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Magic Johnson Reportedly Makes Decision On Future At ESPN

ESPN added NBA icon Magic Johnson to their broadcast team back in October, but has rarely appeared on the network since. Today, he reportedly made a decision on his future at The Worldwide Leader in Sports. According to the New York Post, Magic has decided to leave ESPN after making...
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Magic Johnson has vanished from ESPN

Earvin Johnson has lived up to his nickname of Magic this season, disappearing from ESPN’s coverage after barely appearing It appears Johnson will make a grand total of one appearance on ESPN’s top pregame show, “NBA Countdown,” this season, The Post has learned. When ESPN announced its new “NBA Countdown” crew in October, it said, “Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson will frequently appear as an analyst and will join the team for marquee events throughout the regular season, NBA Playoffs and NBA Finals.” Johnson appeared on one show in early March. That’s it. From what we are told, he is...
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Magic Johnson has suggestion for Lakers with Russell Westbrook

Magic Johnson is not exactly known for his hard-hitting analysis, and that continued this week with his latest take on the Los Angeles Lakers. The retired Lakers great Johnson spoke in an interview with David Aldridge of The Athletic and offered a suggestion for how the Lakers might be able to fix the Russell Westbrook situation. Johnson said that the Lakers needed to bring in the right coach and suggested they take Westbrook out for dinner.
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Lakers Rumor Roundup: Magic Johnson wants Russell Westbrook back, Doc Rivers still possibly an option

It wouldn’t be a rumors roundup without a Russell Westbrook update, but this one isn’t a “will they, won’t they” trade rumor update but advice from former Lakers player and executive Magic Johnson. Also, even with the team reportedly naming finalists in their search for a head coach, some still think the Lakers could still go for one very big name on the board.
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Magic Johnson Reveals What He Wants To See In The Next Lakers Head Coach: "The Most Important Thing To Me Is Accountability... I Want A Coach That's Going To Hold Everybody Accountable."

The Los Angeles Lakers are currently in the process of hiring a new head coach. There's no doubt they have to get this step right if they are to become a championship-caliber team. Lakers legend Magic Johnson was recently asked about what sort of person he wants to see coaching...
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Magic Johnson Believes Right Coach Can Make Russell Westbrook Work On Lakers

The two biggest questions surrounding the Los Angeles Lakers this offseason are who will be the team’s next coach and what will the team do with point guard Russell Westbrook. The Westbrook experiment was one of many things that did not go well for the team this season and there is a possibility he remains in purple and gold next season as Lakers legend Magic Johnson believes the pairing could still work.
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This Day In Lakers History: Magic Johnson Starts At Center Vs. 76ers In Game 6 Of 1980 NBA Finals

After going back and forth through the first four games of the 1980 NBA Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers won pivotal Game 5 against the Philadelphia 76ers. Unfortunately, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who was the league’s Most Valuable Player during the 1979-80 NBA season, suffered a severely sprained ankle in the 108-103 win. Abdul-Jabbar did not travel to Philadelphia for Game 6 and was considered doubtful in a potential Game 7.
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Magic Johnson Reacts To James Harden's Game 6 Performance

Half the basketball world has been criticizing James Harden after his dreadful Game 6 performance that led to the 76ers getting eliminated from the playoffs. Unfortunately for Harden, Magic Johnson has joined the fray. Taking to Twitter last night, Magic admonished Harden for how few shots he took in the...
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