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Magic Johnson

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  • Kobe Bryant should pass Michael Jordan's career points total Sunday

    Kobe Bryant should pass Michael Jordan's career points total Sunday
    Kobe Bryant has fought through a broken bone in his knee, torn Achilles' tendon, numerous sprained ankles and chronic knee pain so severe it required cutting-edge treatment in Germany, all while investing 46,386 career minutes over 19 seasons (not...
  • Former Lakers applaud Kobe Bryant

    Former Lakers applaud Kobe Bryant
    The reviews trickled in quickly, the comparisons between Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant forgotten for one brief period of time. Bryant passed Jordan on Sunday for third on the NBA's all-time scoring list, an accomplishment that overshadowed the Lakers'...
  • Financial advising firm focuses on professional athletes

    Financial advising firm focuses on professional athletes
    When a new professional athlete gets that first big paycheck, it can be hard to suppress the desire to splurge on a sports car, luxury condo or whatever catches his or her fancy. Friends, family and associates might come looking for a piece, whether it'...
  • The legacy of Landon Donovan

    The legacy of Landon Donovan
    If Magic Johnson and Larry Bird came along at the right time to save the NBA with their skills and transcendent personalities, if Wayne Gretzky appeared to become the relatable face the NHL lacked and trigger a warm-weather hockey boom, Landon Donovan has...
  • Jeanie Buss doesn't see any logic in idea of Lakers tanking

    Jeanie Buss doesn't see any logic in idea of Lakers tanking
    The Lakers (11-24) will lose their first-round pick to the Phoenix Suns if they don't have a top-five selection in the 2015 NBA draft. Some, including Hall of Famer Magic Johnson, have suggested it would be better if the Lakers tank the season, to...
  • In L.A. NBA battle, Lakers have the past, Clippers have the present

    In L.A. NBA battle, Lakers have the past, Clippers have the present
    Byron Scott smiled in late October when asked which of Los Angeles' NBA teams ruled the city. "When they get about 13 banners," the Lakers coach said of the Clippers, mindful that his team had won 16 championships and its cross-town rival zero, "then it...
  • Lakers offer condolences to Kupchak family on death of teenage daughter

    Lakers offer condolences to Kupchak family on death of teenage daughter
    The news about the death of Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak's teenage daughter has been hard for everyone in the Lakers' family, Coach Byron Scott said before the team played Portland. Alina Claire Kupchak, the 15-year-old daughter of Mitch and his...
  • Byron Scott-Magic Johnson friendship has plenty of fuel left in tank

    Byron Scott-Magic Johnson friendship has plenty of fuel left in tank
    Magic Johnson created a mess earlier this month by saying the Lakers should "lose every game" and secure a top-five draft pick. Some Lakers fans hated it, some loved it. Lakers players and coaches definitely didn't like it. But when Johnson and good...
  • Lakers don't want to hear about losing

    The Lakers were in a great mood, winners of one in a row, when they were asked about Magic Johnson's comments after beating the Sacramento Kings. Even Nick Young stopped smiling when he heard Johnson said the Lakers should lose every game to secure a...
  • Kobe Bryant pushes Lakers to win and pushes closer to Michael Jordan

    Somewhere, Magic Johnson is frowning. Maybe Michael Jordan too. The Lakers went out and beat the Sacramento Kings, 98-95, the same day Johnson said the Lakers should lose the rest of their games so they could secure a high draft pick. How the Lakers...
  • Magic Johnson joins 'The Marvel Experience' as investor, board member

    Thor, Iron Man, The Hulk … and Magic Johnson? Hero Ventures, the company behind The Marvel Experience -- a touring theme park attraction featuring Marvel heroes and villains -- announced that the legendary basketball player is joining the team as...