NBA News: Magic Johnson has stepped down as the Lakers president of basketball operations

Magic Johnson explains why he step down from his role!!!

Magic Johnson Los Angeles Lakers

There is some bad news for the Los Angeles Lakers fans as per Bill Oram of The Athletic, Magic Johnson announced he is stepping down from his role as the Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations.

As seen below, he explains why he step down from his role.

“I think that with [team owner Jeanie Buss] and I, I want to always preserve our relationship with her,” Johnson said, per Oram. “And I think I had more fun when I was able to be the big brother and ambassador.”

“(Jeanie) doesn’t know I’m standing here,” he said of Buss, per Dave McMenamin of ESPN.

“Somebody’s going to have to tell my boss because I knew I couldn’t be face-to-face and tell her,” he said, per Oram. “… I couldn’t stand to tell her.”

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