Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers

The BEST episodes of Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers

Every episode of Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers!

This docuseries captures the remarkable rise and unprecedented success of one of the most dominant and iconic franchises in professional sports.

Last Updated: 10/21/2022Network:Hulu
Episode 10
18 votes

#1 - Episode 10

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/10/2022

Episode 4
34 votes

#2 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/29/2022

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar retires, creating doubts about the team’s future. As the Buss kids pull away from their dad in business and life, coach Riley becomes distracted by fame. The team soldiers on – until tragic news shocks the franchise and the world.

Episode 8
26 votes

#3 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/26/2022

A retooled lineup and new coach attempt to live up to the Laker legacy, as Kobe Bryant shoots for the record books. But he won’t be content until they win another title. Meanwhile, Dr. Buss empowers his son Jimmy to assume more power in the franchise.

Episode 2
31 votes

#4 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/15/2022

After Magic Johnson shocks the media and asks to be traded, Dr. Buss does damage control. As the team welcomes a new coach and vital role-players who cement Showtime, the Buss kids juggle more responsibilities – and pressures – for the family business.

Episode 5
30 votes

#5 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/5/2022

A new era dawns, as gangsta rap explodes and the Lakers draft a gritty point guard who embodies the cultural shift. As Dr. Buss struggles to rebuild, his kids return to The Forum. Magic also returns, right before the franchise finds its next superstars.

Episode 1
45 votes

#6 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/15/2022

Real estate mogul Dr. Jerry Buss buys the Lakers, drafts rookie sensation Magic Johnson, and welcomes his kids into the family business. Facing dramatic setbacks and shocking turns, the team captivates fans as Dr. Buss’s approach changes the NBA forever.

Episode 3
31 votes

#7 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/22/2022

Dr. Buss, a self-made man from a broken home and humble beginnings, is shocked when his eldest son quits the family business. After trade rumors upset the team, Dr. Buss qualms concerns and the team gets back on track. But their legendary streak ends.

Episode 9
22 votes

#8 - Episode 9

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/3/2022

An aging Dr. Buss cements his legacy, while the franchise seeks another historic title amid dysfunction on and off the court. A dramatic and emotional loss puts the franchise and family into unprecedented disarray.

Episode 7
25 votes

#9 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/19/2022

A major front office change threatens the team’s chances of making history. Dr. Buss’s eldest son seeks to impress his father, while family tensions brew. Meanwhile, the Lakers weather shocking off-court drama to chase another title.

Episode 6
28 votes

#10 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/12/2022

Expectations build when Dr. Buss' new superstar comes to Hollywood, and a teen rookie makes bold claims; as the family business grows, Dr. Buss' kids all get promotions; business and family become more entwined than ever when an iconic coach enters.

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