Shaq Talks Bill Russell, Kevin Durant, Barkley, Cowboys & More with Rich Eisen | Full Interview – The Rich Eisen Show

Shaq Talks Bill Russell, Kevin Durant, Barkley, Cowboys & More with Rich Eisen | Full InterviewThe Rich Eisen Show “I can still see his vacant eyes, I remember panicking about 1.8 second before anyone else” – Bill Simmons recalls a terrifying and life-fulfilling experience with Bill Russell in 2012Sportskeeda Shaq Reveals Bill Russell “Was the … Read more

HBO defends ‘dramatization’ of Los Angeles Lakers in ‘Winning Time’

After being asked last week for a retraction and an apology by former Los Angeles Lakers executive Jerry West for “a baseless and malicious assault” on his character, HBO on Tuesday instead issued a statement defending its series “Winning Time,” saying its “dramatization “is” based on extensive factual research and reliable sourcing. “ West’s lawyers … Read more

Jerry West wants apology, and more for ‘Winning Time’ portrayal

Jerry West believes he has been wronged by the way he has been depicted in HBO’s “Winning Time” series about the 1980s Showtime Lakers and he wants it made right. The Hall of Famer and his legal team sent a letter to HBO and the show’s producer Adam McKay. The letter, which was obtained by … Read more

Jerry West demands retraction, apology over portrayal in HBO series ‘Winning Time’

Former Los Angeles Lakers executive Jerry West demanded a retraction and an apology for what he called “a baseless and malicious assault” on his character in the HBO series “Winning Time,” in a letter sent by his legal team to the network and producer Adam McKay on Tuesday evening, which was obtained by ESPN. West’s … Read more

Winning Time review: Wildly entertaining basketball series

Quincy Isaiah as Earvin “Magic” JohnsonPhoto: Warrick Page / HBO One of the foundational myths of modern professional sports begins with the notion that the National Basketball Association had lost its way in the 1970s, becoming a niche league for a variety of reasons, including a lack of likable players — or, to put it … Read more