‘Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty‘ is a sports drama series that follows the Lakers’ rise to dominance on and off the court in the 1980s.
Max Borenstein and Jim Hecht designed it based on Jeff Pearlman’s novel “Showtime.” The first episode introduces viewers to Jeff Buss, the Lakers’ new owner, who has high hopes for the popular NBA team.
As Buss assumes command of the team, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, a fresh rookie, finds himself amidst the glitz and glam of Los Angeles.
The chapter concludes with Buss signing Johnson to the Lakers, laying the groundwork for a future period of domination.
The decision, though, foreshadows a number of issues that the Lakers will face in the 2017 NBA season. As a result, fans must be looking forward to the next episode’s drama.
Allow us to share what we know about ‘Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty‘ episode 2 as you wait for the new episode!
Release Date for Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty Episode 2
Episode 2 of ‘Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty’ will air on HBO on March 13, 2022, at 9 p.m. ET.
The first season consists of ten episodes, each lasting 50 to 60 minutes. Every Sunday, new episodes are broadcast on the network.
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Spoilers for Episode 2 of Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty
‘Is That All There Is?‘ is the title of the 2nd episode of ‘Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty’ season 2, which will focus on Buss’ attempt to establish a new philosophy at the Lakers.
His unorthodox personality will usher in a slew of significant changes for the squad, and not everyone will be pleased. Despite possessing a top-notch point guard in Norm Nixon, coach Jerry West is immediately dissatisfied with the team’s decision to sign Johnson.
Buss, on the other hand, may try to smooth things up by giving West entire control over the team’s playing style and practise.
Meanwhile, Claire and Jeanie are expected to give the Lakers a new look and enhance their brand. They may, however, differ about the team’s future course.
As a result, the two may find themselves at odds. In addition, the new episode may give us our first taste of the long-running rivalry between the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers.
Watch ‘Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty’ Episode 2 Online?
Cable subscribers can watch episode 2 of ‘Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty‘ on HBO at the above-mentioned date and time.
Cord cutters can watch the second episode on HBO Max if they don’t have cable. Alternatively, if you have an HBO add-on subscription, you can watch the new episode on platforms like YouTube TV, Hulu, DirecTV, and Xfinity Stream.
One day after it airs on television, the upcoming episode will be available for purchase on VOD platforms.