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Magic Johnson announced Thursday that his decision to leave ESPN had everything to do with his commitments being elsewhere, but according to Deadspin, it might be due to Bill Simmons leading the changes for the network's NBA coverage. Sources told …
SBN · ByKevin Zimmerman · 10/10/2013
During last Tuesday’s appearance on ESPN’s ‘First Take,” Johnson ... there’s zero reason for LaMarcus Aldridge leave Portland, for example — they inevitably worsen every time Magic freaking Johnson presents Jim Buss as an incompetent boob.
Lakers Nation · 2/13/2015
According to Deadspin, ESPN turned the show over to Simmons. Host Michael Wilbon was given a diminished role as a result. And Johnson decided to walk away. From Koblin: “Another ESPN insider also said that Magic was ‘privately seething over the …
businessinsider.com.au · 10/11/2013
Chicago received some devastating news on Tuesday when it was announced point guard Derrick Rose recently tore his meniscus, leaving the rest of his season ... according to NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson. LeBron James & Kyrie Irving have the Cavs …
Cleveland Plain Dealer · 2/26/2015
PAWTUCKET — Magic Johnson was once the ... and was set to leave Little Rhody a few hours after the softball game. In a few weeks, however, he’ll be ready for some football. “I’m a big NFL fan,” Johnson said. “I hope the commissioner works ...
The Providence Journal · 8/11/2015
Sage Steele and Doris Burke talk to TheWrap about their new hosting duties on ESPN’s reconfigured basketball show ESPN’s “NBA Countdown” kicks off ... the pontification duties. But with Magic Johnson leaving the show, a seat was opened and …
TheWrap · 10/29/2013
[Also: Old friend could return to Miami Heat] Magic Johnson, technically, is part of the media as ESPN’s NBA studio crew ... as spring awaits. Leave the guy alone. He doesn’t really want to spend a basic cable Saturday night dunking with a ball ...
YAHOO · ByKelly Dwyer · 3/2/2013
who joined Michael Wilbon and Magic Johnson. Barry returned to his original role, working 36 games on the TV side. Pass the box. Leave the toy surprise. As the NBA season draws near, Barry moves again. This time to radio. ESPN is calling on Barry ...
New York Daily News · 10/28/2013
We have seen memorable fast-break teams before -- my four favorites: the '77 Blazers, '86 Celtics, '05 Suns and every Magic Johnson season ... great All-Star Game. Call it a Viking funeral. Bill Simmons is a columnist for ESPN.com and the author of ...
ESPN Sports · 1/20/2011
Michigan State hit 58.1 percent of its field goals in the first half against Kentucky. ESPN Stats & Info Smothering the Wildcats ... bringing the Michigan State fans -- including Spartan in Chief, Magic Johnson -- to their feet. Randle wasn't done just ...
ESPN · 11/13/2013