Fact vs Fiction: Winning Time season 1 episode 7

Seven episodes into Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty season 1 and we finally got a glimpse of the Larry Bird and Magic Johnson dynamic outside of a flashback sequence.

In real life, the two go together like peanut butter and jelly in American culture. Although for analogy’s sake at the beginning of their relationship, perhaps we should say oil and water. While their rivalry is one of legend, we couldn’t help but ask if they really hated each other as we saw in the episode? Furthermore, was Larry that big of a trash talker?

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