Magic Johnson says Lakers GM was ‘backstabbing’, Luke Walton firing was the final straw | First Take

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craig roark
craig roark - 19 hours ago
How Did Magic Johnson catch H.I.V.??? He was in his car then pulled over to the side of the road as he blew a Piston.
Illest one
Illest one - 2 days ago
We need Jerry West back he's builds champion teams
angel cortez
angel cortez - 2 days ago
Kobe for Coach 🙏🏽
egghead37able - 4 days ago
btw, it was nick's fault! dangelo was only telling the truth!
chito glen Deslate
chito glen Deslate - 6 days ago
Just concern of his self
Its good he is out of lakers
Altair76 - 7 days ago
I am with Magic all the way.
LETZ RIDE - 8 days ago
Who’s here after magic screw up the kawhi deal the man can’t keep his mouth shutttt
Felicia Moniq
Felicia Moniq - 8 days ago
This video is a part of a 77 video playlist by ESPN entitled “Magic Johnson resigns from the Lakers”.
Seventy-Seven videos!?!?!
SLIP NORRIS - 10 days ago
This interview came back to haunt the Lakers in FA
Prem Chopra
Prem Chopra - 12 days ago
Magic could play a ninja turtle without any changes to his face. Just paint him green and he's good to go :-)
hustler Khan
hustler Khan - 12 days ago
Magic said he quit “because it wasn’t fun anymore” lol did he think he was having a orgy from the 80’s????
We Hauling it
We Hauling it - 11 days ago
If your at a job with terrible co workers and dumb ass bosses I would quit too and im assuming you would too
hustler Khan
hustler Khan - 12 days ago
Magic is a selfish egomaniac
SLIP NORRIS - 12 days ago
The interview that can possibly fuck up the chances of the Lakers getting Kawhi.
John Chen
John Chen - 12 days ago
Not a single soul:
Stephen A. : Purlinka
Shaun Bang
Shaun Bang - 13 days ago
Under Magic the Lakers for Lonzo,Kuz and Hart and only Kuzma remains and you could say that Kuzma was more of a lucky pick than a good basketball decision so it really makes you wonder just how beneficial Magic was for the franchise now that we have AD, all the possible cap space we needed badly and possibly Kawhi
Tabe8 8
Tabe8 8 - 17 days ago
Do you think Magic would want to go back in time and not do this interview?
Dave Baker
Dave Baker - 20 days ago
I don't think another GM (I know he was Prez, whatever) has ever backstabbed and betrayed his team like Magic did. He deserves to be booed by Lakers fan at every sports appearance. For an incredibly selfless player, he turned into the most selfish NBA Administrator in history.
Agra Nam
Agra Nam - 21 day ago
Magic was a DISASTER. He started the interview by saying, i make more money with my businesses? DONT TAKE THE JOB IN THE FIRST PLACE THEN, THIS ISNT SOME HOBBY YOU CAN HALF ASS.
Alfredo Di Stéfano Laulhé
Finally the Lakers are doing the right thing since the days of Jerry Bush, firing Magic Johnson, a great player but terrible manager, and Luke Walton the worst coach.
hustler Khan
hustler Khan - 24 days ago
Magic never had a good character. Slept with thousands of women!!!!
hustler Khan
hustler Khan - 12 days ago
dragolax90210 he was a low character person. Always selfish even with this situation
dragolax90210 - 24 days ago
lol that this fuckboi/incel comment is coming from someone with hustler in their name
Charles Clark
Charles Clark - 24 days ago
Their a hot mess!
Charles Clark
Charles Clark - 24 days ago
White dude looks weird! (Haircut).
Fitness Guru
Fitness Guru - 24 days ago
Rob P, a classic punk-ass white boy on the job, throwing a n***a under the bus for his own gain. Been there before too!
sleazyfellow - 25 days ago
O R - 26 days ago
“I make more money doing that then being the PRESIDENT of the Lakers” ...magic just low key stunned on everybody with that one sentence and no one even realized it....
Car Ram-Rod
Car Ram-Rod - 24 days ago
O R bruh nobody gives 2 fucks about what kinda money HE’s making. He just tryna point out IRRELEVANT shit to distract from that fact that he’s snitching out his whole organization and basically is tryna set the house aflame AS he walks out the door.. childish shit by magic and I’m really let down by how he’s actin. Only kids will think that bragging about yo money is cool.. *yawn*..
Brother John's
Brother John's - 26 days ago
For the life of me! i cant figure why this negro is smiling so damn much consider these facts!
