LA Hoops is your audio home for all things Lakers & Clippers, part of the Hoop Heads Podcast Network. LA Hoops is hosted by Roman Veytsman & Geoff Chizever and details all the latest happenings with both the Lakers and the Clippers. The podcast will include Roman & Geoff's analysis and opinions on the Lakers, Clippers, and the NBA in general. Expect appearances from guests that will provide game previews and reactions, trade and free agency speculation, draft analysis, and more covering both the Lakers, Clippers, and the NBA at large.
Chiz and Roman are back after a hiatus to break down the Lakers playoff scenarios. Is the play-in tournament a good idea, rankings of which team you’d want to play the most in the postseason, and analysis of Andre Drummond’s stint with the purple and gold thus far.
Plus, would you work 7 days a week for the next 30 years without a day off for $50 million?
LA Sports Reporter Jaime Maggio
Jaime tells the story of the night after Kobe’s last game, describes what it’s like to cover the Clippers after the Lakers and the fan misconceptions that come along, and dives deep into her relationship with car chases. Plus, her favorite event to cover may not be what you think, basketball pet peeves, and would she rather see the Giants win the Super Bowl or have her dog talk.
Lakers Reporter Mike Trudell
No one is more tuned into the Lakers than Mike Trudell. The Lakers reporter joins the show to discuss the trade deadline/buyout market, rank the Lakers drafted from 2014-2017, and gives his biggest basketball pet peeve. Plus, should Laker fans panic after their recent losses, a story about his championship rings, and of course several epic Would You Rathers.
Conversations with a Clippers Fan
Kyle Ivie joins Chiz and Roman to explain how someone growing up in LA becomes a Clipper fan. Would he become a Laker fan for $2 million? What are the chances the Clippers make the Western Conference Finals for the first time? Does Paul George deserve MVP consideration? Plus, Roman vs Kyle in the $5 Clipper Quiz.
USA Today NBA Writer Mark Medina
A unique perspective on Kobe Bryant, Mark Medina discusses the last sit down interview before Kobe’s tragic death. Plus, is there a 4th contender for the NBA title aside from the Lakers, Clippers, and Nets? Chiz and Roman also debate, would you rather go to a Super Bowl live or watch the game at your house with LeBron, a breakdown of Courtside Karen getting tossed and their biggest basketball pet peeves.
Lakers Studio Host Allie Clifton
Allie Clifton has covered LeBron James for more than a decade. She debates whether the King is better now than his Cavs/Heat years, battles Roman in the LeBron quiz, and answers whether she’d get a forehead tattoo for $20 mil. Plus, Allie’s pop culture knowledge is put to the test.
Definitely worth a listen and subscribe!
Whether you’re a clippers fan or Lakers fan check it out. The guests they have on are really cool to listen too as well!
Really cool show!
A great way to keep up with both of the teams in LA, plus some really cools guests! Super entertaining, give this pod a listen