The Lakers finish the 2018-19 campaign with a 37-45 record, keeping them out of the playoffs for a sixth year in a row. "And I think I had more fun when I was able to the be big brother and ambassador". He was general manager when I was there and things didn't work out and he kind of went away. The system is crumbling down. "I think this summer, with that other star coming in, whoever is going to bring him in, I think this team is really going to be in position to contend for a championship with the growth of the young players".
Johnson also says he's exhausted of being fined by the National Basketball Association for tampering.
While Johnson was expected to provide stability, it will be interesting to see how his decision impacts the Lakers in free agency.
"In the process of vetting agent candidates during meetings, LaVar is inquiring if the agencies have the power to pair his three sons - Lonzo, LiAngelo and LaMelo - on the same National Basketball Association team".
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- Bill Oram (@billoram) April 10, 2019When Magic Johnson was asked about his opinion of both Luke Walton and Rob Pelinka keeping their jobs, he declined to answer and said those decisions have to be made by Jeanie Buss. "I like to be free".
"What's tough for fans to understand is there's going to be misery before you can get good", Johnson said. For starters, Magic stated why he chose not to tell Lakers owner Jeanie Buss of his decision prior to the presser pointing out that she would've talked him out of it.
"I love the National Basketball Association so much", he said. Some of Johnson's other moves have worked out much better, including the Lakers' drafting of Lonzo Ball, the acquisition of Kyle Kuzma and the bargain signing of center JaVale McGee. They opened with a 20-14 record, but James suffered a strained groin on December 25.