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  • • Pelicans reportedly part ways with GM Dell Demps
    The New Orleans Pelicans have a huge offseason coming up as they try to find a way to sort out the Anthony Davis situation, and they will not be asking general manager Dell Demps to help with that anymore. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Friday that the Pelicans have decided to part ways with Demps. Davis publicly requested a trade prior to t...
  • • Charles Barkley: It’s Magic Johnson’s fault if Lakers don’t make playoffs
    The Los Angeles Lakers are on the outside looking in at postseason picture in the competitive Western Conference at the All-Star break, and Charles Barkley believes Magic Johnson should be blamed if the team fails to turn around their season and make the playoffs. Barkley, in an appearance Thursday on ESPN’s “Pardon the Interruption,” argued that t...
  • • Carmelo Anthony’s toast to Dwyane Wade: ‘We more than a banana boat’
    Dwyane Wade was treated to a star-studded salute — in more ways than one — Thursday night, as the retiring Miami Heat legend was honored for his iconic career. Among those attending the fête — where Wade was presented with his own Hollywood star — were longtime pals Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul, not to mention Magic Johnson. Anthony, in good spir...
  • D’Angelo Russell: Lakers Trade ‘Best Thing That Happened in My Career’
    Magic Johnson said Russell was not "a leader." The post D’Angelo Russell: Lakers Trade ‘Best Thing That Happened in My Career’ appeared first on SLAMonline....
  • • Report: Luke Walton has 'full support' of Lakers, will 'definitely' finish season
    After an absolutely devastating, embarrassing loss Tuesday night to the Atlanta Hawks, there was plenty of chatter that the Los Angeles Lakers might fire Luke Walton. Not so fast. According to Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times, not only will the Lakers not fire Walton right now, but there’s reportedly been no talk whatsoever about such a mo...
  • • Report: Luke Walton’s job remains safe despite Lakers' record
    With a 117-113 loss in Atlanta Tuesday night, the Lakers fell below .500 for the first time since early November, but the team isn’t considering a coaching change, writes Broderick Turner of The Los Angeles Times. According to Turner, there have been no internal discussions about the job status of coach Luke Walton, who still has the full support o...
  • • Failure to land Anthony Davis won't derail Lakers' plans for offseason
    The Lakers weren’t able to get very far in talks with the Pelicans for Anthony Davis and team president Magic Johnson hinted that the team won’t prioritize a blockbuster trade this offseason, as Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com relays. “That’s not going to change our plans this summer,” Johnson said of being unable to trade for Davis at the deadline. “I...
  • • Ben Simmons provides elite joke about tampering investigation
    The NBA announced on Monday that it was conducting an investigation into potential tampering between the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons. The whole thing seemed to take on a life of its own after Lakers president Magic Johnson offered to mentor Simmons. The Sixers’ brass didn’t take too kindly to that. While the NBA conc...
  • • NBA finds Lakers didn't tamper with Simmons
    The NBA said Tuesday that Lakers president Magic Johnson had not violated any tampering rules after a back-and-forth on Monday over whether Los Angeles had reached out about Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons....
  • • NBA concludes that Magic Johnson's comments on Ben Simmons do not constitute a tampering violation
    The league has cleared Magic Johnson and the Lakers of any wrongdoing...
  • • NBA found no tampering between Lakers, Ben Simmons
    The NBA investigated whether the Los Angeles Lakers committed any tampering violations involving Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons, and found nothing. The entire kerfuffle centered around Magic Johnson offering to help Simmons, whom he said reached out to learn from the legendary former point guard. The Lakers have been fined by the NBA recently...
  • • No tampering penalties for Lakers' comments on Ben Simmons
    The NBA has announced that it completed its investigation into possible contact between Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson and Sixers star Ben Simmons and found no wrongdoing. “We have concluded that Magic Johnson’s statements regarding Ben Simmons do not constitute a tampering violation,” the league said in its statement. “The...
  • Report: Elton Brand Apologized to Magic Johnson for Ben Simmons Comments
    Brand insinuated the Lakers called to ask permission for Johnson to speak with Simmons. The post Report: Elton Brand Apologized to Magic Johnson for Ben Simmons Comments appeared first on SLAMonline....
  • Elton Brand ‘Said No’ to Magic Johnson Tutoring Ben Simmons
    The NBA has launched an investigation into possible tampering. The post Elton Brand ‘Said No’ to Magic Johnson Tutoring Ben Simmons appeared first on SLAMonline....
