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Here's the Latest Episode from Lakers Talk with Allen Sliwa:
Kirk Morrison calls in and joins Sliwa to talk some football. KD is picking the Clippers to win it all. Plus, broadcast legend Stu Lantz join the show to talk Lakers basketball so far in the bubble.
The Trailblazers are on fire in the bubble, but Allen still isn't worried. Sliwa asks the listeners if the Lakers recent losing streak should concern Lakers fans. Plus, Jackie Macmullen points out how much the Lakers will miss having Avery Bradley.
Without LeBron James, the Lakers drop their third game inside the bubble to the Houston Rockets, 113-97. James Harden scores 39 and the Rockets netted 21 three-pointers to only 2 for the Lakers. Are the shooting woes something to be concerned about? Allen Sliwa breaks it all down.
Allen Sliwa starts the second half of Lakers Talk focusing on Anthony Davis and his energy spurts and what is needed from him to win it all. Trevor Lane of Lakers Nation calls in to talk about the who's hot, the missing energy of Avery Bradley, and more. Allen closes looking at the teams fighting for the remaining playoff spots.
Allen Sliwa opens talking about the Lakers loss to the Thunder. Callers come in with their opinions. Brad Turner of the LA Times joins Allen and expresses his concerns of the Laker team in addition to the play of the role players.
Lakers drop their second game inside the bubble to the Oklahoma City Thunder, 105-86. With the number 1 seed locked up, this game doesn't mean much for the standings, but poor shooting continues to be an issue for the team. Allen Sliwa breaks down the loss for the purple and gold.
With a 116-108 victory over the Utah Jazz, the Lakers clinched the number 1 seed in the West for the first time in 10 years. Anthony Davis recorded a double-double and explodes for 42 points. Allen Sliwa recaps the win and brings you all the locker room sound.
Lakers get cold from three and drop the second game from inside the bubble 107-92 against the Toronto Raptors. LeBron and Anthony Davis struggle to get their offense rolling as Allen Sliwa recaps the loss.
In a sloppy game, it was the strong defensive play that led the Lakers to victory 103-101 over the Clippers. Anthony Davis balled out and LeBron hit the game-winner. Allen Sliwa breaks down the victory for the purple and gold.
The LA Times' Brad Turner joins Allen and Kirk to talk some basketball with games starting tomorrow. The guys follow the Dodgers game in real time. Charger team reporter Chris Hayre joins the show to talk NFL story lines. Plus, Halftime!
The guys react to Joe Kelly and what happened last night, as well as his suspension. NBA real games start tomorrow, Allen is ready. Plus, Adam Silver continues to say and do the right things.
The Athletic's Pedro Moura joins Kirk and Allen to talk about the Dodgers' start. The NFL is throwing some big money around in contract extensions, Kirk reacts. Plus, Joe Kelly tries to hit Correa on a pitch and benches clear.
The Marlins opening week is the first casualty of the Covid era in sports, a majority of the team has tested positive. Kirk Morrison joins Sliwa to react. Plus, Brian Windhorst joins the guys to talk about the NBA bubble in full-swing.
Allen Sliwa breaks down this afternoon's scrimmage game against the Wizards. J.R. Smith and Dion Waiters balled out! Tania Ganguli from the LA Times joins the show live from the bubble & Lou Williams's carelessness.
Ohm Youngmisuk joins Kirk and Allen to talk NBA restart. Sliwa comments the NBA players and the league sticking to their message of awareness of social injustice. Plus, The LA Times Jorge Castillo hops on to talk about the Mookie Betts deal.
Kirk Morrison in tonight with Sliwa. Mookie Betts agrees to a MONSTER deal with the Dodgers and the guys are pumped. The USA Today's Bob Nightengale joins the show and reacts to the move.
Some breaking news, Clippers' Patrick Beverly leaves the bubble. ESPN and the Undefeated's Marc Spears joins the show from the Orlando bubble. Plus, Anthony Davis and other Lakers address the media.
Kirk joins Allen for a Taco Tuesday show. The guys react to the NFL players raising issues with the league restart. The NFL is having issues with consistent COVID-19 testing. Plus, ESPN's Marly Rivera joins the guys to talk some baseball.
Sliwa reads listener's Kobe stories. Lakers Nation's Trevor Lane joins the show to talk Purple and Gold. The NBA announces how the season awards will be determined. Plus, Shootout!
Lebron and Frank Vogel had a zoom presser, Sliwa recaps. It's announced NBA awards will be determined by the regular season games already played, and not the play in the bubble. Does this effect any Lakers receiving awards? Plus, Billy Mac voice of the Lakers on Spectrum Sportsnet joins the show.
Ben Lyons is special guest co host with Sliwa. LAFC's Jordan Harvey joins the show to talk about tomorrow's "El trafico" matchup as well as his experience in a bubble. JR Smith addresses the media via Zoom. Plus, Halftime.
The NFL seems to not be communicating very well with their teams and Sliwa reacts. More on the evolving scandals and reports regarding the Washington football team and its management culture. Plus, Ben Lyons joins the show and announces he is now a Lakers fan.
The LA Times' Dylan Hernandez joins the show and talks about the MLB's upcoming return. Big news out of DC regarding the football team. Plus, Halftime.
Allen is worried about the Lakers not having a clear cut number 3 guy. Jared Dudley says Kyle Kuzma is the next guy, but Sliwa isn't so sure. Plus, ESPN's Tim Bontempts calls in to give updates on the NBA bubble.
Allen lists off athletes and asks Kirk whether they would call the NBA snitch hotline or not. The guys talk free food at events. The Lakers are trying to figure out how they will replace their losses on the depth chart. Plus, Halftime.
Kirk is so happy to have some live sports action. The guys give their takes on whether artificial crowd noise is working in live broadcasts. Plus, the Dodgers have a plan to involve fans in their games.
