Lakers Video: 10-Part Hulu ‘Legacy’ Docuseries Trailer Released
Jeanie Buss, Magic Johnson, Rob Pelinka
Allen Berezovsky-Getty Images

The Los Angeles Lakers have an important offseason coming off a disappointing 2021-22 season. The success of the franchise is up in the air, making fans anxious about the future. But, the Lakers have found a way in the past, prompting a 10-part docuseries about the team’s storied history.

The documentary, “Legacy: The True Story of the L.A. Lakers,” will release on Hulu soon — there is no official release date yet. It begins in 1979 with Jerry Buss’ purchase of the Lakers and runs until the 2020 championship. Antoine Fuqua, who directed Training Day and The Equalizer, is an executive producer and the director of the series.

Jeani Busse revealed plans for the docuseries in April of 2021, including how the story of the Lakers will be told in the context of Jerry buying the franchise. Hulu released the first teaser trailer with familiar faces Tuesday:

According to a press release from Hulu, the docuseries will focus on “family, business, and power — and how all three must be harnessed to achieve greatness.”

The series differs from the HBO show “Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty,” which is a dramatization of events based on Jeff Pearlman’s nonfiction book. Also unlike the HBO series, the entire Buss family will feature in the documentary. Jeanie is an executive producer and her siblings appear on camera in interviews.

The teaser begins with LeBron James mentioning when he looks at the retired Laker jerseys, he knows he’s in a place of Gods. Shaquille O’Neal and Jeanie follow LeBron with Laker icons such as Pat Riley, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson and Jerry West among the others also in the initial trailer.

Laker fans will surely count down the days until the release.

Hornets interested in Russell Westbrook

With the NBA Draft and free agency around the corner, trade rumors are gaining momentum. None will be as crucial for the Lakers then figuring out what to do with Russell Westbrook after a porous first season in L.A.

The Charlotte Hornets seem to have a real interest in trading for Westbrook. The Hornets are eager to dump off long-term salary players such as Gordon Hayward and Terry Rozier to free up space for LaMelo Ball or Miles Bridges’ extensions.

If the move is made, the Lakers will likely be taking on Hayward, Rozier, Kelly Oubre or Mason Plumlee. But, there looks to be a legitimate match for Westbrook’s departure.

Have you subscribed to our YouTube channel? It’s the best way to watch player interviews, exclusive coverage from events, participate in live shows, and more!

You May Also Like

Lakers Video: LeBron James, Anthony Davis & Others Celebrate NBA Championship

Sunday night is one that will be remembered forever in Los Angeles Lakers history as they defeated the Miami…

VIDEO: Nick Young’s On A Raft…Who Would He Save, Kobe Or Pau?

One of the newest additions to the Lakers roster, Nick Young, hopped…

NBA, Players Association Announce Finalized Plan For Restart Of 2019-20 Season

The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association announced they finalized a comprehensive plan for a…

Lakers News: Frank Vogel Gives Insight Into How He Will Handle Training Camp & Preseason

The 2021-22 NBA season officially got underway on Wednesday for the Los Angeles Lakers as they held their first practice…