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Dream have 'Unfinished Business' heading into WNBA playoffs

ATLANTA --Sitting at a bar top table in a downtown restaurant, Michael Cooper motioned to a television on the back wall, where highlights of Little League World Series star Mo'ne Davis played. "Have you seen her this girl yet," Cooper asked. "She's incredible." Cooper knows a thing or two about phenoms. He was on hand for the start of Magic Johnson'...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson says Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade will have their best year ever

As we look to the start of the upcoming NBA season, the Miami Heat will be in the playoff picture in the Eastern Conference even while losing LeBron James. While many might think Miami isn’t a big playoff threat, Earvin Magic Johnson has decided to note on the social networking realm of Twitter that he likes the Heat. As noted yesterday on Twitter account, Magic said that both...
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Magic Johnson Says No Team In the East Wants to Play HEAT in Playoffs

The HEAT are going to be good, how good is up for discussion, but they aren’t going to fall apart like the Cavs did when LeBron left them. They have Bosh, Wade (what version of Wade is yet to be determined) and some solid vets. On the high side they could get up to the #3 seed in the East and on the low side I can’t see them being any worse than #6, so basically a middle of...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

All-time NBA All-'Injuries Derailed My Career' Team

With the recent horrific injury to Paul George, the question for the NBA world is, will he come back the same player? We’ll also soon see 2.0 of the Derrick Rose return, and the same question looms. Here is your all time NBA All-Injured team. We look at what could have been for all of these would-be superstars if injuries had not riddled their careers.   Starting 5 PG: Anfernee...
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Dwyane Wade does the Ice Bucket Challenge in Instagram video

As the Ice Bucket Challenge continues to sweep around the world, Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade decided to take on the challenge yesterday. After being nominated by a host of folks, Wade took his icy bath while nominating Chris Bosh, Kobe Bryant, and Lakers legend Magic Johnson in the below Instagram video: Good job, D-Wade! *** Wade image courtesy of Getty Images
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Los Angeles Dodgers roll out Magic Johnson bobblehead

Hesham Fathi http://sports-kings.com/readingbetweentheseams/photo-los-angeles-dodgers-roll-out-magic-johnson-bobblehead/ Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all
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Dale Blaney: From Hardwood to Dirt Track

By:  Allyson Bullian – BGS Contributor Playing basketball on a team with Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar against Michael Jordan or Larry Bird was a dream for many kids in the 80s. For Dale Blaney, this could have been a reality.Blaney was one of WVU basketball’s greats and is in the WVU Sports Hall of Fame. Playing from 1983-86, he started 110 games and helped...
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Celebrating Magic’s 55th with 5 of his Top Career Moments

Today marks the 55th birthday of NBA Legend Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson. With his infectious smile and amazing on-court ability, Magic captivated the country for an entire decade before having to call it a career after announcing that he was HIV-positive. Despite his health issues, Johnson has lived a long and fulfilling life, moving on from the NBA hardwood into ownership of multiple...
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Magic Johnson’s last assist of his NBA career during 1996 NBA playoffs

In case you didn’t already know, Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson is celebrating his 55th birthday today and if there was one thing we associated with Magic was his passing ability. While most like to look at the prime of his career, we tend to forget that he played for the Lake Show in the mid-90′s and his last assist of his career came in the 1996 NBA playoffs. It happened...
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Happy Birthday to Earvin “Magic” Johnson

A lot of people say that there will never be another Michael Jordan, and I believe that is true, but the same can be said for Magic Johnson. Standing a 6’9 Johnson was a once in a lifetime player at his position. Johnson redefined the point guard position as he introduced entertainment to the NBA with the Showtime Los Angeles Lakers. Even though Johnson was a fan favorite he was...
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Magic Johnson adds fuel to L.A. Raiders fire

During Raiders Joint practice with the Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, former Los Angeles Lakers star, and part owner of the L.A. Dodgers, Earvin “Magic” Johnson spoke with the media regarding the Raiders and a potential move to Los Angeles. Early in the interview, he stated “I think for the first time, I truly believe we’re going to get a team. Finally,” Johnson...
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Magic Johnson: Los Angeles Will Have An NFL Team In Next Two Years

Los Angeles has gone without an NFL team for 20 years, after the Rams and Raiders left for St. Louis and Oakland, respectively, before the 1995 season. Couple that with the fact the NFL now is open to moving a team to London, and you would think the odds weren’t in favor of a football team returning to the City of Angels in the near future. Magic Johnson, however, sees things...
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Magic Johnson: LA will have an NFL team in two years

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Magic Johnson Believes Los Angeles Will Have a NFL Team in Two Years