1.Hes walking around with the that monster
2.He has a son walking on sunset acting and wearing clothes like a women
3.He was setup for the biggest failures in laker history and couldn't figure it out fast enough , so he made a Bad exit for a real boss
Hell i would be mad as hell, Yet he is smiling like all is good , Something anit right
lewis griffin
lewis griffin - 26 days ago
I disagree with Magic Johnson on the fire Luke Walton he was never given a real shot just to be successful he should have been at least given one more year with Anthony Davis and lebron on the same team magic seems to forget before LeBron got hurt last year lakers was about to take over the top spot in the west
lewis griffin
lewis griffin - 26 days ago
Rob pelinka it's a snake
King T Yomama
King T Yomama - 26 days ago
I loved earvin as a college player, but when he went to LA and whined at the rrefs and banged all the hoes I lost respect. He is a well dressed lazy bum. Poor coach and poor GM.
Sick Beats
Sick Beats - 27 days ago
Stephen A: Rob Pelinker
Magic Johnson: Shaggy P
james deroc
james deroc - 27 days ago
steven a is a clown
Samuel Nuno
Samuel Nuno - 27 days ago
Magic you're a quitter! As soon as the going gets tough he exits, anybody remember his record as coach?...5-11, he quit! Now this! Do me a favor & keep your word, DON'T COMMENT on the Lakers, C-ya quitter!!!
John Doe
John Doe - 28 days ago
Are you saying you resigned as gm of the Lakers because of office gossiping? LMFAO welcome to any job you've ever had anywhere. You resigned because despite every lucky break imaginable you drove the franchise into the shit hole which is why the carpet was being pulled out from under you pertaining to decision making power. How can you say you quit because of gossiping while your actively participating in gossip on a national tv show? What a weak cop out..... LOL
Juan Masa
Juan Masa - 28 days ago
A job is a job Magic thought he was the Owner that's no no Rob took the job how it suppose to be the Lakers need improvement not set backs til now Rob has done his job
Keith Dease
Keith Dease - 28 days ago
But u quitin made u look weak because now Rob is going to get the credit not u
Incredible World
Incredible World - 28 days ago
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Little MAC7
Little MAC7 - 29 days ago
Magic was great NBA HOF guy, a legend.
Fun guy, nice guy, would want him as a neighbor guy.
Sharp enough to pick great managers for his business empire.
BUT he is a true moron at Basketball Operations.
He made every bad decision one could possibly could make,
he played the clown to every other GM in the league.
Sure they did some backstabbing, they had to!
Sick Beats
Sick Beats - 27 days ago
He was the best point guard ever but a terrible coach, analyst, and president of basketball operations.
Steven RKO
Steven RKO - 29 days ago
Isn't he dead yet 🤔
Brent M.
Brent M. - 29 days ago
Maybe Kareem should be the next GM
LETZ RIDE - 29 days ago
Magic:I couldn’t make the AD trade I quit
Rob:Hold my bear
allen frederich
allen frederich - 29 days ago
'Bout damn time that Magic start getting it from behind, since Magic has been doing the same thing to people ever since Paul Westhead was (very briefly) the coach of the Lakers. Magic takes what Magic wants, and will shiv you in the back if you EVER get in his bleeping way. This guy is a worthless lying sack. No surprise here. Glad he's gone. The Lakers are already the better for it.
OhMy MyM
OhMy MyM - Month ago
Should never have traded D'Angelo Russel to get that father & son drama duo. Stephen A is right, blunder move.
Its not Waltons fault for 'the brass' bringing in a 3rd tier point guard when you had an All Star in the making.
Quit blaming & Own it!
Lashon Smith
Lashon Smith - Month ago
I had a theory all alone that magic Johnson would possibly quit or be forced out and that Rob pelinka would get credit for something like an Anthony Davis trade..... What do you think?
Project World
Project World - Month ago
“People don’t know... I got allies... I got friends everywhere.” -Magic
Project World
Project World - 9 days ago
Car Ram-Rod You’re absolutely correct, of course he’s Magic. I loved the quote and the way he said it, he sounded so Gangster, Tony-Montana like! Ha, I appreciate your participation, always welcome for SportsTalk.
Car Ram-Rod
Car Ram-Rod - 24 days ago
Project World he’s magic Johnson lol who df doesn’t know he’s got friends everywhere? Magic is trippin on this one..
Carlos  Lozada
Carlos Lozada - Month ago
Magic got tired of being a token
Careless Whisper
Careless Whisper - Month ago
will Kobe be next GM?
alex 2020
alex 2020 - Month ago
Sounds like Magic Johnson received some death threats heard about it then was later confirmed by his connections on the Streets. (His affiliations outside of basketball). He was even warned by other team organizations to watch out for Rob. No way he just quit over some trash talk.
richard alvarado
richard alvarado - Month ago
cant feel bad for magic because he hired rob.
Mike Hill
Mike Hill - Month ago
He admits he wasn’t in the office enough bc “he can’t give up his other businesses bc they make him more money” but gets mad someone said he’s not in the office enough?
Irving Orellana
Irving Orellana - Month ago
Mike Hill that’s the deal that Magic and Jeanie had, any other exec wouldn’t have agreed to such terms.
Incredible World
Incredible World - Month ago
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