HomeBasketball Zone‘Shark Tank’ Star Kevin O’Leary Shares Bombshell Theory Why Magic Johnson Quit, LeBron Involved
‘Shark Tank’ Star Kevin O’Leary Shares Bombshell Theory Why Magic Johnson Quit, LeBron Involved
April 14, 2019
Kevin O’Leary is one of the many people who talked about the alleged beef between Lakers star LeBron James and Magic Johnson. Things got worse after Johnson decided to resign from his position in the front office. Pretty much every person in the world of basketball talks about the reasons Johnson had to leave the team.
The “Shark Tank” star was on his way to “The View” on Thursday morning when he received a question about Johnson’s resignation.
“I didn’t understand that decision, I
really didn’t,” O’Leary said. “I think he should have thought that through a
little bit more.
“Clearly I’m speculating like everyone else is. He probably had a disagreement between a very influential player and other management. And he made a decision, which I think was the wrong one.”
didn’t mention anything about LeBron James, but fans started speculating. It is
more than obvious that O’Leary was referring to the king of basketball.
team didn’t really give out any impression that Johnson had problems with the
star of the team.
is no greater Los Angeles Laker than
Earvin Johnson,” the team wrote. “We
are deeply grateful to Magic for all that he has done for our franchise – as a
player, an ambassador and an executive. We thank him for his work these past
two years as our President of Basketball Operations and wish him, Cookie,
Andre, EJ and Elisa all the best with their next steps. He will always be not
only a Lakers icon, but our family. As we begin the process of moving forward,
we will work in a measured and methodical fashion to make the right moves for
the future of our organization.”
Magic Johnson didn’t discuss his resignation with team
owner Jeanie Buss.
“No, I haven’t. I couldn’t,” Magic said when asked if Buss knows
about his decision. “She doesn’t know I’m standing here because I knew I would
be crying like a baby in front of her. Somebody going to have to tell my boss.
I know she’s going to be sick, but I knew I couldn’t face her face-to-face and
tell her, even though I was just with her yesterday.”