is two-faced, but I guess it’s more like three-faced. Or maybe 223-faced. It gets so hard.
Magic warned at the ownership's introductory news conference, front-office employees best be ready to come to work at 8 a.m. every day and roll up their sleeves, because he would.
It hardly turned out that way, of course. Magic is a very busy man, doing a great many things with his own companies and with numerous national speaking engagements and charitable efforts. Not to mention his annual one-month Mediterranean vacation. Hey, Samuel Jackson needs company.
To his credit, he did finally end his NBA commentating career on
Since then, Magic and Dodgers Chairman Mark Walter purchased the Sparks, who I’m told are a
Nope, at the Sparks news conference Wednesday he told The Times' Melissa Rohlin he was also ready to step up and be the face of the
So in addition to supposedly being the face of the Dodgers, and now clearly that of the Sparks (who I'm told are a WNBA team), and his own debt card company and cable station and some other gazillion companies he owns, he wants to be the face of the Lakers!
Hey, I like his face as well as the next person, but just possibly it's being stretched a tad thin. Any more and it will look as if it's being reflected back from a funhouse mirror. Just possibly he needs to focus on his major investment, which I have to think the $50 million he plunked down on the Dodgers qualifies.
Now you can kind of understand his having a difficult time letting go of his glorious Lakers past, but it is in the past. He is still listed as some unpaid nondescript vice president with the Lakers, but he sold his ownership stake. He's no longer really involved, unless you count ripping them on Twitter.
Magic is supposed to be the Dodgers’ frontman. His celebrity and understanding of professional athletics is the main thing he brings to the table. It’s not his breaking down