Andy and Brian Kamenetzky on the Los Angeles Lakers, the NBA, pop culture, and anything else coming to mind. The Kamenetzky Brothers Podcast delivers great information and analysis, with a sense of humor and pop culture sensibility. The Kamenetzky Brothers currently host the pre- and postgame broadcasts for ESPNLA 710's Lakers broadcasts and cover the Lakers and the NBA for The Athletic, after covering Los Angeles sports and the Lakers for nearly a decade for the L.A. Times and ESPN in print, online, radio, and television.
Well, Wednesday was busy! The Lakers fought of what seemed like the smart, safe, inevitable hiring of Ty Lue as their next head coach. Instead, they've plunged themselves deep back into the abyss of bad process, bad press,
The Lakers need a new coach, and have sent the gang out to interview. That includes expected players like GM Rob Pelinka and owner Jeanie Buss, but also more eyebrow-raising folks like the Rambi, Kurt and Linda.
We all kind of knew how this movie would end, but getting there was nonetheless pretty interesting. The Lakers went through the trade deadline unable to pry Anthony Davis away from the Pelicans (because, in large part,
What a week! The Lakers are on a roll, pushing their record to 17-10 and drifting closer to the top of the Western Conference. Why? Because (among other things) LeBron James is still great, but also because the defense has become a top 10 group,
The Lakers finished off a successful homestand with a big win over the Spurs on Wednesday. LeBron James led the way, but he had some help down the stretch. That's the formula everyone wants, but can it last? Plus,
The NBA is back! Like, officially! And before it got going for real, we sat down for our annual predictions podcast, where we pick all the winners in both conferences, make our selections for the big awards,
We're thiiiiiiiiiiiis close to finishing up the pretend games, folks. So how are the Lakers looking? Better, with Lonzo Ball back on the floor, for one. He made his debut this week, and while there's definitely some rust,
It's been a couple weeks, so apologies. - In this episode, we break down the schedule and all it means for the different forecasts currently bouncing around the NBA universe. There's a reason predictions on the Lakers seem to be all over the map.
Well, the Kawhi Leonard deal is done, and he's heading north. Very north. About as far from Los Angeles as Gregg Popovich could send him, really. The Toronto Raptors took this year's version of the OKC gamble,
More or less, at least. A week or so after signing LeBron James, L.A. has filled in some holes, and have done so with an eye to keeping people like us talking. So where have the Lakers done well? Did the botch the Julius Randle situation?