Magic Johnson Says he is ‘Not Looking Forward’ to HBO’s Mini-series About ‘Showtime’ Lakers

FILE PHOTO: Apr 9, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson speaks to the media before the game against the Portland Trail Blazers at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

HBO’s upcoming mini-series on the Los Angeles Lakers is churning up plenty of interest.

Just not from Magic Johnson.

The basketball icon and centerpiece of the 1980s “Showtime” Lakers who won five NBA championships got caught by TMZ’s cameras on Sunday. He was asked his thoughts on the upcoming show titled “Winning Time: The Rise Of The Lakers Dynasty.”

He’s not interested.

“I’m not really looking forward to it,” Johnson told TMZ. “I’m gonna leave it at that.”

Asked if he’s planning on watching, Johnson was succinct in his reply.


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SOURCE: Yahoo! Sports, Jason Owens