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Magic takes in Lakers; begins to leave his mark

Magic takes in Lakers; begins to leave his mark

Weeks ago now-Lakers President of Basketball Operations Magic Johnson told Coach Luke Walton he was ready to grind. On Thursday morning, Johnson stood on a blue swath of Oklahoma City’s court wearing black warmup pants and a black Lakers sweatshirt, reviewing practice with Walton.

Lakers rookie Brandon Ingram, often used as a 6-foot-9 guard, wandered over to Johnson. The legendary 6-foot-9 point guard worked on the court with Ingram. He offered advice on how Ingram could better come off pick-and-rolls.

“He was telling me he noticed some things I could’ve done during the scrimmage we had that he thought could be helpful,” Walton said. “He’s probably over there...

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