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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  • Tanner Merrick
    Tanner Merrick

    Lol Kobe is low key using Rob as a puppet to sabotage the last bit of Lebron’s career. He wants the lakers to win more championships... just after LBJ retires. #mambamentality

    Πριν 13 λεπτά
  • Jeff Brigman
    Jeff Brigman

    Love the lord your God with all your heart soul mind and strength and love your neighbor as yourself Jesus said that faith comes by hearing and hearing by the Word of God 👣❤️📖📖📖

    Πριν 13 λεπτά
  • elchamber

    Not even contracting HIV? You could’ve played longer.

    Πριν 17 λεπτά
  • Eyem Dunn
    Eyem Dunn

    Magic was in way over his head from day 1, what a fool. But he helped destroy the Lakers roster, so he’s good in my books.

    Πριν 17 λεπτά
  • Lekbir Eddadissi
    Lekbir Eddadissi

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    Πριν 17 λεπτά
  • Paul Joseph
    Paul Joseph

    *The current owner is WEAK and the WOLVES that surrounds her and her business are SALIVATING to take everything away from her!*

    Πριν 20 λεπτά
  • M 0C
    M 0C

    These people need Jesus lmao.

    Πριν 20 λεπτά
  • Zae Brown
    Zae Brown

    Crazy how the media been slandering LBJ then in 1hr magic comes and puts all that to rest. Niggas still gonna be in the comments like magic was lying today.

    Πριν 21 λεπτό
  • Tyron Stubblefield
    Tyron Stubblefield

    LeBron James bitch ass got a nerve call him for what did he call Wade to tell him he's leaving the heat to go play with Kyrie and try to get a super team in Cleveland? Did he tell love he was leaving for LA smh LeBron James a bitch idc what nobody says all he tryna do is create excuses for why he aint make the playoffs

    Πριν 22 λεπτά
  • GRod Lol
    GRod Lol

    Magic basically just ran away. Shit got to hot for him and before the fans rioted he was like yeet miss me with that shiz I’m gone.

    Πριν 24 λεπτά
  • Andreas Ails
    Andreas Ails

    LeBron all judgey!!!!!

    Πριν 26 λεπτά
  • ScrubLord


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  • Cyrax

    Magic Johnson: I could have done it a different way South Park: And we could have showed you a different way to deal with your HIV virus

    Πριν 27 λεπτά
  • Twix Plays
    Twix Plays

    You Want To Know Who The Best Person In The World Is Look at the first word and have a nice day Also I stole this comment lol

    Πριν 27 λεπτά
  • Peanut Butter
    Peanut Butter

    Don’t let this distract you from the fact a rat brought back Ant-man

    Πριν 28 λεπτά
  • elver galarga
    elver galarga

    Both east and west coast teams are dysfunctional (Lakers-Knicks) I wholeheartedly believe Egos are the problem

    Πριν 29 λεπτά
  • Morning Kash
    Morning Kash

    I put ya on grstream.com/stream/%CE%B2%CE%AF%CE%BD%CF%84%CE%B5%CE%BF-V-NCcRahegI.html

    Πριν 30 λεπτά
  • Tyler Knowles
    Tyler Knowles

    Shit LeBron James is one to talk

    Πριν 31 λεπτό
  • Chez Mcmann
    Chez Mcmann

    Kobe has impact on the Lakers decision making. He just doing it through Pelinka. If anybody can't see that, they don't know basketball.

    Πριν 31 λεπτό
  • ABOVE 818
    ABOVE 818

    Rob Pelinka is going to get a lot of hate in L.A now which he deserves. I guarantee you he won't be a part of the Lakers organization for very long.

    Πριν 32 λεπτά
  • king blessage
    king blessage

    People forget Jeannie buss was a playboy model rob hitting that

    Πριν 33 λεπτά
  • James Pettinato
    James Pettinato

    Follow pettinatojames on insta thanks

    Πριν 34 λεπτά
  • Samantha Lew
    Samantha Lew

    Magic what a crap GM. How many baller handlers does one team need? Trade off D angelo and he becomes an Allstar, we need outside shooters but trade off Lou Williams.

