| Oct 12, 2014
| 12:44 PM
The event: Basketball legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar bestowed the Brass Ring Award on Saturday on NBA superstar Earvin “Magic” Johnson at the Carousel of Hope Ball. Hosted by Barbara Davis, and presented by Mercedes Benz, the biannual black-tie...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:15 PM
From his first news conference, Lakers Coach Byron Scott made it clear that defense would be his priority the moment sneakers hit the practice floor. Every player would have to understand that defense won't be optional, evoking lessons he learned as an...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 5:56 PM
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...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Jeremy Lin has been one of the Lakers' best players during the preseason, averaging 10.8 points and 6.0 assists through four games.
Coming off the bench, Lin helped the Lakers overtake the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday, 94-86, while scoring 13...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 11:44 AM
No matter what happens between now and April 15, the presumed end of the Lakers season, Byron Scott won't wall himself off.
He left that behind more than 20 years ago, when he and James Worthy had to assume the unofficial roles of team spokesmen after...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Whether a megastar at the World Cup finals ultimately qualifies for the Mt. Rushmore of his sport will be influenced in part by how many championships he collects. Though his skill and will surpass that of any peer, the rings are the thing for most juries...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Don't crown the Cleveland Cavaliers just yet.
At least one NBA legend thinks LeBron James' move from Miami to Cleveland sets up a new pecking order in the Eastern Conference--with the Bulls on top.
Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson tweeted, "With...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 1:41 PM
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...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:07 PM
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...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:15 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:33 PM
Kobe Bryant soon will pass Michael Jordan for third place on the NBA's all-time scoring list. That is unless another of his body parts goes out or he is suspended for threatening great bodily harm to his teammates.
In a most predictable of scenarios,...