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Flashback Friday: Denver Nuggets Great “Fat” Lever

(Photo Credit via Shanti Knapp)                                                                                                                                        Born Lafayette Lever in 1960, this Denver Nuggets icon flourished in the late 1980′s.  Don’t be fooled by his childhood nickname “Fat Lever...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant is the Best Player in Lakers History

The Los Angeles Lakers have won 16 championships and 31 conference titles. This organization has only retired 9 jerseys. The following players have their jerseys hanging at the top of Staples Center: Wilt Chamberlain, Elgin Baylor, Gail Goodrich, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Shaquille O’Neal, James Worthy, Jerry West and Jamaal Wilkes. Here are five of […] The post Kobe...
Via Champs Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

There’s Something Incredibly Funny in this 1987 Anti Drug Commercial with Magic Johnson

Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for public service announcements that aims to discourage kids from doing drugs. And  I… The post There’s Something Incredibly Funny in this 1987 Anti Drug Commercial with Magic Johnson appeared first on Uncoached.
Via Uncoached
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson Met (And Dwarfed) P.K. Subban In Monaco

P.K. Subban is one of the most talented and feared hockey players in the world today, but he looked like he was about 12-years old when he met Magic Johnson in Monaco on Tuesday. Despite standing at 6’0 tall, the Montreal Canadiens defenseman got absolutely dwarfed by the 6’9 Hall of Fame NBA point guard in the photo you see above, which was shared by Magic on Twitter. Those...
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson phoned in when the Lakers gave their pitch to free agent Carmelo Anthony

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip ESPN writer Ramona Shelburne cleared up any confusion as to why Magic Johnson was not a part of the pitch by.. Magic Johnson phoned in when the Lakers gave their pitch to free agent Carmelo Anthony
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Kyle Anderson a Point Guard or a Small Forward?

Kyle Anderson, the newest draftee of the San Antonio Spurs, is littered with unique talents and skills on the basketball court. After all, there’s a reason the reigning Most Outstanding Player of the Pac-12 Tournament has been compared to one of the most illustrious point guards to ever play the game, Magic Johnson. But, then, […]
Via Project Spurs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaun Livingston: The Long Road

Coming out of high school Shaun Livingston was called by many as the next Magic Johnson. A 6’8″ point guard with incredible vision who ironically was drafted by L.A., instead of staring for the Lakers, Livingston came straight out of high school to hopefully lead a resurgence in the Clippers dreadful franchise. After two suspected marginal seasons, Livingston was enjoying a break...
Via The Front Office News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson’s Son EJ Calls Himself an Amazon Queen (Photo)

EJ has really embraced him sexuality and had no problem flaunting it to the world. More power to him, but here is hanging out poolside in LA with some of his friends in Coming to America attire. H/T Bossip
Via BlackSportsOnline
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson’s analysis in this Dodgers tweet might just blow you away

Hard to disagree with Magic on this one … When Ramirez, Gonzalez and Kemp hit well & Kershaw is pitching like he did tonight, we can beat any team in baseball! #Dodgers — Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) June 19, 2014
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Flashback: Magic Johnson Raves About Michael Beasley, Greg Oden

Although having a “Big Three” can be great, there are downfalls. It often drains a team’s salary cap, and makes it tough to put together a strong supporting cast. Veterans will often be willing to take less money to go to a winning team, but finding the right guys at a cheap price is a challenge. This offseason, the Miami Heat added Greg Oden and Michael Beasley. They weren’t...
Via Pass The Pill
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Kareem congratulates Duncan on NBA Finals milestone

Not only did San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan set a new NBA record for most career double-doubles (158) in playoff history passing former Lakers guard Magic Johnson, he also broke former Lakers center Kareem Abdul Jabbar’s record for the most minutes played in the NBA Finals. Going into Game 4, Kareem was the all-time leader […]
Via Project Spurs
28 days ago  |  Discuss

On This Day 23 Years Ago, Michael Jordan Won His First NBA Championship

If it were any other player and any other number, this anniversary would have barely registered as something noteworthy. However, because the date in question deals with basketball’s greatest player of all time, it is worth mentioning that today is the 23rd anniversary of Michael Jordan winning his first NBA Finals. The Chicago Bulls beat the Los Angeles Lakers in five games and...
Via Next Impulse Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Michigan State Basketball Coach Jud Heathcote Pokes Fun At Magic Johnson, Digger Phelps, Critiques Russell Westbrook

