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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is waiting for Tim Duncan to match him

EDITOR’S NOTE: At Crossover Chronicles, we’re spending August and September tackling something other than football. We’re revisiting various “all-time” NBA conversations in a roundtable format. CC writers Joe Manganiello and Collin O’Connor are joining me for this extended roundtable series. In our opener, we looked at the top five centers in league history. Each...
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Russell Okung drops agent to represent himself in free agency

Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Russell Okung has joined a small, but growing club of NFL players who don’t feel the need to be represented by an agent. In the final year of his rookie deal, he’s going to become a free agent when the 2015 NFL season concludes. Penning a thoughtful column on Derek Jeter’s popular blog The Player’s Tribune, Okung laid out his reasoning...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Is D’Angelo Russsell responsible for his own hype?

In last month’s NBA draft, D’Angelo Russell was the second player drafted overall by  the Los Angeles Lakers. Being drafted by a historic franchise such as the Lakers already comes with implications of its own. Playing in Los Angeles is unlike playing in any other city, outside of New York. Not all players have tough enough skin to deal with the pressure that comes from the...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

NBC Interested in Magic Johnson for new Host of “Celebrity Apprentice”

According to a report by TMZ Sports, NBC is interested in former NBA star and entrepreneur Magic Johnson as a potential replacement host for its reality show “Celebrity Apprentice.” Presidential hopeful Donald Trump burned many bridges this past month when he made derogatory and racist comments about Mexican immigrants. Therefore, NBC, along with many major entities, cut ties...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Magic Johnson really say Draymond Green is top five in the NBA?

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...
Via isportsweb.com
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson: ‘The Clippers are still the Clippers’

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
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

35 years later: Magic Johnson's Game 6 performance

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...
Via Crossover Chronicles
May 08, 2015  |  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...
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March 28, 2015  |  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...
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March 20, 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
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