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ESPN NBA analyst Magic Johnson is headed to the broadcast booth for a college basketball game next week. In other news, ESPN NBA voice Mike Tirico will call a pair of games on Sunday, and [...]
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The Los Angeles Lakers are having a tough season. No denying that. But when the most famous player in the history of the franchise is embarrassed to be part of the organization because of their play, that’s a problem.
After last night’s 116-95 defeat to the Boston Celtics, Magic ripped into his old team on Twitter.
“Not sure if I was embarrassed for this Lakers team or embarrassed...
This month ESPN will bring together two of their biggest basketball names for a one time event - NBA studio analyst Magic Johnson will cross over to the college game to call a matchup involving his alma mater, Michigan State, with Dick Vitale. Earvin will join Vitale and Mike Tirico for the Spartans home game with Indiana for his first college basketball telecast.
Note that this week it's Mike Tirico pulling double duty as he'll announce two NBA games on Sunday from New York with the Knicks in the afternoon and Nets in the evening.
Tuesday, February 5
Los Angeles Lakers @ Brooklyn Nets (NBAtv 7:30PM) Ernie Johnson, Steve Smith, Chris Webber
Wednesday, February 6
San Antonio Spurs @ Minnesota Timberwolves (ESPN 9PM)...