Tag Archives: Magic Johnson

Magic-Pelinka Partnership Off To Great Start

When Magic Johnson was appointed President of Basketball Operations for the Lakers, on one hand it was an absolute step forward to remove the moribund Jim Buss/Mitch Kupchak regime, but on the other hand, the list of star NBA ball … Continue reading

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Looking Deeper Into the Boogie Cousins Trade

Consensus opinion among the “experts” was that the Sacramento Kings got the very short end of the deal that sent the team’s one star player, DeMarcus Cousins, to the New Orleans Pelicans for draft choices and a trio of underachieving … Continue reading

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Was the Lakers Win Over the Kings a Mistake?

A few days after the Lakers’ recent lineup changes designed to add some semblance of defense to the worst defending team in the NBA, former Lakers’ star and former part-owner Magic Johnson has now chimed in on the “tank” side … Continue reading

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Who Is It Again That needed Phil? And Nash?

Through the long and storied existence of the team called the Lakers, through years long ago in the frigid confines of Minnesota, through seasons in the Los Angeles Sports Arena, in the Fabulous Forum, and at Staples Center, not to … Continue reading

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When Are Not Enough Guards Too Many Guards?

Uh,…. never? After struggling for weeks with five guards on the injured list, the Lakers are about to get three of them back at pretty much the same time, but the health of the team is still suspect and the … Continue reading

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It’s TIme for the Dodgers to Step Up and Save Bryan Stowe

Two and 1/3 years ago occurred the blackest, most disgusting day in Dodgers’ history, when a couple of thugs in the Stadium parking lot left for dead the beaten, almost lifeless body of San Francisco resident and Giants’ fan Bryan … Continue reading

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NFL Still Looking For the Right LA Deal, Not AEG or McCourt

As Los Angeles approaches 20 years without professional football, developer assurances aside, it would appear that the NFL is enamored with neither Ed Roski’s LA Stadium proposal, nor AEG and Philip Anschutz’ Farmers’ Field plans. Now four years in the … Continue reading

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Opening Day 2013 – A Few Thoughts

I watched part of the RedSox-yankees opener this morning and have had the Dodgers-Giants game on this after noon. A few random thoughts as the season starts: I think the Red Sox will be vastly improved and give the Rays … Continue reading

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The New Dodgers’ Era Begins

The legal stuff was completed yesterday, and today the real people walked on to the Dodger Stadium turf, and introduced a new era to beleaguered LA fans. With Magic Johnson the face of the new Dodger ownership, with the immensely … Continue reading

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