Sad news for Johnson fans. Speculation had been rife that Former Lakers star is about to announce his retirement from sports, at age 60, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 11/08/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being a basketball player isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a basketball player just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Monday evening, #ThankYouMagic was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.
“Magic Johnson was unlike any other basketball player we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouMagic”
— @universalObserver, 10 Aug 2020
“Didn't Magic Johnson retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 10 Aug 2020
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