Steve Nash passes Magic Johnson for fourth on all-time assists list

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

On Wednesday night Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash collected his 10,142nd assist, pushing him past Magic Johnson for for fourth place on the NBA's all-time list. The assist came during a 113-99 win over the Boston Celtics. That's an amazing accomplishment for the 39-year-old Nash who - oddly enough ...

Los Angeles Dodgers Sold to Magic Johnson’s Group

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

The Los Angeles Dodgers have announced that they have reached an agreement to sell the team to a group that includes Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson. The deal is reportedly for $2 billion, and was announced Tuesday night just five hours after Major League Baseball owners approved three finalists for the ...

Magic’s Anti-HIV Magic

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Monday marked the 20th anniversary of Magic Johnson announcing to the world that he had HIV, one of the true shockwave moments in sports history. I still remember riding in the back of my parents' car from some family event when it came on the radio and then wondering "So ...

The Greatest Rookie Seasons Ever

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

In honor of Randy Moss' retirement on Monday, I have decided to run over a traffic cop we here at Rumors and Rants have been inspired to look back at some of the greatest rookie seasons in the history of sports. For this purpose, we'll focus on the four major ...

North Carolina And Michigan State Set To Play Game On Carrier

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

It's official, college basketball powers North Carolina and Michigan State will play a game on the deck of an aircraft carrier. A matchup that has been rumored for months has finally been agreed to and given final approval, as the two teams will face each other on the flight deck ...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Is Embarrassing Himself

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Over the past few days Los Angeles Lakers great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has been making the rounds accusing the Lakers of treating him poorly over the years. He also made headlines by complaining that he didn't have a statue outside Staples Center like Jerry West, Magic Johnson and Chick Hearn. Geez, ...

Lakers, Odom Talking Again. Close To A Deal?

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

A week after pulling their offer to him, the Los Angeles Lakers are once again talking to Lamar Odom about returning to the NBA Champions according to the Los Angeles Times. Last week the Lakers actually had two deals on the table for the 6'10" forward. The first was a three-year, ...