Magic Johnson on Signing LeBron James to the Lakers

  • Published on Jul 19, 2018
  • Magic reveals the details of his big meeting with LeBron James where he convinced him to sign with the Lakers, everyone that called him after the signing, how this move changes the NBA, and he talks about getting fined $500,000 by the NBA for saying too much during his last Kimmel appearance.
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    Magic Johnson on Signing LeBron James to the Lakers
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  • Unknown 1
    Unknown 1 4 days ago


  • Joey C
    Joey C 4 days ago

    The coolest legend ever

  • T J
    T J 4 days ago

    I love humble people great interview👍🏼🥇👏🏻

  • Daily Sports Report
    Daily Sports Report 4 days ago

    The reason why Magic Johnson wear green he went to Michigan State University.


    *Personally, I think Lebron is going to his 9th straight finals. Most people on the Lakers are playmakers. He did not have that in Cleveland. This is definitely an upgrade. I don't know what is going to happen. But the Lakers have a good chance to get to the Finals. Fxxx the critics.

  • Brandon Bennetzen
    Brandon Bennetzen 5 days ago

    I can't wait to see LeBron James lose the NBA Finals to the Boston Celtics!

  • Kudakwashe Mwashayenyi

    gotta love magic

  • Rudy Straight
    Rudy Straight 8 days ago +1

    jimmy is overrated no longer funny anymore..

  • Edmundis Tolitus
    Edmundis Tolitus 10 days ago


  • Phillip Jennings
    Phillip Jennings 11 days ago

    Damn! Those H.I.V meds make you look 50 years younger. 😂

  • Chris Tover
    Chris Tover 12 days ago

    Labron is not on the planet earth in same conversation with Jordan,Bryant, or most of all Kevin Durant. Miami days were good, but not great like west coast basketball..any argument will be 3-1 comeback against dubs. Fine, numbers don’t matter, mj will always be the best. He’s probably hanging w jerry rice today. Talking bout steph curry highlights.!

  • William Pittman
    William Pittman 12 days ago

    Magic laughing cause he knows he's worth 500 million and Kimmel is worth peanuts lol

  • TheKYRw
    TheKYRw 15 days ago

    Can you imagine being able to laugh your ass off about being fined $500,000

  • Dead poolz
    Dead poolz 16 days ago

    Magic is such a likeable person.

  • Jay Alvarez
    Jay Alvarez 17 days ago

    Magic knows whos the best nba player in the world....thats the king

  • Thomas Savelli
    Thomas Savelli 18 days ago

    i bet every single Lakers fan in the world got happy as fuk, I would've too

  • ty shindeldecker
    ty shindeldecker 18 days ago

    Or maybe Michigan state Spartans where he went to college 🤦‍♂️

  • BshaqIso
    BshaqIso 19 days ago

    I wish Magic was my uncle.. he got the same personality as most of my family, humble,funny and proud

  • TooMuchFire
    TooMuchFire 19 days ago

    Magic’s smile👌

  • Carlo’s Roadtrip At Iba Pa

    Hey Jimmy!We want to see Ricardo the buzz boy match up against with Stephen Curry.hehehe!

  • idontwanttobeaRapper

    I get that its Jimmy's job to be comedic but Magic was giving him the run down exclusive on the moment, but he too busy tryna crack jokes to realize it. He shoulda just laid off and let Magic talk. This video/moment would probably be bigger than it already is. Lebron is a really BIG DEAL!

  • watchman on the wall
    watchman on the wall 22 days ago

    The Magic Man's not missing too many meals these days, eh?

  • Andres Arias
    Andres Arias 23 days ago

    Lmfao “would’ve called you first before I called Lávate” shots fired! Watch Lavar make this season unbearable for Lebron an Magic. I can’t wait to see what Lebron has to say when Lavar opens his big mouth.

  • Kahlil Sykies
    Kahlil Sykies 23 days ago

    The best thing that's happened to the Lakers in years. But I still think not signing Kahwi Leonard, was a huge mistake and error by Magic Johnson. The Lakers can't win a championship, or their division with the team that is currently constructed. And Kawhi might not come to Lakers next year. LeBron is 33 years old, soon to be 34. He's only got so much time left.

  • Ken M23
    Ken M23 25 days ago

    I love Magic's passion for basketball and how serious he takes it. I can't wait for this season to start. GO LAKERS!!!!!

