Thompson & Trudell
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 2]: 7/29/16
ESPN.com's JA Adande came on to talk about how we could see another "Golden Age" for NBA International Players on the horizon. Plus, some discussion on the Dodgers, as Mychal wouldn't mind if his baby boy, Trayce, got traded from the team and reaction to Ichiro Suzuki's comments about Americans.
Thompson and Trudell: 7/29/16
With most of the NFL teams alreadying opening up their Training Camps, Mychal and Trudell went around the league to talk about the biggest issues facing some NFL teams. ESPN's Shelley Smith, who will be at Rams' Training Camp, came on to help the guys preview what to expect in the next couple weeks, as the Rams will be at UC-Irvine.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 2]: 7/28/16
Mychal and Trudell discussed who will be the LA Rams starting QB come Week 1: Jared Goff or Case Keenum. Mychal thinks the Rams should start the Rookie from Day 1. Also, Travis Rodgers, from the ESPNLA Morning Show, came on to preview the Rams, as they start their training camp this weekend.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 1]: 7/28/16
After his long vacation, Mychal Thompson is back! Mychal was on fire as he and Trudell talked Dodgers and assessing how Team USA will fare in the Olympics. Plus, Mychal had the lowdown on what Klay told him about the "Laker Kids" that were on the USA Select Team.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 2]: 7/27/16
The fellas talked Dodgers as the New York Post is reporting that the Dodgers are "willing" to give up Teen Phenom Julio Urias for Chicago's Chris Sale. ESPN.com's Dodgers Beat Writer Doug Padilla came on to talk about the rumors. Also, the guys discussed ESPN.com's predictions for the upcoming NBA season.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 1]: 7/27/16
Trudell and Jeff Katz discussed the LA Rams, as they wondered who will get the start at QB come Week 1: 1st Round Pick Jared Goff or the Veteran, Case Keenum. Plus, should Marijuana be legal in the NFL as a "painkiller?"
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 2]: 7/26/16
Guys reacted to the news that Victor Oladipo already wants a contract extension in OKC, now that Portland's CJ McCollum get a max contract extension. Also, Ryan gives his impression of Lakers rookie Brandon Ingram, after watching him up close at Summer League.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 1]: 7/26/16
With Mychal still out, Trudell and Ryan Hollins discussed Chris Sale's response to cutting up his jersey over the weekend and getting suspended 5 days by the Chicago White Sox. Ryan knows where Sale is coming from as he knows about being uncomfortable wearing jerseys. Plus, who will be the LA Rams' starting QB come Week 1?
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 2]: 7/25/16
With Team USA basketball crushing in two exhibition games over the weekend, Trudell and B-Kam talked about the roster and what could happen when Coach K steps down and Coach Gregg Popovich takes over. Also, talk on the Dodgers and the Carmelo Anthony town hall meeting that he's going to hold in LA.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 1]: 7/25/16
Trudell is mad at the start of the show because the "powers that be" are requesting that he play more "family friendly" music rejoins and for the fact that he is "stuck" with Brian Kamenetzky. Plus, the guys reacted to the Chris Sale blow up, as Sale was mad about wearing Chicago White Sox throwback uniforms over the weekend.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 2]: 7/22/16
BumpAndRun's Chris Hayre came on for the "never too early" Fantasy Football preview. Hayre says Jimmy Graham could give good value since he's coming off a season ending injury. Plus, thoughts on the passing of Dennis Green, former NFL head coach and the coach of one of Trudell's favorite teams growing up, the 1998 Minnesota Vikings.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 1]: 7/22/16
With Mychal still out, Trudell and Andy Kamenetzky gave comparisons for these current Lakers as many this week are on the "Brandon Ingram is the next Kevin Durant" train. Also, the guys reacted to the NBA pulling it's All Star game from the state of North Carolina due to the "HB2" law.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 2]: 7/21/16
Texas Tech Head Coach and Trudell's boy Kliff Kingsbury came on to preview his upcoming season and to say "Deflatgate" wasn't a big deal at all. Plus, the fellas wondered where all the LA Rams are in the NFL top jersey sales and talked about the lack of diversity in the NFL.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 1]: 7/21/16
With news that Clayton Kershaw could be out with season-ending surgery, Trudell and Jeff Katz wondered if it might be time to cut ties with Kershaw and see what LA could get for him. Also, ESPN's Jayson Stark came on to talk about Kershaw's injury, what it means for the Dodgers, and who the Dodgers could go after to replace Kershaw.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 2]: 7/20/16
