• 76ers GM Elton Brand apologizes to Lakers' Magic Johnson

    6 monthes ago - By Sporting News

    Elton Brand apologized to Magic Johnson for comments he made in a radio interview this weekend.
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  • The Sports Report: Does Ben Simmons come with a tamper-proof seal?

    The Sports Report: Does Ben Simmons come with a tamper-proof seal?

    6 monthes ago - By Los Angeles Times

    Howdy everyone, and welcome to the Tuesday edition of the Los Angeles Times daily sports newsletter. My name is Houston Mitchell and I'm your host for the festivities. Subscribe to this newsletter by clicking here. Let's get to it. Lakers Just when I think I can go a day without leading this newsletter...
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  • 76ers GM shuts down Magic Johnson meeting with Ben Simmons

    6 monthes ago - By Yardbarke

    Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson told reporters over the weekend that Ben Simmons had reached out to the team asking if he could get together with Johnson during the offseason to talk to him about playing in the NBA as a point guard with size. While Johnson suggested he'd be on board if the Sixers, the Lakers, and the NBA all signed off, it sounds like it won't happen. Appearing on 97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia , Sixers GM Elton Brand said Monday that Lakers GM Rob Pelinka contacted him to ask for authorization and Brand said no “over a month ago.” Tania Ganguli...
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  • Tamper, tamper: NBA looking at proposed Magic Johnson, Ben Simmons lesson

    Tamper, tamper: NBA looking at proposed Magic Johnson, Ben Simmons lesson

    6 monthes ago - By TORONTO STAR

    The Philadelphia 76ers star wanted to get some tips from the Los Angeles Lakers' Hall-of-Famer.
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  • Elton Brand ‘Said No' to Magic Johnson Tutoring Ben Simmons

    Elton Brand ‘Said No' to Magic Johnson Tutoring Ben Simmons

    6 monthes ago - By SLAMonline

    Sixers general manager Elton Brand shot down the idea of Ben Simmons picking the brain of Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson .
    Brand says Johnson was a on a list of Hall of Famers the second-year star wants to chat with this summer.
    "Rob Pelinka called me and said that Ben wanted to talk to Hall of Famers after the season, Magic was on the list. He asked for authorization... I said no. This was over a month ago." - Elton Brand shooting down the Ben/Magic meeting 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
    - 975TheFanatic February 11, 2019
    The NBA has since launched an investigation into possible...
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  • Report: Elton Brand Apologized to Magic Johnson for Ben Simmons Comments

    Report: Elton Brand Apologized to Magic Johnson for Ben Simmons Comments

    6 monthes ago - By SLAMonline

    Sixers GM Elton Brand reportedly called Magic Johnson to apologize for insinuating that the Los Angeles Lakers had sought permission for Ben Simmons to speak with the Hall of Famer.
    Brand told a radio station that “said no” to the Lakers' overtures.
    Link to the latest on the Lakers & Sixers weird game of telephone
    - Ramona Shelburne February 12, 2019
    Simmons said that learning from Johnson “ would be huge .”
    Per ESPN :
    Philadelphia 76ers general manager Elton Brand called Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson on Monday afternoon to apologize for insinuating in...
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