Magic Johnson has SHOCKED everyone in the NBA by announcing that he has stepped down as Lakers President.
NBA veteran Magic Johnson who took on the as Lakers President of Basketball operations has ended his run. Read on…
Magic Johnson shocks – well, everyone – and announces he’s stepping down as president of the Lakers. Says he’s not yet spoken to Jeanie Buss to tell her. Says he’s sick of tampering rules, he’s tired of the “backstabbing” & says he didn’t want to disappoint Jeanie by firing Luke. pic.twitter.com/m50VKQmmDR
— Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) April 10, 2019
CelebNSports247.com reports Magic Johnson suddenly announced he was stepping down as Lakers President of Basketball Operations.
Magic Johnson shocked the NBA world on Tuesday night in the middle of the penultimate night of the league’s regular season stepping down as the president of basketball operations of the Los Angeles Lakers.
Why the sudden announcement?
Magic gave an impromptu press conference before Tuesday’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers
Johnson clarified that he’s making this move because he feels the team is moving in the proper direction. Though, Magic adds that he had more fun on the otherside instead of being on this side.
Here is what he told the press:
“I had more fun when I was able to be the big brother and the ambassador to everybody. I thought about Dwyane Wade…I can’t even tweet it out.”
Magic announces his decision to step down as President of Basketball Operations of the Lakers
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) April 10, 2019