Magic Johnson quit The Lakers organization on a whim. And this morning on ESPN’s First Take Magic came on and ripped the Lakers organization and more specifically ripped Rob Pelinka.
i cannot believe what i just watched pic.twitter.com/QsH8i0wfVh
— Rob Perez (@WorldWideWob) May 20, 2019
In the interview, Magic talks about virtually every topic from The Lakers’ ownership, his relations with Pelinka and talked about former head coach Luke Walton, and the team’s marketability.
Here was Magic's full response when asked if Rob was behind what he called out as backstabbing at his resignation press conference pic.twitter.com/hFLzcSKRcj
— Harrison Faigen (@hmfaigen) May 20, 2019
Magic also wanted to fire Luke Walton
Magic Johnson wanted to fire Luke Walton and "get a better coach." pic.twitter.com/eMoz5Lf9w8
— Arash Markazi (@ArashMarkazi) May 20, 2019
Not all is smooth in LA. Also Magic Johnson is never short of funny quotes:
Magic just said “Shaggy P” with no hesitation ? ? pic.twitter.com/gzbVnMsiwD
— ThatBeingSaidPod (@PodThat) May 20, 2019