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  • Magic Johnson honored at Carousel of Hope Ball

    Magic Johnson honored at Carousel of Hope Ball
    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...
  • Byron Scott knows Lakers have a lot of work to do on defense

    Byron Scott knows Lakers have a lot of work to do on defense
    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...
  • 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...
  • Magic Johnson suggests Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin should start

    Magic Johnson suggests Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin should start
    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...
  • An older and wiser Byron Scott is still all business

    An older and wiser Byron Scott is still all business
    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...
  • World Cup: Lionel Messi can cement legacy with an Argentina victory

    World Cup: Lionel Messi can cement legacy with an Argentina victory
    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...
  • Magic Johnson likes Bulls over LeBron's Cavs in East

    Magic Johnson likes Bulls over LeBron's Cavs in East
    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...
  • Magic Johnson joins 'The Marvel Experience' as investor, board member

    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...
  • 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...
  • Lakers don't want to hear about losing

    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...
  • No surprise Kobe struggling to deal with losing

    No surprise Kobe struggling to deal with losing
    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,...