Lakers’ Magic Johnson Hints Towards Very Exciting News
September 15, 2020
Magic Johnson spent his entire career with the Los Angeles Lakers and it seems like his most recent news is related to the organization.
Johnson was a first overall pick in the 1979 NBA Draft. He was a Laker for 13 season and the team had a strong playoff run in every season. Johnson’s tenure with the Lakers was packed with success, scores, controversies, strong rivalry, glamour, and a comeback. This makes for a perfect story, right? What about the Showtime Lakers Documentary?
We’ve seen Johnson in many shows and documentaries. The 12-time All-Star was awesome in “Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals.” It was a detailed representation of Johnson’s rivalry with Larry Bird.
Magic Johnson has the best news for the Lakers fanbase
The upcoming Lakers Documentary revolves around Johnson. The production has already begun and we will watch it at some point in 2021. Filmmakers had “unprecedented access” to the NBA legend and the project will be really successful. This documentary features Johnson’s family, many NBA players, business names and other key role-players.
Cameras caught Johnson at the Lakers facility. He arrived at the spot for his shoot and spent some time with Lakers owner Jeanie Buss.
The coronavirus changed the entire situation in the world of sports. ESPN used the gap to release The Last Dance. It was perfect timing and the documentary on Michael Jordan’s success had 5.6 million views till the release of the 10th and final episode. Johnson and the Chicago Bulls legend were part of “The Dream Team” in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. The two legends represented the USA Basketball Team and won a gold medal.
Johsnon had an incredible career averaging 19.5 points and 52% FG accuracy. The three-time MVP missed four seasons after contracting HIV, and he would have won more rings at this point.
When it comes to the current Lakers team, LeBron James is leading the way to the top, and his game is sharper than ever. LA has made the Western Conference Finals for the first time in a decade. They will play LA Clippers or Denver Nuggets in the next series.