MIAMI (AP) — Pat Riley has never doubted Magic Johnson, and isn't about to start now.
The Los Angeles Lakers have waived guard José Calderón, it was announced today by President of Basketball Operations Earvin “Magic” Johnson. Calderón (6-3, 200) appeared in 24 games (11 starts) for the Lakers this season, averaging 3.3 points, 2.1 assists and 1.7 rebounds in 12.2 minutes per game. The Lakers roster now stands at 14.
Heat President Pat Riley says his former star point guard, Magic Johnson, will succeed in his new role as president of the Lakers
Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points and the San Antonio Spurs routed the Lakers 119-98 in Los Angeles' first home game since Magic Johnson took charge of the franchise's basketball operations
LaVar is intent on seeing Lonzo learn under Magic Johnson
The Lakers are not yet past the point where president of basketball operations Magic Johnson’s mere presence is noteworthy. He traveled with the Lakers to Oklahoma City and things changed. We’ll start there in today’s five takeaways from Friday night’s 110-93 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder....
More than once since he first became part of the Lakers organization again, president of basketball operations Magic Johnson has made one thing very clear. He believes Jordan Clarkson has the potential to be a great defender. Lakers Coach Luke Walton agrees. “Coming into training camp he said I...
After a wacky All-Star break, Friday night offered a return to normalcy for the Los Angeles Lakers. With new president of basketball operations Magic Johnson watching and evaluating at Chesapeake Energy Arena, they played a game for the first time in nine days. They lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder,...
Dan Le Batard isn't backing down from his critical comments about Magic Johnson, saying the proof is in the tweets.
Welcome to another edition of This Week In Hot Takes! Everyone has a fiery take these days; here are some of the hottest from sports media figures for the week of Feb. 17 – 23. 5. Charles Barkley blames DeMarcus Cousins for the Kings’...Show More Summary
When Dan Le Batard says Magic Johnson only gets opportunities because he's "famous and charming," Keyshawn Johnson hears racial undertones.
Weeks ago now-Lakers President of Basketball Operations Magic Johnson told Coach Luke Walton he was ready to grind. On Thursday morning, Johnson stood on a blue swath of Oklahoma City’s court wearing black warmup pants and a black Lakers sweatshirt, reviewing practice with Walton. Lakers rookie...
The ESPN airwaves got quite fiery Thursday, with some ESPN-on-ESPN crime to boot. After Dan Le Batard blasted the Lakers’ elevation of Magic Johnson to president of basketball operations on his own show, Keyshawn Johnson, LZ Granderson...Show More Summary
Stephen A. Smith feels that some of the criticism of the Lakers hiring Magic Johnson as their president of basketball operations is race-based.
As the NBA’s trade deadline passed Thursday, Magic Johnson sat in the Lakers team plane, flying to Oklahoma City, where they’ll play Friday. The deadline expired with Paul George staying put with the Indiana Pacers and the Lakers making a minor move elsewhere. The Lakers did inquire about George,...
Johnson was impassioned by comments LeBatard made about Magic’s fame and charm getting him the job.
The ink wasn’t even dry on the stunning deal that made Magic Johnson the Lakers’ new president of basketball operations when reporters, pundits and talking heads threw up their hot takes about how this will end in disaster for Los Angeles. Cartoon by Rob Tornoe.
Magic Johnson’s retired jersey hung high on the wall just above the court where the Lakers ran up and down during a scrimmage. A day after a franchise-shaking quake struck the building, the players and coaches tried to return to business as usual. Total normalcy, though, was impossible. Johnson...
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Magic Johnson swept in to soothe the rattled Los Angeles Lakers, a young, struggling team still reeling from front-office upheaval and the trade of leading scorer Lou Williams.
Magic Johnson has spoken to the Los Angeles Lakers for the first time since taking over as president of basketball operations