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Report: Jim Buss, Mitch Kupchak pursued DeMarcus Cousins in attempt to save jobs

Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak are dunzo in the Los Angeles Lakers front office, and apparently they knew it was coming for at least the last few days.According to Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports on Tuesday, the ousted EVP and GM pair attempted to trade for DeMarcus Cousins in a last-ditch effort to save their jobs. Cousins was ultimately dealt to the New Orleans Pelicans instead, and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
32 minutes ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lakers Hire Magic Johnson, Fire Mitch Kupchak & Jim Buss

Los Angeles Lakers President Jeanie Buss has fired general manager Mitch Kupchak and relieved Jim Buss of his role of vice president of basketball operations, hiring Magic Johnson as President of Basketball Operations. Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https://youtu.be/Pvz8mbF4LDQ What about Brandon Ingram and Kevin Durant scrimmaging...
Via Lakers Nation
52 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Lakers shake-up: Magic is in charge after GM Kupchak fired

Magic Johnson is leading the Los Angeles Lakers again after a major shake-up of the struggling franchise's front office. Lakers owner Jeanie Buss fired general manager Mitch Kupchak on Tuesday and put Johnson in charge of basketball operations. Jeanie Buss also removed her brother, Jim, from his job as the Lakers' executive vice president of basketball operations. Jim Buss retains...
Via Associated Press
59 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kobe Bryant’s long-time agent could be Lakers next GM

The Los Angeles Lakers are sure making waves around the NBA world in the lead up to the trade deadline. The team announced that it has named Magic Johnson president of basketball operations while firing general manager Mitch Kupchak and removing Jim Buss from his role as vice president (more on that here).It’s a major shake up for the suddenly downtrodden franchise and comes at...
Via Sportsnaut
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson in charge of Lakers basketball ops as L.A. fires Mitch Kupchak

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers have fired general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations in a major shake-up of the struggling franchise’s front office. Lakers owner Jeanie Buss also removed her brother, Jim, from his job as the Lakers’ executive vice president of basketball operations Tuesday. Jeanie Buss then promoted Johnson...
Via The Denver Post
1 hour ago

Lakers replace Jim Buss with Magic Johnson, fire Kupchak

Magic Johnson made it clear from the moment he was hired by the Los Angeles Lakers that he wants to take over the team’s basketball operations department, and he is getting his wish.The Lakers announced on Tuesday that they have named Johnson their President of Basketball Operations. In doing so, they relieved both co-owner Jim Buss and former general manager Mitch Kupchak of their...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers fire Kupchak, name Magic Johnson president of basketball operations

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Lakers have fired general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations in a major shake-up of the struggling franchise's front office. Lakers owner Jeanie Buss also removed her brother, Jim, from his job as the Lakers' executive vice president of basketball operations Tuesday. Jeanie Buss then promoted Johnson...
Via Associated Press
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers fire Kupchak, put Magic in charge of basketball ops

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Lakers have fired general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations in a major shake-up of the struggling franchise's front office. Lakers owner Jeanie Buss also removed her brother, Jim, from his job as the Lakers' executive vice president of basketball operations Tuesday. Jeanie Buss then promoted Johnson...
Via Associated Press
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers fire general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations

LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles Lakers fire general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations.
Via Associated Press
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mitch Kupchak: Lakers Having ‘More Meaningful’ NBA Trade Discussions

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak says the Lakers are having 'more meaningful' trade discussions this year. The majority of trade rumors have surrounded veteran guard Lou Williams...will the Lakers do anything before the trade deadline? Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https://youtu.be/Pvz8mbF4LDQ What about Brandon...
Via Lakers Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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