Magic Johnson

John Healy
October 24, 2019 - 1:09 pm
NBA players continue to get exorbitant contracts, but no team sport promotes a player's individual brand the way the NBA does. From Michael Jordan's shoes, to LeBron James' entertainment ventures, NBA stars are reeling in cash in more ways than one, making some of them the richest athletes on the...
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Indiana Pacers NBA basketball team president Larry Bird
(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
June 22, 2019 - 12:24 pm
Larry Bird's place in NBA history stretches from the record book to the rule book.
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April 10, 2019 - 2:43 am
Magic Johnson abruptly quit as the Los Angeles Lakers' president of basketball operations Tuesday night, citing his desire to return to the simpler life he enjoyed as a wealthy businessman and beloved former player before taking charge of this tempestuous franchise just over two years ago.
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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons is shown in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, in Phoenix
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February 12, 2019 - 8:24 pm
The NBA's relatively quick-moving investigation was initiated after it was revealed that Simmons wanted to meet with Johnson to talk about the art of being an elite point guard.
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Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons reacts after being fouled during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets
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February 11, 2019 - 6:34 pm
The NBA is going to investigate whether league rules were broken when Philadelphia's Ben Simmons inquired about meeting with Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson for playing tips.
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