Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson resigns as chairman of the LA Lakers, so made the 59-year-old NBA legend Tuesday known just before the last game of the season against the Portland Trailblazers started the whistle.
“I love my freedom, I have a wonderful life outside of basketball and I am satisfied that I can return to that life,” says the five-time NBA champion from the showtime-era, who also had means not to agree with the rest of the board about the future of coach Luke Walton with the second most successful NBA-formation ever. Walton stands at the Staples Center in the debate after a disappointing season, in which despite the arrival of superstar LeBron James no place in the play-offs could be enforced.
Magic Johnson was but since February, 2017 to work as chairman with the Lakers. As a player he came during his career for no other team, as a coach region, he there in 1994 down.