Allen and Kirk take a brief break from sports to talk about nature. Allen shares his authentic safari experience. Dan Snyder definitely got his hands forced to changed team name. Also, HALFTIME with Allen, Kirk, & Jessie.
Kirk Morrison knew it and Allen Sliwa couldn't believe it. A NBA player got busted trying to get food. Both hope it was a one-time thing. They discus Rajon Rondo's injury and Kirk shares what he thinks is likely for College football.
Players are already leaving the bubble. The Washington Post's Ben Golliver calls in live from quarantine in the NBA bubble. Anthony Davis says the bubble isn't as bad as people think it is. Plus, The Athletic's Joe Vardon also calls in from the Orlando bubble.
News breaks over the weekend, Rajon Rondo breaks his thump in Orlando and will be out 6-8 weeks. The USA Today's Mark Medina talks about life in the NBA bubble, and how the league has handled it. Plus, Sliwa isn't really pleased with the complaints coming from the players in Orlando.
The LA Times' Brad Turner joins the show for an hour. Will the JR Smith Dion Waiters expirement work? BT isn't sure. Plus, newest addition to the ESPNLA and LAFC family, Adrian Garcia stops by to talk futbol.
JR Smith did JR Smith things last night, and it's pretty funny. The LA Times' Brad Turner joins the show for an hour. B.T. talks food and everything else he's been up to in quarantine.
ESPN college football's Heather Dinich joins the show and talks about the struggles college football is having amid the pandemic. The LA Times' Jorge Castillo reveals what it looks like inside Dodgers training camp. Plus, Halftime!
NBA teams are arriving at the bubble in Orlando today, Sliwa reacts to what has come out on social media. Ohm Youngmisuk calls in to talk basketball. Plus, what does it take to cement Lebron's legacy? Sliwa asks the people.
If the Rams open up SOFI for the season but operate at lower capacity, would you go? Sliwa and Kirk ask the people. Stephen A says the Lakers are the team to beat. Plus, halftime!
It's the anniversary of "The Decision" Kirk and Allen remember where they were when they heard Lebron was going to Miami. Plus, images have surfaced on social media of the dinners being provided in the NBA bubble and Kirk has some things to say.
Kirk doesn't like the Dodgers opening day matchup, says its BORING. The Athletics' Rams reporter Jourdan Rodrigue joins the show and details what its like at Rams camp during a pandemic. Plus, halftime!
Kirk Morrison joins Allen as they discuss whether or not there should be a rematch with Steve Mason. Kirk talks about his talk with Dr Anthony Fauci and the latest going on. Plus, the guys react to Patrick Mahomes' MONSTER deal.
Sliwa thinks Lakers fans worried about the Trailblazers need to calm down. Dwight Howard announces he WILL join the Lakers in Orlando. ESPN's Bobby Marks joins the show to talk about the bubble. Plus, Shootout.
Sliwa looks ahead to the upcoming NBA postseason, and what to expect from different players. Coach Vogel addressed the media and answered questions on signing JR Smith. Plus, Momo! Ramona Shelburne joins the show.
Hotdog eating champion Allen Sliwa reflects on his big win. The LA times' Kevin Baxter joins the show to talk about the MLS "Welcome Back" tournament being in doubt. Plus, The Athletic's Antonio Morales walks Sliwa down memory lane.
Allen Sliwa defeated Steve Mason 9-8 in the first ever ESPNLA hotdog eating contest. The champ reflects on his big win. Plus, ESPN's Aldon gonzales talks MLB and the Covid situation.
Kirk Morrison co hosting with Sliwa. Rams reporter Lindsey Thiry joins the show and talks about what the NFL and Rams are doing in preparation for the NFL return amid the covid situation. Plus, two years ago today, Lebron announces his signing with the Lakers.
Kirk Morrison joins Sliwa on hotdog contest eve. Frank Vogel and Alex Caruso addressed the media via zoom call. Plus, is there going to be an asterisk next to whoever wins the NBA title?
Kirk Morrison in with Sliwa on a Tuesday night. The Patriots have signed Cam Newton, the guys react. ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk calls in to talk about the developments in the bubble plan. Plus, Halftime!
It's Taco Tuesday! Which means Kirk is joining the show tonight. With Covid cases on the rise, the guys react to how the NBA is handling their return plans. Lakers GM Rob Pelinka addresses the media. Plus, Jalen Rose hops off the bandwagon.
With Avery Bradley out, Sliwa asks LA who should replace him as a starter. The Lakers are finalizing a deal to sign J.R. Smith. Plus, Mychal Thompson and the LA Times' Brad Turner joins Lakers Talk.
J.R. Smith is now a Laker for the rest of the season. Kendrick Perkins thinks JR is a steal for the purple and gold. Plus, Geeter! Spectrum Sportsnet's Chris McGee joins the show to talk some basketball.
The NBA releases the schedule for the Orlando bubble, and Sliwa is hyped. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says the league is moving with caution. Plus, Andy Kamenetzky joins Sliwa on the show.
Andy Kamenetzky joins Sliwa for the weekend jump off. The voice of LAFC Dave Denholm joins the show to talk MLS and its upcoming tournament. Plus, Halftime!
Sliwa is concerned about the NFL's approach to coming back. Allen reflects on how we took sports for granted. Plus, ESPN's Baxter Holmes joins the show and gives an inside look on the NBA rules and regulations in order to return.
The La Times' Jorge Castillo joins the show to detail the MLBs plans for return amidst COVID-19. Vince Carter announces his retirement, and the guys debate the best dunker in NBA history. Plus, Halftime!
Baseball finally gets their act together, but Kirk isn't sold just yet. Sliwa asks the listeners, would the Lakers or Dodgers winning a title this season have an asterisk. Plus, One of the marquee MLB matchups in the shortened season is between the Dodgers and the Astros.
