The Los Angeles Lakers brought back one of their franchise greats in Magic Johnson earlier this season to be the president of basketball operations. Johnson has a tall task ahead of him as the Lakers were one of the worst teams in the league over the last several seasons, and while they have plenty of young potential, they just haven’t been able to put it together. The Lakers, though, have Luke Walton as their coach, and he has the team heading down the right path by fostering a good team environment.
But while the Lakers have Walton – another former Laker – as their coach, Johnson is apparently thinking of adding another franchise great to the coaching staff. And that franchise great is Johnson’s former teammate Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
This is all according to Abdul-Jabbar, who spoke with Mark Medina of The Orange County Register about Johnson reaching out to him: