, the team announced Thursday.
Sure, the Bucks just won the title. But how is next season shaping up? Here's a way-too-early look at where the champs and all 30 teams stand ahead of 2021-22.
The Brooklyn Nets have opened as the favorites to win the 2021-22 NBA championship, followed by the Los Angeles Lakers and the NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks.
A "Space Jam" extended universe? Kobe directing? Before there was "Space Jam: A New Legacy," with LeBron James, there was an array of sequel ideas -- one with Tiger Woods and one with Tony Hawk -- that never came to be and a lot of hints and hype.