Pete & Darius discuss the whirlwind of a day in Lakerland, as D’Angelo Russell was traded to Brooklyn in exchange for Brook Lopez and the 27th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. What the hell happened, and where does the team go from here? The guys discuss the many Paul George rumors, how the trade affects Lonzo Ball, and how Magic and Rob are taking control of the Lakers’ situation, for better or for worse.

Pete & Darius are joined by producer Tommy (@LFRTommy) to answer fan questions ranging from speculation on the 2nd pick, trade ideas, Woj’s report that LeBron might be interested in joining the Lakers in 2018, and finally go after each other when discussing the Clippers hiring of Jerry West.

Pete & Darius are joined by Dunc’d On Podcasts’ Nate Duncan to discuss Lonzo Ball, how Nate sees the Lakers’ core from an outside lens, and how the Finals relate to the Lakers’ future. Nate and Danny Leroux host the Twitter NBA Show where they offer a second screen experience for analysis-hungry basketball fans. Please subscribe, rate, and review the Laker Film Room Podcast!

Pete & Darius are joined by Cranjis McBaskeball (@T1m_NBA) to dig deeper into the analytics of Lonzo Ball, Josh Jackson, and De’Aaron Fox. Later, Cranjis dives into a few options the Lakers have with the 28th pick. Listen until the end to hear Pete & Darius clown on Cranjis for his hottest take of all-time.

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Pete & Darius are joined by NBA Scout Mike Schmitz to discuss if D’Aaron Fox, Josh Jackson, or Lonzo Ball is the right top pick for the Lakers and what the perfect Lakers draft looks like. Follow Mike @Mike_Schmitz and read his work on @DraftExpress .

Pete & Darius discuss the Lakers landing the 2nd pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, how it will affect their offseason plans, and who the Lakers should look to draft.

Pete & Darius are joined by Bleacher Report’s Eric Pincus (@EricPincus, Hollywood Hoops Podcast) to discuss his recent article about the Lakers’ Front Office restructuring and try to get a feel for what to expect from the coming offseason.


Pete & Darius discuss the possibility of Paul George and/or Blake Griffin joining the Lakers in the near future and how/if that could make the Lakers into championship contenders. Later, Pete & Darius discuss something they’ve never discussed on air before — the NBA Playoffs!

Pete & Darius are joined by Twitter HOF’er Tim (aka Cranjis McBasketball – @T1m_NBA) to discuss every player on the roster and how they performed in 2016-2017. This is a MEGA pod, so get comfortable!

Ingram (10:10), Russell (33:06), Randle (56:20), Zubac (1:16:35), Young (1:36:35), Black (1:41:45), Mozgov (1:49:00), Nance (1:54:40), Ennis (2:05:40), Nwaba (2:08:35), Brewer (2:15:55), Deng (2:22:40), and Clarkson (2:32:15).

Pete & Darius discuss the timing of the Lakers’ longest win streak in 4 years, what that means for the team, and answer questions from fans on Twitter. Make sure to use the #LFRPodcast to have your question answered on-air.

Pete & Darius discuss how the 1996 Laker offseason is more relevant than ever and float an interesting name the Lakers could pursue that you probably haven’t considered.

Pete & Darius discuss how Lonzo Ball or Markelle Fultz would fit into the Lakers roster, the many possibilities for the pick, and take questions from LFR fans.


Pete & Darius discuss the DeMarcus Cousins trade, the Lakers’ rejected offer, and possible trades to look for before the deadline.

Pete gets passionate about D’Angelo Russell’s performance during halftime of the Lakers – Suns game. Come correct, y’all.


Pete & Darius discuss Luke’s lineup change, Magic’s recent comments about his role in the front office, and news on Larry Sanders with the Lakers.


Pete & Darius take questions from fans on Twitter.



Pete & Darius discuss the implications of the Magic Johnson hiring and the future of the Lakers’ Front Office, the looming trade deadline, and what types of players the Lakers need to acquire to take the next step.

In this episode of the Laker Film Room Podcast, Pete & Darius discuss the ramifications of losing their 1st Round pick this year, and how they can approach the rest of the season in a productive way. 

Pete & Darius discuss a horrific week for the Lakers, the red flags that they see among the young core, and the potential of Ivica Zubac.

Pete and Darius talk about the Lakers’ improving young core and are joined by their first guest to talk about what it’s like to be a Video Coordinator in the NBA.

Pete & Darius discuss what the Lakers need to do differently after a disastrous December.

Pete & Darius discuss Luke Walton’s unusual rotations and how they can improve.

Pete & Darius discuss the good & bad in Julius Randle’s game, and what the new Collective Bargaining Agreement might mean for the Lakers going forward.

Pete & Darius launch the Laker Film Room Podcast w/a discussion on the offensive player that Brandon Ingram is now, who he will be in the future, how he can get there, and how the roster fits together.