Doug Gottlieb in for Colin:
The All-Star Game is a recruiting weekend for the Lakers
How quickly the Lakers rebuild depends largely on how they fair in fee agency in the upcoming seasons. In terms of impressing potential stars, this weekend’s All-Star Game at Staples Center is essentially the equivalent of a major campus visit weekend in college recruiting.
Magic and the organization need to close the deal in the Summer, but this weekend can be a huge first step in the right direction if done right.
–Klay Thompson’s contract could cause the first Golden State defection
-Shaq’s revisionist history about his run with the Lakers
Peter Schrager – Fox Sports NFL Insider joins the show to talk Le’Veon and the Steeler getting a long-term deal done; potential Kirk Cousins destinations; and Dez Bryant’s future in Dallas.
Ric Bucher – Bleacher Report NBA Writer and Sirius XM host joins the show to talk about potential issues with the Cavs additions; why Lonzo Ball could make it harder for the Lakers to sign free agents; and if there’s any reason for concern surrounding the Warriors.
Rob Parker – FS1 Analyst joins the show to explain why Lonzo is a bust; why Magic wouldn’t pick him if he could do it over; and why Isaiah Thomas will become LaVar’s next target.