The Los Angeles Lakers pulled off a phenomenal upset victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night, ending a four-game road trip with a much-needed win. It was a team effort peppered with quality performances from the entire squad, but D’Angelo Russell’s star shined the brightest. In this episode of the Lakers Nation podcast, we dig into Russell’s big game as well as the contributions of the rest of the team that helped bring home the victory.
We discuss Ivica Zubac’s regular-season debut as a starter and how he fared against ex-Laker Dwight Howard. Finally, we get into the mental makeup of the team and the death of the tanking mentality among the vocal Los Angeles fan base. All that and much more on this episode of the LN podcast: