The Lakers Nation Podcast is back to break down a tough loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. While the good guys did what they could to get a win, a few key mistakes down the stretch sealed their fate. We also dive into what coach Luke Walton said after the game about his team’s mentality when playing with a lead, which is something to keep an eye on going forward.
Additionally, we discuss the idea of tanking in the hopes of preserving the Lakers’ draft pick this summer. There is real incentive for the team to do so, but it may still not be the best option. We take a look at why, and also dive into a few potential trade pieces. All that and more on the latest episode of the LN Podcast: