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The Victory Formation:
Nobody shows more pride in the teams he played for than Magic Johnson. Green and White and Purple and Gold are what he bleeds (and soon to be Dodger Blue, too). The former Los Angeles Lakers great is deeply passionate about the team he led to 5 NBA Titles, and is extremely upset with their terrible play this season. A team full of All-Stars and future Hall-of-Famers cannot seem to find their way, and Johnson ripped into them on Twitter, leaving no stone unturned: I’m tired of blaming the coach, the responsibility is on the @lakers players. — Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) January 7, 2013 .@dwighthoward has to stop complaining and start dominating on offense….@paugasol has to stop playing soft and get back to 18pts & 10rebs! — Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) January 7, 2013 .@kobebryant is having a an MVP type season but the team needs him to be a better leader…@stevenash scoring more and… say.ly/xwO4UvY — Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) January 7, 2013 .@mettaworldpeace has to stop making great quotes and start playing great defense…@jmeeks20 has to start making better shot selections. — Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) January 7, 2013 The @lakers big men have to stop giving [...]
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"The mamba vs d12 !! It's on lol," Bryant wrote.
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