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Magic Johnson Says He Passed on Warriors, Knicks, Pistons Before Joining Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson said he turned down offers from the Golden State Warriors, Detroit Pistons and New York Knicks before joining the L.A. front office. The legendary Lakers point guard discussed his other opportunities on ESPN's First Take on Tuesday (h/t CBS Sports' Chris Barnewall). "I turned down three jobs," Johnson said. "My good friends Peter [Guber] and Joe Lacob bought the Golden State Warriors. They came to me, 'I want you to be an owner,...

Read 1 week ago, Bleacher Report, New York Knicks, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons

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