Why did Magic Johnson request trade from Lakers in 1981? Hall of Famer couldn’t overcome differences with coach Paul Westhead

Why did Magic Johnson request trade from Lakers in 1981? Hall of Famer couldn't overcome differences with coach Paul Westhead

Johnson reached his boiling point in November 1981. After the Lakers’ 113-110 win over the Jazz, he revealed that he was going to speak with team owner Jerry Buss about a trade.


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