The Start of A West-Less Offseason (Ryan West Exits; Sifting through the Panic, Dissecting Our Lack of Kawhi-Disappointment, & Updated Rotation Thoughts) (Lakers Legacy NBA Podcast)
In this episode of the Lakers Legacy Podcast, Jonathan and Alan pay homage to their newly-wed cohost, Tommy, and recap an extravagant and lit wedding celebration that was. They then move on to catching up on some recent Lakers news, such as Kyle Kuzma’s Team USA FIBA bid & the not-so-sly acquisition of Kostas Antetenkounpo. Shortly after that, they highlight the big Ryan West departure news & discuss its implications on the organization moving forward. To end the show, they dissect the basis of how/why they’ve been able to move on from the Kawhi Leonard failure so quickly & what Lakers Rotations intrigue them moving forward.
(18:33) – Lakers News Roundup (Kuzma’s Team USA FIBA Bid, Mike Penberthy Hiring, Kostas Signing, etc)
(36:20) – Ryan West’s Exit
(54:52) – Should We Feel More Disappointed We Missed Out on Kawhi?
(1:05:30) – Most Intriguing Lakers Rotations/Lineups