Mark Medina will answer questions throughout the Lakers-Nuggets game, Wednesday, April 8.
Photos from the Los Angeles Lakers matchup with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Photos from the Los Angeles Lakers matchup with the Cleveland Cavaliers.Kobe Bryant had 19 points and a career-high 17 assists, but LeBron James scored 36 points to lead Cleveland to a 109-102 victory.
At today’s press conference introducing Byron Scott as head coach of the Lakers, Magic Johnson was asked about his response to the ruling in the Donald Sterling case – allowing the sale to Steve Ballmer to proceed. Here’s what he said:
“What’s my reaction to the Sterling ruling? What do you think my reaction to the Sterling thing is? (Smiles) Do you see this? I don’t think you see this. (Laughs) I don’t have anything bad to say about him right now. I’ve said already that I’m praying for the man. But it’s a great day for Clipper fans, for this city. Ballmer is going to be an exciting owner, and a good owner for the Clippers. You talk about a guy who wants to win, and who loves basketball. He’s going to do everything he can to put them in a championship position because he wants to win so bad. You have to give Shelly a lot of credit. This was tough for her. But I respect what he did. I have no ill-feelings toward Donald. It was too bad what happened. But when you’ve been discriminated against this long, this is what happened. I hoped that this thing would end soon because we need to get back to our lives and you guys need to start cheering for the Dodgers as we approach the playoffs.”
From Jill Painter, Los Angeles News Group
Photos at Jeremy Lin’s introductory press conference with the Lakers.
Photos at Jeremy Lin’s introductory press conference with the Lakers.(Photo by Brad Graverson)