Magic Johnson: LeBron James is on my Mt. Rushmore

Magic Johnson knows greatness when he sees it, and he gave LeBron James a tremendous shout-out on Twitter after Game 6 on Thursday night. After watching James score 41 points for the second game in a row, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to victory and force a Game 7 against the Golden State Warriors, Johnson tweeted “I can’t deny LeBron James, he’s definitely on my Mt. Rushmore...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson’s Hot Twitter Takes Cost Him Lakers’ Honorary VP Title

It’s common knowledge that sending inappropriate tweets can get you in trouble, and Magic Johnson was the latest to find that out the hard way. The former Los Angeles Lakers star’s tweets usually are benign, more often than not reading like Associated Press stories. Every once in a while, though, he slips in a hot take, and his latest opinions have cost him a “job.” The...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson has ceremonial title removed by Lakers

Magic Johnson will always be synonymous with the Lakers, rightfully so. However, he will no longer have the vice president title that was ceremoniously given to him. The Lakers great is very active on Twitter, with some of his tweets in recent months causing some uneasiness due to their nature. It’s no secret Johnson wants to see his former team back on top again and not at the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers remove Magic Johnson as honorary VP

Never tweet? Magic Johnson might want to consider that. At least while he holds an administrative title with a professional sports team. On Saturday, the Los Angeles Lakers eliminated Johnson’s title of Honorary Vice President and removed their former superstar from the organization’s staff directory. The decision was made in light of tweets Johnson posted to Twitter that may...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson asks Lakers to eliminate honorary title

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. —€” At Magic Johnson's request, the Los Angeles Lakers have eliminated his honorary title of vice president and removed his name from the staff directory.The team said Saturday that the change was made to clarify confusion about the Hall of Famer's involvement with the club."Earvin will always be a revered and beloved member of the Lakers family, but he does...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic: ‘Showtime Lakers would beat Warriors’

After the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 110-77 in Game 2 Sunday to get one step closer to winning another title, Klay Thompson said the Warriors, who finished the regular season with a record 73 wins, were better than his dad’s old team, the “Showtime” Lakers. Klay Thompson: "We are better than the "Showtime" Lakers." He was smiling, knowing his father...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

20 Magic Johnson-like tweets you may see during the playoffs

The 2016 NBA Playoffs have been lackluster, to say the least. Being outperformed by the NHL Playoffs, “Game of Thrones” and the presidential race, the NBA has taken a surprising backseat during a time where it usually stands tall against the competition. The parody in the playoffs is nonexistent. Injuries have riddled some of the game’s best players, and overall there is...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
May 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson says he will mentor D'Angelo Russell

D’Angelo Russell is going to get the Hall-of-Fame treatment this summer as he prepares for the follow-up to his rookie season. The former second overall pick had lunch with Lakers legend Magic Johnson over the weekend, and they apparently hit it off. Johnson announced on Twitter that he’s going to mentor and work out with Russell in the offseason. Laker Nation: I had a really...
Via The Sports Daily
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Magic laments potential record setting in Warriors vs. Lakers

Magic Johnson wears his Lakers allegiance on his sleeve. We know this. So as the Golden State Warriors are one game away from setting the record for best start to a season (playing Magic’s Lakers tonight), Johnson seems to be resigned to the fact that the outcome is a foregone conclusion: Laker Nation, our Lakers are used to setting records on teams, tomorrow the Warriors will...
Via Awful Announcing
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson sends well wishes to Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen bravely told the world that he was diagnosed with HIV on Tuesday on the “TODAY Show.” Despite years in the spotlight, the disease still faces a stigma and lacks a treatment that can cure the virus altogether. That’s why arguably the highest-profile person to ever contract HIV, NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson, took to Twitter to both offer support to and request...
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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