When new Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson took on his post with the team, he was vocal about how he wanted to learn more about the new Collective Bargaining Agreement.
It looks like he did just that this week, tweeting a photo of himself and Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka with NBA commisioner Adam Silver after the two received a crash-course in the new document that will impact much of what they can and can’t do in their new jobs:
GM Rob Pelinka and I leaving NYC after having a great meeting with the @NBA & Commissioner Adam Silver on the new CBA! @Lakers pic.twitter.com/J9b42nxFdu— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) March 20, 2017
In fact.... Wait a second... Computer, enhance that image to see who was teaching them:
March 20, 2017
Oh my gosh, it’s Parks and Rec’s Ben Wyatt! That’s almost as good as learning from Larry Coon’s CBA FAQ!
Also, it’s pretty cool that
Rob Lowe Rob Pelinka was able to bring his old assistant with him to his new post with the Lakers.
Harrison Faigen is co-host of the Locked on Lakers podcast (subscribe here), and you can follow him on Twitter at @hmfaigen.