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Magic Johnson

  1. close read
    Winning Time Was No Match for the Showtime Lakers LegacyThe series made some fascinating moves in its debut season, but in its final moments, it succumbed to the inertia of a preordained narrative.
  2. history lessons
    How Winning Time’s Characters Compare to Their Real-Life CounterpartsThe fourth-wall-breaking basketball series from Adam McKay added a few changes to the real story of the Los Angeles Lakers.
  3. tributes
    Jennifer Hudson, Dr. Dre and Common Pay Homage to Kobe Before NBA All-Star GameWhile Magic Johnson leads the crowd in eight seconds of silence before Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game.
  4. last night on late night
    Magic Johnson Remembers Basketball With Prince“He thought he had a real jump shot.”
  5. last night on late night
    Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Mean Tweets’: NBA Playoffs EditionWhich Hollywood starlet does Blake Griffin resemble?
  6. The Late Night War Nobody Asked For: Howard Stern Destroys Magic Johnson’s […]Things weren’t looking too good for Magic Johnson in the summer of 1998. The Magic Hour, Johnson’s late night talk show and 20th Century Fox’s […]
  7. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Lauren Graham Kept Giggling Over Conan’s BruisePlus: Adam Levine shot hoops with Magic Johnson, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  8. magic-bird
    Theater Review: Magic/Bird Has No Inside GamePlay’s the thing.
  9. clickables
    See Broadway’s Larry Bird vs. Actual Larry BirdAlas, it’s not in a game of one-on-one.
  10. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: After Bridesmaids, Judd Apatow Is Traumatized by Sick WomenPlus: Kate Hudson reveals that her kids somehow take after Matthew McConaughey on our regular late-night roundup.
  11. drama
    There Is Going to Be a Broadway Play About Larry Bird and Magic Johnson’s RelationshipAwesome.