LA Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s with Jeff Pearlman

On the Sportsnaut Unfiltered podcast today TC is joined by New York Times best selling author Jeff Pearlman. These two sports fans talk highlights from Jeff’s latest book Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s.  Listen now…

LA Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s


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Think back to 1979, Magic’s first year on the Lakers. Do you remember the coach of the 1979 Lakers team, Jack McKinney do you remember what happened to him? What made the 1980 Lakers magic? Was it the players, the coaches, something else?

LA Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s:

  • Bird and Cooper story (Explicit)
  • Could Kobe Bryant be the greatest Laker of all time?
  • What is the greatest Nickname-innuendo of all time?
  • Listen in to find out more

Plus TC (your host and ringmaster) and Jeff ponder just how many ladies the “Magic Johnson” or the “Black Mamba” have gotten to. They dive into the mystery disappearance of the hook shot. How had the NBA’s likeability factor changed in recent days.  Before heading out TC talks about just how dirty those NBA nicknames really are.  C’mon Mr. Inside?!  Don’t forget to come on over to and check out the headlines of the day.

Check out the featured guest…

Jeff Pearlman is a New York times best selling author of six books.  This busy father of two can be found on his own site where he says professes that he is a habitual blogger and a twitter addict.  When he isn’t contributing to half a dozen online publications he can be found with wife kids and dog, enjoying life while listening to the sweet tunes of Hall and Oates.

Photo: Jeff Pearlman-Author