Lakers Statement Regarding Magic Johnson Comments on Mike Brown

LOS ANGELES – In response to comments made yesterday on ESPN by Earvin “Magic” Johnson, the following statement is released by Lakers management:

“The opinion expressed yesterday by Magic Johnson regarding Mike Brown was his personal opinion and was made in his role as a TV analyst. His words were not made on behalf of the Los Angeles Lakers, and in no way do they reflect the feelings or position of team ownership or management. We are fully committed to and supportive of Mike Brown as head coach of the Lakers.”