Kirk Morrison guest hosting with Sliwa. The L.A. Times' Maria Torres joins the guys to talk about the MLB's imminent return and how it may be affected by COVID-19. More athletes have tested positive for the virus. Plus, Halftime!
Allen & Kirk react to the breaking news that Avery Bradley has opted out of rejoining the Lakers to play in Orlando for the restart of the NBA season. Also, it's another edition of 'Halftime'. Plus, JR Smith has emerged as the leading candidate to replace Bradley on the Lakers; could this be bad news for the purple & gold?
Kirk Morrison in with Sliwa today as the guys dig in on MLB green lighting a 60 game season to start in July. ESPNs Brandon Graham jumps on to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the X Games as well. Also, Pedro Moura of The Athletic joins to discuss how the Dodgers might handle the 60 game MLB season.
Amid several issues going in the world and the number of growing COVID-19 cases, Allen Sliwa wonders if the NBA should reconsider their return? ESPN NBA insider Brian Windhorst joins the show and says the return plan for the NBA is too big to fail.
Snoop Dogg honors Kobe Bryant with a touching poem during the ESPYs and new doc was announced which will center around Kobe and 2010 Championship season. Allen Sliwa is Lakers Nation senior writer Trevor Lane. Also, a look around the Association in Shootout!
College football is getting hit hard with the Coronavirus. More players and staff were confirmed to test positive. Clinton Yates from The Undefeated joins Allen Sliwa fresh off his new show, The Intersection. Also, Rams sideline analyst D'Marrco Farr joins to discuss NFL and how he has been handling the quarantine.
Allen Sliwa plays clips from Dr. Kardia Brown, the newly appointed Director of Racial Equity & Action for the Lakers. Rich Hammond from The Athletic joins the show to break down the latest from the NFL and the Rams. Also, Allen and Jessie in HALFTIME!
NBA and NHL are coming back, NFL is waiting it out, and MLB. Still in the same place. Allen Sliwa calls the way MLB is handling the negotiations comical. MLB is becoming infuriating while the NBA is gearing up for their return. ESPN MLB Senior Writer Marly Rivera Joins to give the latest with baseball.
Allen Sliwa is joined by tonight's Thank You Thursday guest, EMT Damian Haynes. Andrew Greif from the Los Angeles Times also joins to break down the protocols and guidelines NBA players will have to follow in the bubble. Plus, Allen and Jessie dive into the game of ping pong and museums.
Kirk Morrison joins Allen on the show. Baseball pump fakes giving some hope of a season. Dwight Howard has voiced concerns over the league returning. Plus, The LA Times' Bill Shaikin joins the show and gives details on his talk w/ Dr. Fauci regarding the future of sports in the Fall.
Kirk Morrison guest hosts with Sliwa. Amin Elhassan calls out Kyrie for trying to divide the NBA. today is the anniversary of the Lakers three-peat over Boston and Kobe's final ship. Plus, Halftime!
If the MLB doesn't get their act together for the upcoming season, will fans keep coming back? Jeff Passan thinks the MLB discussions are now in a better place than they were before. Plus, The LA Times'Dylan Hernandez hops on the show go give some more insight.
Shams releases a flurry of tweets explaining different precautions the NBA is taking in Orlando. Adam Silver among other key voices was on an NBA Virtual roundtable, names ways the league can use its platform for civil rights. Plus, ESPN Insider Kevin Pelton gives more details on the Orlando bubble plan.
Just when we thought the NBA was coming back, Kyrie Irving speaks out. Allen Sliwa tells us the latest. Allie Clifton from Spectrum SportsNet and Brad Turner from the LA Times join to give their thoughts on what the players should do and if the NBA will return.
Adam Silver spoke about the NBA's return and wants players to use the league's platform to promote social reform. Michael Lee from The Athletic joins Allen Sliwa to talk about how Kyrie is doing what he is supposed to be doing. Also, Allen and Jessie dive deep in Shootout!
In the 24th hour, NBA players have begun to show reluctance to the NBA's plan. Kyrie Irving voices his displeasure of the league plan, and now what seemed to be a sure thing is up in the air. Plus, Ben Lyons joins Allen on the show.
A phone call with 80 NBA players, led by Kyrie Irving was held today. Woj has some news regarding the NBA and the CBA. The N.Y. Times' Jonathan Martin joins the show and talks about Lebron's voting initiative he's starting with other NBA stars. Plus, it's the anniversary of the Lakers' three-peat.
Pete Carroll says he regrets signing Colin Kaepernick in 2017. Is there a chance he gets back into the league? With the NBA return looming, players are beginning to get cold feet over the bubble situation. Plus, Bob Nightengale joins the show.
NBA players are getting hesitant regarding the NBA's bubble plan. Dave Mcmenamin calls in and gives some details. Plus, Bill Plaschke stops by and talks about USC and Reggie bush's re-instatement.
MLB has gotten into deeper talks with the players union regarding a return. Commissioner Rob Manfred says there WILL be baseball no matter what. Plus, Yahoo Sports' Charles Robinson joins the show and says Roger Goodell has a chance to cement his NFL legacy regarding Colin Kaepernick.
The Athletic's Evan Drellich joins the show and describes the ongoing labor talks between the MLB and the players union. Woj says there are a handful of NBA players worried about playing in the "bubble". Plus, LAFC and the MLS is back! ESPN's Jeff Carlisle hops on to detail the plans.
The MLB proposes a plan to return and the players have shot it down. Sliwa asks, is baseball ever coming back? Brian Windhorst says the NBA has not finalized plans for next season. Plus, Bobby Marks joins the show and discusses the caution the NBA is taking in planning its return.
Which NBA star needs a championship the most? Sliwa has some thoughts. The Athletic's new LA Rams reporter Jourdan Rodrigue joins the show and gives insight on the NFL's plan to handle racial injustice through the league. Plus, The LA Times' Andrew Grief calls in.
