A fast-break series chronicling the professional and personal lives of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of sports' most revered and dominant dynasties - a team that defined an era, both on and off the court.
The story of how the Los Angeles Lakers became the most successful professional basketball team in the 1980s.
S1 E1: The Swan
Businessman Jerry Buss stakes his fortune on the purchase of the NBA's lacklustre L.A. Lakers. Head coach, Jerry West, bristles at the prospect of drafting college phenom Earvin Johnson - who must decide if he's ready to live up to the mantle of his nickname: Magic.
S1 E2: Is That All There Is?
As Buss attempts to connect with a fellow franchise owner, Coach West and Claire face near impossible mandates, and Earvin looks for love.
S1 E3: The Good Life
As Buss courts new talent, a former Laker ponders a future with the franchise, and Earvin's move to LA isn't quite as magical as he hoped.
S1 E4: Who The F*ck Is Jack McKinney
While training in Palm Springs, the introduction of a new playing style threatens to further divide an already fractured Lakers franchise.
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S1 E5: Pieces Of A Man
While the Lakers prepare for their season opener, Kareem experiences a crisis of faith, and Buss clashes with those closest to him.
S1 E6: Mememto Mori
Tragedy strikes the Lakers coaching staff, adding to Buss' mounting list of professional, personal, and financial problems.
S1 E7: Invisible Man
As the Lakers hit the road, Dr. Buss makes a dangerous bid with Coach Westhead, and Earvin's rivalry with Larry Bird is put to the test.
S1 E8: California Dreaming
McKinney's potential return threatens Paul and Pat's increasingly successful status quo, while Earvin and Buss each face shocking truths.
S1 E9: Acceptable Loss
As the play-offs near, Buss enlists West’s help for a fateful decision. Later, Kareem gives Haywood an ultimatum.
S1 E10: Promised Land
The Lakers face their greatest challenge yet. Buss, Kareem and Haywood each grapple with demons. Earvin works his magic against Dr. J.