Podcast: Bradley Beal's max status and the death of KD2DC

In this week's episode, Michael Sykes and Jake Whitacre break down where things stand with Bradley Beal's max contract status in light of this week's comments, whether or not the team should try to change the starting lineup next season, how we're coping with the death of KD2DC, and why Jordan Crawford and Magic Johnson are polar opposites, especially when it comes to Twitter...
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Former NBA executive cites possible ‘immaturity issues’ with Ben Simmons

Ben Simmons will almost certainly be one of the first two players taken in June’s NBA Draft, though at least one former executive sees some issues. Rex Chapman, who spent time in the NBA as a player and an executive, had some interesting comments regarding Simmons’ maturity. ”He’s a great talent, great passer and knows the game,” Chapman said, via John Reid of Nola...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Seven most interesting nuggets from Dwight Howard on ‘Inside the NBA’

Dwight Howard would rather be playing in the NBA playoffs than serving as a postseason analyst, but nonetheless he was an integral part of “Inside the NBA” on TNT after Game 5 of the Thunder-Spurs series on Tuesday night. Filling in for Shaq, the Houston Rockets center was the focus of attention for a good 20 minutes during the postgame show. Show co-host Charles Barkley did...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

20 Magic Johnson-like tweets you may see during the playoffs

The 2016 NBA Playoffs have been lackluster, to say the least. Being outperformed by the NHL Playoffs, “Game of Thrones” and the presidential race, the NBA has taken a surprising backseat during a time where it usually stands tall against the competition. The parody in the playoffs is nonexistent. Injuries have riddled some of the game’s best players, and overall there is...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Lakers commit tampering violation with Magic’s tweets?

Hall of Fame basketball player Magic Johnson has been a success in pretty much everything he’s done in his life. He won five NBA titles and three MVP awards during what has to be considered one of the greatest careers of all-time. Luckily, they didn’t have Twitter during Johnson’s playing days. He would have been the butt of all the jokes if that had actually transpired. Simply...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson says he will mentor D'Angelo Russell

D’Angelo Russell is going to get the Hall-of-Fame treatment this summer as he prepares for the follow-up to his rookie season. The former second overall pick had lunch with Lakers legend Magic Johnson over the weekend, and they apparently hit it off. Johnson announced on Twitter that he’s going to mentor and work out with Russell in the offseason. Laker Nation: I had a really...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson: Lakers should go after LeBron, Durant

The Los Angeles Lakers are in desperate need of a superstar after yet another disappointing season ended with Kobe Bryant retiring. Heading into a pivotal summer, Magic Johnson wants to see his former team aim as high as possible. How high? LeBron James and Kevin Durant high. On Monday morning, Johnson said the Lakers should make Durant their top priority this offseason. He would...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers legend Magic Johnson plans to mentor D’Angelo Russell

One of the Los Angeles Lakers’ promising young stars could be receiving an incredible opportunity to take his career to the next level and set himself up for great success in the future. That player is none other than D’Angelo Russell, who showed off his immaturity at times throughout the 2015-16 NBA season. Now, Russell has the opportunity to learn how to be a pro on and off...
Via Campus Sports Net
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson: Jared Goff will lead Rams to Super Bowl

Magic Johnson is a Los Angeles man, through and through, so it’s not surprising that he’s excited about the Los Angeles Rams selecting Jared Goff No. 1 overall. What is surprising, however, is the amount of faith he’s already displaying in the young quarterback out of Cal right out of the gates. From one #1 Pick to another, @JaredGoff16 I know you will turn the @RamsNFL around...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson pens heartfelt letter to Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant will play in the final game of his incredible NBA career Wednesday night, and Magic Johnson took some time to reflect on 18-time All Star’s accomplishments in a heartfelt letter he published. In a post on his website The Playbook entitled “Dear Kobe,” Johnson praised Bryant for everything he has done for the Los Angeles Lakers over the past 20 years. “Every...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

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