Social Media Dug Up Old Tweets From Magic Johnson Praising D’Angelo Russell After He Got Traded (TWEETS)
After the Los Angeles Lakers traded away their star point guard D’Angelo Russell to the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, Twitter folks decided to do some digging on social media.
Team President Magic Johnson likes to tweet a lot, and Twitter found some old tweets of Magic praising the Lakers for selecting Russell, as well as other tweets that are also hilarious, now that he just orchestrated a trade to get rid of him.
Laker Nation: Congrats to Mitch Kupchak, Jim and Jeannie Buss on drafting, who I think is a future superstar in D’Angelo Russell!
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) June 25, 2015
Laker Nation: I’m looking forward to being a mentor to D’Angelo Russell on and off the court. — Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) May 2, 2016
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) February 4, 2017
Meanwhile, the Lakers are currently in talks with the Indiana Pacers to get Paul George on their team this year, as opposed to waiting until he’s a free agent after next season.