Magic Johnson Reportedly Interested in Buying the Clippers
In his alleged racist rant leaked to TMZ, L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling tells his girlfriend he doesn’t want her publicly associating with black men like Magic Johnson. Well, now Johnson is reportedly aiming to succeed Sterling has owner of the Clippers if Sterling gets ousted as a result of the rant going public.
Magic Johnson and his billionaire backers, the Guggenheim Partners, want a chance to purchase the Los Angeles Clippers, league sources told Yahoo Sports. “Magic’s absolutely interested,” one source closely connected to Johnson’s business interests told Yahoo Sports on Sunday night.
When Johnson was in the NBA he played for the L.A. Lakers, and he, along with Guggenheim Partners, currently owns the L.A. Dodgers.
[h/t CBS Sports]
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