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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  • PBM
    PBM 7 days ago

    I wish he would've stayed

  • Nils
    Nils 11 days ago +1

    Watching this 1 year later...oooooh booooy

  • Albright Sabin
    Albright Sabin 12 days ago +2

    Who’s here after Magic Quit?

  • Ameet Dhaliwal
    Ameet Dhaliwal 12 days ago +1

    Who’s here after Magic stepped down as President of Basketball Operations?

  • Uwem Ekong
    Uwem Ekong 12 days ago +6

    This didn't age well...

  • Rayan Sherwani
    Rayan Sherwani 12 days ago +2

    Who’s here after he quit

  • Giovanni Lamour
    Giovanni Lamour 12 days ago +1

    He resigned alright..

  • Vlad
    Vlad 12 days ago +1

    8 months later magic Johnson resigns

  • Dwain Cramer
    Dwain Cramer 12 days ago

    Lessgo 8 months ➡️🤥

  • zazzdcz
    zazzdcz 13 days ago

    And then Lebron took his job after one year.

  • Charlie Brown
    Charlie Brown 13 days ago

    1:10 👀

  • jmz macasinag
    jmz macasinag 13 days ago +4

    Watching this after he stepped down as the president 🙁

  • I watch ebony porn
    I watch ebony porn 18 days ago

    Meanwhile, in the future

  • No One
    No One 20 days ago +4

    Later that season...

  • Tim Fencel
    Tim Fencel 24 days ago

    8 months later Lebron wishes he stayed in Cleveland 😬😬

  • Valantis Maleskos
    Valantis Maleskos 29 days ago

    Well warriors plan out the window 🤷

  • Dan Nájera
    Dan Nájera Month ago +1

    As an LA Clippers fan, watching this now, all I got to say is “BLAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!!!” Go Clips!

    • The Abominable Snowman 14
      The Abominable Snowman 14 28 days ago +1

      I can't to wait to see y'alls asses getting blown out the first round 😂😂. Clean sweep

  • Cole Palmer
    Cole Palmer Month ago +11

    I come from the future... it doesnt go very well for the lakers

  • anthony 23
    anthony 23 Month ago +7

    Who’s here after the season over 😂😂😂 magic was very wrong

  • Aristotle Descartes
    Aristotle Descartes Month ago +1

    Lesson learned: don't trust someone with AIDS

  • Toby Lau
    Toby Lau Month ago +2

    And now look at the Lakers...

  • Obed Antonio
    Obed Antonio Month ago +2

    12 month later... we must trade this le bum RIGHT NOW...!!!

  • Nick Giant
    Nick Giant Month ago +1

    The Lakers are the punching bag of the west

  • Sandernista
    Sandernista Month ago +1

    Magic is all talk and no results.

  • Rice Will
    Rice Will Month ago +7

    crazy to watch this now den when it was before the season started smh

  • mougabo
    mougabo Month ago +1

    i don´t think Magic is laughing so much today

  • Sebastian J Bravo Martinez

    I bet he regrets this now

  • HennyTheRealist
    HennyTheRealist Month ago

    Lebum missed the playoffs 💀💀💀💀 the west ain't the east

  • Him Bike
    Him Bike Month ago +1

    Magic ain’t laughing now. Lebron is a train wreck

  • shoe swag
    shoe swag Month ago


  • LaBron James
    LaBron James Month ago +1

    WELP .

  • Sid J
    Sid J Month ago +1

    Still ain't making to the playoffs. LeFraud.

  • Janez Kleč
    Janez Kleč Month ago +1

    Yea, Lebron is fitting with that young core incredibly well, so well infact that they'll just skip the playoffs LMAO 🤣🤣🤣

  • Tiago Jorge Gonçalves Correia

    Who’s watching this after lakers have 0.1% chance of making the playoffs?

  • clint fowler
    clint fowler Month ago

    Magic can wear green.... he’s a Michigan state man

  • TJ Muckleberry
    TJ Muckleberry 2 months ago +1

    Magic has a billionaire laugh.

  • Aj 24
    Aj 24 2 months ago

    Magic Johnson class is genuine

  • Lexicon Prime
    Lexicon Prime 2 months ago

    Magic is the most charismatic basketball player in history.

  • Yo Boi Loc
    Yo Boi Loc 2 months ago

    I was dying 😂😂

  • Jason Cala
    Jason Cala 2 months ago

    Swear to god, magic has like 64 teeth all in all.

