Fastbreak: The Lakers Are… Simply Terrible.

With almost half the season in the books, the Lakers continue to revel in mediocrity. They are currently eleventh in a loaded western conference, a whopping 12.5 games behind the Clippers, their Staples Center co-tenants. In the latest edition of Voice of the Nation: Fastbreak, David Brickley and Jason Riley try to make sense of a season that is starting to slip away… and have a little bit of fun at the Lakers expense in the process.

Jason Riley is the executive director of He also pens a regular opinion column, Out of Bounds, and is the co-host of Voice of the Nation: Fastbreak. He currently splits his time in Los Angeles, CA and Carlsbad, CA.