Lakers Fire GM Mitch Kupchak and Replace With Legendary Laker

Lakers Fire GM Mitch Kupchak and Replace With Legendary Laker

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On Tuesday morning, the Los Angeles Lakers made a drastic move by relieving general manager Mitch Kupchak of his duties and naming former Lakers super-star Magic Johnson President of Basketball Operations according to NBA.com.

The news broke a short time ago on Twitter via ESPN and Bleacher Report:

Executive vice president of basketball operations Jim Buss has also been relieved of his duties. This is a tremendous shake up in the Lakers front office.