Magic Johnson went on First Take this morning, for some reason, and used his time to hurl a huge middle finger toward Rob Pelinka:
“So people around the Laker office was telling me Rob was saying things -- Rob Pelinka -- and I didn't like those things being said behind my back, that I wasn't in office enough and so on. So I start getting calls from my friends outside of basketball saying those things now were said to them outside of basketball. Now not just in the Laker office anymore, now it's in the media and so on. And people have to remember something, being in this business for over 40 years, I got allies, I got friends everywhere."
He also spoke candidly about his desire to fire Luke Walton:
“I said listen, we gotta get a better coach. I like him, he's great, former Laker, the whole thing. So, the first day, 'Well, let's think about it.' Second day, 'OK, you can fire him.' Then the next day, 'No, we should try to work it out.'”
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