In the latest episode of the Laker Film Room Podcast, Pete and I dive into Media Day and the start of training camp. Our general excitement about real basketball being right around the corner is palpable and we try to get into as many topics as we can from Monday and Tuesday’s media availability.
In our discussion, we specifically get into the comments made by Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka about the present feelings about and future of the team, the expectations Brandon Ingram is facing heading into a pivotal sophomore season, and the critical role Brook Lopez will play on this team.
We also get into Pete’s experience of covering Media Day in person, including all of the goings on and behind the scenes action of what is a pretty interesting day of crowded scrums, side conversations between media/players and media colleagues, and all the promos and photo shoots you see as fans during games and on Spectrum Sportsnet all season.
Lastly, we talk about the Lakers defense – a key theme of their first day’s practice – and how good this team can actually be on that end of the floor this year. This was a fun conversation and we hope you give it a listen. Click through below to check out the episode.
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