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Magic Johnson on Donald Sterling’s Latest Tirade: ‘This is Not About Me’ (Video)

The former Los Angeles Lakers star told Anderson Cooper that he has been dragged into Sterling's drama; "I was caught in the middle of this love affair, or whatever they had," he told the CNN host on…

Magic Johnson Responds to Donald Sterling: I’m Praying for Him (Video)

"I just wish he knew the facts when he's talking," Johnson tells Anderson Cooper. "But he's a man who's upset and he's reaching.

Donald Sterling Slams Magic Johnson, Attacks AIDS Status, Calls Anderson Cooper a Racist (Video)

UPDATED: The controversial NBA owner told Cooper that the Los Angeles Clippers players "love" him and that Johnson "doesn't do anything" for "black people."

Milken Conference: Magic Johnson Doesn’t Rule Out Buying the Clippers (Video)

After being thrust into the center of the Donald Sterling racism scandal, the former Lakers star had a "never say never" response when asked if he was interested in buying the team; "I think we will…

‘Soul Train’ Boarding for Broadway

Producer Matthew Weaver ("Rock of Ages") has acquired stage rights to develop a musical based on the iconic TV dance show created in 1970 by Don Cornelius.

Magic Johnson and Mark Walter Lead Acquisition of L.A. Sparks

UPDATED: The deal, separate from their ownership in the L.A. Dodgers, was engineered by Johnson to keep the money-losing WNBA in Los Angeles.

Obama Calls Hollywood an ‘Engine’ of Economy at DreamWorks Animation

UPDATED: The president stressed "responsibility" in portraying gun violence in front of DWA CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, elected officials and executives from major studios and networks.

Magic Johnson Exits ESPN’s NBA Coverage

"I don't feel confident that I can continue to devote the time needed to thrive in my role," said the NBA Hall of Famer, who also owns a small stake in the Dodgers franchise.

L.A. Lakers Drama: Owners Jeanie and Jim Buss on Power-Sharing, Phil Jackson and Filling Dad’s Shoes

In their first profile since Jerry Buss died in February, his son and daughter reveal their complicated relationship and the plan to reboot their storied team. Says Kobe, "The shoes they're stepping…

Tobey Maguire, Magic Johnson Enlisted for Wendy Greuel Campaign Fundraiser

UPDATED: Norman Lear, Bruce Cohen, Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino and Gabe Catone will also cosponsor the May 6 event, held at the Hollywood House of Blues.

New York Yankees and Major League Baseball Batting For Broadway

The untitled project from producers Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo follows two previous sports-themed plays, "Lombardi" and "Magic/Bird."

Dodgers Legacy, Legends and Fans — in 7 Minutes (Video)

THR goes behind the scenes with Tommy Lasorda, Vin Scully, Peter Guber and Magic Johnson.