Sliwa goes through the top stories around the association. The NBA releases it's Covid protocol ahead of the season kickoff in three weeks. Plus, ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk joins the show.
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Dennis Schroder is officially introduced to the media as a Los Angeles Lakers, and had an interesting answer to a question that Sliwa noticed. The NBA tips off in three weeks, how will the Lakers prepare for opening night? Plus, Spectrum Sportsnet's Mike Bresnahan calls into the show.
Despite the fact the Lakers started LeBron James at the 1 last season and are thin at that position on the bench, Dennis Schroder says he intends to start at point guard next season.
Veteran Jared Dudley, who became an important part of the Lakers' team culture last season, is returning to the team on a one-year, $2.6 million deal.
Doc continues in the Cedars-Sinai Studios and retells his thoughts about the remote controlling in sports, art and medicine. Doc welcomes Jason Mansfield of Valley Flyers who talks about the Valley Flyers and remote controlled airplanes. The Weekend Warrior Clinic re-opens for listeners.
Doc opens talking about the remote controlling in sports, art and medicine. Doc uses the examples of director Alfred Hitchcock UCONN coach Geno Aureimma and Jason Mansfield of Valley Flyers. Klapper Vision is about Joe Burrow's torn ACL and MCL. The Weekend Warrior Clinic opens for listeners.
Each NBA team will play at least two preseason games Dec. 11 through Dec. 19 -- one at home and one on the road -- and none will play more than four games, the league announced.
Marc Gasol said that leaving the Raptors for the Lakers in free agency was "tough" and that "I wasn't sure I was going to be able to be the player that they needed me to be there in order to win [another title]."
New Lakers Marc Gasol join the guys and talks about his arrival, playing with LeBron, coming from Spain, in Memphis with the Grizzlies and more. Rams on field reporter D'Marco Farr says who is favorite comedian is and why the Rams offense was hitting on all cylinders Monday. Another angle about who will give the Lakers a run for their money this season. the guys say their thanks.
Jorge and Ramona Shelburne, in for LZ, open talking about Marc Gasol following his brother's path to the Lakers. How much of a party night is your Thanksgiving... Drive bars, their and your favorites... How do all the new Lakers additions add or subtract for the LeBron...
Think back to last summer, when the teams that had just played for an NBA title were hit with one bombshell move after another in free agency. The...
First Take 2nd Hour: Which NBA team improved themselves the most, is there an NBA duo better than LeBron & AD, plus, reaction to Nick Saban contracting covid-19 again, and a Ravens-Steelers preview
Max & Kendrick Perkins debate which NBA team made the best trades this offseason, plus, is there a better NBA duo than LeBron and Anthony Davis? Ryan Clark joins to react to Nick Saban being out for the Iron Bowl after contracting covid-19, and the guys debate if losing to the Ravens would be a big deal to the Steelers. Also, does Calvin Johnson belong in the NFL Hall of Fame?
Rams look like Super Bowl contenders after their MNF win over the Buccaneers, the guys discuss... The Lakers make a weekend full of moves... off on Monday, the guys finally react... Rams analyst Kirk Morrison calls in and talks about the great offensive game Monday night of the Rams...
NBA All-Time Leading Scorer Kareem Abdul Jabbar joined in the first hour. Plus, what's Dabo's big beef with FSU and is it a bad look.
The Bucs struggled again and it's on Tom Brady. Did the Steelers finally leapfrog the Chiefs on Max's NFL Power Rankings? Phillip Rivers has played the best of any QB to change teams. Max looks at the Lakers' offseason and asks if they're better than last year.
Tom Brady struggles again. Is this on Brady or Coach Arians? Do you trust Brady in the moment of truth? Rams are true contenders. Kendrick Perkins answers if this year's Lakers team is stronger than last year and if the Clippers improved at all. Max says it's too late for the Eagles to bench Carson Wentz because 'He's Finished!' Callers agree with Max that Wentz is done.
Spend your afternoon with Jalen & Jacoby as the guys discuss Brady's rough night vs. the Rams, Montrezl Harrell's reason for choosing the Lakers over the Clippers and break down the Celtics’ offseason. Plus, 2-time Grammy Award winning producer Hit-Boy stops by the show.
Jay Williams joined the show for his weekly spot talking all things NBA.
First Take hour 1: Tom Brady looks bad in Bucs loss, Lakers looking like favorites to repeat and where Harden should want to play next.
Stephen A, Max and Jeff Saturday debate if we can still trust Tom Brady and the Bucs, if the Lakers moves have made them a favorite to repeat and where James Harden should want to play next.
Markieff Morris re-signed with the Lakers on Monday.