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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Comments • 2 769

  • Ruben SoccerTricks77

    Magic is such a great guy , he's always with a smile

  • Enrique Flores
    Enrique Flores 14 days ago

    I want a relationship as strong as Magic’s suit

  • Joaquin Adame
    Joaquin Adame 15 days ago


  • Armando Koz
    Armando Koz 17 days ago

    LeBron. In that order in terms of greatest players EVER. Jordan is at the top obviously. An Kareem is in there but he's a center, so that's even harder to compare!

  • Alieu Bao
    Alieu Bao 18 days ago +1

    Magic is such a genuine guy🔥

  • Yvng Lone
    Yvng Lone 18 days ago +1

    fast forward the lakers damn near 30 pieced them lol

  • Hassan Raad
    Hassan Raad 19 days ago

    Man magic is waisting his time with the lakers, he should go be president or something, you feel he candle handle way more important stuff than basketball. Nevertheless, the Lakers are lucky to have him.

  • BhipsAhoy
    BhipsAhoy 28 days ago +1

    if we had julius, we would be 1st seed

  • JQ Bell
    JQ Bell 29 days ago +1

    Tellem Magic I know that's right!!!💯🏀🏀🏀🎖️🎖️🎖️🎖️👊👊👊

  • Darkside D
    Darkside D Month ago

    And LeBron rocks the Lakers colors good.

  • Darkside D
    Darkside D Month ago +1

    Magic got that personality tho. That was part of his game. My FAVORITE Magic quote is when he told Jordan before the game " If you don't turn into Air Jordan we gonna blow you out today." That's hard af.

  • Tyler Kimbrough
    Tyler Kimbrough Month ago +1

    He went to MSU thats probably why he is wearing green

  • Lou Ivan
    Lou Ivan Month ago

    Never liked this loser Magic, nor Labron. Both hate white people but don’t mind getting paid big money.

  • Super Mann
    Super Mann Month ago

    God bless america

  • BT - 1000 model #85674 Charging Plug

    i heard having one drop of this mans blood would be MAGIC.

  • jurgarrr
    jurgarrr Month ago


  • 5000 subscribers with no videos

    God Damn magic has alot of teeth

  • The King
    The King Month ago

    The Lakers front office is making the same mistake they did when they had Kobe dominate the team during his final 2-3 years. The young core in the Kobe era consisted of Russell, Clarkson, Randle and Nance Jr.

    That young squad got blown up and the same will happen with the current (Ingram, Ball, Kuzma, Hart) one as the front office will try to chase for rings with Lebron on the last leg of his career.

    A good example of a team that has rebuilt a team correctly is the 76ers. Instead of signing an all-star veteran who has 2-3 years left to build around, they kept their newly drafted young core as the centerpiece of the organization and focused on their development. Now, the 76ers have a young franchise that will be competing for the ECF for years to come without "old" all-stars dragging them down.

  • Johnnie Fitzpatrick

    One of the best interviews I’ve seen lately. It didn’t hurt that Magic went punch for punch with Jimmy on the jokes

  • Angus Heuer
    Angus Heuer Month ago

    1.1k dislikez from cavs fans

  • Andrew Pestotnik
    Andrew Pestotnik Month ago

    Magic has to be the chillest superstar ever

  • A-N- I-M-E
    A-N- I-M-E Month ago

    I was feeling down until magic brought me back up I absolutely love this guy lakers all day!

  • Ralff 42
    Ralff 42 Month ago

    Expects golden state to win? 5 losses in nearly a week? Sure

  • MR  YUP
    MR YUP Month ago +1

    Does anyone get watery eyes when looking at someone with watery eyes???

  • Skhumbule Mbana
    Skhumbule Mbana Month ago

    You can live through everything if Magic made it, guess who said that Kanye - so deep

  • FamousStarz007
    FamousStarz007 2 months ago

    I love Magic Johnson. He's sooo freaking down to earth. And his smile is contagious. 💖💕💋

  • Christian Duque
    Christian Duque 2 months ago

    Magic: never scared

  • 5StarFilmz
    5StarFilmz 2 months ago

    Love his smile

  • Nancy Wilson
    Nancy Wilson 2 months ago

    Magic Johnson has NOT died from AIDS yet? WHAAAAAAAT?

  • Good Samaritan
    Good Samaritan 2 months ago

    I think it would benefit Magic Johnson and the Laker to realize the following. The fact that Lebron James is acting as point guard, THAT fact is not allowing Lonzo to be Lonzo. THATfact is not allowing Lonzo to make everyone else (including Lebron James himself) better. The fact that Lebron James has played point guard in the past should not necessarily mean that THAT is the position he should continue to assume. But even assuming that I am correct, the question remains whether Lebron James has the maturity (i.e., wisdom) to take a different perspective. LET LONZO BE LONZO, and let's see if, as a result, Lebron becomes even better than he already is.

  • Nipun Pratap
    Nipun Pratap 2 months ago

    magic is such a wonderful guy

  • Hector Rodriguez
    Hector Rodriguez 2 months ago

    But we could've got Lenored and PG 13

  • ehrgieiz
    ehrgieiz 2 months ago

    I feel bad for Lonzo he seems real nice and down to earth, ellen being rude to them a lil bit is probably the result of his dad's BIG ASS MOUTH. its ok to be confident and say a lot of things to boost your confidence but you dont have to trash others to do it the way lavar does it. Im glad we dont get to see much of lavar's clown ass as much anymore.

