“Magic Johnson turned $40 million into $600 million!”: How the Lakers legend turned over an unthinkable profit during his post-NBA career

Magic Johnson was one of the best-known stars in the 80s and the 90s – but he got paid next to nothing for it. The Los Angeles Lakers screwed Magic Johnson over when they offered him a 25-year, 25 million…

“I think Magic Johnson is gonna break into tears at the moment!”: When the Lakers Hall of Famer broke the all-time assist record

Magic Johnson was the league MVP in 1990 and in true Showtime fashion, he broke the all-time assist record in the next season. Magic Johnson was fresh off his MVP season and had five championships under his belt and he…

“Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the receiving end of a poster from Jellybean Bryant”: Footage of the Lakers legend getting dunked on by Kobe Bryant’s father

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was at the receiving end of a poster from Kobe Bryant’s dad, as the HBO show Winning Time takes centerstage.  Lew Alcindor has been one of the most prolific basketball players to ever play the game. He holds…

“Watched half the first episode, ‘Winning Time’ is ridiculous! I don’t want to talk about it!!”: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson’s distaste for the HBO Original series might lead to its failure

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson are preferring not to watch the HBO Original drama series “Winning Time” which is based on their “Showtime Lakers”. The much talked about HBO’s “Winning Time” is based on Jeff Pearlman’s book. The 10-episode first…

“I thought Magic Johnson had a death sentence.”: Jerry West reminisces about the Showtime Lakers’ legend

Magic Johnson has a four-part documentary coming up. In this segment, we take a look at an announcement that rocked the Lakers.  There are very few players that have been as impactful and iconic as Magic Johnson. Earvin possessed some…