    Πριν 34 λεπτά
  • Robert Walker
    Robert Walker

    Max seems super crazy yelling his questions when Steven A is sitting there silent

    Πριν 35 λεπτά
  • Fuzzy Was
    Fuzzy Was

    magic has way more class than labron.

    Πριν 35 λεπτά
  • kazumo maeda
    kazumo maeda

    Never deny magic whatever he touch turns into fucking gold

    Πριν 36 λεπτά
  • mummysdaughter

    I wish they would just put the whole interview together as ONE and stop this divided up mess

    Πριν 36 λεπτά
  • Wayne Green
    Wayne Green

    Magic slow. And he's not the brightness light in the Box

    Πριν 37 λεπτά
  • Beedz Needz
    Beedz Needz

    Lebron ruined the lakers

    Πριν 37 λεπτά
  • Pat Fic
    Pat Fic

    Why isn't anyone else chasing Ty Lue? Lol

    Πριν 39 λεπτά
  • Poker Princess
    Poker Princess

    Is Molly a fucking statue? If she's not knowledgeable enough to get into the conversation and do her own analysis, then get someone from WNBA who knows and loves the game. Powerless in a power red suit. Don't ask to get in. Just take your way.

    Πριν 39 λεπτά
  • Casey Zachariah Baker
    Casey Zachariah Baker

    Jeanie Buss low-key a milf

    Πριν 41 λεπτό
  • TraP SN1PEZ
    TraP SN1PEZ

    Check out my vid

    Πριν 41 λεπτό
  • Lamont Winters
    Lamont Winters

    Magic I would ride or die wit you, I’ve been a Magic since 1979, people wake up. If you see a snake dying and you nurse him back to health and he turns around and bite you don’t be surprised. Rod’s that snake. MAMBA MENTALITY

    Πριν 42 λεπτά
  • sb

    Max is the biggest asshole ever.

    Πριν 42 λεπτά
  • Team Effort
    Team Effort

    Almost as bad as the cast of thrones grstream.com/stream/%CE%B2%CE%AF%CE%BD%CF%84%CE%B5%CE%BF-N3jmbWOSXOI.html

    Πριν 43 λεπτά
  • MAGA #45
    MAGA #45

    I think the problem is, Magic was talking about only wanting to stay there for 3 years. It’s hard to give someone full control when he doesn’t have a future with the team. It reminds me of the late 90’s Patriots when they had Bill Parcells as their coach. Bill was doing a good job coaching them, and even took them to a SB. However, each year he would talk about retiring. After a while, Robert Kraft decided that he was going to take control of the team just in case in Parcells retired because he didn’t want to get stuck with Parcells’ team, and it not have any direction because Parcells was no longer the coach. If Magic was only going to stay for 3 years just to clean house and bring in talent, it could work, but only if Magic had his pick for a successor with the approval of the owner. The problem is, Rob wasn’t Magic’s pick, so it was never going to work. They never shared the same vision. Jeanie needs to put one person in charge, and let that person run the team. You can’t have seven different people with seven different opinions. It never works. You can’t find seven people to agree on what to eat for lunch.

    Πριν 44 λεπτά
  • Justin Nervis
    Justin Nervis

    💯 Magic came head on. Aint dodgin nuttin

    Πριν 44 λεπτά
  • Justin Williams
    Justin Williams

    Can we talk about the playoffs?

    Πριν 46 λεπτά
  • tech hacker1.3
    tech hacker1.3

    sweatheadline.com/cc810G Try once.

    Πριν 48 λεπτά
  • Tyler Grant
    Tyler Grant

    6:15 gota get jeannie outa there ..messin w phil + kurt gona make th lakers turn into th Knicks smh

    Πριν 49 λεπτά
  • XDailyKiller09

    6:12 the woman starts talking Me: Finally, she barely speaks!

    Πριν 49 λεπτά
  • ΔϟK KΔV
    ΔϟK KΔV

    Did Molly just ask a good question for once?

    Πριν 49 λεπτά
  • Costa Zambaras
    Costa Zambaras

    LeBron criticizing someone for how they handle their career decisions in the NBA?? That's hilarious.

