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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
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
WNBA on solid footing as tip-off for 18th season nears

...negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement and the sale of the Los Angeles Sparks to a group headed by Magic Johnson.She said in an interview with The Associated Press that having labor stability for the next eight years might help...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-05-14/wnba-solid-footing-tip-18th-seaso
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer wins bidding war for Los Angeles Clippers

...Clippers games, specifically mentioning Hall of Famer Magic Johnson. Donald Sterling must also approve the final agreement...with rather than multiple in a group.On Thursday, Magic Johnson posted on his Twitter account: "Steve Ballmer owning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-05-29/former-microsoft-ceo-steve-ba
Donald Sterling passes on ownership of Clippers to his wife

...V. Stiviano not to bring blacks to Clippers games during a recorded conversation. Sterling specifically mentioned Magic Johnson, and then criticized the NBA Hall of Famer again as a poor role model during a TV interview.Earlier this week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-05-23/donald-sterling-passes-owners
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
Wizards rout Pacers in Game 6 to stay alive in series

...from apologizing for recent racist remarks to slamming Magic Johnson, repeatedly bringing up the ex-NBA star's HIV status...for him."Silver issued a statement saying, "while Magic Johnson doesn't need me to, I feel compelled on behalf of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-05-13/wizards-rout-pacers-game-6-st