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Magic Johnson Abruptly Resigns As Lakers’ President

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Magic Johnson abruptly quit as the Los Angeles Lakers’ president of basketball operations Tuesday night, citing his desire to return to the simpler life he enjoyed as a wealthy businessman and beloved former player before taking charge of this tempestuous franchise just over two years ago.

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Magic Johnson Hints Kobe Bryant Should Get Into Politics

The Los Angeles Lakers retired both of Kobe Bryant’s jersey numbers Monday night at Staples Center. Team president Magic Johnson shared a speech about Bryant’s amazing NBA career and concluded that he thinks Bryant should get into politics and use his

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Kobe Bryant Misses Barack Obama

Former Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant says he misses President Barack Obama. The 44th president spent a lot of time pandering to the sports world, especially professional basketball and Bryant misses the personal attention.

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NBA Names All-Star Game Starters

The NBA announced its All-Star Game starters, and Kobe Bryant led the balloting to win a spot playing in his 18th such midseason exhibition.

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Not Done Yet—Kobe Bryant May Play in 2016 Olympics

After announcing Sunday he plans to hang up his sneakers at the end of the 2015-16 NBA season, Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant may play in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein.

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Kobe Bryant Announces Retirement

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant announced his retirement from basketball effective at the end of the 2015-2016 campaign, saying that “this season is all I have left to give.”

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Thought of the Day: The Pope v. Capitalism

By all accounts, the Pope is a man who cares deeply for the world’s poor. But he is less sound when it comes to matters of history and economics.

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Lakers Can Grab Kobe’s Replacement at No. 2

The big excitement out of the gates in the NBA Draft hinges on if the Los Angeles Lakers pick guard D’Angelo Russell out of Ohio State to play as a temporary backcourt mate and ultimate heir to Kobe Bryant.

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Nike Sells Black Sneakers to Celebrate Black History Month

Nike celebrates Black History Month by selling black sneakers. Surely the folks at Converse bang their Chuck Taylors against their foreheads for not coming up with this idea the world has patiently waited 4.6 billion years for.

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