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Lakers Rumors & Recaps: Magic Johnson ‘Mourns’ Phil Jackson

The Mike D’Antoni era is upon us.

The Los Angeles Lakers made the unexpected and frankly shocking decision to hire D’Antoni over 11-time NBA champion Phil Jackson on Sunday that has left many speechless.

The news of the Lakers’ brass making the decision to go with D’Antoni spread like wildfire on Sunday with even Jackson shocked that the job was no longer his.

With D’Antoni coming into the fold in Los Angeles, the pressure begins to mount with the vast majority of Lakers fans disappointed the Zen Master was denied a chance to come back for a third stint with the team.

As arguably the most disappointed of all former players and larger-than-life Lakers fans, Magic Johnson expressed his disgust for the move to hire D’Antoni over Jackson via Twitter. Magic said he stayed off his Twitter account for two days because he was in mourning due to the Lakers not hiring Jackson for a third tour.

A little dramatic, Magic, but there’s plenty of Lakers fans out there that feel the same way.

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  • blackmamba

    I like MAGIC during hid years as a laker… But, he is not in the position to dictate what Mitch or the Busses will do… PJ is not the ONLY best coach out there… The only thing that PJ makes him the BEST COACH because of his 11 RINGS and he coached the BEST PLAYERS in the NBA in the likes of MJ and KOBE… Do you mean that GREGG POPOVICH in not the BEST COACH because he doesn’t have 11 rings? If Phil coached SPURS and Popovich coached BULLS and LAKERS, whom do you think will have the most rings?
    Sorry, Magic but YOU HAVE TO MOVE ON WITH YOUR BASKETBALL LIFE… SHUT YOUR F@#@! MOUTH…

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