Magic Johnson Reveals His Favourite Kobe Bryant Reminiscence
Magic Johnson will all the time be pleased about his friendship with the late Kobe Bryant.
In a dialog with Ellen DeGeneres on her daytime discuss present Nov. 5, the NBA legend revealed one among his greatest reminiscences with Kobe, his former Los Angeles Lakers teammate.
After Ellen congratulated Magic on the Dodgers World Sequence win (the retired athlete is a component proprietor of the baseball group) and the Lakers’ new championship title, Magic, who appeared just about on The Ellen DeGeneres Present, opened up about his friendship with the basketball celebrity, who died alongside his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant in a January helicopter crash.
Magic shared one among his favourite reminiscences: A dialog shortly earlier than the Lakers 1985 defeat of the Boston Celtics within the championship recreation. The L.A. group had misplaced to the Celtics only one 12 months earlier than, making it a very massive win.
“I instructed him, the toughest championship you’ll ever win is thrashing the Boston Celtics. So proper after we gained that Sport 7, he hugged me and mentioned ‘Man Magic you have been proper that is so troublesome to beat these Boston Celtics, as a result of they by no means beat themselves,'” the 61-year-old defined. “We have had so many nice moments like that, speaking about enterprise, speaking about life, speaking about being husbands and fathers. I’ve loved each second speaking to Kobe.”