Shams Charania has released a summary of key dates in the NBA returning. Sliwa points out the x-factor that could affect the playoffs. Does adding fake crowd noise like it's being reported cheapen the game? Plus Ohm Youngmisuk joins the show.
Who would be the most entertaining matchup for the Lakers in the first round of the playoffs? Sliwa asks the people. Plus, Andy Kamenetzky joins the show to talk some purple and gold.
Sliwa continues to open up the conversation that has been so prevalent this week, we have an opportunity to instill change. The NFL players put out a message to the NFL and Roger Goodell responded. Plus, THE MAN Kirk Morrison joins the show.
Sliwa is joined by Kirk Morrison, who offers some further insight on Drew Brees and the situation he is in. The LA Times' Bill Shaikin hops on and shares how disappointed he is with the MLB. Plus, as we wrap up a difficult week, Allen and Kirk reflect on what has happened.
Sports is on its way back, but people are still complaining. Allen says we need to be more positive and appreciate what we're getting. Plus USA Today's Jeff Zillgitt joins the show the NBA's agreement and plan to return.
Allen saw some disturbing things on Twitter and how law enforcement has handled protesters. Adam Silver was on TNT and talked about how he believes the NBA can lead to civil change. Plus, the New York Times' Tyler Kepner joins the show to talk about the mess that is baseball.
Woj and Brian Windhorst confirm the NBA is returning, owners will vote tomorrow. Allen gives his reaction. Plus, FiveThirtyEight's Neil Payne joins the show to talk about his piece on Colin Kaepernick.
The NBA returning shows just how much the MLB is in disarray, Dylan Hernandez joins the show to talk about baseball's disagreements. Bao Nguyen Director of "Be Water", calls in and gives some insight on this weekend's airing of his documentary about Bruce Lee. Plus, Halftime!
Allen opens up the show reflecting on the events that have unfolded this week and praises the young athletes who used their platform to spread awareness. Plus, The Undefeated's Marc Spears joins the show to react to the ongoing events and how sports have played a role.
ESPNLA's LZ Granderson calls in and talks about his experiences on the streets during these protests. Tim Bontempts joins the show to talk a little basketball. Plus, Halftime.
Lakers legends Kareem Abdul-Jabbar have messages to LA and it's people after the events of this past weekend. Sports is put on hold to talk about the bigger issue. The Ringer's Van Lathan, host of "Higher Learning" joins the show to react to the current protests.
With the events over the weekend and throughout the week in LA, Sliwa has the conversation that needs to be had. The LA Time's Brad Turner joins the show to react.
The NBA Board of governors had their meeting regarding the NBA's return, information comes out from said meeting. The USA Today's Marc Medina drops in to talk about the NBA meeting as well.
Positive news coming out of the NBA Board of governors meetings. At the same time, confidence in the MLB is sinking. ESPN's Dan Graziano joins the show to talk NFL. Plus, Halftime!
The MLB players are unhappy with the MLB owners low-balling them in negotiations, there are conflicting reports on both sides. Sliwa thinks the MLB owners are not receiving enough blame. Plus, Bob Nightengale says there will be MLB baseball this summer, he joins the show to explain.
Jeff Passan made the rounds and gave insight into the MLB drama. BleacherReport's Eric Pincus joins Sliwa to talk about the rumored NBA postseason plans. Plus, Halftime!
The MLB players arent happy with the most recent deal offered to them, the future of baseball this year is in doubt. The New york Times' Billy Witz joins Sliwa to talk college sports amid this pandemic. Plus, Halftime!
The leaders of all the sports unions made statements regarding sports coming back. Dame Lillard had some comments about not returning to play if the season resumes, and the NBA world reacted. Plus, The Athletic's Joe Vardon joins the show to talk about the NBA's plan to play at Disneyworld.
The NBA and NBPA are working on a deal to finalize the plan of resuming NBA play. Different playoff formats have been thrown around, Sliwa analyzes the possibilities. Plus, ESPN's Dave McMenamin joins the show to talk storylines around the association.
CBS Sports' James Herbert discusses his newest piece focusing on the biggest hurdles the NBA has to return. The guys give their Power Five Lakers buzzer-beaters. Plus, Shootout!
Sliwa asks what Lebron has to do as a Laker to be considered an all-time great in Los Angeles. The Athletic's Sam Amick joins the show and gives updates on the NBA returning.
Allen remembers NBA great, Jerry Sloan, who passed away this morning at the age of 78. Bill Shaikin from the LA Times joins the show to talk about financials in sports, from a state perspective. Plus, Halftime!
The NFL is walking back the Rooney rule changes they outlined previously, Sliwa thinks there's an underlying problem with the NFL's thinking. Sliwa asks LA what they think. Plus, Stephen A Smith doesn't believe in AD as a team leader.
The Athletic's Pedro Moura joins the show and discusses where the MLB is in their attempt at a return. The guys play HALFTIME. Plus, the NYT's Jeré Longman talks the challenges in having fans back at sporting events.
The chatter has picked up on the NBA fast-tracking a comeback, and soon. Jared Dudley had a Zoom call with the media, Sliwa reacts. Plus, THE GREAT, Jim Hill joins the show and chats all things sports.
Paul Pierce leaves Lebron of his top 5 and many believe it's out of spite. CBS Sports writer AJ Anderson joins Allen to discuss the current drama around the MLB. Plus, HALFTIME!
The USA Today's Scott Gleason thinks the Bulls would have had trouble in the postseason if the band had stayed together. The Pizza delivery guy that supposedly gave MJ the flu gives his side of the story. Plus, Halftime!
The Mlb is fighting over money in the midst of the pandemic and Sliwa is disgusted. Former Laker Metta Sandiford-Artest joins the show, he says he misses sports a lot. Plus, Metta talks about playing against MJ, as well as his new app.