    Πριν 49 λεπτά

    This is trending

    Πριν 49 λεπτά
  • CrimsonTide

    Sorry not Sorry. - Magic Johnson

    Πριν 51 λεπτό
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    Asports Gaming

    Earn up to 1000 dollars (watch my channel☝)..

    Πριν 51 λεπτό
  • HeadShot ツ
    HeadShot ツ

    Why TF Magic sounds like Stephan A.Smith if he don’t yell.....🤔🤔

    Πριν 51 λεπτό
  • macpumperkinz

    Aint no more color in that lakers top

    Πριν 52 λεπτά

    I don't blame Magic at all.... He was smart..... Everyone knows when LeBron comes to town it's his way or the Highway.... He takes over and makes life Hell for Everyone....

    Πριν 53 λεπτά
  • Gerald Lofton
    Gerald Lofton

    This is Pure EGO!!!!!!

    Πριν 53 λεπτά
  • Igotyourhoeinthebathroomwefuckinglikenikko&mimi

    Why everybody want to kiss LJ ass?? Magic is wrong for handling his own business?

    Πριν 53 λεπτά
  • Romio Perez
    Romio Perez


    Πριν 53 λεπτά
  • Scott Verney
    Scott Verney

    Max making Magic sweat with these questions

    Πριν 53 λεπτά
  • Choose Jesus
    Choose Jesus

    I feel sorry for Magic Johnson. Look what AIDS has done to him. He looks like a skeleton

    Πριν 54 λεπτά
  • Neal Capuchino
    Neal Capuchino

    lmfao coming from a player that ditches so many cities hes played for...nahhhh lebron you can kiss my @$$...jack@$$!!!

    Πριν 55 λεπτά
  • Brian F
    Brian F

    That max guy is really annoying

    Πριν 56 λεπτά
  • gd gd
    gd gd

    Fuck leBron and his opinion

    Πριν 57 λεπτά
  • Tru Artist
    Tru Artist

    Some things aren’t for everybody! Magic, stick to movie theaters

    Πριν 59 λεπτά
  • LeBeautiful

    Stop it Magic! Jeanie is as dumb as they get. If she “loved” the Lakers, she would’ve sold the franchise a long time ago. Everything happening right now is her fault!

    Πριν 59 λεπτά
  • lo lo
    lo lo

    Rob and my man KOBE

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  • Make money not friends.
    Make money not friends.

    Don’t let this distract you from the fact that Magic found a new job at espn. 😂

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  • Daniel the Dragon
    Daniel the Dragon

    Can ya plz guys follow my homeboy on insta @Little_star_13

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  • X1area51 II
    X1area51 II

    Why magic still alive? He suppost to be gone by now. Fake news

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  • Concarne

    Imagine he falls on the floor and gets his blood on everyone in the room

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  • Lebron James
    Lebron James

    Fuck you nigga. I'm going back to Cleveland.

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  • Aubree Smalls
    Aubree Smalls


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  • The Graduates
    The Graduates

    Rob's power comes from his relationship with Kobe and other Lakers

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  • MD FAN 29
    MD FAN 29

    The title is so misleading

    Πριν ώρα
  • Rex Scipio
    Rex Scipio

    Magic burned the house down.

    Πριν ώρα
  • Leon Havoc
    Leon Havoc

    So Rob is the culprit. Doesn't surprise me he looks like a movie villain..

    Πριν ώρα
  • Chiva

    Seeing this interview I lost even more respect for Magic. Dude clearly selfish. I understand doing what’s best for your well being but did you need to announce it after the game? You couldn’t go home and make a call instead? What a coward. You don’t have the balls to tell your boss and tell the main guy you brought in and made promises to? There’s no defending his actions. He says as a man he had to make that decision.. as a man you need to own up to your mistakes and take responsibility. You just made yourself look bad for any other future opportunities in any type of business . Now you have that reputation of oh he’s gonna leave whenever he feels like it

    Πριν ώρα
  • Sama1966 Salinas
    Sama1966 Salinas

    Magic as far as LeBron is concerned he is a shrewd operator also he doesn't break up in person he does it via text thank you sir 👍

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  • Lady Parmiss
    Lady Parmiss

    Subscribe me plz

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  • abdo king
    abdo king


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  • kchilz32

    What’s this? First take or dr Phil? First T.Rozzier now magic. Who’s next?

