Lakers podcast: Magic’s back and what it means in franchise history

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREUCLA alum Kenny Clark signs four-year contract extension with Packers Nearly 40 years ago, Magic Johnson was given the reigns of the Los Angeles Lakers at the team’s point guard. The franchise once again has handed him the reigns, only this time as President of Basketball Operations as he attempts to restore the Lakers to their former glory.Mark Medina and Bill Oram of the Southern California News Group examine the early returns on Magic, including his decision not to break up the Lakers’ young core of players. Hear from Magic, Lakers head coach Luke Walton, and two of the young stars, D’Angelo Russell and Brandon Ingram.Listen to the podcast Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img