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Adam McKay's 1980s LA Lakers Series for HBO Finally Gets a Title

1 month ago   |   By The Wrap

Adam McKay's upcoming series for HBO about the 1980s-era Los Angeles Lakers finally has a title. The heavily anticipated drama will be called “Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty.”
It will premiere in March.
The series was initially going to be called “Showtime,” which is a reference to that particular Lakers era that saw the franchise win five championships with a fast-paced style of play. But that doesn't work in the TV world, with HBO's rival pay-TV channel also being named Showtime.
Based on the Jeff Pearlman book “Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers...
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