Magic Johnson Headlines

  • Larry Bird-Magic Johnson Rookie Card Goes for over $125,000 at Auction

    Magic Johnson and Larry Bird haven't played in the NBA for decades, but they are apparently still highly coveted players when it comes to the trading card industry. According to Darren Rovell of ESPN...

    Bleacher Report
  • Gem mint Larry Bird-Magic Johnson rookie card goes for $125,200

    A gem mint version of a 1980 Larry Bird-Magic Johnson Topps rookie card had a winning bid of $125,200 on eBay on Wednesday night. If the sale is consummated, it would be one of the highest prices paid for a basketball card. Among the cards that have sold for more: a 1969 Topps Lew Alcindor sold for $501,900 in 2016; a 1948 George Mikan rookie sold for $403,664 in 2015; and a 2003 autographed LeBron "Logoman" rookie card sold for $312,000 in 2016. Wednesday's price...

    ABC News
  • Winning bid for Bird-Magic card tops $125K

    A 1980 Topps rookie card featuring Larry Bird and Magic Johnson had a winning bid of $125,200 on eBay.

    ESPN.com
  • Reality Star Lyric McHenry Has Been Laid to Rest: 'She Will Be Sorely Missed,' Says Magic Johnson

    Lyric McHenry‘s close friends and family have said their final goodbyes to the late reality star. Magic Johnson, whose son, EJ Johnson, was McHenry’s best friend, confirmed on Twitter that she was laid to rest on Wednesday. “Yesterday was a difficult day as we laid to rest Lyric McHenry, a daughter to Cookie and I and best friend to EJ,” the 59-year-old former basketball star tweeted on Thursday. “We’ve known Lyric since she was a baby and shared many lifelong memories with her and her...

    PEOPLE.com
  • Chris Bosh's NBA Return Requires More Than a Desire to Play with LeBron in LA

    Could Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka be targeting a former client from his days as a player agent? The Lakers made a significant move over the weekend, buying out the contract of Luol Deng ...

    Bleacher Report
  • Lakers waive Luol Deng midway through $72 million deal

    The Los Angeles Lakers waived forward Luol Deng on Saturday, just over two years after signing him to a four-year, $72 million free-agent contract. The Lakers didn't disclose the details of a probable buyout with Deng, but they announced the move on the first day in which the final season of Deng's mammoth deal could be stretched over a three-season span of the Lakers' cap limit. "We made this move to further our future salary cap and roster flexibility as we continue to build this Lakers team...

    SFGate