The NBA is getting really enticing this time of year, and we’ve finally got more surprising news.
The one move widely expected from the Lakers’ Magic Johnson-led front office this week is trading Lou Williams. No need for LW when tanking
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 21, 2017
In the midst of a rebuild, the LA Lakers have totally restructured the front office, firing long-time GM Mitch Kupchak and President of Basketball Operations Jim Buss.
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) February 22, 2017
Buss is the brother of Jeanie Buss, who’s the owner, which is so awkward. But it get’s evens stranger:
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) February 21, 2017
The guy they are hiring to replace both of them: former Laker great Magic Johnson will take over all decision-making for the franchise.
Report: “Maybe Magic Johnson won’t run the Lakers like he tweets” is the new “Maybe Trump won’t run the United States like he tweets”
— NBA Injury Report (@NBAInjuryR3port) February 21, 2017
Which is AMAZING, especially if you’ve been following Magic on Twitter. This is going to be quite a ride in LA…