  • 1hard2findbro
    1hard2findbro 25 days ago +1

    Magic laughs like a great scammer 😂

  • Edwin Rosa
    Edwin Rosa 25 days ago

    Love Kimmel 💯💪🍻

  • Ryan White
    Ryan White 26 days ago

    Magic johnsson is so cool... If i put together a team, it would start with him... Maybe followed by bird

  • Armando Sanchez
    Armando Sanchez 27 days ago


  • 1dayullsee
    1dayullsee 28 days ago

    .....he didn’t get hiv they lying

  • soid drone slayer
    soid drone slayer Month ago +2

    Magic made a boss move thats why he will always be the grratest Laker. LBJ is 15 seasons into the NBA he got a good full 5 seasons left before he retires within that time if he preferably brings two, or atleast one championship to the LA Lakers then I would have to crown him a Fav 5 Lakers legend alongside Jerry, Kareem, Magic, and Kobe.

  • boyfromthe_302
    boyfromthe_302 Month ago

    Magic is so positive

  • Anh Pham
    Anh Pham Month ago


  • jsmith9611
    jsmith9611 Month ago

    Magic’s response to the Lavar joke was awesome.

  • Sean Adams
    Sean Adams Month ago

    Very positive video

  • Beau Camp
    Beau Camp Month ago

    Pelicans and lakers turned down signing cousins you moron! Obviously he can’t say that on tv but lakers decided not to sign boogie

    DAVID BERNAL Month ago

    Ever wonder how he still alive with HIV? Must be magic.

  • Raza Mohammad
    Raza Mohammad Month ago

    Love Magics personality.
    Great dude.

  • สร้างสรรค์ ดี

    Magic is cool..

  • Felix Voshage
    Felix Voshage Month ago


  • Felix Voshage
    Felix Voshage Month ago

    Why doesn’t jimmy kommen just invite Le Bron James to the show¿
    Guillermo might have a chance to talk to him longer😂

  • Primera Vngl
    Primera Vngl Month ago

    Damn thats positive laugh.

  • Izzy X
    Izzy X Month ago

    Or homage to your school? go green magic. Don’t forget where you came from.

  • Robert Castillo
    Robert Castillo Month ago +1

    Really Jimmy? Green was the color of his Alma Mater. Leave your stupid comments in your pocket!!!

    • mike yu
      mike yu 22 days ago

      Yeah, he was kind of rude to say that right in the beginning of the interview, and Magic didn't catch it.

  • Ridho Wiranatakusumah
    Ridho Wiranatakusumah Month ago +1

    Magic is handsome

  • bryan van der meer
    bryan van der meer Month ago +4

    This is the uncle i never had

  • Michael Saihati
    Michael Saihati Month ago +1

    Who would say no to Magic Johnson!🏀🏀🏀

  • Stewart Watson
    Stewart Watson Month ago +1

    Magic Johnson is a great dude 😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Arel Zmpa
    Arel Zmpa Month ago

    ' No LeBron Imma pay you whatever you want '

  • Arel Zmpa
    Arel Zmpa Month ago

    -You know Jimmy this man is so smart.
    -What was he wearing?

  • Trailer City
    Trailer City Month ago

    Excited for preseason

  • Andor Dénes
    Andor Dénes Month ago

    I'm so glad he is still alive.

  • Kasia Juchniewicz
    Kasia Juchniewicz Month ago

    Fab answer by Magic about Lonzo's father. LOL!

  • Ball Is Life
    Ball Is Life Month ago +1

    The Smile Says It All

  • misterclownface
    misterclownface Month ago

    2018 and we are still playcating the crazies with this pray and god nonsense.

  • CJMacN1990
    CJMacN1990 Month ago


  • Bob Baker
    Bob Baker Month ago

    Lebron SMART? LMAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO - Yeah and the President has NOT cheated on his wife right? LMAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

  • Bob Baker
    Bob Baker Month ago

    It still wont bring them a title

  • Humberto Torralba
    Humberto Torralba Month ago

    Shots taken.

  • Atahualpa Ozoria
    Atahualpa Ozoria Month ago

    This is the 4th greatest player ever exiting like a baby because he signed the greatest player ever.

  • Jei Jei
    Jei Jei Month ago

    Is the dude the one who cooks good ass BBQ and says *YEAH BOI*?

  • Marc E Babi
    Marc E Babi Month ago

    Great career move

  • mike
    mike Month ago

    With Magic's experience Lebron is going to be a billionaire. No doubt.

  • Erik Lewis
    Erik Lewis Month ago

    Respect/no disrespect/idfk

  • Robish Ream
    Robish Ream Month ago

    when Magic said 'We look forward to playing against them' there is tears in his eyes hahaha

  • william tsou
    william tsou Month ago


  • ZhymenMan
    ZhymenMan Month ago

    I love watching legends of basketball talking in this show cause as a basketball player myself it shows me that they are just like me, a normal human being, I’m saying this cause sometimes it feels like they are from a whole completely world, maybe it’s just me tho.

