Tag Archives: Los Angeles Lakers

A full recap of Magic Johnson’s tenure with the Lakers and potential replacements

Pranav Ramasubramanian | April 20th, 2019

The Los Angeles Lakers were expected to do big things after acquiring LeBron James in free agency at the beginning of the season, but an unexpected groin injury knocked him out for 18 games and changed the course of the Lakers season. After the tumultuous turn of events that knocked the Lakers out of the playoffs, Magic Johnson decided it was best for him and the organization if he stepped down from being president of basketball operations. Magic Johnson helped the Lakers get LeBron James and he was set to pitch the plan to recruit free agents like Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant, and Klay Thompson to try and get them on the Lakers, but the pressure was too much. Magic always seemed to be tampering and getting fined for it and it got to the point where he couldn’t even congratulate a player on his accomplishment, which led to Magic getting frustrated.

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Report: Juwan Howard will interview for Cavaliers and Lakers coaching position

Jacari McRae | April 14th, 2019

After mutually parting ways with interim head coach Larry Drew last week, the Cleveland Cavaliers will begin searching for his replacement. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Cavaliers will interview Miami Heat assistant Juwan Howard for the position next week.

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Eddie Jones The Forgotten Man

Lamarr Fields | April 6th, 2019

Eddie Jones played his college basketball career at the University of Temple. Jones played under the tutelage of Head Coach John Chaney. While at Temple, Jones was the 1993-94 Atlantic-10 Player of the year and led the Owls to the Elite 8 in the NCAA tournament.

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Russell Westbrook Has a Historic Game

Nickolas Loza | April 3rd, 2019

Russell Westbrook and the Thunder went into a game against the Lakers looking for their 45th win, and they helped their All-World Point Guard do something truly special. The Lakers in this game were without LeBron James, so the Thunder were heavily favored, and with the Thunder at home, they were favored to win by most people.

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Deep Vein Thrombosis in Athletes

Beth Sullivan | March 13th, 2019

Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT is generally considered to be a condition of the out of shape or elderly individuals. It is for this reason, that when a young in shape athlete is diagnosed with one people want to know why.

Recently LA Laker forward Brandon Ingram was diagnosed with a DVT in his right arm after missing games because of shoulder pain. Since athletes aren’t in the front of the line for a DVT diagnosis, the question becomes why him?

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Luke Walton on Hot Seat, Who Could Replace Him?

Troy Pierce | March 9th, 2019

This season has not gone well for the Los Angeles Lakers, but that might be just a bit of an understatement as the Lakers are currently sitting in the 11th seed in the Western Conference with playoff hopes fading fast. Luke Walton has been criticized throughout the season by fans and media alike, and it is believed among NBA circles that Magic Johnson already has a replacement in mind.

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