According to Chris Haynes, Magic Johnson has stepped down as Lakers President of Basketball Operations.
Johnson was hired back in 2017 for the job. Since then, the Lakers have gone 72-91 missing the playoffs each season.
NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski also made an interesting tweet in response to the breaking news describing Johnson’s behavior during his tenure with the Lakers.
Johnson talks about the decision in an impromptu press conference below.
UPDATE: According to Woj, the entire Lakers coaching staff is expected to be fired.