Allen played some sound from Dwight Howard's presser last week, in which he talked about the biggest challenge for the Lakers once they hit the court again. And, "Shootout" with Producer Funches, as they talked about former Laker D'Angelo Russell, CGI fans, and if MJ could play in today's NBA. Then, Spectrum's Mike Bresnahan came on to tell Allen when he thinks the NBA is coming back and his reaction to "The Last Dance."
Allen started off the show reacting to the last two episodes of "The Last Dance" and whether MJ's Bulls could have won a 7th title. Also, who would you want to see a documentary on: The Showtime Lakers or Shaq/Kobe Lakers? Then, Hall-Of-Famer Jamaal "Silk" Wilkes called in to talk about how he's handling quarantine, the 1980 NBA Finals, and his thoughts on "The Last Dance." And, ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk came on to talk about what could happen when the NBA gets rolling and his thoughts on "The Last Dance."
Jeremy Lin tells a cold-blooded Kobe story from his time with the Lakers. Billy Witz from the NY Times joins Allen to help him understand what is going on with the college football season. Also, our very own LZ Granderson hops on to talk about his article on the LA Times detailing the start of the Showtime Lakers era of the 80s.
Allen Sliwa was on the Dwight Howard Zoom call with the media and updated us on what he has been up too while quarantined. Ramona Shelburne joins Allen to discuss the last 2 episodes of The Last Dance and latest with the NBA. David Fleming joins to discuss when Scottie Pippen completely iced the Mailman.
Bill Shea of The Athletic joins Allen Sliwa to discuss his article detailing the new normal at sports arena once sports returns. CSU schools announced that they are going to be closed for the Fall, but what about the Pac-12? Radio voice of LAFC, Dave Denholm joins to discuss the Faux Trafico this weekend.
Bill Shea of The Athletic joins Allen Sliwa to discuss his article detailing the new normal at sports arena once sports returns. CSU schools announced that they are going to be closed for the Fall, but what about the Pac-12? Radio voice of LAFC, Dave Denholm joins to discuss the Faux Trafico this weekend.
Allen Sliwa thinks that the comments made today by Blake Snell was completely tone deaf. Mychal Thompson joins and gives his own top 10 NBA All-Time List. Allen has no idea how people come up with these lists.
The day after Allen Sliwa complimented UFC, an article comes out detailing all their failed Coronavirus protocols. Has Paul George underachieved since leaving the Pacers? Taina Gangui from the LA Times joins to discuss the dysfunctional 2011 Lakers team. Plus Allen and Jessie in HALFTIME!
ESPN.com ranked their All-Time NBA players and Allen Sliwa has some issues with where Kobe is placed. ESPN NBA Front Office Insider Bobby Marks joins the show to discuss the status of the NBA returning. Plus, Dan Kaplan from The Athletic on Astros fans suing the team for the sign stealing scandal.
With Jessie back at LA Live for today, Halftime deals with how the environment is for his first time back in 2 months. Ken Belson from the New York Times joins the show to talk about whether or not the NFL is going to return normally.
Allen Sliwa details the newest proposal for MLB to return. Bill Shaikin from the LA Times joins Allen to discuss more about the potential of MLB returning, specifically in LA. Also, Marc Spears from The Undefeated joins to talk some hoops.
Should the NBA just cancel the current season? Shaq thinks yes, so Sliwa reacted to the quote. And, should the NBA champions this season have an asterisk? LA Times Lakers Beat Writer Brad Turner came on to answer that and other things involving the NBA. Also, how should Kobe Bryant's statue outside of Staples Center look like?
More on what the future Kobe Bryant statue at Staples Center should look like. And, Shootout with Producer Funches, where Allen was asked about KD possibly returning this season and his favorite All-Time Basketball movies. Also, The Athletic's Jon Greenberg came on the show to talk ESPN's "The Last Dance." Then, Power 5 with "the top 5 statue ideas for Kobe."
The La Times' Dylan Hernandez joins Allen and Ben Lyons, Dylan thinks the US shouldn't jump back into sports so quickly. Lakers Nation's Trevor Lane joins the show and reacts to the news that NBA facilities are reopening. Plus, Halftime!
The NBA had an all-player meeting with the commissioner to detail what the league is doing moving forward. Ben Lyons joins the show to talk about his trip to the Pasadena golf course since it's reopening. Plus, Steve Kerr says the Warriors are in offseason mode.
Kirk Morrison joins Sliwa as they react to the release of the NFL Schedule. The Athletic's NFL writer Rich Hammond calls in with the current NFL storylines now that the schedule is out. Plus, what are the Chargers and Raiders schedules look like as well?
Preguntale a Kirk! Kirk Morrison joins Sliwa as they react to the release of the NFL Schedule. LA Rams COO Kevin Demoff joins the show and talks everything Rams with the guys. Plus, The Rams release video of the new "Oculus" jumbotron.
ESPN's Kevin Seifert joins the show to talk the NFLS plans for the season moving forward. Photographer Estevan Oriol "Steve-O" from LA Originals joins the show and tells stories about his career and his Netflix documentary. Plus, Halftime!
The Mlb is nearing a plan for the upcoming season, super agent Scott Boras was on Get Up to elaborate further. The Athletic's Bill Oram joins the show to talk about the most recent "The Last Dance" parts, featuring Kobe Bryant. Plus, Shams announces that the Lakers training facility will reopen May 16th.
There are a few rumored plans for the upcoming MLB season. The LA Times' Maria Torres joins the show to discuss the MLB's options. Plus, Mark Machado, "Mr Cartoon" joins the show to talk about his Netflix documentary.
Charles Oakley is running his mouth again. The Detroit Free Press' Shawn Windsor joins the show to talk the last Dance. Plus, Raphael Nadal compares himself to Lebron.
Allen started the show talking about the secret "Teacher/Student" relationship between Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. And, ESPN's Brian Windhorst Plus, should fans be allowed to watch the games in-person once the pandemic is over? Also, some talk on the Dream Team.
