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These basketball shows are a slam dunk: The 6 best titles to stream now


As the NBA season starts, here are some of the best basketball titles to watch right now.

Basketball fever is hitting big at the moment and there are plenty of shows to watch beside the games themselves.

The NBA season is about to begin, while the NBL's new campaign is just 3 weeks old.

While you can watch plenty of the games, you can take your love of basketball beyond the action on the court if you want.

We've put together a list of some of the best basketball-related shows released in Australia this year and where you can stream them.

Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty

This basketball show is a dramatised retelling of the story of how the Los Angeles Lakers became the most successful professional basketball team in the 1980s.

Winning Time is available to stream on BINGE, where new users get a free 14-day trial.

You can also stream via Foxtel Now, where you can get a 10-day free trial.

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Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers

While Winning Time went the dramatisation route, Legacy is a docuseries chronicling the same period of history with the Lakers and beyond.

It is available to stream on Disney Plus and you can sign up to the streaming service for $11.99 a month.

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They Call Me Magic

Featuring interviews with players, family and more, this docuseries charts the life and career of NBA legend Magic Johnson.

You can tune in on Apple TV Plus, where new users get a 7-day free trial.

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Dream Team: Birth of the Modern Athlete

Docuseries Dream Team: Birth of the Modern Athlete tells the story of the all-conquering US men's basketball team at the 1992 Olympics, dubbed the Dream Team.

You can stream the basketball show exclusively on Paramount Plus, where if you sign up for the first time you get a 7-day free trial.

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The Redeem Team

The Redeem Team is another basketball show about a US men's basketball team, but in this documentary the team seek redemption as they pursue gold at the 2008 Olympics after their shocking performance at the 2004 Games.

You're able to watch The Redeem Team on Netflix.


This biopic is based on the real life story about the Antetokounmpo family, who produced the first trio of brothers to become NBA champions in the history of the league.

You watch the movie by signing up to Disney Plus.

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