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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  • 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 DoeGün önce
  • What a fucking loser magic stepped down lmao

    Madden Mobile ClutchMadden Mobile ClutchGün önce
  • If it got kobe written on it no good

    Money Marv And company RadioMoney Marv And company Radio2 gün önce
  • I hope Kobe replaces Rob

    Gabby SampedroGabby Sampedro2 gün önce
  • You could listen to Magic talk all day. Very smooth, engaging, and charismatic.

    Alt DoomAlt Doom6 gün 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 harrod6 gün 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 Man8 gün önce
  • Magic Johnson is right. he doesnt need headaches

    HarryHarry8 gün önce
  • 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 BEaST8 gün önce
  • Sometimes you got to do, what you got to do, when you got to do it! You can satisfy some or 'most' of the ppl some of the time but you can't satisfy all of the ppl all of the time.

    GenocideExposedGenocideExposed11 gün önce
  • What a great way to handle that sort of situation

    Thomas HoughtonThomas Houghton14 gün önce
  • Max you nail it. You said the questions i wanted to know GREAT JOB MAX 👍👏👏👏👏👏🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌

    eddiezamora1986eddiezamora198615 gün önce
  • 🙊🙉🙈 it's a dirty game on an off the court 🤷

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

    PhantomMatrixPhantomMatrix17 gün önce
  • Who is James to tell anyone look how he left Cleveland....... but ok

    Road HouseRoad House17 gün önce
  • 06:53 you go girl !!!!

    MrRogier200MrRogier20017 gün önce
  • Lebron should have stay in cleveland he would be in the playoff now

    Archer 34 MywayArcher 34 Myway18 gün önce
    • but he would have another finals loss

      landey grockslandey grocks12 gün önce
  • facts here

    None NoneNone None18 gün önce
  • Did Magic ask for Lebron's approval in quitting?

    dachicagoandachicagoan18 gün önce
    • 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

      Waunie WilsonWaunie Wilson18 gün önce
  • Damnn Magic want all the smoke

    Davis LennieDavis Lennie18 gün önce
  • Magic ain’t regretting shit he got that POSITIVE attitude

    Klutz FullbusterKlutz Fullbuster19 gün önce
  • Max all up in Magics face like..." Tell the truth fool speak up son!" Haha

    Gilbert EscobarDreamerGilbert EscobarDreamer19 gün önce
  • 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 Luxon20 gün 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 "

    Inrry TorresInrry Torres20 gün önce
  • I don't like Max but he did his thing in this interview.

    carl cunninghamcarl cunningham20 gün önce
  • The real issue with Rob Pelinka is that he’s really Rob Lowe and no one told Magic lol

    reefuno1reefuno120 gün önce
  • 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.

    4 Magnels4 Magnels20 gün önce
  • 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.

    Ryan Kane FitzgeraldRyan Kane Fitzgerald20 gün önce
  • 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.

    oniroutardoniroutard20 gün önce
  • Ass kissin Lebron ain’t easy Magic

    Paul DeoPaul Deo21 gün önce
  • 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.

    Wisemen WisemenWisemen Wisemen21 gün önce
  • 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

    manue3l1976manue3l197621 gün önce
  • Magic is a quitter.

    Sean MSean M21 gün önce
  • 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

    MsCamicamMsCamicam21 gün önce
  • ...so Jeannie was fuckin Luke? Lmao wtf.

    Gustavo MedranoGustavo Medrano21 gün önce
  • Magic is too real to deal with politics, fake fucks, and ineptitude. Much support to the Magic-man

    FinalPhantomFinalPhantom22 gün önce
  • Kobe fukin up lebron lolol

    When_Love_Never_FailsWhen_Love_Never_Fails22 gün önce
  • So he doesn’t regret getting aids???

    ReDL CardReDL Card22 gün önce
  • 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.

    louis leuellynlouis leuellyn22 gün önce
  • Agents have really schmoozed their way into a league they’ve never contributed too.

    Wyatt RussellWyatt Russell22 gün önce
  • she loved luke... period please takes no rocket scientist to figure that out

    Marte PacanaMarte Pacana22 gün önce
  • Race.... Race.... duhhhh

    Blakk YannaBlakk Yanna22 gün önce
  • Magic excuse is bull something deeper went on

    Lamont´S App reviewsLamont´S App reviews22 gün 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 Orphan23 gün 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 4923 gün önce
  • Magic got stabbed in the back . on a daily basis . by almost everyone who's name came up in that interview ...

