There are many positive things to say about the HBO scripted series Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty. The latest episode aired last night.
If you are a longtime basketball fan, you know the success Coach Pat Riley had winning NBA championships, with both the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat.
In the HBO series, actor Adrien Brody plays a young Pat Riley who is an assistant head coach on the Los Angeles Lakers squad. If you ever imagined what Pat Riley might have been like as a coach in his early years, this scripted series provides a believable portrayal.
It was just reported the series will be renewed for a second season. If you love sports, competition and the desire to win, you may be interested in watching this series, which you can see on HBO and HBO Max.
The photograph above is actor Adrien Brody as Pat Riley.
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