Found January 12, 2012 on Deadspin:
PLAYERS: Magic Johnson
We already knew that Magic Johnson, a member of ESPN's NBA studio team, is terrible at delivering serious-faced post-game monologues straight from the cue cards. Here is further evidence that this man should not be on the mic, ever—and especially not without those cue cards. He sounds like a baritone "boom goes the dynamite" impersonator. Aside from the general stutters and restarts here, the best part comes at the :35 mark, when he actually manages to sound as if he's interrupting himself: "He kicks to Al Jefferso—BUT IT'S BLOCKED! BY BYNUM!" This is not live, Magic. You knew that was going to happen, Magic. Please stop calling highlights, Magic. More »

Magic Johnson Has A Boom Goes the Dynamite Moment (Video)

Magic has been an analyst for a while and has done a decent job by all means.  Last night wasn't so great for the legend though.  He was caught doing some highlights of the Lakers game during half time of the Heats vs. Clippers game.  Watch the video below and tell me it doesn't remind you of the Boom Goes the Dynamite guy? Like this post? Check out our...

Magic Johnson, Basketball Player, Activist, Highlight Recapper

…. I actually sort of wish everyone did highlights like Magic. I was on the edge of my seat the entire time. No idea what was about to happen. Like when Bynum blocked Al Jefferson at :36. The only way to accurately call that play is “BUT ITS BLOCKED!!!”. Made me sit up in my chair and pay attention. I don’t know what’s coming next and clearly neither does Magic

Here's Magic Johnson Trying To Call Lakers Highlights

Back when ESPN announced their new NBA studio, we knew that it would be a terrible idea.  In fact, anyone with a working television likely knew it was a bad idea.  ESPN went to a studio crew of Jon Barry, Mike Wilbon, Chris Broussard, and Magic Johnson to try and create some sense of watchability and chemistry.   They have also tried to channel CBS's NFL Today and have each...

Anderson Varejao Does His Best Magic Johnson Impersonation

Early on in what would end up becoming an eight-point loss to the Utah Jazz, Anderson Varejao decided to try his hand at running the point.  Surprisingly, things were going pretty well until he was ironically burned by that damn “pass and crash” rule that he so often takes advantage of.  I suppose that serves the notorious flopper right, but I must admit, I was impressed...

Earvin's Tongue is no Longer Magic

Wow. Magic Johnson 'made Shannon Sharpe sound like a slick-tongued veteran' doing NBA highlights for ESPN. Who the heck over at the wwl interviewed this dude and said, yep -- that's good stuff?... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Watch Magic Johnson stumble his way through calling Lakers highlights (Video)

You knew this was going to happen when it came out that Stuart Scott would no longer be part of ESPN’s NBA in-studio team, thus effectively leaving the network with four guys — Magic Johnson, Chris Broussard, Michael Wilbon and Jon Barry — who have zero anchoring experience to handle highlights packages. So here is Magic Johnson last night doing his best to take us through...

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Welcome to our morning look around the NBA — links to stories worth reading and notes to check out (stuff that did not get its own post here at PBT). Anderson Varejao is no Magic Johnson. Here is the video proof. Paul Pierce misses having Delonte West around. By the way, West apologized for his…
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