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Lakers Fire GM Mitch Kupchak, Name Magic Johnson President of Basketball Operations

Lakers Fire GM Mitch Kupchak, Name Magic Johnson President of Basketball Operations

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Lakers Governor Jeanie Buss announced today that the team has named Earvin "Magic" Johnson as President of Basketball Operations. In addition, General Manager Mitch Kupchak has been relieved of his duties, effective immediately. Furthermore, Jim Buss will no longer hold his role as Lakers Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations.

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