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Our and mayweather was five years too late. Even when last dig heavyweight fight real real big one that the public knew about General Tyson and Lennox Lewis. Mike was old. He was past his prime. These dudes are the two best heavyweights in the world in their primes. Both undefeated both of the claim to the championship. And they're coming off a great fighting in the first one is a rematch of a great fight. That ended in a controversial draw. For maybe get better for me personally because obviously Max Max doing a great job covering the fighting all of that stuff. He looks at it more scientifically for me. It's too comes down to two things number one. We know to knock out power of the Anti Wild but we know at least four on his career. Max Season Inferior to Tyson fury and enticing. Fury's case do you have the power to go? Which boxes to take out your trainers to work on that. We're going to spend a lot of time on the fight but first let's get to some news in the NBA. Gentlemen about four hours away out there in LA. The Battle of city racist towards the platform right has his Lakers and the top spot in the West. Meanwhile quiet in the clippers of added pieces for their roster of death a fact. That's not lost on Lakers. Legend Magic Johnson former president of basketball operations for the Lakers told USA. Today if you look at Man for man. The clippers are probably better than the Lakers in terms of bench but to Anthony Davis and Lebron James to me. They're going to be the key and they're going to have to dominate in that series. Then we're going to need that third scores Stephen Eh. The Lakers be better off having magic in charge. I definitely think that's the case and I mean no disrespect whatsoever rob Pelinka. At the beginning of the season we raved about the job that Rob Pelinka had done in light of the fact that Magic Johnson had left the last day at a regular seasons or roughly last year. But the reality is Anthony. Davis was always coming to La. Lebron James was already there That had a lot to do with Magic Johnson. Kyle coups are still being there. We know this so the question is the other part supplementary parts that you need in order to win a championship. Darren Collison coming out of retirement for trade. For Derrick rose or Dennis schrader picking up a guy like Reggie Jackson once he clears waves all of that stuff after departing and being bought out from the Detroit Pistons. The question that you must ask yourself is with magic. Johnson had been able to pull off something like that and my answer would be yes. I got serious questions as to why Rob Pelinka has not been able to do that. I don't want to hear that. The Los Angeles Lakers are satisfied with what they've gotTa Stop It. I don't spit in my face and tell me it's raining. I don't believe that we all know that when you look at the Los Angeles Clippers Kawagoe into the clippers is one thing for them to get Marcus Morris before the trading deadline expired. And then the pick Reggie Jackson A BACKUP POINT GUARD. Who's been a starter but he's going to be a backup in La. We all know that the Lakers especially considering the two performances that they had against the clippers this year and the amount of workload has been placed on the shoulders. Lebron James at eight thirty five in his seventeenth season. We all know you needed another piece. Day didn't get anything I think if Magic Johnson was there again no disrespect to rob but I think he would've got one of those visas. This is almost a difficult. Not Almost it is. It's difficult subject for me to talk about because my mind goes to Colby Bryant and because Kobe's not here to confirm or deny or defend himself for agree or whatever. I'm hesitant to talk too much about it but I'll say that I always thought that there was a power behind Pelinka. That's how we moved. Magic Johnson Out Mulligan is to you you said when when when Kobe before Koby Patch away four months ago of course and Kobe didn't like the fact that his put his name in it at all. I just wondered it's speculation. I just wonder had that horrible. Tragedy never occurred due the Lakers with on everyone and the clippers win on everyone. I wonder that I always thought the Kobe was the power behind. Pelinka and and so like immediately my mind following your take right now take Utah. Magic Johnson. Shrimp Magic Johnson was entrenched empower. Who are the three Lakers icons that I felt? Actually we're in a power struggle of sorts Magic Johnson now Lebron James and Kobe Bryant right and as I noticed. Lebron James didn't get his head. Coach and Magic Johnson was moved out. I noticed WHO's guy was put in and that was Kobe's and I always harbor the belief that Kobe was eventually going to buy the Lakers. He was going to own the Lakers. One day at any rate the kind of influence partly behind Palinka is no longer there. Magic seems emboldened to discuss what he sees. The problems with the Lakers. Right now and the Lakers seemed to whiff once again on everyone. They're going after. And so my my sense of it is that that maybe if Kobe were around it would be a little different. And so it's difficult for me to talk. Let me say and I respect that. I understand that and this supportive remind the audience that you did speak about. It's not like you spoken about it now. To Kobe has passed away. You spoke about this in the past and coby obviously disagreed with your whatever you but you spoke about what he was a lot. Here's a who can't even hear that you know what I mean. It's unbelievable I can't talk in the past. I can't believe it. I hear you I will say this to you first of all. Let's give Magic Johnson some fairness in this regard. Magic Johnson is La. There's no way that Magic Johnson go in the world and they're not gonNA ask him about the Lakers and even the clippers. There's no way the anyway he goes. He's going to be asked about that. That's number one number two. Let's give Shaquille O'Neal some credit because Shaquille O'Neal was a power broker in La as well a lot of people wanted to come to la worship. Kilo Neo was there. Shaquille O'Neal the gentle giant big aristotle and and then all of this other stuff guys wanted to play with him so I think it's important to throw his name into the mix number three Kobe. Bryant understand this about Rapport Lincoln. Everybody needs to notice about Rob Lincoln. Kobe Bryant loved rap link. Kobe.