  • Audio Visual Proof
    Audio Visual Proof Month ago

    This man has literally survived AIDS! You know the US Government creates the cures before unleashing these depopulation controlled diseases!

  • Noob
    Noob Month ago

    why is he so much fun wtf. love this man

  • Rahul Nexen
    Rahul Nexen Month ago

    He looks like charmender

  • Legacy
    Legacy 2 months ago

    Magic you should be concerned dude warriros will eat u alive a sweep IF u even make the playoffs

    IAMSOUND99 2 months ago

    american audiences tend to clap at any moment for no particular reasons

  • joe blow
    joe blow 2 months ago

    McGee? Have you asked Shaq?

  • Richard Moore
    Richard Moore 2 months ago

    Magic is A Good Guy!!!!!! This man is the ultimate mentor for upcoming ball players!!!!!!!!! THE SECOND GOAT!

  • DonKrieg95
    DonKrieg95 2 months ago

    Who wants to have sex with Magic Johnson?

  • Frank J
    Frank J 2 months ago

    1 pill for HIV now exist.

  • James Kelly
    James Kelly 2 months ago

    Magic’s laugh and personally is infectious!

  • Agent J
    Agent J 2 months ago

    It’s LA. That’s what Lebron wanna come to...not Magic. Magic is lying through his teeth when comparing past prime-Lebron and deadbeat team to the whole GSW. Lebron played and lost to GSW 3x time. 👎

  • Leo Daniel Gerensse
    Leo Daniel Gerensse 2 months ago

    Isn't the guy infected with HIV ? I mean he's still living?

  • RC
    RC 2 months ago

    Magic makes you smile. So positive. A winner. He loves to laugh.

  • Shubham Lele
    Shubham Lele 2 months ago

    Magic giving a shoutout to Larry Bird for no reason at all warmed me up a bit ☑️

  • dog
    dog 2 months ago

    all respect to magic, but lebron WANTED to come to the lakers like wtf

  • Individual Rights Chris

    Yay! Magic Johnson signs Lebron James. Now he can give Lebron James some AIDS in the ass like the rest of the team. BURN CALIFORNIA BURN! Please God allow the fault line to rupture so we can see California where it belongs. At the bottom of the ocean.

  • GuitarGod 313
    GuitarGod 313 2 months ago

    I always felt connected to LeBron, and Magic. Only because my real name is Cleveland, and I'm from Michigan.

  • Highmann Blaze
    Highmann Blaze 2 months ago

    Le bron want to take out gsw when they tired with a young team.
    It won’t work...

  • Highmann Blaze
    Highmann Blaze 2 months ago

    Golden state not ready to give up the title

  • erick alvarado
    erick alvarado 2 months ago

    1k racist idiot haters disliked this video ?? Magic is a likable person genuine individual

  • Kenpatchi Zaraki
    Kenpatchi Zaraki 2 months ago

    still aint gonna win the finals lol warriors gonna kick out of the semi finals

  • Elijah Florence
    Elijah Florence 2 months ago

    Kimmel is comedy 😂😂

  • killuminati
    killuminati 2 months ago

    I loved the way he said they dont keep me up at night

  • SbC Clan
    SbC Clan 2 months ago

    such a positive guy

  • garret halkides
    garret halkides 2 months ago +1

    kimmel must not be aware that magic was a Michigan state spartan, which might have something to do with the green

    • Wah Tong
      Wah Tong 2 months ago +1

      garret halkides well Kimmel is a fake sports fan.

  • Demetrius Reynolds
    Demetrius Reynolds 2 months ago +1


  • NIc K
    NIc K 2 months ago

    MW represent! Michigan here!

  • samo hero
    samo hero 2 months ago

    bring back Phil Jackson too

  • Matthew Asher
    Matthew Asher 2 months ago +1

    Shrek without chlorophyll

  • Jacob Michalski
    Jacob Michalski 2 months ago +1

    The World's best Point Guard, signing the worlds Best Small Forward

  • Political accountable Thoery

    This funny

  • Slate13
    Slate13 2 months ago

    Magic is a true role model on how to be a GOOD man! You don’t find people with such a great positive attitude who is very humble no matter how much money he has, I would love to meet magic man, he seems like a fun guy to hang out with for a day!

  • Beck Stein
    Beck Stein 2 months ago

    What do you call a b-ball team with AIDS?
    The magic.