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Why the Lakers Owe LeBron Nothing, Plus the NBA Halfway Point Check-In

KOC and Verno also discuss Kevin Durant’s injury

Atlanta Hawks v Los Angeles Lakers Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images


Verno and KOC begin by discussing Kevin Durant’s injury and debate whether the Nets can stay afloat without him (02:05). While the Nets are preparing to play without KD, the Warriors are getting ready to welcome back Steph Curry (10:55). The guys also discuss the Lakers’ failures in building the roster around LeBron James and debate the team’s options going forward (16:31). After Verno lists the six teams from each conference that he believes can compete for a title this year, the guys take a look at the current odds for MVP, Sixth Man of the Year, and more (39:30).

Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor
Producer: Jessie Lopez

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