More on the Dream Team, as Allen talks about how competitive the scrimmages were with the Hall-Of-Famers. Then, "Shootout" with Producer Funches. And, did Michael Jordan "make" Nike? Plus, USA Today's Jeff Zillgitt called about ESPN's "The Last Dance" and when he expects the NBA to return. Also, "Power 5" with the best 5 moments of the MJ/Bulls documentry.
The future of the NBA season is up in the air, Sliwa tries to make sense of the news. Sliwa and he guys rant about road rage. Plus, Halftime.
The NBA Board of Governors met to address the state of the NBA season. Some of the news emerging from that meeting has NBA fans concerned. The Sports Business Journal's John Ourand joins the show to talk the business behind the NFL. Plus, Sliwa tries to make the case for the Chargers NOT starting Justin Herbert.
The LA Times' Bill Plaschke joins Sliwa to talk about his newest column in which he thinks we may not have sports for the rest of the year. Jabari Young joins the show to discuss his most recent piece that says NBA execs and agents are calling on NBA to cancel the rest of the season. Plus, Halftime!
Rumors swirl that Athletes and agents are asking sports leagues to end their seasons, Lebron denies the statements. What is the right way to move ahead? Plus, Lakers legend "Big game" James Worthy joins the show to talk about this weekends' "The last dance" and playing against MJ.
The Los Angeles Spark's newest player, Beatrice Mompremier joins the show talking being drafted by the Sparks. USA Today's Dan Wolken joins the show talking what the G league has forced the NCAA to do. Plus, Halftime!
Chargers Head Coach Anthony Lynn answers questions regarding his team drafting Justin Herbert in the 1st round of the NFL draft. Matt Barnes joins Sliwa to talk the journey leading up to his popular podcast, "All the smoke."
Allen has a follow up interview with nutritionist Anna Jurzyk. Another top NBA prospect decommits from school to head to the NBA developmental league. Plus, Halftime!
There's some good news on the horizon regarding sports coming back, Sliwa is feeling optimistic. the Athletic's Dylan Hernandez joins the show and talks about the latest news around the MLB.
Allen started the show talking about how NBA could reopen their facilities on May 8th and if that's too early to "open up shop." Also, our own Mychal Thompson called in to talk about how he's handling quarantine and his thoughts on ESPN's "The Last Dance," since he played against those legendary Chicago Bulls teams.
Allen can't believe that Phil Jackson gave Dennis Rodman "48 hours" to do "his thang" in Las Vegas during the 97-98 season. And, "Shootout" with Producer Funches. Also, ESPN's Bobby Marks gave his impressions of ESPN's "The Last Dance" and how hopeful the NBA is in getting their season back on track. Then, "Power 5" with the best starting lineup using the '92 Dream Team and the '08 Redeem Team.
It's night two of the 2020 NFL Draft. LA Chargers team reporter Chris Hayre joins the show to talk Chargers drafting Justin Herbert. Plus, the Rams add a few more players to the roster to finish out night 2 of the NFL draft, Kirk Morrison joins Sliwa to react.
It's night two of the 2020 NFL Draft. The Rams have finally made their draft picks. Sliwa is joined by Kirk Morrison, to dissect the moves made in the draft.
The first round 2020 NFL Draft comes to an end. Sliwa is joined by Kirk Morrison, bringing live coverage and analysis on all the big picks made.
It's the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft. Sliwa is joined by Kirk Morrison, bringing live coverage and analysis.
Sliwa is pumped for the upcoming NFL draft, and Roger Goodell appeared on get up to give an update on said draft. The New York Times' Matt Futterman joins the show to talk about his latest article. Plus, Halftime!
The MLB's Punishment towards Boston has dropped, and Sliwa doesn't like how it was handled. The Athletic's Rich Hammond joins the show to discuss the Rams' draft needs. Plus, Allen thinks the Chargers need a star, and Tua Tagoviola is their opportunity.
Sliwa tells a Starbucks story. The Athletic's Brett Dawson joins the show to discuss his recent article. Plus, Halftime!
The Chargers drop their new kits and Sliwa loves them. Two Circle's Sam Yardley joins the show to paint a picture of how Sports leagues are being effected by COVID-19 financially. Plus, if sports and live events are back in six months, would you be in a rush to attend?
Allen opened up "Lakers Talk" wondering what it would have been like if MJ vs. Kobe or Kobe vs. LeBron played in the NBA Finals. Allen also took calls and tweets on the topic. And, LA Times' Lakers Beat Writer Brad Turner called in to give his impressions of ESPN's "The Last Dance" and how the "Showtime Lakers" had to face the Bulls during their "down time." Plus, was it Jerry Reinsdorf's fault their was splinter in Chicago?
Anthony Davis just put his house on the market for $8 million. Do the Lakers have to worry about that? Sliwa explained. And, "Shootout" with Producer Funches. Plus, does Pau Gasol deserve a statue in front of Staples Center? Also, Spectrum's Mike Bresnahan came on to talk about how he's handling quarantine and his reaction to ESPN's "The Last Dance." And, the Power 5 with the Top 5 NBA Finals matchups that didn't happen.
With the Last Dance premiering this weekend, the guys discuss documentaries. Legendary NBA and Lakers photographer Andy Bernstein joins the show to tell some stories from behind the scenes of some of his iconic photos. Plus, Halftime!
It's a feel-good Friday from-home edition of the Sliwa show. Adam Silver makes a statement regarding the NBA and a possible return date, Sam Amick joins the show to discuss the news. Plus, LMU releases the list of most popular athletes in LA.
This weekend is the debut of "The Last Dance" and Sliwa is pumped. The Athletic's Pedro Moura joins the show to talk Dodgers. Metta World Peace admits he never planned on being a Laker. Plus, Halftime!
Shaq says he and Kobe would have beaten MJ and the Bulls, Sliwa reacts. The number one high school prospect in the country has decided to forgo College and join the NBA Developmental League. 24 7 Sports' Evan Daniels joins the show to discuss the ramifications.
