In the battle of Magic Johnson versus Bill Simmons, a winner has emerged — and the former Lakers star is leaving ESPN. Johnson said Thursday that he feels a "strong connection" to the sports network but that he has other priorities that will …
On Thursday, Magic Johnson announced that he’s leaving his longtime role as a studio analyst on ESPN’s NBA Countdown show, due to other commitments. It was the latest in a series of tweaks to the popular show, which have …
On Thursday, Johnson ... was hanging on Magic’s every word,” Simmons said, portraying the former Lakers star as being surrounded by sycophants. “Nobody was challenging him.” Then, there’s also the matter of ESPN eliminating the “NBA …
Magic Johnson revealed last week that he is leaving ESPN’s NBA Countdown this season due to his busy schedule and other commitments. The surprising thing about the announcement was that it came just one night before the start of the …
However, president of basketball operations Earvin “Magic” Johnson assured fans that LaVar wouldn’t be a problem after the two had a conversation (per Ramona …
For the last five years, Magic Johnson has worked closely with ... fall back this season and will no longer be a part of ESPN's NBA-related broadcasts. Earlier today, he announced that he will be leaving ESPN in order to focus on other …
Turns out Bill Simmons needed ESPN more than ESPN needed Bill Simmons. The shifting fortunes of the "Worldwide Leader in Sports" and its erstwhile columnist were on display again Monday as ESPN announced the return of Magic …
“Maybe we should walk off this ledge,” Pelinka said, leaving beneath his chair the program for the ... gaining more access to the minds of megastars. The Lakers …
The front office contingent of owner Jeanie Buss, president of basketball operations Magic ... Johnson revealed it was at his behest the organization didn’t publicly address LaVar’s criticism, in part because there wasn’t a need to, via ESPN ...