Lakers News: Mitch Kupchak Says Magic Johnson Is ‘A Fan At Heart’

Magic Johnson was one of the greatest Lakers to ever wear the purple and gold, helping the Showtime Lakers win five NBA championships.

Recently, the Lakers and Magic have had a shaky relationship, with Magic voicing his displeasure with Jim Buss and the team over Twitter. However, after Magic was called out by fans for his comments of the team, Magic took to Twitter to say he would no longer send out negative tweets and would be willing to help the Lakers pitch to free agents this offseason.

— Lakers Nation Store Is Back! Check Out The Latest Gear —

With the trade deadline just ended, GM Mitch Kupchak took some time to talk to reporters and had some words to say about Magic Johnson via Lakers Reporter Mike Trudell:

After all the negativity surrounding the team and Magic, Mitch is wisely reaching out to the five-time champion:

Magic has always been an emotional person since his playing days in the ’80s and is not one to cover his emotions. While Jim and Magic may not get along, the Lakers and Magic will forever go hand in hand. Magic seems to have moved on from his displeasure with the front office and seems to be more than willing to help the team out. With all the disappointments over the past few seasons, maybe the Lakers could use some magic on their side.
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Lakers Trade Steve Blake To Golden State Warriors For Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks

You May Also Like

Former Pistons GM Offered Entire Roster In Trade Proposal For Magic

[new_royalslider id=”142″] Before the Detroit Pistons went through the Bad Boys era…

Lakers News: Steve Blake Praises His Former Teammate Kobe Bryant

The Lakers entered the 2013-14 season with high hopes. Injuries derailed the…

This Week In Lakers History: Wilt Chamberlain Scores 30,000 Points

[new_royalslider id=”38″] To this day, Wilt Chamberlain is considered by many to…

Ray Allen Implies What Lakers Contract Offer Could Get Him Out Of Retirement To Play With LeBron James

With LeBron James signing a four-year, $154 million contract, the Los Angeles Lakers have once again established…