LeBron is right, ‘I could have done it a different way’ - Magic on suddenly resigning | First Take

Magic Johnson joins First Take and answers for not informing LeBron James about his decision to resign as the president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers before announcing it to the media.
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  • MAGIC JOHNSON RIGHT ABOUT LEBRON JAMES ?

    Andrew FloodAndrew Flood6 gün önce
  • Any team minus lavar ball is automatic better.

    Larry DebrewLarry DebrewAylar önce
  • It's kobi fault he went back door

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  • Nah bruh letting the owner know yes... Not letting a player know? A player?! Yeah relax!

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  • Magic to Cookie: I know I got the HIV but I feel as if Lebron has his foot up my a**

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  • Magic show his African American heritage here. Talks as if Lebron has slave mentality over him. Disappointing

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  • Max entire point about the Lakers is that somehow kobe is responsible for their drama, which is just BS, typical media hating on kobe

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  • Magic knows LeBron is as convincing as him. If he talked to LeBron, he’d have been convinced to stay

    Zach FalbeZach Falbe2 aylar önce
  • I never knew Magic was this fake. He is backstabbed the organization with a smile on his face

    Eric LeeEric Lee2 aylar önce
  • Lol Lebron criticizing someone on the way they ended their employment. Holy shit I hate Lebron.

    PhateechubchubPhateechubchub2 aylar önce
  • Knowing Magic’s history guy let’s be honest. Magic was hoping for more fame and glory while doing nothing and left knowing his image was being wrecked by not doing good. Rob Pelinka simply was probably trying to do the right thing and that must’ve clashed with Magic.

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  • “It just wasn’t fun so I don’t wanna work when it’s not fun and stressful like a real job.” magic. “When you say fuck everyone who said you sucked” - Stephen A. “Oh no just Rob. Fuck just Rob.” - Magic

    Shaun BangShaun Bang2 aylar önce
  • One question So does magic still have HIV? 🤔

    Kilwi RiveraKilwi Rivera2 aylar önce
  • magic threw a hand grenade and stepped out of the room.

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  • Lebron wasn't so much recruited as he wanted to go Hollywood!

    Charles ClarkCharles Clark2 aylar önce
  • M.J is pure Class. Much Respect to him. This guy is The Boss

    Javier G.Javier G.2 aylar önce
  • Lakers need a male owner period

    Míchele CobréMíchele Cobré2 aylar önce
  • Ty lou sucks as a coach idk what Magic was thinking on this one

    lewis griffinlewis griffin2 aylar önce
  • this is the most retarded advice ive ever heard. You should never give one person unilateral decision making power at any level. This is why every corporation has a board of directors not a dictator. Human beings make better decisions collectively than individually. Then you quite because of office gossip? What an idiot. Magic would never survive in corporate America where betrayal and sabatoge are standard practice.

    John DoeJohn Doe3 aylar önce
  • What a fucking loser magic stepped down lmao

    Ceasar RamirezCeasar Ramirez3 aylar önce
  • If it got kobe written on it no good

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  • I hope Kobe replaces Rob

    Gabby SampedroGabby Sampedro3 aylar önce
  • You could listen to Magic talk all day. Very smooth, engaging, and charismatic.

    Alt DoomAlt Doom3 aylar önce
  • Wish this was all truthful and the wofld knew the truth mexico is all out of bullits and no captian in the ship of serpets if one man can do all that because your master traded 10,000 for one and was tricked your out of the game check mate!!! Times is ticking for all you do no what i ask

    jessie harrodjessie harrod3 aylar önce
  • I was a Lakers fan till the last 5 years. However, this drama with Magic doesn't make me wanna go back as fan. I think Magic is getting too much airtime compared to the Polinka guy. Get the other guy on air and ask him his side of the story. Also, thought Magic was busy with his other businesses?

    Win ManWin Man3 aylar önce
  • Magic Johnson is right. he doesnt need headaches

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  • I must be the only person that YT forced this video on that couldn’t give half of a fuck about the bts drama that they’re talking about.

    Twenny-Fyve Da BEaSTTwenny-Fyve Da BEaST3 aylar önce
  • What a great way to handle that sort of situation

    Thomas HoughtonThomas Houghton3 aylar önce
  • Max you nail it. You said the questions i wanted to know GREAT JOB MAX 👍👏👏👏👏👏🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌

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  • 🙊🙉🙈 it's a dirty game on an off the court 🤷

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  • At least it's not Cavs vs Warriors again! Lol

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  • Who is James to tell anyone look how he left Cleveland....... but ok

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  • 06:53 you go girl !!!!

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  • Lebron should have stay in cleveland he would be in the playoff now

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    • but he would have another finals loss

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  • facts here

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  • Did Magic ask for Lebron's approval in quitting?