Kuzma opens up about his relationship with Lebron and AD during the quarantine. Tonight's Senior Shoutout is Nicole Rodriguez from Rosary Academy in Fullerton. The voice of the LAFC, Dave Denholm joins the show to talk futbol. Plus, Halftime!
When will sports come back? A question everyone is asking and Dr Fauchi might have an answer. Pro Football Focus' Russell Baxter joins the show to talk NFL draft. Plus, Sliwa recaps Kyle Kuzma's First Take appearance.
Tonight's Senior shoutout is Isabella Savala, Softball player from Brea Olinda high. Kevin Seifer joins the show to layout what will happen during the upcoming NFL draft and how it will go down. The guys talk Tacos, Plus, Halftime!
One month since no sports, and the talk of resuming play has begun. Kershaw speaks up against returning too early while other think we're waiting too long. Sliwa asks the people. Jonathan Givony joins the show to discuss the recent setback in the Chinese CBA. Plus, Bill Lambier calls Lebron the goat.
On the 4 Year Anniversary of Kobe Bryant's last game, Allen talked about his memories from watching the "Black Mamba" dropping 60 in his last NBA game. Allen also took calls on the subject. Then, our own Mychal Thompson came on to talk how he's handling quarantine and his memories of Kobe's last game. And, some talk on the NBA's version of H-O-R-S-E.
As part of our "710 ESPN Senior Shout Out," Senior Asia Avinger came on to talk about her future plans that includes going to San Diego State. Also, "Shootout" with Producer Funches, as the two wondered what the Golden State Warriors will do if they get the #1 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. Our own Brian Kamenetzky called in to talk about his article on "the Athletic" about former Laker, Pau Gasol. And, "Power 5" with the best "last game" in honor of Kobe's 4 year anniversary of his last game.
The LA Times' Bill Shakin joins the show to talk about the MLB not refunding tickets. We have Two Senior spotlights both from Cal Lutheran Softball, Sierra Scali and Alexa Findley. Chris Perkel joins the show to talk about his new Coachella documentary. Plus, Halftime!
When this crisis passes, how will it affect live events going forward? Sliwa asks the people! ESPN's Marc Spears joins the show to catch up with Sliwa. Plus, ESPN's Horse tournament begins this weekend, Sliwa's not sure what to think.
Do you think this Lakers season was a successful one? Sliwa asks the people. The AP's David Bauder joins the show. Isabel Deleon from Rancho Verde High is our Senior Shoutout. Plus, Halftime!
Is it ok for Sliwa to call Mychal MT? A listener disagrees. Jalen Rose thinks there won't be any fans at games for the rest of 2020. Plus, Dylan Hernandez joins the show to talk the recent UFC cancellation.
Tonight's Senior Spotlight is Brady Kates from Palisades High. The Athletic's Jason Jones joins the show to talk about Magic Johnson. Plus, Halftime!
Lebron updates Lakers nation on what the Lakers are doing during this quarantine. Tom Brady tells all to Howard Stern. Plus, The La Times' Bill Shakin joins the show to talk some baseball with Allen.
Allen started the show discussing the theory passed on by ESPN's Jeff Passan that MLB could start their season in Arizona at the Spring Training faculities. Then, ESPN's Baxter Holmes called in to talk about how the COVID pandemic has made playgrounds across the country take down their basketball hoops. Allen found that hard to believe that their isn't any basketball going on at all. Then, some talk on how the NBA wants to have the NBA Finals by Labor Day.
Sliwa brought on Senior Baseball Player Justin Wood, as the Sliwa Show did their first night of "710 Senior Shout Out." Then, Sliwa, Producer Jesse and Funches did "Halftime." Also, Sliwa reacted to the LA Rams and LA Chargers being part of the new season of HBO's "Hard Knocks." Plus, NY Times writer David Waldstein came on to talk about how companies that make sport jerseys are now turning their attention to making masks to stump the COVID pandemic.
Sliwa and Producer Funches got the 8'clock started with "Shootout." And, how far are we from actually having sports? Plus, LA Times Writer Andrew Grief called in to talk about the potential of the Drew League being cancelled this summer. And, "Power 5" with the top five favorite All-Time Lakers.
It finally happened: Kobe Bryant will get inducted to the Basketball Hall Of Fame in the 2020 class. Allen reacted to it and also gave his best memories of the "Black Mamba." Spectrum's Chris McGee called in to talk about how it is living in the "New World," how much he misses the NBA and his favorite Kobe memories. And, where does Shaq rank in the "All-Time Lakers." Plus, High School Senior Jorday Holmes called in to talk about getting her Senior year cut short and where she intends to go to college on the first night of the "710 ESPN Senior Shout Out."
Danni Santana from Front Office Sports.com joins the show to talk about the business side of the current sports drought. Sliwa is regretting his nutritionist challenge. Plus, Halftime!
Its a Friday night in, and Sliwa is here for LA. Andy Kamenetzky joins the show to talk quarantine life. Plus, Allen interviews Lily Kamenetzky.
Frank Vogel speaks for the first time since the NBA shutdown. Registered Dietician Ana Jurczyk joins the show to give Allen health tips. Plus, Halftime!
What are the current scenarios being thrown around for the MLB season? Sliwa asks the people. Plus, Bill Paschke joins the show and discusses the Dodgers blackout finally being lifted.
Mark Cuban is optimistic the NBA season won't be canceled. The La Times' Eric Sondheimer joins the show and discusses the effects this quarantine has on high school sports. Plus, Halftime.
The Dodgers are back on TV in LA. Sliwa poses the question, could this blackout ever happen with the Lakers? Sliwa asks the people what they would do. Plus, FiveThirtyEight's Neil Payne joins the show to talk about the current state of the NBA.
