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Reports: Pelicans agree to trade Davis to Lakers

The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to trade All-Star big man Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in return for

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Ric Bucher Drops Most Irresponsibly Scorching Zion Williamson Take Possible

Zion Williamson hasn't even been drafted yet and talking heads in the media are already revving up the hot take machine. On Colin Cowherd's daily three-hour hot take fest, NBA analyst Ric Bucher has already slapped Zion Williamson with the term "Lonzo Ball 2.0," as he doesn't believe the 285-pound Duke forward is skilled enough to dominate from the word go. Bucher also drew an unfavorable comparison to Dallas Mavericks rookie sensation Luka Doncic. ?️@RicBucher: "We’re talking about Zion like...

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Agent Paul to Celtics: Davis won't sign

Agent Rich Paul warned the Boston Celtics: Trade for All-NBA center Anthony Davis, and he'll be one-year rental. The Celtics

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Report: Davis wants deal to Lakers or Knicks

Klutch Sports and Anthony Davis envision the Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks as the only fitting destinations for

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Dwyane Wade Wins Pro Basketball Writers Association's Magic Johnson Award

While Dwyane Wade will go down as one of the best guards in NBA history, his charisma and personality off the court also helped establish his legacy. Wade has always been one of the most stand-up players in the league and has been recognized for it. The Heat legend was recently given the Magic Johnson Award by the Professional Basketball Writers Association. The award honors players who showcase great cooperation in dealing with the media and public. Dwyane Wade has won the Professional...

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Clippers fined over Leonard 'tampering'

The Los Angeles Clippers have been fined $50,000 for tampering following recent comments from head coach Doc Rivers praising Toronto

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NBA commish on Lakers: 'They'll figure it out'

Jeanie Buss and the Lakers will get it together. At least that's the expectation of NBA commissioner Adam Silver. "I

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Jeanie Buss' Latest Twitter Like About Magic Johnson Only Adds More Questions to Lakers Drama

Magic Johnson's unceremonious and surprising exit as Los Angeles Lakers team president shook the NBA world towards the end of the regular season. Ever since, the proverbial flood gates opened up in Hollywood, bringing the Lakers towards the top of the league in terms of dysfunction, thanks to his beef with general manager Rob Pelinka. So, whose side is owner Jeanie Buss on? If you're a firm believer in Twitter likes showing true colors, then you'll believe Buss is siding with Magic. Buss liked...

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Magic Johnson denies fueling reported Lakers dysfunction

Reacting to an ESPN report earlier Tuesday that described a toxic culture in the Los Angeles Lakers' front office, Magic

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VIDEO: Magic Johnson Addresses Allegations of Workplace Abuse and Latest Lakers Drama

As if there wasn't enough drama surrounding the Los Angeles Lakers these days. Now, allegations are surfacing that Earvin "Magic" Johnson abused his employees, and the three-time NBA MVP was having none of it: Magic Johnson addresses alleged abuse in the workplace, Rich Paul on the team plane, Pelinka, and other details from the article todayhttps://t.co/tf4E0yFl5t pic.twitter.com/buhEgxfXCR — Rob Perez (@WorldWideWob) May 28, 2019 Johnson assures the media that these allegations are untrue...

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Magic Johnson is Getting Absolutely Ripped for His Latest Ridiculous Tweet

Magic Johnson seems to be in the headline of almost every major story about the NBA these days. He appeared on ESPN's First Take last week to air out his grievances with the Los Angeles Lakers organization following his departure from the team, mostly taking shots at their GM Rob Pelinka Speaking of Pelinka, his Lakers took another PR hit this morning with a story published by ESPN that gave an insider perspective on the dysfunction in the organization. With all this buzz surrounding his...

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Lakers Staffer Claims Magic Johnson Used 'Intimidation' and 'Bullying' Tactics

We're running out of words to describe the Los Angeles Lakers' dysfunctional offseason, but most would agree that it came to a head last month when former president of basketball operations Magic Johnson abruptly resigned in a press conference. During a cameo appearance on ESPN's First Take last week, Johnson somehow topped it all off when he came out and told his side of the story that led to his resignation, with the most notable "revelation" surrounding the alleged backstabbing committed by...

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Kobe Bryant Doesn’t Want to be Associated with Los Angeles Lakers BS

Kobe Bryant wants the Los Angeles Lakers Keep his name out of their mouths! The Los Angeles Lakers have been a complete and utter embarrassment over the last few months and the full scope of their dysfunction was on full display this morning. But now they have pissed off the Lakers Black Mamba Kobe Bryant… […] The post Kobe Bryant Doesn’t Want to be Associated with Los Angeles Lakers BS appeared first on CelebNSports247.

