No playoffs ?
The place falls apart even if they have Lebron…..
Believing in Magic left the Lakers drowning in a water tank.
Magic Johnson, perhaps the greatest point guard of all time, stunningly quit as Lakers’ president of basketball operations Tuesday night, citing the work as stifling to his happiness and unfulfilling. The 59-year-old alternated between laughing and crying during the surreal impromptu press conference, acknowledging he hadn’t even told owner Jeanie Buss about the decision because he didn’t have the stomach to disappoint “my sister.”
Johnson also said that quitting cleared him from the duty of firing coach Luke Walton on Wednesday, which would’ve put him at odds with Buss.
“I would have to affect somebody’s livelihood and life. I thought, ‘That’s not fun for me, that’s not who I am,’’ Johnson said. “And then I don’t want to put her in the middle of us. Even though she told me do what you want to do. I know she has great love for (Walton) and great (love) for me. I want to go back to having fun.”
What a disaster.
The emotional announcement solidified Johnson’s two-season tenure as a failure despite helping lure LeBron James to L.A….