The Dodgers having Magic Johnson as an owner has as much basketball perks as you would expect.
“Please LeBron, get in the dunk contest,” Johnson said earlier tonight on ESPN’s Kia NBA Countdown pregame show. “I’m going to put up a million dollars. A million dollars to LeBron. Please get in the dunk contest. I go every year. I want to see you out there. A million to the winner.”
Currently, the league pays $100,000 to the winner of the slam dunk and $50,000 to the runner-up.
“He had such a big heart, I have lost my second father. I have lost one of my best friends.” – Magic Johnson, on the passing of Lakers owner Jerry Buss
Spike Lee directs another NBA BIG commercial, titled “The Disappearing Act” featuring Magic Johnson, Steve Nash, and Chris Paul. If watching Magic and Nash (in his complete uniform) just hanging out in a Sports Bar while CP3 teleports back and forth to eat some french fries with them, while he plays the Grizzlies like Nightcrawler dosen’t entertain you. Nothing will. Check it out after the jump.
Artist Krzysztof Domaradzki aka Kxx, captures rivalries Larry Bird and Magic Johnson battling for position during the NBA Finals under the boards. Cop this limited edition piece as prints or on stretched canvases. For those of you still in the mood, reminisce about the time Magic and Larry saved to league below.