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Magic Johnson leaves the Rockets off his list of title contenders

Despite making the Western Conference Finals last year and adding a star point guard in Ty Lawson, NBA legend Magic Johnson doesn't seem to be all that impressed with the Houston Rockets.The former Lakers star has a bit of a reputation for leaving off big names or teams when making bold statements on Twitter, and this was no different.  The four teams in the west that could win...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson mistakenly tweets about Dodgers playing, but game was already over

Earvin “Magic” Johnson is part of a group of investors that owns the Los Angeles Dodgers, so he might want to be more aware of when the team is playing in the future. The Dodgers squared off against the Pirates at 4:10 p.m. ET on Sunday afternoon, and lost 4-3. The game ended roughly three hours later, at 7:13 p.m. ET. So it makes you wonder why Johnson sent a tweet at 9:57 p...
Via The Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Izzo: MSU commit Winston is best passer since Magic

Michigan State fans should be very excited about the commitment their program got today from Cassius Winston. The 2016 four-star point guard is a top-30 player in his class and his pledge gives the Spartans one of the top-three classes in the country.  MSU fans are going to be even more thrilled about Winston when they read the following quote.  According to 247 Sports’ Mike...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook admits he was gunning for Michael Jordan's Triple Double Record

Russell Westbrook is living The American Dream. The Oklahoma City Thunder had one of the more tumultuous campaigns I can remember in recent history, as injuries and trades made for an anti-climatic finish for a team many pegged to be playing basketball in June. Yet, here’s Westbrook, a man whose name became synonymous with triple-doubles (the Thunder guard became the first NBA...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson celebrate former PG’s 24th wedding anniversary

Michael Jordan and Earvin “Magic” Johnson were two of the best players in NBA history and possess 11 championship rings between them. Both former NBA’ers are currently invested in sports franchises, as Jordan owns the Charlotte Hornets, and Johnson is part of a group of investors that purchased the Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Sparks. Since the two share common interests...
Via The Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson: Beating Patriots without Brady isn't a win

Tom Brady has a friend in one of Boston sports’ biggest rivals. Magic Johnson made an appearance at the Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Softball Classic at McCoy Stadium on Monday, and he voiced some pretty rabid support for the New England Patriots quarterback. In fact, the former Los Angeles Laker doesn’t even want to watch the Patriots if Brady isn’t on the field for the first...
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson: ‘The Clippers are still the Clippers’

Magic Johnson is typically a master of pointing out the obvious via Twitter, but on Sunday he actually had a little bite with his commentary. After watching the Clippers blow a 19-point lead in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals and then seeing the Houston Rockets win Game 7, Magic said the Clippers were...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

35 years later: Magic Johnson's Game 6 performance

Magic Johnson wasn’t always a household name. Long before there was Hall of Fame Magic Johnson or “one of the greatest players to ever play” Magic Johnson, there was simply Magic Johnson — an exciting rookie who was coming off one of the most hyped, mythologized, and historically ingraining NCAA tournament championship games in the history of college basketball. It was...
Via Crossover Chronicles
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson Gave A Cool Courtside Interview After Michigan State’s Victory Over Oklahoma

As we noted yesterday, former Michigan State great Magic Johnson took time out of his busy schedule to head to Syracuse and support his Spartans as they took on Oklahoma in the Sweet 16. Following the contest, the guys over at found Johnson and asked his opinion about how MSU performed. He was very impressed with the way the seniors took control in the second half. Check...
Via College Spun
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson wants Lakers to lose for high draft pick

Coming into the season, the Los Angeles Lakers weren’t expected to be good, even after the acquisitions of familiar names Jeremy Lin and Carlos Boozer. And to this point, they haven’t been. The Lakers are currently 5-16 and mere percentage points ahead of the Timberwolves for worst record in the Western Conference. At this pace,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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