  • Arnold Geraldo
    Arnold Geraldo 2 months ago

    Magic is a good guy

  • Eli Fulop
    Eli Fulop 2 months ago

    Jimmy finally doing a good interview

  • HoMe SiC
    HoMe SiC 2 months ago

    Damnnn HIV looks good, any dirty girls out there wanna hook a brother up??

  • Tan shI
    Tan shI 2 months ago

    God! I am so excited and happy for our Laker town! Finally!

  • sixth
    sixth 2 months ago

    The GOAT

  • Man O'Neal
    Man O'Neal 2 months ago

    Loses $500,000 and just laughs about it...

  • Unknown 1
    Unknown 1 3 months ago


  • Joey C
    Joey C 3 months ago

    The coolest legend ever

  • T J
    T J 3 months ago

    I love humble people great interview👍🏼🥇👏🏻

  • Daily Sports Report
    Daily Sports Report 3 months ago

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

  • Brandon Bennetzen
    Brandon Bennetzen 3 months ago

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

  • Kuda95 M
    Kuda95 M 3 months ago

    gotta love magic

  • Rudy Straight
    Rudy Straight 3 months ago +1

    jimmy is overrated no longer funny anymore..

  • Edmundis Tolitus
    Edmundis Tolitus 3 months ago


  • Phillip Jennings
    Phillip Jennings 3 months ago

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

  • Chris Tover
    Chris Tover 3 months 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 3 months ago

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

  • TheKYRw
    TheKYRw 3 months ago

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

  • Dead poolz
    Dead poolz 3 months ago

    Magic is such a likeable person.

  • Jay Alvarez
    Jay Alvarez 3 months ago

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

  • Thomas Savelli
    Thomas Savelli 3 months ago

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

  • ty shindeldecker
    ty shindeldecker 3 months ago

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

  • BshaqIso
    BshaqIso 3 months ago

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

  • TooMuchFire
    TooMuchFire 3 months ago

    Magic’s smile👌

  • Rapsa Adventours
    Rapsa Adventours 3 months ago

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

  • idontwanttobeaRapper
    idontwanttobeaRapper 3 months ago

    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 3 months ago

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

  • Andres Arias
    Andres Arias 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago +2

    Magic laughs like a great scammer 😂

  • Edwin Rosa
    Edwin Rosa 3 months ago

    Love Kimmel 💯💪🍻

  • Ryan White
    Ryan White 3 months 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 3 months ago


  • 1dayullsee
    1dayullsee 3 months ago

    .....he didn’t get hiv they lying

  • soid drone slayer
    soid drone slayer 3 months ago +3

    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 3 months ago

    Magic is so positive

  • Anh Pham
    Anh Pham 3 months ago


  • jsmith9611
    jsmith9611 4 months ago

    Magic’s response to the Lavar joke was awesome.

  • Sean Adams
    Sean Adams 4 months ago

    Very positive video

  • Beau Camp
    Beau Camp 4 months 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 4 months ago

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

  • Raza Mohammad
    Raza Mohammad 4 months ago

    Love Magics personality.
    Great dude.

  • สร้างสรรค์ ดี

    Magic is cool..

  • Felix Voshage
    Felix Voshage 4 months ago


  • Felix Voshage
    Felix Voshage 4 months ago

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

  • LeGoat James
    LeGoat James 4 months ago

    Damn thats positive laugh.

  • Izzy X
    Izzy X 4 months ago

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

  • Robert Castillo
    Robert Castillo 4 months ago +1

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

    • mike
      mike 3 months 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 4 months ago +3

    Magic is handsome

  • bryan van der meer
    bryan van der meer 4 months ago +8

    This is the uncle i never had

  • Michael Saihati
    Michael Saihati 4 months ago +1

    Who would say no to Magic Johnson!🏀🏀🏀

  • Arel Zmpa
    Arel Zmpa 4 months ago

    ' No LeBron Imma pay you whatever you want '

  • Arel Zmpa
    Arel Zmpa 4 months ago

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

  • Trailer City
    Trailer City 4 months ago

    Excited for preseason

  • Andor Dénes
    Andor Dénes 4 months ago

    I'm so glad he is still alive.

  • Kasia Juchniewicz
    Kasia Juchniewicz 4 months ago

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

  • Ball Is Life
    Ball Is Life 4 months ago +1

    The Smile Says It All

  • misterclownface
    misterclownface 4 months ago

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

  • CJMacN1990
    CJMacN1990 4 months ago


  • Bob Baker
    Bob Baker 4 months ago

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

  • Bob Baker
    Bob Baker 4 months ago

    It still wont bring them a title

  • Humberto Torralba
    Humberto Torralba 4 months ago

    Shots taken.

  • Atahualpa Ozoria
    Atahualpa Ozoria 4 months ago

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

  • Jei Jei
    Jei Jei 4 months ago

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

  • Marc E Babi
    Marc E Babi 4 months ago

    Great career move

  • mike
    mike 4 months ago

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