    Thomas MartinelliThomas Martinelli23 gün önce
  • 0:06 what has Lebron done for the laker organization except for limit their options

    Colin NorthColin North23 gün önce
    • Ky you know better than me

      Colin NorthColin North19 gün önce
    • Lucky 2828 with Lebron, Zo is way more Aggresive & Confident

      KyKy19 gün önce
    • 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

      Colin NorthColin North19 gün önce
    • Putting the young bulls like Zo under his wing

      KyKy19 gün önce
  • Lakers needed magic leadership

    Shuwanda FordShuwanda Ford23 gün önce
  • 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.

    chase armstrongchase armstrong23 gün önce
  • “I did it “MY WAY”!!! Frank Senatra 2 Magic Johnson!!!! I feel him!!!!!

    Paul SmithPaul Smith23 gün önce
  • Luke Walton was fucking Jeanie no doubt..so was Rob Pelinker lmao

    Sharrieff VincentSharrieff Vincent23 gün önce
  • He was just a popular name, that wouldn't have happened if he was white

    Duke CouserDuke Couser23 gün önce
  • Did lebron tell his team mates when he jumped ship 3 times smh

    Wayne BeaufordWayne Beauford24 gün önce
  • your way is not "right"....being your "man" does not deliver good results....double talk...

    Paul ShaddixPaul Shaddix24 gün önce
  • Rob Pelinka lookin' like the bootleg Rob Lowe.

    Tupac ShakurTupac Shakur24 gün önce
  • Kobe probably somewhere minding his own business unless someone asks him and his name gets brought into this 🤣

    Arlington ForbesArlington Forbes24 gün önce
  • Damn Magic left LeBron like his own daddy.

    DoItAll-TronicsDoItAll-Tronics24 gün önce
  • WOW, to say Ty Lue is an unbelievable coach, shows that Magic is a bad talent spotter, or values loyalties over good business sense for the organization. Was he trying to please Lebiatch? Me thinks so. Tye Lue is one of the worst coaches of all time. Had he not had Lequan and Kyrie, he would be none heard of. Magic, loved you as a player, but coaching, and ownership and management is not your thing. Way above your pay grade big fella.

    arbiloisarbilois24 gün önce
  • Weak leadership/ownership all across. Lebron was the nail that sealed that coffin. A series of bad trades/decisions led to the implosion. Like can not play defense or shoot free throws. He cannot control the drama that they brought into the mix. Firing him is not the solution, especially when you went for Tyrone Lue as option 1, then brought a tandem coach as option 2. The Lakers are destined to failure for many more years to come, until the Buss's sell the franchise to a group that know basketball, know business, and tolerate zero drama. Ued to be my favorite team. I can live with losses, I cannot live with bad decisions, missed opportunities and bad leadership.

    arbiloisarbilois24 gün önce
  • Shouldn't have let Luke go. You sank his time by bringing in LeBron. The Lakers' long-term success was higher with just having the rookies and bringing them in. Yeah, you get more wins now with LeBron, but you already knew you weren't going to win championships when he came. So what the heck are they doing? They just went the way of the Bulls.

    nick0424nick042424 gün önce
  • Hire Kobe. He doesnt give a damn about feelings. Magic is too sensitive. He wants to be beloved.

    youngbuck0911youngbuck091124 gün önce
  • BAHAHHAA YOU WANTED TO HIRE TY LUE. Bahahahahahaha you're KIDDING ME. It was terrible when Lebron left. Dont give me hes a good coach.

    youngbuck0911youngbuck091124 gün önce
  • the Lakers was sending a message let's keep it real to LeBron and to Magic that it's not their team if they cannot a star player during the off-season if I was LeBron I'll bail out to where is the loyalty that's crazy if you're not going to show any loyalty to Magic Johnson mr. Laker who are you going to show loyalty to

    James R BrownJames R Brown24 gün önce
  • Aids warrior

    wer karinswer karins24 gün önce
  • Damn first min of this this guy punked LBJ, I think people really don't like him

    Tony RanftTony Ranft24 gün önce
  • A man who fucked 10,000+ women and contracted HIV on the way is telling people how it's important to be responsible and to make right decisions for yourself. Only in America.

    Conrad WolfConrad Wolf25 gün önce
  • Magic asshole is still wet from Stephen A tongue lathering.

    Luka xXlunch pail guyXx DoncicLuka xXlunch pail guyXx Doncic25 gün önce
  • Magic >Jordan>Kobe>Lebron

    P EricksonP Erickson25 gün önce
  • Lebron is a pussy.