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    • dachicagoan he didn’t tell or ask anyone... He first announced it before the last game, Jeanie would’ve probably talked him out of it

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  • Damnn Magic want all the smoke

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  • Magic ain’t regretting shit he got that POSITIVE attitude

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  • Max all up in Magics face like..." Tell the truth fool speak up son!" Haha

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  • To sum it up, people who never played basketball didn't let one of the world's best basketball players make decisions. What a great idea

    Lex LuxonLex Luxon3 aylar önce
  • Man magic Johnson sounds dummm as life lil boii the world don't revolve around u ,Haha haven't we all learned blacks aren't good business parterns,do u hear how he talks about it "ouhhhhaa I left because I didn't have POWER gtfoh "

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  • I don't like Max but he did his thing in this interview.

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  • The real issue with Rob Pelinka is that he’s really Rob Lowe and no one told Magic lol

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  • In my humble opinion, I think Magic Johnson is one of the most respected people in sports. He is very honest and upfront about his beliefs and opinions. He has certain parts of his life that are that are private. There is no ambiguity in this man. He wouldn’t be who is and/or where he is today, if he wasn’t. I am old enough to have watched this talented basketball player in his prime. When he would make a fast break at the other end of the court. The sound of all those men running, footsteps pounding, tennis shoes squeaking, ball bouncing. And he would do a sideways pass without looking was one of the most awe inspiring moments in my life. I never tired of watching him play. He was a gentleman on and off the court.

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  • ESPN energy is so hyper-fake-dramatic. Magic's energy is just pure magic. When will old-media get it? No one likes that nonsense.

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  • It's not about having fun. It's about winning, dominating, and looking at all those banners on the rafter. That's fun. Winning is fun. Magic has it backwards.

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  • Ass kissin Lebron ain’t easy Magic

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  • But Magic have you ever heard of the old say, sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me..... you should have never let that week chump of a man run you out, I would have ran him out, then I would have quit.

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  • Well said magic ...I’m still a Laker will always be a Laker that’s how we feel about you that’s why L.A loves you

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  • Magic is a quitter.

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  • I know LeBron wishes they would just leave him alone & keep his name out of their mouths🙄! DAMN Magic move on👉🏾!! You quit so let it go dude! The show continues without you buddy👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾. #LakeShow

    MsCamicamMsCamicam3 aylar önce
  • ...so Jeannie was fuckin Luke? Lmao wtf.

    Gustavo MedranoGustavo Medrano3 aylar önce
  • Magic is too real to deal with politics, fake fucks, and ineptitude. Much support to the Magic-man

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  • Kobe fukin up lebron lolol

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  • So he doesn’t regret getting aids???

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  • Magic is right. He should have been allowed to hire his own people. Sticking him with Pelinka or anyone else was the mistake. Now, it's own Pelinka and Jeannie Buss. But, Kobe, Kareem or any other Laker should speak out.

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  • Agents have really schmoozed their way into a league they’ve never contributed too.

    Wyatt RussellWyatt Russell3 aylar önce
  • she loved luke... period please takes no rocket scientist to figure that out

    Marte PacanaMarte Pacana3 aylar önce
  • Race.... Race.... duhhhh

    Blakk YannaBlakk Yanna3 aylar önce
  • Magic excuse is bull something deeper went on

    Lamont HeardLamont Heard3 aylar önce
  • Who gives a damn what Lebron thinks? He is more a distraction on the team now and imo, not even in my top five players in the NBA. His business interests are his priority now, not basketball

    The OrphanThe Orphan3 aylar önce
  • Ummm... Because Magic is GM/President of basketball operations/whatever his title is and Lebron's title is Player. There's millions of salary dollars here but Magic is still management and LeBron is still labor. Magic doesn't owe him a damn thing.

    Gman 49Gman 493 aylar önce
  • Magic got stabbed in the back . on a daily basis . by almost everyone who's name came up in that interview ...

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  • 0:06 what has Lebron done for the laker organization except for limit their options

    Colin NorthColin North3 aylar önce
    • Ky you know better than me

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    • Lucky 2828 with Lebron, Zo is way more Aggresive & Confident

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    • Ky I suppose you could say that vomit at the same time I believe he has moved them in the wrong direction with less time on the ball and playing with someone as ball dominate as Lebron

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    • Putting the young bulls like Zo under his wing

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  • Lakers needed magic leadership

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  • Magic seems like the old guy who knows everything and doesn’t listen to anyone and if it doesn’t go his way he is out.

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  • “I did it “MY WAY”!!! Frank Senatra 2 Magic Johnson!!!! I feel him!!!!!

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  • Luke Walton was fucking Jeanie no doubt..so was Rob Pelinker lmao

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  • He was just a popular name, that wouldn't have happened if he was white

    Duke CouserDuke Couser3 aylar önce
  • Did lebron tell his team mates when he jumped ship 3 times smh

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