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MAGIC JOHNSON RUMORS

Longtime Lakers Trainer Gary Vitti To Leave Bench After Next Season

Change sucks. But it’s inevitable. Gary Vitti, the man who has seen everything from Magic Johnson being diagnosed with HIV to Kobe Bryant tearing his Achilles’ tendon, will be moving into a different role in a year’s time. According to a couple of tweets by Bill Oram from the O.C. Register, the Lakers’ longtime head trainer will be leaving the team’s bench after the 2015...
Via Lakerholicz.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Alums Magic Johnson, Mateen Cleaves And Steve Smith Hung With MSU Last Night

Michigan State will face Duke in the first semifinal of tonight’s Final Four. The Spartans will be looking for their first title game appearance since 2009 and are hoping to win the national championship for the first time since 2000.  Last night, several Michigan State hoops alums visited with the team at its hotel. Included in the group were Basketball Hall of Famer Magic Johnson...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson Gave A Cool Courtside Interview After Michigan State’s Victory Over Oklahoma

As we noted yesterday, former Michigan State great Magic Johnson took time out of his busy schedule to head to Syracuse and support his Spartans as they took on Oklahoma in the Sweet 16. Following the contest, the guys over at MLive.com found Johnson and asked his opinion about how MSU performed. He was very impressed with the way the seniors took control in the second half. Check...
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Former Michigan State Star Magic Johnson Is At The Spartans’ Game vs. Georgia

Magic Johnson, perhaps the greatest player in the history of the Michigan State men’s basketball program, is in attendance at the Spartans’ NCAA Tournament game vs. Georgia this afternoon.  Johnson, who starred in Lansing from 1977-79, leading MSU to a national championship his final season, is watching No. 7 seed MSU take on No. 10 seed Georgia in the Second Round.  The 55...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska’s Tim Miles Says Ohio State Freshman G D’Angelo Russell Reminds Him Of Magic Johnson

Ohio State guard D’Angelo Russell has been lauded throughout his stellar season in Columbus. The highest praise received by the former five-star recruit might have just came from Nebraska coach Tim Miles.  Russell, at 6-foot-5, is a freak of an athlete who seems to be operating at a higher level of function than basically everyone he faces on the court. He possesses a size-scoring...
Via College Spun
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson wants Lakers to lose for high draft pick

Coming into the season, the Los Angeles Lakers weren’t expected to be good, even after the acquisitions of familiar names Jeremy Lin and Carlos Boozer. And to this point, they haven’t been. The Lakers are currently 5-16 and mere percentage points ahead of the Timberwolves for worst record in the Western Conference. At this pace,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Why is Magic Johnson so bad at Twitter?

Magic Johnson is really really bad at using Twitter. Let us count the ways. The post Why Is Magic Johnson So Bad At Twitter? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson dances on the Mike D’Antoni grave

Kick a man while he’s down, why don’t you, Magic Johnson. It was no secret that Magic was not happy with the Lakers. He’s expressed his disappointment with Jim Buss, Mike D’Antoni, and the franchise as a whole over the past few years. But when the Lakers announced Wednesday that D’Antoni resigned as head coach, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic 'couldn't be happier' about D'Antoni's resignation

News has come out tonight that Mike D’Antoni has resigned his position as the Los Angeles Lakers coach after two years as the leading man on the sidelines. NBA great and former Laker Magic Johnson voiced his joy through Twitter over the fact that D’Antoni will not be coaching the Lakers next season: Happy days are here again! Mike D'Antoni resigns as the Lakers coach. I couldn...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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