Boston Celtics News & Notes From August 14: Preseason Begins Oct. 6 In Italty; Markieff Morris Demands Trade; Magic Johnson Turns 56
Tom Brady has a friend in one of Boston sports’ biggest rivals. Magic Johnson made an appearance at the Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Softball Classic at McCoy Stadium on Monday, and he voiced some pretty rabid support for the New England Patriots quarterback. In fact, the former Los Angeles Laker doesn’t even want to watch the Patriots if Brady isn’t on the field for the first...
Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, by any account among the 10 to 12 best basketball players who have ever lived, and very likely one of the two best players at their respective positions, will always be remembered most for what they did together. The point guard in a forward’s body, united with the author of the skyhook, won five championships and exhibited near-total dominance...
In a radio interview this week, did Magic Johnson say that Draymond Green was one of the top five players in the NBA right now? The answer to that question might come down to the interpretation of the listener. I was driving home from work, listening to the wide-ranging interview on The Drive with Jack, when Magic made his statement. When I got home I tweeted it out. Magic Johnson...
Magic Johnson is typically a master of pointing out the obvious via Twitter, but on Sunday he actually had a little bite with his commentary. After watching the Clippers blow a 19-point lead in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals and then seeing the Houston Rockets win Game 7, Magic said the Clippers were...Read More
Magic Johnson wasn’t always a household name. Long before there was Hall of Fame Magic Johnson or “one of the greatest players to ever play” Magic Johnson, there was simply Magic Johnson — an exciting rookie who was coming off one of the most hyped, mythologized, and historically ingraining NCAA tournament championship games in the history of college basketball. It was...
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...
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...
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
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.
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