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NBA: Heads roll in Hollywood

NBA: Heads roll in Hollywood

Earvin “Magic” Johnson, who sparked the Los Angeles Lakers to five NBA titles in the 1980s, has been named president of basketball operations for the struggling NBA squad.

Magic’s 1st pick: Yup, Kobe Bryant!

Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson on Tuesday said he is keen to find a role for Kobe Bryant as he attempts to help revive the flagging NBA franchise’s fortunes.

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Magic wants to run ‘Showtime’ anew

Decades after orchestrating hardcourt plays that gave birth to the ‘Showtime’ era, Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson wants to relive that period by running the Los Angeles Lakers front office.

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NBA: It’s Showtime, folks!

Magic Johnson returned to the Los Angeles Lakers as an adviser to owner Jeanie Buss on Thursday, possibly signaling a change in the power structure of the 16-time NBA champion franchise.

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Metta World Peace and Thomas Robinson both went into training camp with only a small chance of making the Los Angeles Lakers’ roster.

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China’s Yi joins LA Lakers

Yi Jianlian, who is fresh off an appearance with the Chinese national team at the Rio Olympics, has signed a contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, the NBA team announced on Monday.

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