Lakers Podcast: Talking D’Angelo Russell’s Potential With Mark Medina
Lakers Finding Out D’angelo Russell May Be A Shooting Guard After All
Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

This episode of CourtCast features host Trevor Lane and guest Mark Medina of the Southern California News Group talking about D’Angelo Russell, the development of Brandon Ingram and Ivica Zubac, and Mark tells a story about the time Metta World Peace tried to tackle him.

There have been question marks surrounding second-year guard Russell and whether or not he can be the player and leader that the Lakers need him to be. We dig deep on the topic and come up with some candid answers that may not bode well for Russell. Additionally, we discuss the work ethic being shown by Ingram and Zubac and get into why the Lakers are so high on him.

Plus, Magic Johnson has been off to a successful start as the new President of Basketball Operations for the Lakers, can he keep it up when the summer free agency period rolls around? All that and much more on this episode of CourtCast:

Twitter: @Trevor_Lane, @MarkG_Medina

1:00- Assessing Magic Johnson’s performance

9:15- Lakers post Lou Williams trade

15:45- Most impressive young Lakers

23:00- D’Angelo Russell’s successes and failures

31:20- Lakers young players not untouchable?

34:00- What Lakers need this summer

37:45- The time MWP tried to tackle Mark

You May Also Like

Lakers Rumors: ‘Multiple Teams’ Evaluating Trade Packages For D’Angelo Russell

The Los Angeles Lakers dodged a bullet on Tuesday by keeping their lottery pick and actually moving up in the NBA Draft to No. 2…

Lakers Free Agent Isaiah Thomas Open To Re-Uniting With DeMarcus Cousins

The Los Angeles Lakers made a midseason trade this year that landed them veteran guard Isaiah Thomas. Although…

Lakers News: Rajon Rondo Does Not Care If He Starts Or Comes Off The Bench

Rajon Rondo is still working his way back for the Los Angeles Lakers after sitting out of the 2019-20 NBA season opener…

Lakers Nation Week In Review: Dec. 15 – Dec. 22

The Los Angeles Lakers received some great news during the week as…