Popcorn Machine: Summer Recap

Lakers.com's Mike Trudell and Joey Ramirez break down L.A.'s Summer League run and new players. Tune in for early analysis on additions like D'Angelo Russell and Lou Williams.

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Show Guide

0:25 - Lakers Team Up event at the Special Olympics World Games.

1:45 - D'Angelo Russell's Summer League performance. Expectations of the number two pick vs. the reality of Summer League. How Russell's game can translate to the senior squad and what should be expected once training camp starts.

8:05 - Does Trudell have a better jumper than Josh Duhamel and Joey Lawrence? That wasn't discussed but you can find out on August 7th.

8:20 - How successful was Julius Randle's Summer League campaign?

10:10 - Preview of the upcoming Gary Vitti article and note about Vitti talking with Randle over the summer about his recovery.

12:15 - Breaking down the offseason acquisitions of Lou Williams, Roy Hibbert and Brandon Bass.

21:28 - Kobe Bryant going forward. With #24 just three minutes behind Wilt Chamberlain for fourth most minutes ever played, what can be expected of the Lakers captain in his 20th season?

24:05 - The Greek coach adds a little competitive fire to the Special Olympics.

24:20 - Joey gets his Marvel reference in.

25:00 - Lakers lineup options with the current roster.

26:15 - What can D'Angelo Russell take from being Kobe Bryant's teammate? Is it on him to seek out Bryant's mentorship?

29:00 - Battle for podcast supremacy.