The guys talked about Kevin Durant's comments, as KD said watching Brandon Ingram is like "looking in the mirror." Also, Adam Grossman, from Block Six Analytics and Trudell's boy, called in to talk about the Pokemon GO! craze that sweeping the world.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 1]: 7/20/16
With Mychal out, Trudell and Jeff Katz reacted to the big news that Clayton Kershaw faced a "setback" in his rehab and won't be pitching anytime soon. Plus, Time Warner's Chris McGee checked in with us from Las Vegas, as he's there for Team USA Training Camp and gave us the lowdown in what he saw during scrimmages
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 2]: 7/19/16
With rumors flying that the Dodgers want to trade Yasiel Puig, ESPN.com Dodger Beat Writer Doug Padilla came on to talk the potential of a trade and when Clayton Kershaw will be back in action. Plus, reaction to Team USA's team photo in which the non-Nike athletes had their shoes blocked off in the photo.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 1]: 7/19/16
With Team USA camp kicking off yesterday, the guys reacted to all the sights and sounds of the first day of Team USA Training Camp. Kevin Durant gave a reason why he didn't meet with the Lakers yesterday, so, Trudell and Ben Lyons discussed that. Also, our own Ramona Shelburne called in live from Team USA camp to talk Team USA Basketball and Lakers.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 2]: 7/18/16
Ben is convinced that Byron Scott "did what he was supposed to do" last season as the head coach of the Lakers and that Luke Walton probably would have struggled last season if he was the coach. Plus, some talk on who USC's next starting QB will be and how the injuries are piling up for the Dodgers.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 1]: 7/18/16
With Mychal out, Trudell and Ben Lyons wondered why D'Angelo Russell was left off the All-NBA Summer League team, despite averaging over 22 points per game. Also, the guys discussed all of the Brandon Ingram/Tayshaun Prince and Mike Conley/D'Angelo Russell comparisons and if Ingram and Russell could be better than those guys that they've been compared to.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 2]: 7/15/16
BumpAndRun's Chris Hayre joined Mychal and Trudell to talk about "Franchise Tag Day" in the NFL, in that many teams have a difficult decision to put the Franchise Tag on their best players. Also, "Dear Mychal" as the guys reacted to Mick Jagger's surprising baby announcment.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 1]: 7/15/16
Trudell reports that Larry Nance Jr. fractured his hand last night in the Lakers' Summer League loss to the Cleveland Cavs. Our own Dr. Klapper came on to break down his injury. Plus, Mychal says one of his best moments in life was playing golf with a certain celebrity in the Bahamas.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 2]: 7/14/16
The guys went "all over the place" as they talked about Mark Cuban's comment in how he doesn't mind the Golden State Warriors being "the villains" of the NBA. Also, more discussion on the ESPYs, including reaction to Craig Sager's speech and more talk on the Dodgers' 1st Half of the season.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 1]: 7/14/16
Thompson and Trudell reacted to all the happenings at the ESPYs, such as the powerful opening speech from the "Banana Boat Crew" on all the racial divide the past couple weeks in our country. Plus, Leicester City Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel came on to talk to the guys about playing in the Premier League and the possibility of coming to the US after as his career winds down.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 2]: 7/13/16
The fellas reacted to the comments Commissioner Adam Silver's comments about possible rule changes in the NBA involving the "Hack-A-Shaq" rule and "Superteams" with Kevin Durant going to a stacked Golden State Warriors team. Also, talk on the Dodgers' 1st Half of the season.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 1]: 7/13/16
With the ESPY's upon us, the guys talked about how cancer affected their lives and went down the line of nominees for tonight's ESPY awards. Plus, some discussion on where Russell Westbrook could go.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 2]: 7/12/16
The fellas reacted to Jordan Rodgers' comments last night on Trudell's favorite show, ABC's "The Bachelorette," in that he doesn't communicate with his brother Aaron, the Green Bay Packers starting QB. Also, some discussion on how the Dodgers are doing in the 1st Half of the season, since MLB is at their All-Star Break.
Thompson and Trudell [Hr 1]: 7/12/16
Thompson and Trudell reacted to the Lakers' winning their 3rd straight Summer League game and D'Angelo Russell leading the way again with 26 points BUT only 1 assist. Mychal took major offense to the fact D'Angelo is a point guard but only had 1 assist. Also, Lakers' 2nd Round Pick Ivica Zubac called in to talk to the guys about playing with D'Angelo Russell and his experience so far in the US.
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