Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Culture

Everything You Should Know Prior to Viewing the Fresh LA Lakers Documentary

Image Source: Los Angeles Lakers @ Instagram

The highly anticipated new Lakers documentary is nearly here. Here is all the essential information you need to be in the know.

WHY IT IS SIGNIFICANT

In light of the criticism faced by HBO’s Winning Time for taking some creative liberties in depicting the Showtime Lakers, Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar hinted at a forthcoming documentary that would unveil the authentic tale of the team. That documentary has now been unveiled, and it is called Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers.

WHAT IT ENCOMPASSES

From the team’s initial ascension to the heartbreaking loss of Kobe Bryant and the team’s most recent championship victory in 2020. Legacy also delves into Magic Johnson’s battle with HIV and the aftermath of Dr. Jerry Buss’s passing, narrated by members of the Buss family.

WHO IS FEATURED

Prominent figures that are showcased include LeBron James, Magic Johnson, Shaquille O’Neal, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Phil Jackson, and Pat Riley.

CONTINUE READING: ‘They Would F*cking Dominate This Era’: Kyle Kuzma Voices Opinions About Showtime Lakers

EPISODE COUNT

Legacy comprises of 10 episodes, similar to The Last Dance in 2020, which offered a much-needed escape from the monotony induced by quarantine.

THE TEASERS

THE CREATIVE TEAM

Antoine Fuqua will take on the roles of director and executive producer. Fuqua’s portfolio includes directing Training Day, The Equalizer, and What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali.

DEBUT DATE

August 15th on Hulu.

Image Source: Los Angeles Lakers @ Instagram

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

You May Also Like

Culture

Longtime ESPN broadcaster Holly Rowe is coming home to Salt Lake City to join the broadcasting team for the Utah Jazz. Friday, the team...

Culture

The Los Angeles Lakers have unveiled a new jersey patch sponsor for the 2021-22 NBA season: Korean-based food company bibigo. “This partnership is a...

Culture

The Los Angeles Clippers have no clue when or if Kawhi Leonard will play this upcoming season. Leonard is recovering from a partial ACL...

Culture

The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to trade veteran big-man Marc Gasol to the Memphis Grizzlies – and no, the year is not 2008....