    Hulk TrashHulk Trash25 gün önce
  • lyin ass he did horrible wanted a free paycheck

    aaron walkeraaron walker25 gün önce
  • F u u hiv mofo

    jyoon106jyoon10625 gün önce
  • This is why we can't have nice things with women in a position of power they just can't separate friendships from business

    HOTHOT25 gün önce
  • Magic Johnson ...now you know no black man have no power In This world not even Obama, no matter how much money a blk man have

    Dennis DavisDennis Davis25 gün önce
  • So what I take away from this is a woman cannot run an NBA team. Got it.

    M 626M 62625 gün önce
  • Magic knew himself he was a terrible president and he fired himself! 👌🏾 Hes talking in circles on both interviews. It’s okay you will always be Rich Magic! #GOHIV

    Young BakYoung Bak25 gün önce
    • Young Bak u funny as hell lol

      HiHi21 gün önce
  • He’s leaving because of his HIV symptoms. You guys are dumb

    Carlos ReghisCarlos Reghis25 gün önce
  • Cuz see...listen ..IM GONE STILL BE AT EVERY LAKER GAME and so yea..😆😆😆 Watch out Magic, They gone fuck around and Charles Oakley yo ass.....

    Robert HillRobert Hill25 gün önce
  • I could done different way in magic mind. The way that I should not recruit lebron or trade him when AD is available in trades discussions.

    Mamba OutMamba Out25 gün önce
  • Why is him stepping down a big deal?

    Mikey, do you love me?Mikey, do you love me?26 gün önce
  • Good TV

    Jose Luis MartinezJose Luis Martinez26 gün önce
  • Man Max should be an interviewer,, Damn good questions.

    Junky284Junky28426 gün önce
  • Magic: Max Im not a regretful guy. Max: Really..no regrets huh? So you dont regret sleeping with 1000's of women sans a condom and you contracted H.I.V. and risked passing it to Cookie??...Then its time for some furniture movement and breakage on the set hahahaha!

    mistaericmistaeric26 gün önce
    • @RapJunkiez Boo you!

      mistaericmistaeric22 gün önce
    • Booooo

      RapJunkiezRapJunkiez22 gün önce
  • Rumour has it that Magic is banging LeBron's mom and Delonte West is fine with it.

    Arctic WandererArctic Wanderer26 gün önce
  • I could say I hear where Magic is coming from. Yet, if mistakes were made at the beginning by not having at couple good shooters in order to open the paint. That's how injuries happen. Lebron is not you Magic.

    Michael ElliottMichael Elliott26 gün önce
  • Stephen A needs to rethink that tie knot.

    2002kp2002kp26 gün önce

    Saul VieraSaul Viera26 gün önce
  • Magic did what he had to do. The biggest thing for him is he can help and recruit for the LAKERS without it being called "TEMPERING." He was praise other NBA stars without getting hit with a fine. Smart move on Magics part. Still helping his Lakers but won't get shit or people talking behind his back because he doesn't hold an executive title.

    Fred DukeduongFred Dukeduong26 gün önce
  • Him and lbj clearly had a misunderstanding ...

    Mindyabwax FuckeverybodyMindyabwax Fuckeverybody26 gün önce
  • Magic is a certifiable moron saying what he is saying in public.

    Danny DanDanny Dan26 gün önce
  • It just goes to show that he has no idea what it takes to be a president of basketball operations...by being a part time president he admitted to screwing up a few trades...I'm glad he quit

    crazy robcrazy rob26 gün önce
  • "I'm gonna be a partl time president but I'm gonna need full time power"????????? U should of known u would not be fully committed to the organization full time wtf.. u started all this now u get on TV and throw the team you say u love under the bus ...what a shame....

    crazy robcrazy rob26 gün önce
  • As a Laker I've always wondered what's taking us so long to get back on top now I know

    Miesha I choked my friend Holly unconscious Tate!Miesha I choked my friend Holly unconscious Tate!26 gün önce
  • Moly is a Fox !!!!

    Jere HicksJere Hicks26 gün önce
  • Side steppin

    Conservative 101Conservative 10127 gün önce
  • Magic is a quitter

    Emmanuel KazaneEmmanuel Kazane27 gün önce
  • Lakers are done!

    David E JohnsonDavid E Johnson27 gün önce
  • Magic: Watching the Lakers lose wasn’t fun no more. The coach I want they didn’t want so I bounced up and out and I blame Rob because he “back stabbed me”

    Guy PierceGuy Pierce27 gün önce
  • The whole organisation sounds dysfunctional.

    scottbignellscottbignell27 gün önce
  • This was shady Magic

    d dd d27 gün önce
  • THINK they threaten his life or family..

    Eric CORNUTEEric CORNUTE27 gün önce
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