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Image result for magic johnsonLakers Promote Magic; Kupchak, Jim Buss Out – In a dramatic move that drastically reshapes the leadership structure of one of the NBA’s most illustrious franchises two days before the league’s trade deadline, the Los Angeles Lakers have named Hall of Famer Magic Johnson as their new president of basketball operations while firing both longtime general manager Mitch Kupchak and executive vice president of basketball operations Jim Buss. The Lakers also announced that they have parted ways with Lakers longtime publicist John Black, who was with the team for 27 seasons. Lakers chief operating officer Tim Harris will immediately search for Black’s replacement, the Lakers noted in their statement.

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