Magic Johnson, 57, Lakers President of Basketball Operations Last Year’s Rank: 19 He was already a part-owner of the Dodgers, Sparks and LAFC, but Johnson’s influence in L.A. soared to new heights when he was tasked in February with leading the Lakers out of their worst stretch in franchise’s proud history. The stakes are high […]
The phones stayed attached to their hands or ears. Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson and General Manager Rob Pelinka hoped one of their many calls would turn into a franchise-changing trade. Instead, the Lakers often heard something that made them hang up. Johnson said “everybody” inquired about second-year forward Brandon Ingram. “Anybody that […]
In Superman Returns, Lex Luthor is explaining his plans for attaining huge amounts of land, power, and wealth at the expense of billions of people’s lives. Man, shouting: George Bush! –Magic Johnson/AMC Theater, 124th St. Overheard by: S Republished by Blog Post Promoter
EL SEGUNDO – The smile disappeared from Magic Johnson’s face. The Lakers’ president of basketball operations did not exactly like a reporter depicting him as someone who is prone to hyperbole. “I’m not a hypeman,” Johnson said. “I just tell the truth.” Hence, Johnson refused to hold back when he gushed about Lonzo Ball’s potential […]
Lakers legend and team president Magic Johnson says rookie Lonzo Ball already compares to the "great ones," like Magic Johnson.
The Lakers legend is excited about the upcoming NBA season.
Johnson compared himself to Ball this week.
Johnson compared himself to Ball this week.
Good news Laker fans... a new era of Showtime could be right around the corner, that's according to Magic Johnson's wife, Cookie, who says Lonzo Ball has what it takes to be the next Magic. Lonzo's been KILLIN' it in the Summer Leag...
EL SEGUNDO – The gratitude seemed apparent both through their words and body language. Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson and General Manager Rob Pelinka flashed infectious smiles on Tuesday as they sat next to shooting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. Johnson considered Caldwell-Pope “a steal” after signing him to a one-year, $18 million deal. Pelinka […]
Los Angeles Lakers showed a solid foundation for the future team during the NBA Summer League by winning the title and have Lonzo Ball named MVP on Monday, July 17. However, Lakers executives Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka feel the urge...Show More Summary
Jud Buechler walked out of the tunnel leading into the Lakers locker room, giddy and grinning as he spotted Magic Johnson, Lakers president of basketball operations. “I am having so much fun,” he said, before receiving a hug from Johnson, who agreed. The Lakers didn’t feel the joy of winning very...
Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka have aced this offseason.
LAS VEGAS – The work routine shifted in recent days for Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson and General Manager Rob Pelinka. After spending the past weekend watching the Lakers’ Summer League team while fielding phone calls about prospective free agents, the front office brass returned to Los Angeles for additional meetings. The Lakers […]
Magic Johnson was reportedly in on the Los Angeles meeting with the veteran point guard
You can’t stop LaVar Ball from talking – you can only hope to contain him. While Lonzo Ball was in the midst of playing his second Summer League game, his father LaVar Ball, was in the stands getting a microphone shoved in his face and asked his thoughts on the game. He quickly went off […]
The most outspoken father in the NBA didn't disappoint during Lonzo's second Summer League game
Magic may have left the oven on. As the Lakers played their first Summer League game on Friday, the ESPN cameras zoomed in to Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka watching the young squad on the court. It wasn’t much but a timely screengrab caught Magic Johnson looking like he’s low-key flexing for the gram. Show More Summary
What many suspected over the past few months was finally confirmed after a candid conversation revealed that LaVar Ball and the way he acts on camera is all for marketing purposes. Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson recently revealed that Ball admitted to him that his media antics are all designed to bring his ball […]
As the Lakers gear up for their trip to the Las Vegas iteration of the NBA summer league, the team’s focus is on one thing — winning. Team President of Basketball Operations Magic Johnson and general manager Rob Pelinka haven’t been shy about their plans to bring a pair of superstars to Los Angeles...