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Clippers sale to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer goes through

...Sterling was apologetic after the audio recording went viral, but his mea culpa backfired when he criticized Lakers great Magic Johnson, who had been photographed with Sterling's girlfriend, as a bad role model for kids because he had HIV.With the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-12/clippers-sale-former-microsof
Alonzo Mourning recalls long journey to Hall of Fame induction

...international juggernaut.His introductory video included praise from NBA stars like Michael Jordan, Bill Russell and Magic Johnson but also from Nelson Mandela."Everything we do is always about the game," Stern said, asking the entire crowd...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-08/alonzo-mourning-recalls-long-
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher eyes back-to-back titles; Seminoles begin preseason practice

...just focused on capturing back-to-back championships.The fifth-year coach routinely lists Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird as inspirations, but also mentioned Miami Heat president Pat Riley, former Pittsburgh Steelers coach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-04/florida-state-coach-jimbo
Byron Scott doesn't see Lakers' return to contention as 'long process'

...challenges anyway, so this is going to be fun."Scott's fellow Lakers greats are already backing that notion. Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jamaal Wilkes surprised Scott before he was formally named the 25th coach in franchise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-29/byron-scott-doesnt-see-lakers
Former NBA commissioner David Stern set to enter Hall of Fame

...place where our players are now at the top of the celebrity period."It helped to have marketable stars including Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan.But now comes an honor for the person most responsible for it.Stern will be enshrined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-04/former-nba-commissioner-david
Judge OKs record sale of Clippers

...Sterling was apologetic after the audio recording went viral, but his mea culpa backfired when he criticized Lakers great Magic Johnson, who had been photographed with Sterling's girlfriend, as a bad role model for kids because he had HIV. Sterling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-28/judge-oks-record-sale-clipper
Overtime

...representatives are reviewing the Lakers' offer.Scott, a former Lakers star who won three titles playing next to Magic Johnson, has long been the front-runner for the job.The two sides are now in negotiations on a contract.? The Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-25/overtime
Rebranded charter school opens its doors

...again any time soon."We wanted to bring the focus back to Georgia students. We previously were affiliated with the Magic Johnson Bridgescape program, but that was national in focus. We restructured our program so we could bring that local focus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/back-school/2014-07-24/rebranded-cha
LeBron James' moves shifts balance of power

...possibilities."LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Andrew Wiggins have the potential to be a great 'Big 3,'" Hall of Famer Magic Johnson wrote on Twitter.His Lakers tussled with one of the best, the Celtics with Bird, Kevin McHale and Robert Parish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-12/lebron-james-moves-shifts-bal
New Clippers owner Steve Ballmer has passion for basketball

...comes after team owner Donald Sterling made racist statements that were made public.Black athletes ? including Magic Johnson, the subject of some of Sterling's remarks ? have come out in support of Ballmer's ownership.Johnson played for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-06-02/new-clippers-owner-steve-ball