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Magic Johnson Is The Lakers’ Only Star

This part of the NBA calendar typically sees players changing addresses more often than team executives. So it’s an abrupt change of pace to see the Los Angeles Lakers name Magic Johnson their new president of basketball operations, thus pushing out general manager Mitch Kupcha...

Magic Johnson was Jim Buss' biggest critic. Now he has his job

The Los Angeles Lakers hired five-time NBA champion Magic Johnson as president of basketball operations on Tuesday, ending an era run by general manager Mitch Kupchak and executive vice president Jim Buss. "I took these actions today to achieve one goal,” Jeanie Buss said in a...

Magic Johnson Now in Control of the LA Lakers - Will Head Front Office

Damn. How about this. The storied Los Angeles Lakers, perennial winners of (17) NBA championships, but more recently, perennial losers, have decided it’s past time to make a change in the front office. On Tuesday the Lakers announced that Earvin “Magic “Johnson will now ru...

Magic Johnson now runs the Lakers

In a front-office restructuring move, the former Lakers great was named Tuesday as the team's president of basketball operations. Jeanie Buss, the Lakers governor, made the announcement in a press release. Johnson returned to the Lakers on February 2 to advise ownership on baske...

The Lakers shook up their front office and hired Magic Johnson to run the team

The Los Angeles Lakers made a major shakeup to their front office on Tuesday. The team announced that they hired Magic Johnson to become president of basketball operations, firing GM Mitch Kupc...

Magic Johnson's takeover of the Lakers is complete

The Los Angeles Lakers have hired Hall of Famer and five-time NBA champion Magic Johnson as president of basketball operations, the team announced on Tuesday. Long-time general manager Mitch Kupc...

Lakers fire GM Mitch Kupchak, put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations

LOS ANGELES – It took only 19 days for Lakers owner Jeanie Buss to elevate Magic Johnson’s role as an adviser to the president of basketball operations, a move that significantly shapes up th...

Magic Johnson named Lakers president of basketball operations

Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutMagic Johnson named Lakers president of basketball operationsGM Mitch Kupchak has been relieved of his duties an...

Lakers name Magic Johnson president of basketball operations, fire GM Mitch Kupchak

The Los Angeles Lakers announced a major restructuring of their front office on Tuesday, and Magic Johnson will be at the helm of the franchise’s basketball operations moving forward. Accordin...

Lakers Name Magic Johnson President Of Basketball Operations - RealGM Wiretap

Los Angeles Lakers Governor Jeanie Buss announced today that the team has named Earvin "Magic" Johnson as President of Basketball Operations. In addition, General Manager Mitch Kupchak has been r...

Blockbuster Cousins to Pelicans deal made official

Star center DeMarcus Cousins was traded from the Sacramento Kings to the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday in a blockbuster NBA trade deal involving five players and two draft picks. Cousins and fo...