Magic Johnson aired Los Angeles' issues on Monday -- and Lakers ownership continues to be silent.
Pat Riley coached Magic Johnson in Los Angeles for nine years. And from Johnson's sudden resignation to his appearance on First Take, the Heat executive is unfazed by his former player's actions.
Magic Johnson said that he quit the Lakers in part because general manager Rob Pelinka was "backstabbing" him.
Lakers president and controlling owner Jeanie Buss will not hire a replacement for Magic Johnson, who stepped down as president of basketball operations last month, a team source tells ESPN's Ramona Shelburne.
Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, whose coast-to-coast rivalry in the 1980s propelled the NBA to a new level of popularity, will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Since Magic Johnson's sudden resignation on April 9, the Lakers' front office has experienced a whirlwind of activity, including coaching rejections and hires. A look inside the hierarchy reveals who's pulling the strings.
Former Magic and Pacers coach Frank Vogel is traveling to Los Angeles on Thursday to interview for the Lakers' head-coaching position, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Jamal Murray posted his second straight 30-point game while Nikola Jokic recorded consecutive triple-doubles, becoming the first teammates to reach those feats in back-to-back playoff games since Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1980.
On his HBO show "The Shop," LeBron James said he was stunned and in disbelief when told before the Lakers' season finale that Magic Johnson had abruptly stepped down as president of basketball operations.