Saturday 19 August 2017 / 12:28 AM

LAKERS CLEAN HOUSE

The NBA is getting really enticing this time of year, and we’ve finally got more surprising news.

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.

Buss is the brother of Jeanie Buss, who’s the owner, which is so awkward. But it get’s evens stranger:

The guy they are hiring to replace both of them: former Laker great Magic Johnson will take over all decision-making for the franchise.

Which is AMAZING, especially if you’ve been following Magic on Twitter. This is going to be quite a ride in LA…

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Austin is CBS' senior NFL and NBA analyst, bringing you commentary on everything between the lines and inside the hashes, from the film room to the scoreboard.

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