The LA Times' Jorge Castillo joins the show to talk about the rise in E-sports and gaming during the current COVID 19 quarantine. Sliwa talks about his favorite Lakers era. Plus, Halftime.
ESPN announces "The Last Dance" the MJ bulls documentary will air early for everyone stuck at home. Mychal Thompson joins the show and talks his quarantine experience so far. Plus, What's your favorite NBA era. Sliwa asks the people.
Allen got an idea watching Shaq go for 61 vs. the Clippers in an NBA Classic game, what are Shaq's best moments? Allen took calls and read tweets on the topic. Sliwa also gave his opinion on his favorite Shaq moments. Then, Spectrum's Mike Trudell called in to talk about his quarantine and some NBA topics.
Allen reacted to some sound from Brian Windhorst on "Get Up," as he said the NBA might "centralized" teams to get the season going, just like in China. Then, "Shootout" with Producer Funches. Also, some breaking news regarding ESPN's "The Last Dance." The Athletic's Brett Dawson came on to talk about his article on how we should exercise during quarantine. Plus, "Power 5."
Doris Burke announces she has been diagnosed with COVID 19. Brian Windhorst joins the show to talk about recent developments in the NBA. Plus, Halftime.
It's a Friday special from Sliwa's apartment closet. Sliwa asks the people what they're missing most in sports right now. Plus, Spectrum Sportsnet's Allie Clifton joins the show
Lebron spoke about the current NBA shutdown and what that meant for the Lakers, Sliwa reacts. Espn's Jeremy Fowler joins the show to talk NFL headlines. Plus, Halftime.
Allen Sliwa brings up that today would have been Dodgers' opening day. Rob Manfred gives an update one the MLB timeline. Dylan Hernandez joins the show to talk Dodgers.
From his luxurious Silverlake apartment, Sliwa thinks Cam Netwon should be a Charger. Pro Football Guru's Russell Baxter joins the show to discuss the NFL Draft. MT calls in to talk NBA. Plus, Halftime!
Sliwa Live from his Apartment, day in quarantine. Sliwa asks LA, is it ok to root over Clippers to win title if Lakers are out? Plus, When are we getting basketball? No one seems to know.
Live from his apartment, Sliwa reacts to the Rams' new logo. The Olympics are postponed until 2021, Sliwa gives his take. Bill Oram joins the show to talk about his favorite Lakers game he covered. Plus, Halftime!
Live from Quarantine! Ohm Youngmisuk joins the show to talk Ballmer buying the forum. Sliwa asks LA how they feel about the Forum being owned by a Clipper exec. Plus, Japan is postponing the Olympics.
What do you miss about the Lakers? Allen tried to answer the question and took calls on the question. Allen admits he misses watching the Lakers "run away" being 1st in the Western Conference and LeBron dominating at the age of 35. Also, Lakers Play-By-Play broadcaster Billy MacDonald came on to talk about how he's dealing with the "times" and rib Allen about not "knowing any pop culture."
Sliwa reacted to an article from ESPN.com that says Giannis Antekounmpo is the NBA MVP. Also, Shootout with Producer Funches. And, Lakers Nation's Trevor Lane called in to talk about what he misses about the season and what he can see happening once the season gets going. Plus, "Power 5."
Allen Sliwa is joined by Chris Mannix, Senior Writer for Sports Illustrated, to discuss the 2020 Summer Olympics and what could happen if the event happens. Allen and producer Jessie have finally found a name for their free-for-all segment. Brett Dawson of The Athletic hops on to discuss the top classic Laker games on NBA's League Pass.
Allen Sliwa breaks down Todd Gurley signing with the Falcons and Melvin Gordon with the Broncos. Would Pat Riley had broken up the LeBron-Wade-Bosh big 3? Ramona Shelburne joins the show to discuss her article that details the timeline of the NBA season going on hiatus.
Two Lakers players have tested positive for COVID-19. Bill Plaschke talks about not having sports in these crazy times. When NBA comes back, do they jump right into the playoffs? Plus Brad turner joins the show.
Todd Gurley, among others, has been released by the Rams. The Lakers release a statement saying two players have tested positive for COVID19, Sliwa reacts. Plus, LA Times' Bill Plaschke joins the show.
ESPN's Jonathan Givony talks about pro basketball starting back up in South Korea. Sliwa plays a Rapper or Wrestler. Plus, Mina Kimes joins the show to talk Rams.
Sliwa comes in hot with the latest NFL free agency moves. How will the Rams opener be affected by the current crisis? Plus, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver gave an update on the
The NBA announces four Brooklyn Nets including Kevin Durant tested positive for COVID-19. The LA Times' Brad Turner reports the Lakers will all be tested for the virus tomorrow and will quarantine for 2 weeks. Plus, Brady is a Buc.
Allen Sliwa and Kirk Morrison react to the NFL free agency BOMBS. Tom Brady has a new home. The guys talk about their Costco experiences this week. Plus, rumors surface that the Rams are trying to move on from Gurler and Brandin Cooks.
Allen started the 2nd hour wondering what NBA Players are doing with their "hiatus." And, "a very special Power 5" with your top 5 movies to watch while we are at home.
Allen Sliwa started the show asking if the NBA regular season will get cancelled. Sliwa thinks it will, eventually. Also, our own Mychal Thompson came on to talk about what he's doing during the "lockout" and how can we just be "normal."
The NFL says its business as usual with the upcoming free agency starting on Weds. Sliwa goes in on Dana white's comments. Plus, The Toronto Star's Bruce Arthur joins the show to give more info on the Rudy Gobert situation.
Mase stays on to teach Sliwa about bits. Sliwa gets realistic about the rest of this NBA season. Plus, Kirk Morrison joins the show to talk about the NFL draft, which is currently still planned.
In wake of the COVID virus canceling NBA and other events, Sliwa reacts and lets LA voice their concerns, as well as what can the public do to stay safe out there. Plus, Brad Turner of the La Times gives details into the NBA COVID shutdown.