Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty
Season 1

s01e01 / The Swan

7th Mar '22 - 2:00am
The Swan

Businessman Jerry Buss bets it all on the lackluster Los Angeles Lakers - and rookie phenom Earvin "Magic" Johnson.

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s01e02 / Is That All There Is?

14th Mar '22 - 1:00am
Is That All There Is?

After giving Coach West carte blanche with the Lakers roster, Buss attempts to charm fellow franchise owner of the Celtics, Red Auerbach. Meanwhile, Earvin's efforts to impress the women in his life fall flat, and Claire's mandate to get creative brings conflict with Buss' daughter, Jeanie.

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s01e03 / The Best Is Yet to Come

21st Mar '22 - 1:00am
The Best Is Yet to Come

Leaving the Lakers to deal with the fallout of Coach West's shocking announcement, Buss travels to Las Vegas, and soon becomes entangled with a dangerous foe. Back in LA, Earvin finds himself alone in a new city, while former Laker Pat Riley seeks out a new place within the team.

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s01e04 / Who the F**k Is Jack McKinney?

28th Mar '22 - 1:00am
Who the F**k Is Jack McKinney?

As the Lakers head to Palm Springs for the start of training camp, Buss finds himself in over his head financially, and the team's new coaches struggle to prove their vision for a groundbreaking method of play. Meanwhile, Jeanie works to bring her father's flair to the Forum.

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s01e05 / Pieces of a Man

4th Apr '22 - 1:00am
Pieces of a Man

As the Lakers prepare for their season opener against the Clippers, an increasingly frustrated Kareem begins to doubt his place on the team allowing Coach McKinney to stoke his growing rivalry with Earvin. Jeanie courts star talent for newly minted cheer squad, the Laker Girls, including a promising young dancer, Paula Abdul.

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s01e06 / Memento Mori

11th Apr '22 - 1:00am
Memento Mori

Assistant coach Paul Westhead adds to the Lakers' growing list of problems when he finds himself dealing with a tragedy of Shakespearean proportions. Increasingly courted by corporate sponsors, Earvin consults a newfound financial advisor.

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s01e07 / Invisible Man

18th Apr '22 - 1:00am
Invisible Man

While Buss clashes with West over the coaching staff, Paul calls in a favor from Pat Riley. On the road for the first time, Earvin attempts to reconnect with loved ones in Lansing, before heading to Boston to square off against longtime rival Larry Bird.

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s01e08 / California Dreaming

25th Apr '22 - 1:00am
California Dreaming

As the Lakers continue their successful run, Paul and Pat are forced to reckon with the tenuous nature of their positions. Then, Earvin meets his childhood hero at the NBA All-Star game, where he receives some sage advice. Jessie convinces Jeanie to help shield her father from a devastating truth.

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s01e09 / Acceptable Loss

2nd May '22 - 1:00am
Acceptable Loss

As the Lakers prepare to enter the play-offs, Buss struggles with the team's tenuous coaching situation and his mother's failing health. Later, Haywood receives an ultimatum from Kareem.

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s01e10 / Promised Land

9th May '22 - 1:00am
Promised Land

Down two men and with the 1980 NBA Championship on the line, the outnumbered Lakers look to an unlikely source for inspiration. In Philly, Earvin faces off against his role-model-turned-rival Dr. J, while in LA, Haywood grapples with his own worst enemy: himself.

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