Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/17/14

CHICAGO - JULY 31: Fomer NBA Star Magic Johnson backstage the National Urban League Conference at McCormick Place on July 31, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for National Urban League)
Hall of Famer and Lakers legend Magic Johnson lashed out on Twitter and TV on Wednesday at the team's recent decision-making, in particular executive vice president Jim Buss' handling of the team's recent head coaching search. The day began with Johnson tweeting, "The reason I haven't tweeted in 2 days is because I've been mourning Phil Jackson not being hired as the Lakers head coach." It was his first tweet in two days, and kicked off a firestorm. On Wednesday night, Johnson said on ESPN, "First, hiring Mike Brown -- he wasn't the right coach. He's a great coach but not the right coach for the Lakers. And I don't feel Mike D'Antoni is the right coach for the Lakers. Especially when you have Phil Jackson sitting out there, who wanted to be the Laker coach. Jim Buss decided he didn't want Phil Jackson, he wanted Mike D'Antoni. And that's OK, but why didn't you just say that? But the fans were cheering for Phil Jack...
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