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Magic Johnson, president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers, talks during a news conference announcing Rob Pelinka as the new general manager for the NBA basketball team, in El Segundo, Calif., Friday, March 10, 2017. Pelinka, who was Kobe Bryant's longtime agent, will work with Johnson to rebuild the 16-time NBA champions from the worst four-year stretch in team history. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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Magic Johnson, left, listens as Rob Pelinka talks during a news conference introducing him as the new general manager for the Los Angeles Lakers, in El Segundo, Calif., Friday, March 10, 2017. The Lakers introduced Pelinka, Kobe Bryant's longtime agent, as their new general manager. Pelinka will work with Johnson to rebuild the 16-time NBA champions from the worst four-year stretch in team history. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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Magic Johnson, president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers, applauds as he watches the kiss cam on the scoreboard during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game between the Lakers and the Oklahoma City Thunder in Oklahoma City, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Oklahoma City won 110-93. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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FILE - April 15, 2016 file photo Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak speaks to reporters at team headquarters in El Segundo, Calif. The Los Angeles Lakers fired Kupchak Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations in a major shake-up of the struggling franchise's front office. (AP Photo/Greg Beacham, File)

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FILE - In a Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 file photo, former Los Angeles Lakers star Magic Johnson speaks at a groundbreaking ceremony for a stadium which will be home to the Los Angeles Football Club in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Lakers fired general manager Mitch Kupchak on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations in a major shake-up of the struggling franchise’s front office. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

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FILE - In a Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 file photo, former Los Angeles Lakers star Magic Johnson speaks at a groundbreaking ceremony for a stadium which will be home to the Los Angeles Football Club in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Lakers fired general manager Mitch Kupchak on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations in a major shake-up of the struggling franchise’s front office. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

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Former NBA player Magic Johnson reacts as he talks with Eastern Conference LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers (23) during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game in New Orleans, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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In this Aug. 23, 2016, file photo, former Los Angeles Lakers star Magic Johnson speaks at a groundbreaking ceremony for a stadium which will be home to the Los Angeles Football Club in Los Angeles. Johnson is returning to the Los Angeles Lakers organization as an adviser to owner Jeanie Buss. The Lakers announced the reunion Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, with Johnson, one of the most beloved players in franchise history. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

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FILE - In this June 3, 1991, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers guard Magic Johnson looks to pass against Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan during the first quarter in Game 1 of the NBA Finals in Chicago. From 1957 to 1990, the trio of Bob Cousy, Magic Johnson and Isiah Thomas combined for 13 NBA titles. They were all capable scorers, but more often than not beat opponents by setting up teammates. (AP Photo/Fred Jewell, File)

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FILE - In this May 27, 2014, file photo, Magic Johnson watches before a baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Cincinnati Reds in Los Angeles. Magic Johnson says he's pleased pro athletes are supporting peaceful protests around the nation by using "their platform and their voice" at sports events. The NBA great spoke Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, in New York, a day after LeBron James and several other players wore "I Can't Breathe" shirts before a Cavaliers-Nets game in Brooklyn.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

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**FILE** Former Michigan State basketball player and NBA great Magic Johnson poses with members of the Navy as he arrives for the Carrier Classic NCAA college basketball game aboard the USS Carl Vinson, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in Coronado, Calif. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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**FILE** Former Michigan State basketball player and NBA great Magic Johnson poses with members of the Navy as he arrives for the Carrier Classic NCAA college basketball game aboard the USS Carl Vinson, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in Coronado, Calif. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2014, file photo, former Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson is joined by WNBA President Laurel Richie as they pose for photographers after a news conference in front of Staples Center in Los Angeles. Johnson is part of a group buying the Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA. At upper left is a statue of Johnson. Richie is ready for the games to begin after a turbulent offseason. Richie faced the first major challenges of her presidency, including overseeing negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement and the sale of the Sparks to a group headed by Johnson. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, left, talks with Magic Johnson as they watch the Los Angeles Clippers play the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first half of Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 11, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, left, talks with Magic Johnson as they watch the Los Angeles Clippers play the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first half of Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 11, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2011, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling gestures while watching the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles. Sterling only dug himself into a deeper hole after slamming Magic Johnson when he was supposed to be atoning for his own racist remarks. But he's not the first celebrity to learn the perils of making a non-apology apology. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)