Lakers Outsiders
Did Magic Johnson ruin the Lakers’ chances in free agency by blasting Rob Pelinka on First Take?

Did Magic Johnson ruin the Lakers’ chances in free agency by blasting Rob Pelinka on First Take?

May 22, 2019

Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian discuss Magic Johnson's controversial remarks towards the Lakers and general manager Rob Pelinka. The guys also discuss Frank Vogel's introductory press conference and what has them excited about the newest Lakers head coach. 

Lakers land No. 4 pick in 2019 NBA Draft; Should they keep or trade the pick?

Lakers land No. 4 pick in 2019 NBA Draft; Should they keep or trade the pick?

May 15, 2019

Gary Kester, Honi Ahmadian and Kyle Hartwick break down the Lakers' options after the team jumped up in the NBA Draft Lottery once again to land the No. 4 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. 

Lakers hire Frank Vogel as head coach; Will Jason Kidd be good for Lonzo Ball?

Lakers hire Frank Vogel as head coach; Will Jason Kidd be good for Lonzo Ball?

May 14, 2019

Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian are joined by Lakers Outsiders' very own Kendrew Abueg to discuss the Lakers hiring Frank Vogel as their head coach with Jason Kidd as an assistant. The guys also discuss Kidd's role with Lonzo Ball and Kendrew offers some medical info regarding Ball's ankle injury and what it means moving forward. 

Lakers, Tyronn Lue part ways without making a deal; What are the Lakers doing?!

Lakers, Tyronn Lue part ways without making a deal; What are the Lakers doing?!

May 10, 2019

Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian are joined by Anthony Irwin of Locked on Lakers to rant about the Lakers lowballing Tyronn Lue and the next phase of the team's coaching search. 

Discussing the Lakers’ search for a head coach; Who should be the favorite?

Discussing the Lakers’ search for a head coach; Who should be the favorite?

April 20, 2019

Gary Kester, Honi Ahmadian and Kyle Hartwick discuss the Lakers parting ways with Luke Walton and the names the team has interviewed so far in their search for his replacement as head coach. 

Magic Johnson steps down as Lakers president; Should Jeanie Buss fire Rob Pelinka?

Magic Johnson steps down as Lakers president; Should Jeanie Buss fire Rob Pelinka?

April 13, 2019

Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian return to discuss the shocking news of Magic Johnson stepping down as the Lakers' president of basketball operations and if Rob Pelinka should keep his job as the team's general manager. 

Did the Pelicans save the Lakers from themselves in Anthony Davis trade talks?

Did the Pelicans save the Lakers from themselves in Anthony Davis trade talks?

February 10, 2019

Gary Kester, Honi Ahmadian and Dillon Hiser are joined by Anthony Irwin of the Locked on Lakers podcast to recap the trade deadline drama between the Lakers, Pelicans and Anthony Davis. Anthony explains why the Lakers should consider a change at the general manager position. 

Lakers beat Celtics 129-128 on Rajon Rondo’s game-winner; NBA trade deadline recap

Lakers beat Celtics 129-128 on Rajon Rondo’s game-winner; NBA trade deadline recap

February 8, 2019

Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian discuss the Lakers' thrilling victory over the Celtics in Boston, as Rajon Rondo hits a jumper at the buzzer to win the game. The guys also break down the trades that landed the Lakers Reggie Bullock and Mike Muscala. 

Anthony Davis requests a trade from the Pelicans; Should the Lakers go all-in?

Anthony Davis requests a trade from the Pelicans; Should the Lakers go all-in?

January 29, 2019

Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian react to the news of Anthony Davis requesting a trade from the New Orleans Pelicans and discuss potential trade offers the Lakers might put together, along with the possibility of Kyrie Irving being added in free agency. 

LeBron James’ camp reportedly wants Lakers coach Luke Walton fired

LeBron James’ camp reportedly wants Lakers coach Luke Walton fired

January 26, 2019

Gary Kester and Honi Ahmadian discuss the latest rumors in Laker land. LeBron's camp reportedly wants Luke Walton fired and the team is looking to make a trade before the deadline. Who should they target?