PCC basketball legend is one-step away from traveling to the Hall of Fame

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced a total of 14 candidates for the 2021 election on March 9. Among those selected, PCC alumnus and former Los Angeles Lakers superstar Michael Cooper, better known as “Coop”, was among them. “It’s such a great honor. You know, when you play this game, you play the game for the love of it, for the camaraderie of a team sport, and to win championships. So to be singled out and looked at as an individual, you know, I’m …

Magic airballs as Lakers president

“I was happier when I wasn’t the president,” said Magic Johnson, who resigned as the Los Angeles Lakers’ president of basketball operations. He said wanted to go back to the simple life of being a wealthy businessman, a beloved former player for one of the greatest franchises in basketball history. He just didn’t want to be president anymore. Johnson also indicated that his inability to tweet congratulatory statements to current NBA players for their achievements because of the NBA’s insane tampering rules was another reason …

NBA legend brings the Magic to Pasadena

“I love to win and I hate to lose.” That is Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr.’s attitude on life and all personal, athletic, and business ventures he pursues. Johnson, an NBA legend, a two-time Hall of Famer, part owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, one of the most powerful entrepreneurs in the world, and philanthropist, explained this outlook to a full house last Wednesday at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.