• Philly rembarre Magic pour Simmons, la NBA enquête

    6 monthes ago - By Basketsession

    Le GM des Sixers a d'abord refusé que Ben Simmons rencontre Magic Johnson l'été prochain, avant de laisser la porte ouverte. La ligue va enquêter.
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  • Report: Brand apologized to Magic for radio interview

    Report: Brand apologized to Magic for radio interview

    6 monthes ago - By TheScore

    Elton Brand took step back from his proclamation that Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka attempted to get permission - unprompted - for team president Magic Johnson to speak with Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons about how to play as a "big guard." The 76ers general manager called Johnson on Monday to apologize for insinuating in an interview with radio station 97.5 The Fanatic that the Lakers contacted him without warning for authorization to arrange the meeting, sources told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne. As it turns out, it was Simmons' brother who came up with the idea, which...
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  • NBA investigating Lakers-Ben Simmons contact for possible rules violations

    6 monthes ago - By Washingtonpost

    The Lakers and Simmons's team, the 76ers, offered somewhat conflicting accounts of the young point guard's interest in receiving some advice from Magic Johnson, whose team has been fined for tampering in recent years.
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  • Sources: 76ers' Brand called Magic to apologize

    6 monthes ago - By ESPN

    Sixers GM Elton Brand called Magic Johnson on Monday afternoon to apologize for insinuating in a radio interview that the Lakers had called - unprompted - to ask permission for Johnson to speak with Ben Simmons, league sources told ESPN.
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  • Elton Brand called Magic Johnson to apologize over Simmons debacle

    6 monthes ago - By Yardbarke

    Elton Brand called Magic Johnson to apologize over the Ben Simmons debacle that played out on Monday, according to a report. On Sunday, Magic had said that he wanted to meet with Simmons and share some tips on how the big guard can become better. Brand, the Philadelphia 76ers' first-year GM, said on the radio Monday that he blocked such a meeting from happening. The way the sequence played out made some wonder whether Magic, who is a Hall of Fame player turned front office executive with the Los Angeles Lakers, was interfering with another team's player, as he's been known to do. What...
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