Every episode of Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty is like a kaleidoscope window into the history of modern basketball, but which episodes really stand out? Which episode of HBO's Lakers drama is the best? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Winning Time are, let's rank every episode from best to worst.
Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty is a sports comedy-drama chronicling the 1980s era of the Los Angeles Lakers, including drafting "Magic" Johnson and bringing in the era of the Showtime Lakers. Winning Time premiered on HBO and HBO Max on March 6, 2022. Although many of the dramatic points of the history of LA's basketball team have been condensed or simplified for the series, the inspiration and basis for the series is Jeff Pearlman's Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s.
Vote up your favorite episodes of Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty and vote down episodes that are more bricks than buckets. It can be difficult to put one Winning Time episode over the other when there are so few and so many are great, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.