Former NBA great Magic Johnson is an ambassador for the city of Los Angeles. After spending his career with the Lakers, Johnson bought a part-ownership in the Dodgers, and is now trying to bring the NFL to the city he calls home. Johnson told Yahoo! Sports that he believes Los Angeles will have a NFL team within the next two years while watching the Raiders/Cowboys joint practice...
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Magic Johnson: L.A. Will Have NFL Team Within 2 Years

Former Lakers great and current Dodgers owner Magic Johnson, believes the city of angels will have an NFL franchise soon. While watching the Raiders and Cowboys joint practice, Johnson told Yahoo Sports that L.A. will have an NFL team within two-years in his opinion. “I think for the first time, I truly believe we’re going to get a team,” Johnson said Tuesday at the joint...
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Magic Johnson: L.A. Will Have NFL Team Within 2 Years

Former Lakers great and current Dodgers owner Magic Johnson, believes the city of angels will have an NFL franchise soon. While watching the Raiders and Cowboys joint practice, Johnson told Yahoo Sports that L.A. will have an NFL team within two-years in his opinion. “I think for the first time, I truly believe we’re going to get a team,” Johnson said Tuesday at the joint...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Magic Johnson says LA could get NFL team within 2 years

Since the Rams bolted Los Angeles for St. Louis and the Raiders returned to Oakland following the 1994 season, there have been plenty of rumors about the NFL returning -- someday -- to the nation's second-largest TV market. On Tuesday, as the Raiders and Cowboys took part in a feisty scrimmage in Oxnard, Calif., -- about an hour from LA -- one of the area's biggest ambassadors...
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Magic Johnson attended Cowboys practice

NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson attended Cowboys practice and took a photo with Dez Bryant. Magic at camp: "the raiders and cowboys have always been my teams and Jerry Jones is my man." — Jeff Sullivan (@SullyBaldHead) August 13, 2014 Great to see one of the greatest @NBA legends @MagicJohnson stop by camp today. Better @ThrowUpTheX w/ us all season! pic.twitter.com...
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Report: Magic Johnson says LA could get NFL team within 2 years

Since the Rams bolted Los Angeles for St. Louis and the Raiders returned to Oakland following the 1994 season, there have been plenty of rumors about the NFL returning -- someday -- to the nation's second-largest TV market. On Tuesday, as the Raiders and Cowboys took part in a feisty scrimmage in Oxnard, Calif., -- about an hour from LA -- one of the area's biggest ambassadors...
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Michael Carter-Williams Hits Home Run Off Magic Johnson In Celebrity Softball Game

76ers’ Michael Carter-Williams is not only good on the basketball court. Watch the reigning NBA Rookie of the Year hit a home run on Sunday during the Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Softball game off of Magic Johnson. The post Michael Carter-Williams Hits Home Run Off Magic Johnson In Celebrity Softball Game appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Michael Carter-Williams hits a home run off of Magic Johnson in charity game

Check out the original article from Philly.com here.--At the Jeffery Osbourne Celebrity Softball Classic over the weekend, Sixers’ reigning Rookie of the Year, Michael Carter-Williams showed off some skills at another sport. The Classic, which raises money for the Osbourne Foundation and the Pawtucket Red Sox Charitable Trust, was attended by several celebrities and athletes, both...
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Michael Carter-Williams hits home run off Magic Johnson during celebrity softball game

I never thought there would be a day where I would say that Philadelphia 76ers rookie Michael Carter-Williams would hit a home run off Magic Johnson however today is that day. Over the weekend, Michael and Magic participated in the Jeffrey Osbourne All-Star Celebrity Softball Classic held in Providence, Rhode Island. During the game, Michael faced off in the batters box against Magic...
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David Stern inducted into HOF

Flanked by Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Bill Russell, David Stern entered the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame promoting the NBA and deflecting attention from himself and his impact on the game of basketball and the league. "I think the future is incredibly bright," the former commissioner said at the Springfield Symphony Hall on Friday night. "The reason...
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Kobe Bryant, Magic Johnson, Nick Young tweet support for Paul George

On Friday, the basketball world were in shock after Indiana Pacers All-Star forward Paul George went down with a serious injury during Team USA’s intrasquad scrimmage in Las Vegas. After contesting James Harden’s fast break layup, George landed on the basket stanchion and suffered a compound fracture of both bones in his lower right leg. The 24-year-old is now expected to miss...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson: Lakers will improve because they'll shoot fewer 3s

Lakers legend Magic Johnson hated Mike D'Antoni as Lakers coach. There's really no more accurate way to describe it. Johnson made constant comments in the media, on television as a studio analyst, on Twitter. He blasted D'Antoni up and down. He hated the lack of defense, he hated the style, and most of all, he hated the losing. He openly rejoiced when D'Antoni resigned...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss
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