  • Man U Fan
    Man U Fan 2 months ago

    Magic is honestly the nicest guy in basketball

  • Channing Lu
    Channing Lu 3 months ago +1

    these laughters are so fake

  • Ruben SoccerTricks77
    Ruben SoccerTricks77 3 months ago

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

  • Enrique Flores
    Enrique Flores 3 months ago

    I want a relationship as strong as Magic’s suit

  • Joaquin Adame
    Joaquin Adame 3 months ago


  • Armando Koz
    Armando Koz 3 months 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 3 months ago +1

    Magic is such a genuine guy🔥

  • Yvng Lone
    Yvng Lone 3 months ago +1

    fast forward the lakers damn near 30 pieced them lol

  • Hassan Raad
    Hassan Raad 3 months 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.

  • TomCruise
    TomCruise 4 months ago +1

    if we had julius, we would be 1st seed

  • JQ Bell
    JQ Bell 4 months ago +1

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

  • Darkside D
    Darkside D 4 months ago

    And LeBron rocks the Lakers colors good.

  • Darkside D
    Darkside D 4 months ago +3

    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 4 months ago +1

    He went to MSU thats probably why he is wearing green

  • Lou Ivan
    Lou Ivan 4 months ago

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

  • Super Mann
    Super Mann 4 months ago

    God bless america

  • Random Charging Plug
    Random Charging Plug 4 months ago

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

  • jurgarrr
    jurgarrr 4 months ago


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    God Damn magic has alot of teeth

  • The King
    The King 4 months 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
    Johnnie Fitzpatrick 4 months ago

    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 4 months ago

    1.1k dislikez from cavs fans

  • Andrew Pestotnik
    Andrew Pestotnik 4 months ago

    Magic has to be the chillest superstar ever

  • A-N- I-M-E
    A-N- I-M-E 4 months ago

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

  • Ralff 42
    Ralff 42 5 months ago

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

  • MR YUP
    MR YUP 5 months ago +1

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

  • Skhumbule Mbana
    Skhumbule Mbana 5 months ago

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

  • FamousStarz007
    FamousStarz007 5 months ago

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

  • Christian Duque
    Christian Duque 5 months ago

    Magic: never scared

  • 5StarFilmz
    5StarFilmz 5 months ago

    Love his smile

  • Nancy Wilson
    Nancy Wilson 5 months ago

    Magic Johnson has NOT died from AIDS yet? WHAAAAAAAT?

  • Good Samaritan
    Good Samaritan 5 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 5 months ago

    magic is such a wonderful guy

  • Hector Rodriguez
    Hector Rodriguez 5 months ago

    But we could've got Lenored and PG 13

  • ehrgieiz
    ehrgieiz 5 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 5 months ago

    Magic is a good guy

  • Eli Fulop
    Eli Fulop 5 months ago

    Jimmy finally doing a good interview

  • HoMe SiC
    HoMe SiC 6 months ago

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

  • Tan shI
    Tan shI 6 months ago

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

  • Drew
    Drew 6 months ago

    The GOAT

  • Man O'Neal
    Man O'Neal 6 months ago

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

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    Unknown 1 6 months ago


  • Joey C
    Joey C 6 months ago

    The coolest legend ever

  • T J
    T J 6 months ago

    I love humble people great interview👍🏼🥇👏🏻

  • Daily Sports Report
    Daily Sports Report 6 months ago

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

  • Brandon Bennetzen
    Brandon Bennetzen 6 months ago

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

  • Kuda95 M
    Kuda95 M 6 months ago

    gotta love magic

  • Rudy Straight
    Rudy Straight 6 months ago +1

    jimmy is overrated no longer funny anymore..

  • Edmundis Tolitus
    Edmundis Tolitus 6 months ago


  • Phillip Jennings
    Phillip Jennings 6 months ago

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

  • Chris Tover
    Chris Tover 6 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 6 months ago

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

  • TheKYRw
    TheKYRw 6 months ago

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

  • Dead poolz
    Dead poolz 6 months ago

    Magic is such a likeable person.

  • Jay Alvarez
    Jay Alvarez 6 months ago

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

  • Thomas Savelli
    Thomas Savelli 6 months ago

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

  • ty shindeldecker
    ty shindeldecker 6 months ago

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

  • BshaqIso
    BshaqIso 6 months ago

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

  • TooMuchFire
    TooMuchFire 6 months ago

    Magic’s smile👌

  • Rapsa Adventours
    Rapsa Adventours 6 months ago

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