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Mark Cuban Talks About The Time He Got Magic Johnson Kicked Off A Plane

Now we all now that Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban loves to tell stories about what goes on in his life. One story in particular was very interesting to say the least. Cuban says that he had a plane pass that allowed him and a guest to fly first-class to any location in the world. According to Cuban, he used this pass a lot during his younger years. While speaking at the South...
Via No Guts, No Glory
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson Says Michigan State’s Tom Izzo Is The Best Coach In College Basketball

Magic Johnson is a happy man right now. While the Los Angeles Lakers may be having one of their worst years in franchise history, his alma mater is currently enjoying a highly successful season. On Sunday, Michigan State University defeated Louisville to advance to the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament. After the team’s stunning victory, Magic, who played for the Spartans from...
Via Lakerholicz.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson’s Son Is Looking As Fabulous As Ever In Miami

Can you say fierce? Magic’s son, EJ, is in Miami this weekend for the Ultra music festival and is looking as fabulous as ever. He looks like he lost about 200 pounds. I mean he used to look like this: So what do you do when you lose all that weight? You hit up South Beach. The weather is getting nice — well it’s always nice in Miami — but you have this giant music festival...
Via Busted Coverage
19 hours ago  |  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 MLive.com 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson Will Be In Syracuse To Support Michigan State vs. Oklahoma

Michigan State alum Magic Johnson has been extremely supportive of this year’s Spartans squad, even going as far as to talk with the players in the locker room after this past Sunday’s victory over Virginia. Friday, he’ll be in attendance when the squad takes the floor yet again, even though he has to make a few stops beforehand. Friday, at 5 PM EST, Johnson, who owns his own...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

CBS Releases Awesome Behind-The-Scenes Look At Michigan State’s Victory Over Virginia

This past Sunday, Michigan State, behind a big game from senior guard Travis Trice, upset 2-seed Virginia to reach the Sweet 16 for the fourth straight season. It was a huge victory for a Spartans team that has been somewhat inconsistent this season. Thursday, CBS released an awesome four-minute behind-the-scenes look at the Spartans’ win. It features footage from the locker room...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson to Spartans: ‘It was beautiful’

Magic Johnson, speaking in a familiar role as the Spartans' biggest booster, measured up their performance Sunday in the locker room, telling them they stayed with the plan in the face of adversity, stuck together and that it was "beautiful to watch."
Via Philly Sports Live
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: David Robinson picks Magic over Jordan, says Spurs are on right track

San Antonio Spurs legend David Robinson can say he has played with and against some of the league’s legends. With Team USA, he played side-by-side with Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan on the “Dream Team” and in the NBA, he faced some of the NBA’s best big men ever in Hakeem Olajuwon and Shaquille O’ Neal. […]
Via Project Spurs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Former Michigan State Star Magic Johnson Is At The Spartans’ Game vs. Georgia

Magic Johnson, perhaps the greatest player in the history of the Michigan State men’s basketball program, is in attendance at the Spartans’ NCAA Tournament game vs. Georgia this afternoon.  Johnson, who starred in Lansing from 1977-79, leading MSU to a national championship his final season, is watching No. 7 seed MSU take on No. 10 seed Georgia in the Second Round.  The 55...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Need To Ignore Free Agency If They Want To Change Their Fate

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter The Los Angeles Lakers are known for rebuilding via free agency. The approach is logical. L.A. is a beautiful city with beautiful people and luxurious housing options. You add the team’s historical success and it’s a perfect match for every free agent – I mean, it used to be, anyway. Lately, the Lakers have struggled to attract (and retain...
Via Lakerholicz.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Trice has 20 points, Michigan State tops No. 8 Maryland

CHICAGO (AP) Tom Izzo mentioned Magic Johnson and Steve Smith. He credited the greats from the past for setting the tone, planting the seeds for this annual ritual.
Via Philly Sports Live
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska’s Tim Miles Says Ohio State Freshman G D’Angelo Russell Reminds Him Of Magic Johnson

Ohio State guard D’Angelo Russell has been lauded throughout his stellar season in Columbus. The highest praise received by the former five-star recruit might have just came from Nebraska coach Tim Miles.  Russell, at 6-foot-5, is a freak of an athlete who seems to be operating at a higher level of function than basically everyone he faces on the court. He possesses a size-scoring...
Via College Spun
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant’s Ex Trainer Schools Robert Griffin III on His Workout Regime

Earlier this month, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III got blasted by ex-NBA star Magic Johnson for posting his workout photos on social media. Now, RGIII’s workout regime is being criticized by Los Angeles’ Lakers’ Kobe Bryant’s ex-trainer, Tim Grover. Here is the Twitter thread of Grover’s “advice” to Griffin. .@RGIII Saw this photo, concerned about...
Via Sportsnaut
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Penny Hardaway Doesn’t Sound Optimistic About D-Rose

