Last weekend, HBO’s Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty He finished his first season praising and criticizing him. Many fans and Critics praised the sports series, although Lacker alumni such as Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar have spoken out against him. Amid the criticism, it appears that at least one of the show’s stars had a fun encounter with one of the major figures in the NBA franchise. John C. Riley, who plays the late owner Jerry Boss, apparently had a lovely exchange with the man’s daughter – current controlling owner Jenny Boss.
Much has been said about the photos in win time, notably Magic Johnson and Jerry West. John C. Riley portrays Jerry Boss as a comedic, business-minded guy who tends to fly right next to his pants when it comes to making important decisions. The first season also touched upon the playboy tendencies, which were widely covered by the media during his team’s Showtime era in the 1980s. When Jenny Boss approached Riley at a game of Laker, she didn’t give up any thoughts on his performance as her father. In fact, she actually praised one of the actor’s other notable work:
As it turned out, the late, great businessman, scientist and philanthropist was more than aware of the star’s capabilities as an actor. Talk about a whole moment. If you ask me, his evaluation was correct, like pilot The guy has proven that he can hold himself in comedies like Guardians of the Galaxy And in dramas like sisters sisters. I think the old adage is true: the game recognizes the game.
Jenny’s boss may have stayed mom win timeBut her colleagues did not hold back from sharing their feelings. Magic Johnson confirmed that he will not be caught, because he didn’t think the series could accurately repeat Showtime. ex-teammate, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, share his thoughts with us, By saying the show makes “inaccurate representations” of the people involved in the actual events. Jerry West was very upset about the show’s portrayal of himself I have engaged lawyers in his complaint. In the same interview with EagleJohn C. Riley offered his opinion on the reactions:
Magic Johnson actor Quincy Isaiah also responded to the backlash, saying he could “understand where they come from because it’s a story about their lives”. He went on to say that the show was just “theatrical”, though, and also sent some love to Johnson. In refutation of HBO specialAfter Jerry West’s complaint, the network acknowledged that some parts of the series are “fictional” but that “their portrayal is based on extensive factual research and reliable sources.”
Work on the second season of win time He’s already in full swing, and when he finally sees the light of day, it’s fair to assume that other Laker alumni might opt for the Harmony. But before any of that happens, let’s appreciate the sweet conversation that John C. Reilly and Jenny Can Boss had amid the current wave of backlash.
Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty Now available to stream in full with the extension HBO Max subscription.