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Magic Johnson ready to assist tech in diversity

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Retired Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson became famous for dishing out assists to his teammates during his Hall of Fame basketball career. Now, as an entrepreneur focused on minority markets, he says he is ready to help Silicon Valley hire more blacks and Latinos to diversify the technology industry's largely white and Asian workforce. Johnson believes his...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson: Danny Ferry ‘Deserves Second Chance’ After Apologizing

Danny Ferry isn’t too popular in the court of public opinion these days, but he managed to mend fences with a prominent member of the NBA’s African-American community Tuesday. The Atlanta Hawks’ general manager, who currently is on an indefinite leave of absence after audio was released of him making racist remarks about Luol Deng, sat down with Magic Johnson and apologized...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson forgives Danny Ferry for racial remarks

Danny Ferry has begun the next leg of his apology tour, starting with Magic Johnson. Ferry and Johnson met on Tuesday after Ferry called Magic to schedule a face-to-face talk. The reason Ferry felt it particulary important to speak with Magic is because Magic came out on twitter saying that Ferry should step down after the statements he made about Luol Deng surfaced. Apparently the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson Says No Team In the East Wants to Play HEAT in Playoffs

The HEAT are going to be good, how good is up for discussion, but they aren’t going to fall apart like the Cavs did when LeBron left them. They have Bosh, Wade (what version of Wade is yet to be determined) and some solid vets. On the high side they could get up to the #3 seed in the East and on the low side I can’t see them being any worse than #6, so basically a middle of...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson’s last assist of his NBA career during 1996 NBA playoffs

In case you didn’t already know, Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson is celebrating his 55th birthday today and if there was one thing we associated with Magic was his passing ability. While most like to look at the prime of his career, we tend to forget that he played for the Lake Show in the mid-90′s and his last assist of his career came in the 1996 NBA playoffs. It happened...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson's best Twitter analysis

1. If Westbrook & Durant continue to play like this OKC will win the series. — Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) May 28, 2014 Analysis: If a team’s two great players play great, that team will win. 2. This series is simple, the Heat are better than the Pacers on offense & defense. — Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) May 27, 2014 Analysis: The Heat are better...
Via Sports Pickle
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley rips Magic Johnson for Mike D’Antoni tweet

The outspoken Charles Barkley isn’t scared to give his opinion wherever he feels it’s warranted – and he doesn’t care if you like it or not. Chuck recently scolded fellow NBA legend Magic Johnson for a seemingly disrespectful tweet after former Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni resigned. Happy days are here again! Mike D’Antoni resigns as the Lakers coach. I couldn’t be happier...
Via Pass The Pill
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic 'couldn't be happier' about D'Antoni's resignation

News has come out tonight that Mike D’Antoni has resigned his position as the Los Angeles Lakers coach after two years as the leading man on the sidelines. NBA great and former Laker Magic Johnson voiced his joy through Twitter over the fact that D’Antoni will not be coaching the Lakers next season: Happy days are here again! Mike D'Antoni resigns as the Lakers coach. I couldn...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Magic Johnson wants to buy Clippers from Sterling

With the allegations of racism against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling still pouring out, the NBA faces a real crisis. New commissioner Adam Silver needs to act quickly, but what, exactly he can do under league rules is still unclear. But the best possible avenue may have emerged, as Magic Johnson has let it be known that he wants to buy the Clippers. According to Yahoo...
Via Rumors and Rants
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Magic Johnson says he is not cured of HIV

For years there were rumors that Magic Johnson had a “secret” cure for the HIV virus. That he was wealthy enough to obtain this cure and that’s why he’s managed to remain healthy over 20 years after contracting the deadly virus. Some even speculated that the reason he couldn’t reveal the truth was because his involvement with HIV and AIDS related charities generated so...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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