If there is anyone who knows the pain of Derrick Rose’s injuries its the point guard who was labeled as the next Magic Johnson, Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway. Penny appeared on Bill Simmons’ BS Report over All-Star weekend, and talked about Derrick Rose’s injuries, and how he can relate. The Comparison The comparison between Penny and D-Rose are almost too perfect. Two explosive...
Via Sports Mockery
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski Hangs With 50 Cent, Magic Johnson At NBA All-Star Weekend

It’s Rob Gronkowski’s world, and we’re all just living in it. The New England Patriots tight end is enjoying his offseason after the Patriots’ Super Bowl win, and that continued this weekend in Brooklyn. There’s no shortage of starpower in the New York City borough as NBA All-Star weekend takes place. Gronk’s eventful offseason continued Friday night where he took the...
Via NESN.com
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson on Robert Griffin III: I Don’t Want to See Him on Social Media

Talk about the pot calling the kettle black. NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson, who is well known around social media circles for possessing a horrible Twitter account, offered up some rather interesting advice to Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (h/t CBS Sports). He’s got to stop listening to social media, stop looking at it,” Johnson told ESPN Radio. “One...
Via Sportsnaut
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson: Kobe Bryant Should Retire If Lakers Can’t Land Top Talent

Magic Johnson has a lot to say about the status of his former team, and most of it isn’t good. The five-time NBA champion has a couple ideas about how the Los Angeles Lakers can get back on track, and one of them is for Kobe Bryant to retire if the team fails to sign a high profile free agent this summer. “And I really believe this: (Kobe) should …...
Via NESN.com
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

John Wall Says He is Going After Magic Johnson’s All-Star Game Assists Record

Photo: Keith Allison – Flickr License Washington Wizards point guard John Wall will get his first start in the NBA All-Star Game. The league’s leader in assists (10.3 per game) has a lofty goal for the game, as relayed by CSN Washington’s Chris Miller: So @JohnWall told me he's going after @MagicJohnson all star game ast. Record of 22. Will he get it? #NBAAllStarNYC pic.twitter...
Via KCM Sports
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson rips into Lakers ownership

In case you haven’t heard, the Los Angeles Lakers are bad. At 13-40, they’re headed for one of their worst bottom lines in franchise...
Via Athlon Sports
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson is interested in bringing pro football back to Los Angeles

Magic Johnson has had success with pro franchises in Los Angeles and in a discussion with USA Today he talked about his desire to help bring a NFL franchise back to the City of Angels: The NBA icon told USA TODAY Sports on Tuesday that he can envision becoming involved with whatever NFL franchise ultimately lands in Los Angeles, which would bolster local presence as the league ponders...
Via This Given Sunday
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson is interested in bringing pro football back to Los Angeles

Magic Johnson has had success with pro franchises in Los Angeles and in a discussion with USA Today he talked about his desire to help bring a NFL franchise back to the City of Angels: The NBA icon told USA TODAY Sports on Tuesday that he can envision becoming involved with whatever NFL franchise ultimately lands in Los Angeles, which would bolster local presence as the league ponders...
Via Bloguin Best
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson Speaks Out Against Jim Buss' Decision-Making

Magic Johnson raised serious doubts as to whether Jim Buss can turn around the Los Angeles Lakers. "Jim is trying to do it himself and trying to prove to everybody that this was the right decision that [his] dad gave [him] the reins," Johnson said Tuesday on ESPN's "First Take." "He's not consulting anybody that can help him achieve his goals and dreams to win an NBA championship...
Via RealGM
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson rips Jim Buss again

Magic Johnson has been furious with the direction of the Los Angeles Lakers organization over the past several years. Much of that frustration has been directed toward Jim Buss. Buss, who took over the Lakers’ basketball operations department in February 2013 after his father, Jerry Buss, passed away, has had minimal success thus far. Johnson...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic rips into Lakers' owner, says Kobe should threaten to retire

For anyone who thinks Magic Johnson is too consumed with the Dodgers to care about the Lakers … For anyone who thinks Johnson’s sharp criticisms for Lakers head man Jim Buss were a thing of the past … For anyone who thinks Johnson isn’t above calling for Kobe Bryant to retire next season if the Lakers don’t land a big-name free agent … … WOW! In appearances on ESPN’s...
Via Fox Sports
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

It’s Showtime: Why LeBron James Must Channel His Inner Magic Johnson

It’s no secret. The Cleveland Cavaliers are a mess. Just six months ago, spirits were high and expectations even higher along the shores of Lake Erie as Cleveland’s prodigal son, LeBron James, returned to his hometown Cavaliers. Fast forward to today, and the Cavs sit at an unimpressive 19-20 record and have lost a troubling six games in a row. So what exactly needs to change...
Via Cavaliers Nation
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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