Yes, yes they can. Join Luke "Coach" Walton as he shares his "expert" opinion with Jonathan "Analyst" Gillie about LeBron and AD's injury timelines, the future playoff picture, and why Metta World Peace fell down the "stairs." View more pods and social media at

Luke "Coach" Walton and Jonathan "Analyst" Gillie dig into how the Lakers have performed in the first half of the season, and how the team projects into the future. 

The Lakers end their slump, with the big Ö returning to the lineup. Luke “Coach” Walton and Jonathan “Analyst” Gillie breakdown the Lakers matchups with the Western Conference, the second half of the season schedule, the reason for LeBron’s tired legs, and how the King is single-handedly propping up the wine industry.

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Luke “Coach” Walton and Jonathan “Analyst” Gillie assess the Lakers without AD, the NBA’s All Star plans, whether size matters, and put some team stats into perspective.

Luke "Coach" Walton and Jonathan "Analyst" Gillie discuss the Lakers' best (and worst) lineups, THT's ascendance, and how Courtside Karen and the Cavs front office might propel LeBron to his 5th MVP season.

January 17, 2021

The Lakers Look DOMINANT

The Lake Show obliterates our too-early season projections, skyrocketing to the #1 defense and #5 offense, with Carus-GOAT shooting almost 60% from 3.

Luke "Coach" Walton and Jonathan "Analyst" Gillie discuss the emergence of the new team identity, James Harden's trade to the Nets (and sudden weight loss?!), the forgotten purple jersey and more, in this early season recap. 

Luke "Coach" Walton and Jonathan "Analyst" Gillie dig into the first five games of the season and make some bold predictions for what's to come. Also covered: what are LeBron's ankles are made of (Adamantium or Vibranium?), and why do the Lakers have a NEGATIVE NET RATING with LeBron on the court?

Luke "Coach" Walton and Jonathan "Analyst" Gillie discuss the emergence of THT, AD's continued advance to GOAT-dom, Kuz' contract extension, Marc Gasol's passing, line-up considerations, the value of experience, the new LAL jerseys, and more, in this look-ahead pod kicking off the regular season.

Luke "Coach" Walton and Jonathan "Analyst" Gillie breakdown the recent free agency signings, trades and roster improvement that Rob Pelinka and company have pulled off. Shortly before recording, the news of Markieff Morris' retention was reported (!!!)

We dig into potential ways that this roster construction builds on some of the Lakers' past strengths and creates new ones, as well as some of the (minor) weaknesses they may have created in the process.

Welcome to the squad, Dennis Schröder, Marc Gasol, Wesley Matthews, Montrezl Harrel, Alfonzo McKinnie and Jordan Bell! And welcome back KCP and Markieff Morris!

Join Luke "Coach" Walton and Jonathan "Analyst" Gillie as we celebrate the 2020 NBA Champions: Your LA Lakers! We'll cover Finals MVP LeBron James, Anthony Davis, the front office and the history of this epic team. We're going to Disney World!

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