Magic Johnson’s Twitter account just shed some magic.
The Lakers legend and former crew president has turn out to be a common existence on Twitter, for superior or worse, but the 60-yr-outdated is not specifically the a person punching out the frequently-vanilla tweets from his possess cellular phone.
“No, I have anyone compose them out,” Johnson stated on Rob Lowe’s podcast when requested about his Twitter use. “I notify them what I want to say and they generate them.”
And to think, the ability to tweet freely was a variable in Johnson abruptly stepping down as president of the Lakers in April of 2019.
“I experienced a lot more exciting when I was ready to be the significant brother and ambassador to all people,” Johnson stated at his impromptu push convention that evening. “I assumed about Dwyane Wade retiring tomorrow, and I can not even tweet it out or be there. When Ben Simmons called and we went by means of the appropriate channels and they made me search like the poor dude out of that problem but I did not do everything erroneous, I was wondering about all of people moments, all the guys who want me to mentor them or be a component of their lives and I just cannot even do that. I experienced additional fun on the other facet than on this aspect.”
Johnson, who has 4.9 million followers on Twitter, does not generally venture into the hot takes that fill the web site. They are often just place temperature.
A modern instance arrived when Lakers guard Avery Bradley declared he would be opting out of the NBA’s resumption this summer season, citing loved ones fears with the coronavirus.
Johnson also shipped some of his greatest hits through the 2019 playoffs.
“Jamal Murray scored 6 straight free throws in the closing seconds and experienced a activity superior 34 factors to guide the Nuggets more than the Trailblazers!” Johnston tweeted for the duration of the Western Convention semifinals.
Then all over again, he was ahead of his time with this tweet in 2016, much less than a year ahead of he was hired as Lakers president and two years in advance of he did in fact indication LeBron James.
“Laker Country: The Lakers must connect with LeBron James agent,” Johnson tweeted. “We know he’s likely keep in CLE but they should really go just after him just in circumstance he leaves.”
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