PodKast with Jodie Meeks: Being a Laker, his role and shoe fetishes

Jodie Meeks (AP Photo/The News Journal, Suchat Pederson)
(AP Photo/The News Journal, Suchat Pederson)

Among other deficiencies last season, the Lakers lacked a legitimate backup shooting guard behind , reliable outside shooting, reliable bench bench scoring and young legs attached to a reasonably -seasoned player. By agreeing to terms with Jodie Meeks,the Lakers have simultaneously addressed all four areas. Obviously, his presence pales by comparison to that of fellow newbies Dwight Howard, Steve Nash, and Antawn Jamison, but as Shane Battier, Mario Chalmers and Mike Miller demonstrated during the 2012 Finals, the players around the edges of a roster often push a championship quest over the top. Hopefully, Meeks can follow suit for the Lakers.


Listen to podcast here.