Official trailer for Hulu’s new documentary series Legacy:The True Story of The LA Lakers is now available. Antoine Fuqua is the director and producer of the 10-part documentary series. According to Tuesday’s press release, Shaquille Ol’Neal and Karem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson and Jeanie Buss will be making an appearance in the first glance. They will discuss the “true trajectory” that launched the Lakers into every household history book and home.
Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers
This clip also shows Johnson’s HIV diagnosis, which led to him resigning from the NBA. Although the show will focus largely on the Lakers players and team over the years, the official synopsis confirms that the show is “about family and business and power – and how they can be harnessed to achieve greatness.” For MOre Updates Stay Tuned With Apnanewz.com.
Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers Trailer
The synopsis says that Dr. Jerry Buss, a charismatic real estate tycoon, bought the Los Angeles Lakers in an extremely risky and complicated business deal. Nobody could have predicted the success of the deal. The L.A.-playboy was the pioneer in the basketball business, launching the “Showtime” era of 1979. He increased the cost of floor tickets, introduced dancers, a live band, opened a private club within the arena, and gained fame in Hollywood.
Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers Teaser
The series will continue to cover the history of the franchise over the past 40 years. It has seen them win 11 titles and “retire some of the NBA’s most iconic players’ jerseys.” The Laker’s “empire” is worth more than $5B. The docuseries will focus on “notorious feuds and career-ending illnesses as well as a host of insurmountable court obstacles.” It will also reflect on Dr. Buss’s family drama and “intense drama off-court”
This drama also includes Dr. Buss’s decision to give his children, Jeanie, Johnny and Jim, front-office jobs in the knowledge that they would “inherit his kingdom someday.” The synopsis says that Dr. Buss was threatened by sibling rivalry, conflict between employees, and unrest at work. (Jeanie was engaged to Phil Jackson, a NBA superstar. However, the two ended their engagement in 2016.
Jeff Pearlman, the author of “Winning Time”, commented on the controversy. He retweeted Danny Strong’s tweet, “The NBA/Lakers must re-think “Winning Time”. It makes them seem petty and incapable of laughing. The show is loved by everyone because it’s so amazing. The Lakers are loved and cherished, even when they have negative character moments.