Strip away the Lakers’ soap opera, and this swift change in power is merely restoring things to the way they should be. The Los Angeles Lakers are a strange sports franchise. It’s a $3 billion mom-and-pop operation in a world of conglomerates and new tech money. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, the Houston Rockets improved their bench that much more when they traded Corey Brewer to the Los Angeles Lakers for Lou Williams. The Rockets are sending Corey Brewer and a first-round pick to the Lakers for Lou Williams, league source tells @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) February 22, 2017 Corey Brewer was disappointed […]
Magic Johnson Is Running The Lake Show Congratulations are in order for Magic Johnson, who was named president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday. “Today I took a series of actions I believe will return the
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Whether it was the first move of the Magic Johnson era (more likely) or the last move of the Mitch Kupchak regime (less likely), the Los Angeles Lakers' trade of reserve shooter Lou Williams to Houston was the sort of non-blockbuster deal that still causes ripples in the Western Conference.
The Los Angeles Lakers have swung their first deal of the Magic Johnson Era, agreeing to send Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer and a future draft pick.
Magic, you sly dog, you. Before taking a job as Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations on Tuesday, Magic Johnson was a basketball adviser to Lakers ownership. We now know how that advisory role came about in early February. Johnson...Show More Summary
This is not quite DeMarcus Cousins big, but a trade was made nonetheless. On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Lakers traded guard Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer and a first-round pick. The Lakers are finalizing a trade to send guard Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets, league sources tell @TheVertical. — […]
The Rockets gain another shooter. The Los Angeles Lakers have traded Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer and a first-round draft pick, per the Vertical’s Shams Charania. Details on the pick are not yet known. This is the Lakers’ first move under new president of basketball operations Magic Johnson, and one many saw coming. Show More Summary
Earlier today the Los Angeles Lakers burnt their front office down, firing GM Mitch Kupchak and swapping out former president of basketball operations Jim Buss for Twitter user Magic Johnson. Owner Jeannie Buss said that the team wanted to fill their GM job “in short order” and it seems that the search is already over. Read more...
The Los Angeles Lakers are keeping busy.
Los Angeles Lakers part owner and President Jeanie Buss turned the sports world upside down when she announced the firings of GM Mitch Kupchak and her brother Jim Buss. In return, she made former Lakers great Magic Johnson president of basketball operations. While speaking on Spectrum Sportsnet about the move, Jeanie apologized to Lakers fans for waiting […]
The Los Angeles Lakers have fired general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations
All the places where the Lakers legend left his mark For years, Earvin "Magic" Johnson was the face of the Los Angeles Lakers—and easily one of the most popular public figures in the city. Now, it appears that ( for better or for worse ) Johnson will return to the team, this time as its president of basketball operations. Show More Summary
Los Angeles Lakers part owner and President Jeanie Buss is not to be messed with. On Tuesday, Jeanie was sick and tired of the Los Angeles Lakers not being able to get stars to turn this franchise around that she went ahead and fired GM Mitch Kupchak and her brother Jim Buss from their duties. Lakers […]
Magic Johnson is the new President of Basketball Operations, but where will his presence be felt the most?
Johnson has publicly criticized the outgoing Lakers’ vice president for a long, long time. The Los Angeles Lakers hired five-time NBA champion Magic Johnson as president of basketball operations on Tuesday, ending an era run by general...Show More Summary
He rejoined ESPN this season to be a studio analyst. But he won’t be in that position anymore as the Los Angeles Lakers have tapped Magic Johnson to be the team’s president of basketball operations. One of his first moves was to relieve general manager Mitch Kupchak and vice president of basketball operations Jim Buss. Show More Summary
Magic Johnson’s GM hire might not be too foreign to the Lakers franchise. Rob Pelinka, the agent of former Laker great Kobe Bryant, is the most likely candidate to replace Mitch Kupchak as the GM of the Los Angeles Lakers, accordingShow More Summary
Los Angeles Lakers Governor Jeanie Buss announced today that the team has named Earvin “Magic” Johnson as President of Basketball Operations. In addition, General Manager Mitch Kupchak has been relieved of his duties, effective immediately. Furthermore, Jim Buss will no longer hold his role as Lakers Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations. “Today I took a series of [...]