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Without basketball, Magic Johnson shifts focus to community
October 10, 2019
Magic Johnson might actually miss the Los Angeles Lakers if he wasn’t always checking up on them. Johnson quit as the team’s president of basketball operations at the end of the last season, ... read more »
‘Slave Play’ by Jeremy O. Harris a Real Look at Racism in America —Opening on Broadway, Oc-tober 6
October 9, 2019
In the new play “Slave Play” (playing a strictly limited 17-week engagement)now playing in New York, at the Golden Theatre, and opening, Sunday, October 6, actress, Joaquina Kalukango who plays Kaneisha opens and closes the conversational play with a bang.  ... read more »
The Lo Down on Lakers’ Media Day
October 3, 2019
The reinvented Los Angeles Lakers held Media Day at the UCLA Health Training Facility on Friday with the return of some familiar faces and a plethora of new ones. Two of the most recognizable faces were LeBron James, who returned for his second season in the purple and gold, and Anthony Davis, who was acquired in a blockbuster summer trade that sent the former Lakers’ young core to New Orleans.  ... read more »
Grambling State Launches New Dining Program with Magic Johnson’s SodexoMAGIC
July 15, 2019
GRAMBLING, La., —Grambling State University recently announced the launch of a long-term partnership with a new dining service provider ... . The new agreement will deliver $6.7 million in facility renovations, ... read more »
WACO Theater Center: Where Art Can Occur 3rd Annual Wearable Art Gala
June 6, 2019
The 3rd Annual Wearable Art Gala was held at Santa Monica’s Historic Landmark Barker Hangar, on Saturday, June 1st. ... read more »
Byron Allen Expands Empire with Purchase of Fox Regional Sports Networks
May 23, 2019
As a result of the $10.6 billion acquisition deal, Allen’s company, Entertainment Studios, announced that it will buy four local stations from Bayou City Broadcasting for $165 million, according to Variety. ... read more »
WATCH: Magic Johnson talks LeBron James and says Lakers GM was ‘Backstabbing’, Luke Walton Firing was the Final Straw
May 22, 2019
Magic Johnson explains that he wanted to fire Luke Walton, but Los Angeles Lakers executive Tim Harris wanted to retain him and identifies Lakers GM Rob Pelinka as the “backstabber.” Magic Johnson joins First Take and answers for not informing LeBron James about his decision to resign as the president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers before announcing it to the media. ... read more / watch video »
Magic Johnson Steps Down as Lakers President Of Basketball Operations 
April 11, 2019
What was heralded to be the combination that would turn the Lakers around in James, Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka, soon became evident that the best laid plans can go awry.   ... read more »
WATCH: Magic Johnson Steps Down As Lakers President of Basketball Operations
April 10, 2019
Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper behind the scenes press conference of Magic Johnson announcing stepping down as Lakers President of Basketball Operations. Lauren Jones reports. ... read more / watch video »
Magic Johnson Steps Down As Lakers President Of Basketball Operations
April 10, 2019
As the Lakers faced the end of their season and their sixth straight failure to obtain a playoff spot, another startling announcement was made moments before that game was to commence. Shortly after Luke Walton’s last routine pregame press conference for the season on Tuesday, Johnson called for an impromptu press conference where it was assumed that many things would happen. Shockingly, what did happen was that his announcement that was stepping down from his role as president of basketball operations for the Lakers. ... read more »
$70M Magic Johnson Park Renovation Breaks Ground
March 12, 2019
(left to right) Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Supervisor Ridley-Thomas, and CBS’ Jim Hill at Magic Johnson Park Renovation Groundbreaking. Photo by Martin Zamora / Board of Supervisors Surrounded by hundreds of cheering South Los Angeles residents, ... read more »
Transformation of Magic Johnson Park to Begin in 2019
December 26, 2018
Magic Johnson Park is on the verge of a dramatic transformation, after the Board of Supervisors voted to kick off the first phase of a master plan that will add a host of new amenities to this 120-acre community oasis in Willowbrook. ... read more »
Lakers’ Magic Johnson Assures Coach Luke Walton’s Job Secure After Fiery Meeting
November 8, 2018
With the Lakers off to a 2-5 start on the season, team president Magic Johnson reportedly had an “aggressive meeting” with head coach Luke Walton following the team’s 0-2 road trip according to ESPN. ... read more »
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