The Voice of the Nation Podcast with Andrew Rafner (varsityoptimism) and David Brickley (DBricks) will guide you through the capillaries and ventricles of the Lakers Nation.

Andrew and D are joined by Chris Manning (LD2k) to talk about the offseason so far, the true meaning of the Olympic Basketball and the newest member of the NBA: the Oklahoma City… ?!

Playlist
Lucky Soul – I Ain’t Never Been Cool
The Crystals – Girls Can Tell
Death Cab for Cutie – No Sunlight
Port O’Brien – I Woke Up Today

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  • alex

    uhh..is it jsut me or does the podcast last like a minute long

  • http://twitter.com/nugge7 The Nugget

    Bah! Sorry, guys. I’ll reupload it again.

  • http://twitter.com/nugge7 The Nugget

    Upload must’ve gone wrong. Eitherway, it should be working now.

    Now I need to get the hell outta here, and spend time with my family for the celebration TONIGHT. :D

    Peace.

  • True Lakers Fan

    y in the hell is varsity so damn annoying every podcast the “Oklahoma Dueochbag wtf dude like be thankful that the city supported the Hornets during Katrina and wtf is u don’t care bout Team USA im proud to be an American and it kills me that ppl like u don’t have a little bit of patriotism in your blood to support our team other than that it was a good podcast

  • http://www.vladehasaposse.com Tim M.

    Ah yes. The “douchebag” silence has been broken. I look forward to hearing this word more often on VOTN.

  • alex

    [Comment ID #43714 Will Be Quoted Here]

    theyre making fun of the sonics for leaving seattle, not oklahoma city for accepting them

  • ab4sure

    You guys talked about the same thing for 30 minutes.. did you guys run out of things to talk about? 4/10

  • Peanut Butter Spread

    Here’s a good article about Kobe’s upbringing and how it’ll help in the Olympics:

    http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2008/jul/04/culture-part-game/

    Also, check out some photos of Kobe’s Basketball Academy that was held this week (see if you can find two familiar faces besides Kobe that was there to help Kobe *hint* they’re both in blue and in page 2):

    http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=9083&l=8f35e&id=506854942#/album.php?page=2&aid=9083&l=8f35e&id=506854942

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    Trevor Ariza and Coby Karl!!

  • ryguy2303

    haha yea, said the same thing just in different ways. plus they just talked about old news…
    but cant the lakers trade for artest now?..starting july 9th?

  • ryguy2303

    and was andrew pmsing this week or what?

  • http://hzmdesigns.com hZm

    [Comment ID #43730 Will Be Quoted Here]

    Ohhhhh! I thought you were talking about me with my back turned to the camera, standing next to Elie Seckbach, next to Trevor and Coby.

    Yeah, them too I guess. ;-)

  • KwameTheLegend