LeBron James was never going to be Michael Jordan. That's not to say he doesn't stand a chance of reaching a similar spot on the all-time NBA hierarchy, though such a debate is best saved for another time and place. This is more about playing style than anything else. Show More Summary
1984: After flying his parents out from Michigan to approve the purchase, 25-year-old Magic Johnson of the Lakers moves into an English country-style home in Bel-Air with high ceilings and an indoor sports area he converts to a basketball half-court. He spends close to the asking price of $2.35...
ESPN’s “First Take” is ripe for commentators who like to go off the rails. Sometimes it’s offensive, and other times it’s just passionate. Skip Bayless had one of those latter moments on Wednesday when he all but lost it over a few tweets basketball legend Magic Johnson posted earlier this week that compare Green Bay […]
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers thinks it's pretty cool to be compared to Larry Bird, but it would be even cooler to be compared to Vlade Divac.
Discontent apparently doesn't go away overnight. Or over two nights. Joe Johnson wasn't happy after the Brooklyn Nets' Sunday victory over the Orlando Magic, and the emotions carried over into Tuesday. "Offensively, I just think guys...Show More Summary
The sweet, storybook career of Earvin (Magic) Johnson came to a jolting end yesterday after the Los Angeles Lakers' guard announced he had tested positive for the AIDS virus.
A trainwreck can also be exciting to watch, we suppose. Magic Johnson is pleased with his beloved Los Angeles Lakers’ play thus far this season, their horrific 0-5 record be […] The post Magic Johnson Thinks the Lakers are Playing ‘Exciting Basketball’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson is one of the greatest players in NBA history, so it's tough not to respect what he has to say about basketball. His most recent comments, however, seem a bit far-fetched. Johnson—who has served as an NBA analyst...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers are 0-5. They're getting outscored by 14.8 points per game and are currently on pace to be the worst defensive team in NBA history. Kobe Bryant has missed more shots than almost every player in the NBA has attempted. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers may be 0-5 for the first time since the 1957-58 season, but Magic Johnson isn’t worried. Nope, not one tiny bit. I know the Lakers are 0-5, but they are playing exciting basketball and Kobe is worth the price of admission. — Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) November 5, 2014 His tweet […]
For many wealthy executives, owning a sports team can be a telling mark of success. According to the Washington Post, YouTube cofounder Chad Hurley has just picked up a piece of a team. He joins a group of wealthy athletes and executives...Show More Summary
This was actually just a typo, but still. I loved the reverse dunk by the future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant in the first half of the Clippers vs. Clippers game! — Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) November 1, 2014 He's talking about this reverse dunk. Show More Summary
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When he was just a teenager, not yet a legend, Michael Jordan stamped his aspirations on a personalized license plate: It read, "Magic Mike." Yes, long before anyone wanted "to be like Mike," Mike wanted to be like Magic Johnson. Indeed,...Show More Summary
Los Angeles' newest professional sports franchise doesn't have a name, a home, any players or even a coaching staff. But it does have an impressive ownership group that figures to make all those other things a lot easier to obtain.
Just days after Chivas USA ceased operations following a tumultuous 10 years in operation, MLS added a new team to its roster, the Los Angeles Football Club, or Los Angeles FC because this is America and football’s sort of already taken, so, you know… Semantics aside, the new club is set to debut in 2017 and it has […]
Kawhi Leonard became the third youngest NBA Finals MVP in league history this past June, behind only Magic Johnson, who twice earned the award at a younger age than Leonard. This alone would make one think he is deserving of a max contract, I mean Gordon Hayward received one. Show More Summary
Jeremy Lin has been one of the Lakers' best players during the preseason, averaging 10.8 points and 6.0 assists through four games.
Another reason to love Magic Johnson: He's not forcing his kids to watch baseball -- even though he OWNS the Dodgers... so says Magic's daughter Elisa. The 19-year-old was out at a birthday party in Beverly Hills when we asked how her father…
The event: Basketball legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar bestowed the Brass Ring Award on Saturday on NBA superstar Earvin “Magic” Johnson at the Carousel of Hope Ball. Hosted by Barbara Davis, and presented by Mercedes Benz, the biannual black-tie gala raised funds for the Children’s...