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Shaq to be honored with statue outside Staples Center

The Lakers announced plans on Wednesday night to honor former superstar center Shaquille O’Neal with his own statue outside Staples Center. The announcement came on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” and Shaq didn’t believe it. Lakers executive Jeanie Buss confirmed the move in a statement. “We look forward to having Shaq join the other legends who have been honored with statues...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson praises MSU following win over Maryland

Michigan State upset Maryland last night to break a three-game losing streak, and nobody seemed more excited than former Spartan and Basketball Hall of Famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson, who took to Twitter to praise the team after the fact. Spartan Nation: I was glad to see the smiles back on the faces of the @MSU_Basketball team as we beat a very good Maryland team! #Spartans —...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson Praises Michigan State After Spartans’ Win vs. Maryland

Michigan State’s men’s basketball team got a much-needed win against Maryland Saturday night.  The Spartans, who came into the contest having lost three straight games, knocked off the No. 7 Terrapins, 74-65, in East Lansing, Mich.  Former Michigan State star Magic Johnson was pretty pleased with the result.  Spartan Nation: I was glad to see the smiles back on the faces...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Jason Williams Picked Michigan State To Beat Maryland By Revealing Magic Johnson Jersey

ESPN’s College GameDay is in East Lansing today for tonight’s Big Ten showdown between Maryland and Michigan State. The Spartans are looking to stop a three-game losing streak. ESPN’s Jay Williams thinks the Spartans will snap that skid against the No. 7 Terps. He predicted a Michigan State victory on GameDay in pretty cool fashion.  Williams opened his dress shirt and revealed...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Rams have already collected over 45,000 season-ticket deposits

Magic Johnson was the first to put down a deposit for Los Angeles Rams season tickets, and it appears over 45,000 people have already joined him in the campaign’s first 48 hours: The Los Angeles Rams have collected more than 45,000 season-ticket deposits ($100) in the first 48 hours of sales campaign. One deposit per. — Sam Farmer (@LATimesfarmer) January 21, 2016 It’s...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning: Brady plays QB 'the way it's supposed to be played'

Tom Brady has had nothing but praise for Peyton Manning ahead of their AFC Championship Game matchup, and the Denver Broncos quarterback reciprocated those feelings. Brady said Monday that he’s looking forward to taking on Manning in the playoffs again, and the same goes for Manning. The 39-year-old quarterback told the Denver media Wednesday that he’s honored to be playing...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Rams have their first season-ticket holder

It’s been less than a week since the NFL announced that the Rams were moving back to Los Angeles for the 2016 season, but the team already has their first season-ticket holder. The very first person to make a deposit was none other than Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson. The team decided it was big enough news to make a post on Twitter about it, which then got a response...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson: ‘No way’ Stephen Curry better than Isiah Thomas

All-time best lists don’t go unnoticed, especially if they’re on the internet for all to see. And when posted its top-10 all-time point guards list on Wednesday, Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson took offense with the order and placement of fellow Hall of Famer and Detroit Pistons legend Isiah Thomas. The list, featuring Johnson as the top-ranked point guard of...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic laments potential record setting in Warriors vs. Lakers

Magic Johnson wears his Lakers allegiance on his sleeve. We know this. So as the Golden State Warriors are one game away from setting the record for best start to a season (playing Magic’s Lakers tonight), Johnson seems to be resigned to the fact that the outcome is a foregone conclusion: Yes, the Lakers aren’t in...
Via Awful Announcing
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson sends well wishes to Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen bravely told the world that he was diagnosed with HIV on Tuesday on the “TODAY Show.” Despite years in the spotlight, the disease still faces a stigma and lacks a treatment that can cure the virus altogether. That’s why arguably the highest-profile person to ever contract HIV, NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson, took to Twitter to both offer support to and request...
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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