Before Tom Izzo took the reigns of the Michigan State men’s basketball program, there was Jud Heathcote. The 87-year-old coached the Spartans from 1976-95 after leading Montana from 1971-76. Heathcote is most famous for coaching Magic Johnson for two seasons, including the 1979 national championship season. Today, Heathcote appeared on “The Drive with Jack Ebling”, a weekday...
Via College Spun
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Heat-Spurs NBA Finals Promotional Slogans

- – - – - Also see …  Report: The Spurs Think You’re Boring Magic Johnson’s 10 Greatest Pieces of Sports Twitter Analysis SP’s NBA page The post 10 Heat-Spurs NBA Finals Promotional Slogans appeared first on SportsPickle.
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Keyon Addison opens mouth, nabs Magic Johnson as mentor

Before he heads off to Ferris State late this summer on a football scholarship, Keyon Addison has to take care of a little business first. It's the opportunity of a lifetime for the Saginaw High two-sport standout. Several weeks ago, Addison attended a fundraiser in which basketball Hall of Famer/business entrepreneur Magic Johnson was the main attraction. It was the second time...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Is Steve Ballmer? Meet The New Owner Of The Los Angeles Clippers

As of Thursday evening, the Sterling family is, pending NBA approval, no longer the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. Former Microsoft executive Steve Ballmer won the franchise with a bid of $2 billion. Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to buy the Clippers for $2 billion — Los Angeles Times (@latimes) May 29, 2014 “I will be honored to have my name submitted to the NBA Board...
Via College Spun
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Ballmer Buying Los Angeles Clippers Is Magic Johnson Approved

Steve Balmer is reportedly buying the Los Angeles Clippers is a move approved by Magic Johnson.
Via Gamedayr
May 29, 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

Magic Johnson Thinks The Heat Are Way Better Than The Pacers In Everything

Photo Credit: @MagicJohnson/Twitter Everyone and their ‘mama’ seem to be putting their finger on the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers’ series. Add Magic Johnson to that list. After the Miami Heat manhandled the Pacers in Game 4, Magic Johnson took to Twitter to voice his opinion on the Eastern Conference Finals. This series is simple, the Heat are better than the Pacers on offense...
Via Blog Surface
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Team’s part-owner Patrick Soon-Shiong joins bidding to purchase Clippers

First Magic, now Patrick?! According to Darren Rovell from ESPN, Los Angeles Lakers part-owner, Patrick Soon-Shiong, has joined the bidding to purchase the Los Angeles Clippers. Soon-Shoing, 61, acquired a 4.5% stake in the Lakers in 2010 after purchasing Magic Johnson’s shares and has since been extremely involved in the organization. Soon-Shoing is often seen in his courtside...
Via Lakerholicz.com
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Creepy Adam Silver Tees Being Sold to Support Magic Johnson Foundation (Photos)

A group recently created a “100% Pure Adam Sterling Silver Shirt,” all profits will be donated to the Magic Johnson Foundation. According to adamsterlingsilver.com, the shirt was created to “celebrate (the) historic smackdown of a racist bigot.” The founders added an additional comment saying “Donald, how do those sterling Silver nuts taste?” Adam Silver is a full blown celebrity  
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson On Donald Sterling

Magic Johnson sat down with CNN’s Anderson Cooper to discuss estranged Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Sterling made several comments regarding Magic in his interview the day prior with Cooper. Magic said he’s praying for Sterling, answered Sterling’s questions regarding, “what does Magic do?” and once again reiterated that players are not interested in playing for the...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Clippers star Marques Johnson has a Donald Sterling story

Everyone has a Donald Sterling story. He’s such an awful human being on so many levels that there’s lot of Donald Sterling stories floating out around there. And of course, they’re all coming out now. You’re probably getting sick of Donald Sterling, but you should hear this specific Donald Sterling story from Marques Johnson, former five time NBA All-Star and member of the...
Via The Sports Bank
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: League pulling for Magic Johnson to buy Clippers

As the Donald Sterling saga drags on and on, Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the NBA is pushing for Magic Johnson and his associates to purchase the Clippers if their sale is forced.By ExclusiveAgent via Wikimedia CommonsJohnson, a five-time champion and three-time MVP with the '80s Lakers, is reportedly willing to match (or raise) the billion dollar asking price for the Clippers...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Donald Sterling: Who deserves the real blame?

The National Basketball Association (NBA) was in the midst of the best first round of playoff basketball in my lifetime (maybe ever) when this Donald Sterling story hit. It has been a real shame.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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