Sean Patrick Small perfectly captured Larry Bird’s biting grouchiness – mostly with the press – and we have to give credit to the experienced Hollywood hairdresser. Darlene Brumfield for creating the image of the Celtics star of the late 70s and early 80s. He’s downright sullen in the press conference scene while Johnson is charming and personable, but while “Vintime” depicts this scene before the NBA game, it actually mirrors the press conference before they faced off for the NCAA title. . Wrapper.
Bird, who was more concerned about the game than he seemed likeable to the media, chuckled in monosyllabic answers to most questions. Indiana native Leek, a Frenchman, may not have cared much about wooing the national sports media, but he was a fierce competitor and put victory above all else. This is pretty accurate in “Time to Win”, but his rivalry with Johnson over time, became much friendlier and more respectful than shown in the series. This, as explained NPRthanks in large part to a Converse commercial that the two superstars filmed in the mid-’80s, a time period yet to be explored in Victory Time.
In addition, Byrd got into many notes as a player, and this is also accurately shown in the series. Larry Legend gets his nickname from his on-court success rather than his winning personality, and Victory Time does a good job of showing that, although it remains to be seen if the series will showcase other sides of Bird’s character beyond his business nature. almost sharp tendencies in communication with the media and opponents on the court.
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