  • • Sources: 76ers' Brand called Magic to apologize
    Sixers GM Elton Brand called Magic Johnson on Monday afternoon to apologize for insinuating in a radio interview that the Lakers had called -- unprompted -- to ask permission for Johnson to speak with Ben Simmons, league sources told ESPN....

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  • Magic Johnson already excited by LeBron’s offseason impact on Lakers
    Magic Johnson can already see LeBron James' impact on the young Los Angeles Lakers....
  • • Walton told 'don't worry' if Lakers have bad start
    With several new players, Magic Johnson said he understands the Lakers might struggle initially, "but eventually we are going to get it, and we are going to be a really good team."...
  • • Magic: Ball set for 'breakout' after tweaking shot
    Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson said the adjustments point guard Lonzo Ball has made to his shooting form have him "ready to have a breakout season."...
  • • Magic Johnson says he might be too expensive for ‘Space Jam 2’
    The “Space Jam 2” film project is starting to come together, but don’t expect to see Magic Johnson acting in it.Johnson spoke with the media on Thursday about the upcoming Los Angeles Lakers season. Now that the team has LeBron James, the topic of the NBA star’s movie came up. Magic joked that the movie might not have the budget for him because his...
  • • Winning bid for Bird-Magic card tops $125K
    A 1980 Topps rookie card featuring Larry Bird and Magic Johnson had a winning bid of $125,200 on eBay....
  • • Luol Deng signs one-year agreement with Timberwolves
    Minnesota has reached a one-year, $2.4M agreement with free agent forward Luol Deng, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.Deng becomes the latest member of a group that has been dubbed the “Timber-Bulls,” made up of coach/executive Tom Thibodeau and former Chicago players Jimmy Butler, Derrick Rose and Taj Gibson. Deng reached his career peak pl...
  • • Lance Stephenson spoke on decision to sign with Lakers
    When LeBron James joined the Lakers, several other seasoned veterans followed suit. While Los Angeles was not able to lure another high-priced free agent alongside James, the team did sign experienced players who all fill specific roles.Longtime Indiana Pacer Lance Stephenson, a noted on-court nemesis of James, was one of the first players to sign....
  • The Art of Photographing NBA Kicks 📸👟
    They have become a crucial focus of the job –a “vitally important, must-get on a game-to-game, nightly basis,” according to NBA photographer Andrew Bernstein. He is talking, of course, about kicks. Both Bernstein and Nathaniel Butler have been shooting the League for over 34 years, beginning in an era when Magic Johnson and Larry Bird […] Th...
  • Lakers Day: Magic Starts at Center to Clinch '80 Title
    A rookie Magic Johnson played all five positions, as the Lakers closed out the 76ers....
  • • Paul George: Lakers upset over free agency decision
    Paul George says the Lakers were angry that he refused to meet with them before re-signing with the Thunder but adds that his mind was already made up. Appearing on the Short Story Long podcast, George contends there were hard feelings from team president Magic Johnson and the L.A. organization about his decision.“I didn’t give Magic [Johnson] a me...
  • • Paul George: The Lakers were pissed at me
    In perhaps one of the more surprising moves of the NBA offseason, Paul George made the decision to stay with OKC. Some of us still don’t get it. After all, the Los Angeles Lakers were right there. But George made his choice. And more than that, he apparently upset the Lakers in the process.“L.A. was pissed at me,” George said on the Short Story Lon...
  • • Paul George: Lakers were upset over not getting meeting
    Paul George indicated during a recent interview that the Los Angeles Lakers were unhappy, to say the least, over the inability to land a free agency meeting with him. “L.A. was pissed at me,” George said this week on Chris Pfaff’s Short Story Long podcast (as transcribed by Bleacher Report). “I didn’t give Magic [Johnson] a [meeting], which I under...
  • • Magic Johnson recognized for his outstanding work with Lakers
    Lakers president Magic Johnson is getting rave reviews from owner Jeanie Buss on the job he has done in remaking the team, relays Dan Feldman of NBC Sports. Johnson’s standout move was luring free agent LeBron James to L.A., but he also cleared away a lot of cap space and convinced a series of veterans to accept one-year deals so the Lakers can tak...
  • Lakers owner Jeanie Buss: ‘I have complete faith in Magic Johnson’
    What's next for Magic Johnson?...
  • The Most Iconic Magic Johnson Photos of All-Time 📸
    He was the heart of Showtime in the center of Hollywood. NBA Hall of Famer and current Lakers general manager Magic Johnson never shied from the spotlight or the cameras. To celebrate Magic’s 59th birthday, we take a look back at some of his most iconic photos ever. Magic cuts down the net after leading Michigan […] The post The Most I...

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