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Nets People Who Think Kyrie Irving-D'Angelo Russell Backcourt Could 'Thrive' Have Lost Their Minds

The Brooklyn Nets would like to sign superstars this offseason. They've built up a winning culture, and they're ready to supplement it with pieces who rise above the rest of the roster noise. That's great. But if anyone in the front office actually believes the whispers coming out of Nets camp on Saturday morning, then they might need to pop in a tape and watch all 82 games of the Boston Celtics' 2018-19 season. Yes, adding Kyrie Irving would be a boon. No, you wouldn't keep D'Angelo Russell...

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10 Lamest Magic Johnson Tweets of All-Time

Los Angeles Lakers icon and former president of basketball operations Magic Johnson is known for his transformative play, gregarious nature, and horrific Twitter account full of the most dull updates and predictions that almost never come true. While his Twitter is a treasure trove of bad tweets, these 10 stand out above the rest. And yes, he's fired off plenty of missives in the days since his untimely exit at the Staples Center. 10. Magic Lets Us Know About His Popcorn Preferences This one...

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VIDEO: Josh Hart Sounds Like a Clown for Trashing Analytics While His Team is Terrible

Life is hard for the Los Angeles Lakers and their fanbase at the moment. Between a disappointing year in LeBron James' first season wearing purple and gold, Magic Johnson's abrupt resignation, and a joke of a protest in which fans denounced Lakers management has sunk the team to a new low. Things didn't get any better when Josh Hart when onto the 'No Chill Podcast' and talked about analytics. .@joshhart is not a fan 45 year old dudes with no athletic bones in their body telling him what to do....

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Magic Johnson's Latest Tweet Should Truly Get Him Banned From Social Media

Magic Johnson has been in all sorts of headlines over the past few days, due in large part to his exclusive interview on First Take on Monday when he blasted his former bosses. Magic also has an active social media presence, especially on Twitter, where he shares most of what is going on in his life. On Tuesday, Johnson took to Twitter to keep his comedy act going, but this is too far! Getting my skinny pop popcorn ready for Milwaukee versus Toronto! I think I’m going to go with sea salt &...

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LeBron James Claiming He's Happy With the Lakers Has to Be a Lie

LeBron James. Still the best player in the world right now. The superstar centerpiece of an iconic franchise... that's arguably the most dysfunctional one in the NBA. So, are we meant to believe that the King is happy with how things are going in SoCal? Despite the multiple reports of drama in the organization, LeBron James is reportedly “so happy” to be playing for the Lakers - “this is where he wants to be” for the remainder of his career. (via @joevardon) — Legion Hoops (@LegionHoops) May...

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Magic Johnson Blindsiding Jeanie Buss With 'First Take' Appearance Proves How Bad of a Hire He Was

Since Magic Johnson entered his position as the Lakers' President of Basketball Operations, people outside of the organization have questioned how good of a hire he was and would become. A lot of people also wondered whether or not he was brought in to act as more of a likable face for the front office of a struggling organization, as opposed to a genuine recruiter and visionary. Two years later, following his departure, those doubts have only grown louder. It seemed as though the Lakers...

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Magic Johnson Getting Destroyed by Basketball Twitter Over Bucks-Raptors Tweet

The king of bland, boring Twitter reigns supreme once again! With Magic Johnson mercifully back online after his resignation as Lakers president of basketball operations, the Twitter Confucius is back to offer such scintillating takes as the all-timer, "The only way San Antonio or Miami don't win the championship is if neither team makes the Finals." Magic turned the boring quotient up to 11 with his latest effort before Game 4 of Bucks-Raptors. Getting my skinny pop popcorn ready for...

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LeBron James Reportedly Wants to Finish Career With Lakers Despite Ongoing Drama

The Los Angeles Lakers missed the playoffs for the sixth consecutive season despite the acquisition of LeBron James. President of Basketball Operations Magic Johnson stepped down from his position at the end of this season, head coach Luke Walton also left, and the Frank Vogel hire has come with great uncertainty and turbulence. Nonetheless, LeBron is reportedly committed to the Lakers. Despite all of the drama currently surrounding the Lakers, LeBron has zero desire to leave and wants to...

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NBA: Johnson blasts Lakers GM

"I wasn't having fun coming to work anymore. Especially when I gotta work beside [Pelinka], knowing that you want my position." - Magic Johnson #NBA

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New Lakers coach calls for ‘togetherness’

"We need to build togetherness with our organization," - Frank Vogel #NBA

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NBA notebook: Magic accuses Lakers GM of backstabbing

The Los Angeles Lakers on Monday introduced new head coach Frank Vogel at a news conference. However, their old president

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Pat Riley Sides With Rob Pelinka in Response to Magic Johnson's Comments

Before Monday, you would be hard pressed to find someone who would actually be advocated for Los Angeles Lakers GM Rob Pelinka given his performance on the job over the last few months. However, one NBA titan has come out firmly in Pelinka's corner. Former Lakers coach and current Miami Heat president Pat Riley, who coached Magic Johnson for nine seasons, supported Pelinka by claiming that he "never had a problem with Rob" while blasting Magic's comments on First Take this morning. Pat Riley...

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