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The Indiana Pacers eliminated the N.Y Knicks 106-99 in game 6 and will now meet the Miami Heat for a rematch in the Eastern Conference Finals. The highlight of game 6 came when native New Yorker, Lance Stephenson, scored 25 points to help the Pacers finish off the Knicks, giving Stephenson a playoff career-high 25.
ATLANTA, GA. — Congratulations to Louisville Coach, Rick Pitino, who became one of seven inductees elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame on Monday April 8, 2013, just before winning the 2013 N.C.A.A. title. Pitino, who just won his second national title, is the only men’s coach in N.C.A.A history to lead three different schools to the Final Four: Providence, Kentucky and Louisville.
Former Lakers owner, Magic Johnson, appeared on Conan O’Brien’s show on Mar 25, 2013 speaking about the Lakers recent loss to the Golden State Warriors and how they are having trouble getting it together.
LOS ANGELES, cA. — We are sad to report that Los Angeles Lakers, Jerry Buss, died early this morning at the age of 79 after a long battle with cancer.
Magic Johnson, on Monday, Jan. 7, took to his Twitter account @MagicJohnson out of pure frustration to lambast the Lakers players for making excuses for their losses. Johnson began by shifting the blame for the team’s failures away from coach Mike D’Antoni stating it is the players who are responsible for the Lakers’ 15-18 dismal record.
MIAMI — Sports illustrated has just named LeBron James their 2012 Sportsman of the Year when they announced its annual choice Monday, Dec. 3, with James becoming the first NBA player to win the award since his Miami Heat teammate Dwayne Wade in 2006.
NBA legend, Magic Johnson, is about to embark on a new venture, that of TV mogul. The former Laker star will have his own cable channel called Aspire and run his own network via Comcast.