Fact vs Fiction: Winning Time Did Jerry quit coaching Lakers

If you watched the latest episode of Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty season 1, then like us, you have more questions about the accuracy of the events shown.

For example, was Jerry West really not excited about winning a championship ring? You’d think a guy who lost seven times in the NBA Finals before winning his first championship would be happy when he was able to claim a victory. What about Magic Johnson and Cook? The two are married now, but what exactly was their relationship status in 1979? And did West really resign as the Lakers’ head coach?

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