“The as-yet-untitled pilot will be executive produced and directed by Adam McKay (Succession, Vice). Also executive producing are McKay’s partner Kevin Messick, writer Max Borenstein, co-writer of the story Jim Hecht, Jason Shuman and Scott Stephens. Rodney Barnes is a co-EP (with Mihai Malaimare Jr. on cinematography). The effort is inspired by Jeff Pearlman’s book Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s.”

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