Legends Features

Legends: Brian ShawFormer Lakers player/coach Brian Shaw goes one-on-one with Jim Hill
Legends: Jordan FarmarJaime Maggio visits with 2x NBA Champ Jordan Farmar as they talk about his days in purple & gold and catch up on his new hobby - building houses!
Legends: Mychal ThompsonJim Hill goes one-on-one with former Laker and current broadcaster Mychal Thompson.
Legends: Bill BertkaBill Bertka hasn't missed a Lakers game since 1981 and he's played so many roles with the team since 1968, it's hard to count. Jim Hill visits with the longtime Lakers assistant/scout to talk about all the coaches he's worked under, the origin of analytics & how many championship rings he has (you won't believe the number!)
Legends: Mark MadsenMark Madsen is a Lakers (Dancing) Legend! With Shaquille O'Neal in his corner, Mad Dog became a fan favorite and won 2 titles with the purple and gold. Now a head coach at Utah Valley College, Madsen and Jim Hill chat about what he's up to as well as his time in LA
Legends: Stu LantzAs a long-time Lakers game analyst, Stu Lantz has seen it all, but he also used to play for the Lakers. Jim Hill chats with Stu about his time in the purple & gold, along with the privilege of working alongside the great Chick Hearn
Legends: Brian GrantWith his signature, dreadlocked lock, Brian Grant had a successful NBA career, but even he didn't think his one year with the Lakers would define him globally for a lifetime. Ben Lyons catches up with Brian as he talks about being traded for Shaq, lifting weights with Kobe and his post-basketball life battling Parkinson's Disease
Legends: Caron ButlerCaron Butler played just one season with the Lakers, but the positive impact it had on him and on Laker fans has lasted ever since. Jaime Maggio catches up with the current Miami Heat assistant coach to talk about his time in LA
Legends: Pat RileyAs one of the greatest coaches in team history, Pat Riley is truly a Laker Legend. Not only did he win 4 titles as head coach, he also won as a player in 1972. Jim Hill chats with the all-time NBA great in this full interview
Legends: Gary VittiFor 32 years and 8 championships, Gary Vitti had a front row seat to multiple Lakers dynasties as the team's head athletic trainer. Jim Hill chats with Gary for a long conversation about his status in Lakers history, how he dealt with Magic Johnson's HIV announcement and having to break it to Kobe Bryant that he had torn his achilles tendon