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Magic Johnson says he talks to Jeanie Buss ‘almost every day’ and is still focused on helping the Lakers as much as he can

Magic Johnson just confirmed reports that even though he quit his job with the Lakers before he even told Jeanie Buss, he’s still focused on helping the team in free agency and beyond.

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Alex Caruso says both he and the Lakers are happy with his growth, and that he wants to be a full-time NBA player next season

Alex Caruso became a highlight down the stretch for the Lakers, and he’s hoping it demonstrated his full NBA potential.

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Johnathan Williams is focused on using his offseason to improve his jumper, and every other part of his game

Coming off of his rookie season, Lakers two-way contract player Johnathan Williams knows that there is a lot he has to work on. He wants to use the summer to do it.

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Pat Riley is reportedly not a candidate to replace Magic Johnson with Lakers

Pat Riley isn’t leaving Miami to try and save the Lakers.

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Jeanie Buss reportedly has ‘no plans’ to replace Magic Johnson, who is still going to help the Lakers recruit free agents

The Lakers don’t plan on replacing Magic Johnson, nor do they intend on keeping him out of the team’s offseason plans.

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