Lakers’ Magic Johnson Showers His Love on Los Angeles Sportsmen in His Latest Post

Published 10/28/2020, 9:30 AM EDT
LOS ANGELES, CA – JULY 31: (L-R) Earvin “Magic” Johnson, rapper LL Cool J and Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers attend a game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the New York Yankees on July 31, 2013 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Caifornia. (Photo by Jill Weisledero/Los Angeles Dodgers via Getty Images)


Earvin “Magic” Johnson might as well have “LA” as his middle name. He is top-to-bottom, a Los Angeles promoter and ambassador. He has also personally driven a lot of success towards the city in the ‘80s by winning five NBA titles for the Lakers.

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In 2012, E.J. the Deejay became the co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers (MLB). He did not stop there. The very faithful city admirer also co-owns the LA Sparks (WNBA) and MLS’ LA Football Club. What he has been doing to enhance the sports culture in the city has been historical. His passion for the home teams keeps pouring out every now and then.

Magic Johnson and his love for Los Angeles

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Recently, the LA Dodgers defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 in six games to clinch their first MLB World Series title in 32 years. They first completed the NCLS comeback in game 7 and then won Game 6 by 3-1 to close the series.

Magic Johnson took to Twitter to show his immense happiness. He wrote, “Oh and @KingJames is the best basketball player in the world and @mookiebetts is the best baseball player in the world!!”

This might appear over-the-top to those who are not particularly LA fans. But considering these names are the standing champions of the world, no one can go all out and straight up deny them. Another legend, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, also had an interesting take and posted the following tweet: 

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Even though Los Angeles fans lost Kobe Bryant at the beginning of this year, they are now receiving all the victories they could ever imagine. 

For Magic, it’s everything Lakers

Magic had a glorious career where he averaged 19.5 ppg, 7.2 rpg, and 11.2 apg. He then went on to become the Head of Basketball Operations for the Lakers. He was a key name who helped the signing of LeBron James to the Lakers. No wonder team President Jeanie Buss has such high regard for one of the greatest players of all times.

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Read also – WATCH: Lakers’ Kobe Bryant Pitching for the LA Dodgers in this Throwback Video

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Sourabh Singh is an NBA sports analyst for EssentiallySports, who has been working with the site since May 2020. Prior to this, he functioned as Managing Editor at WittyFeed, followed by a stint at Decathlon. The Sports Management graduate leads an active lifestyle, veering to the mountains for off-trail adventures.

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