Magic Johnson

Magic Johnson wipes his eyes as he speaks to reporters prior to an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Los Angeles. Johnson abruptly quit as the Lakers' president of basketball operations Tuesday night, citing his desire to return to the simpler life he enjoyed as a wealthy businessman and beloved former player before taking charge of the franchise just over two years ago. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
April 10, 2019 - 1:14 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Magic Johnson abruptly quit as the Los Angeles Lakers' president of basketball operations Tuesday night, citing his desire to return to the simpler life he enjoyed as a wealthy businessman and beloved former player before taking charge of this tempestuous franchise just over two...
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Cody Grant
February 23, 2018 - 6:57 am
Milwaukee - A few comments were made the last several weeks revolving around Bucks' star Giannis Antetokounmpo. First, Lakers' GM Magic Johnson made a comment about him being a future MVP which resulted in a fine for collusion. Second, Giannis said he wanted to work out with former Laker great Kobe...
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February 15, 2018 - 8:57 pm
If you were concerned about other organizations getting in Giannis' ear, fear not. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has slapped Lakers President of Basketball Operations Magic Johnson with a $50,000 fine for praising Antetokounmpo. Full story here .
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Mike Clemens
February 06, 2018 - 5:25 pm
Los Angeles, CA - The Los Angeles Lakers have been fined $50,000 after being accused of tampering with the Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo. The comments seemed harmless. Lakers President Earvin "Magic" Johnson praised Antetokounmpo's effort, and style of play, saying he could be an "NBA MVP...
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January 30, 2018 - 6:11 am
Milwaukee - NBA Hall of Famer and former NBA champion with the Los Angeles Lakers, Magic Johnson had high praise for the 23-year old Milwaukee superstar, Giannis Antetokounmpo. "And he's going to be like an MVP, a champion, this dude he's going to put Milwaukee on the map," Magic said. Read more...
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