Listen to Chris Broussard and Rob Parker get in a heated discussion on the lasting ramifications of Magic Johnson’s shocking tell all interview on ESPN’s First Take, one that seemed completely unnecessary, in which Magic explained exactly why he stepped down last month as President of the Lakers.
Magic threw Lakers GM Rob Pelinka under the bus, naming him publicly as the individual who was ‘backstabbing’ him in the organization and even mentioned how the organization didn’t let him fire former Lakers coach Luke Walton.
Chris and Rob disagreed on how the organization should handle the unprecedented power move by Magic, but Rob says the team needs to go Code Red and distance themselves from the former icon, and even went so far to say the team should put a blanket over his statue in front of the Staples Center. Rob says if the Yankees could infamously break up with former beloved star Reggie Jackson, then the Lakers can dump Magic.
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