The Early Lead: Magic Johnson


Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 10/10/2013

Magic Johnson leaves ESPN's NBA show

Hall of Famer says he has other commitments, including the Los Angeles Dodgers.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:02 PM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Magic Johnson, Television

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 10/04/2013

Magic Johnson says Dodgers would pay Clayton Kershaw, not Robinson Cano

Pitcher’s price is only going to rise with postseason success.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:32 AM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Clayton Kershaw, Magic Johnson, Robinson Cano

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 04/04/2013

Magic Johnson opens up about his gay son (video)

Former Lakers great says he supports E.J. "a million percent."

By Cindy Boren  |  03:49 PM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Magic Johnson, NBA

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 12/13/2012

Kobe Bryant calls Magic Johnson, which is "very helpful"

With the Lakers struggling, retired legend Magic Johnson, gets a call from Kobe Bryant ahead of tonight's game against the Knicks.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:32 PM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, Magic Johnson

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 12/11/2012

Magic Johnson rips Lakers for poor play

The Los Angeles Lakers are struggling at 9-12 and Magic Johnson steps up with tough love for his former team.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:47 AM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, Magic Johnson, NBA