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  • GIGO Comps
    GIGO Comps

    He dosen't regret having AIDS either what a hero !

    Πριν ώρα
  • Dan Lorenz
    Dan Lorenz

    Get em Max.

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    Jeanie Buss is no Jerry Buss. Lakers are in trouble. Magic Johnson has a lot of ties and Rob Pelinka has a lot of other agents that despise him for whatever reason.

    Πριν ώρα
  • Fishy 4lyfe
    Fishy 4lyfe

    I bet the lakers were extra careful to not use the same water fountain as Magic😅

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  • jiltoks

    nba is ran by mafia

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  • Halfmanhalftree

    first take stepping it up lmfao

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  • jose gabriel
    jose gabriel

    Always been a magic fan but I don’t believe that this is how it went down obviously we weren’t in there meetings to really know but it just seems that magic thought it was gonna be easy because he is magic and he now got lebron and prob said we finna get stars to come to LA but it just didn’t work and now he wants off the ship as it sinks

    Πριν ώρα
  • D R
    D R

    I told you he don't owe anyone any explanation at this point in his life except his immediate family, if you don't understand this then you don't understand that GOD gives us the free will to make decisions. Lebron made his, Magic made his, and we will make ours. - Free Will.

    Πριν ώρα
  • Art Vein
    Art Vein

    I bet he regret it getting AIDS

    Πριν ώρα
  • Primo H
    Primo H

    Who's dominating jeanies bust & cheeks..magic, luke or Robert no kelly

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  • Larry Barefield
    Larry Barefield

    Magic is so full of shit listen to the things he is saying He is a fucking lier..

    Πριν ώρα
  • DannyFitz

    Kobe can’t retire in peace. They don’t do this to Tim Duncan.

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  • dippster357

    I think molly asked the best question, Who is the person in genie's ear the most, because i don't think Rob P. would have been able to "run rough shot" like that if Genie wasn't buying what ROB was selling! Think about it, Why would you wanna stay there if they aren't taking your advise, the coach that magic didn't want they got rid of anyway! That was coming from the top and i know hearing people who are your friends tell you ( magic ) that more than a few times, let's you know, it's time to part from these people, to keep things pleasant i will do my thing ( aka run my business) and let them do theirs! Before feeling really get hurt.

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  • 21AlexPalex

    Magic laughs. Pulls his face it's actually Lebron, "I knew coming here was a mistake"

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  • bassxx10001

    what has LeBron James exactly done for the Los Angeles Lakers being only there for a year he's done nothing for them I don't understand how they're saying that he's done all this amazing things when they haven't even made the playoffs and for him to just be called The King and able to take anything to a player it's nonsense he hasn't done a lot for the Lakers Magic Johnson, Kobe Bryant, Shaq, and vladethose people has done something for the Los Angeles Lakers Magic Johnson has been fine and the reason that he's probably a sound for cuz he doesn't want to be the guy who messed up LeBron James career you going to avoid that is everything he should have been fired where he was LeBron James was fine in Cleveland or in Miami if anything it's just crazy that Magic Johnson resign as president of theLos Angeles Lakers a franchise that has been good and known for the rivalry against the Boston Celtics

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  • Neil Smith
    Neil Smith

    Isnt Lebron The King of making decisions the wrong way??

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  • Not a pretty pal Boi
    Not a pretty pal Boi

    Sports is boomer tier

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  • Yahshua Ben Yahudah
    Yahshua Ben Yahudah

    Magic one of the greatest point guards and leaderships in Lakers history have to answer to Kobe Bryant and a man he’s grooming is troublesome to me

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  • Erin Spacht
    Erin Spacht

    MAGIC JEANIE.... Stop with the MK ULTRA

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  • Samera Sam
    Samera Sam


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  • Seph Callaway
    Seph Callaway

    See this is why you can’t work for white folks. Imagine if Magic didn’t have his own businesses. #BlackAmericanBusiness

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  • Maverick Dallarte
    Maverick Dallarte

    Nobody: Magic: Listen

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  • o chi
    o chi

    So basically Jeanie Buss is the root cause for the Dysfunction of the Lakers!

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