Well, word of Johnson's bold claim made its way to Warriors forward Draymond Green, who offered a flawless response.
Green, because he is a competitor did say today's Warriors would run the Showtime Lakers into the ground with their speed perhaps, but he knows he can't prove that any more than Magic can prove his Lakers would wipe the floor with Green's Warriors.
Still, Green wouldn't declare his squad better than L.A.'s because he doesn't engage in historical comparisons.
"We would probably sweep 'em", said Johnson, to the delight of Champion, Riley and those in attendance.
Then, Riley, the former Lakers head coach who had won four National Basketball Association championships in nine seasons with Johnson on the team, called the legendary point guard the "greatest player of all-time". "If I called him first, then he ain't gonna say anything".
But Green contends it doesn't make any sense to compare teams or players from different eras because the game has changed so much. So I never really understand that, nor do I get off into it.
Pat Riley on Magic Johnson: "He's the greatest player of all time".
"You wanna know why?" It should be noted Mychal is Klay Thompson's dad, so he has some bias here. "He just had more pressure on him to have to score all the time". [Johnson] could've scored 30 points a game if he wanted to.
Oscar Robertson, for instance, said Steph Curry is successful because he's not being defended with the same intensity as himself in the 50s and 60s.
A year later, with the Warriors adding a mostly unstoppable Kevin Durant to the roster, Johnson's at it again. (The Warriors won the championship about a month later). "You want to see them do well", Green said.
"When you have a team with the makeup of our team back then, we could play slow, we could play fast", Erving told ESPN LA 710. "I think I sound stupid because that's how all of it be sounding to me". If it happens to be the next two in Cleveland, they'll have another record to back up the argument.
"We don't bring up previous year in terms of strategy, in terms of sort of what we need to do better or here or there", Kerr said.
During testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, Coats refused to comment on The Washington Post report. Both Coats and Rogers were uncomfortable with the nature of the president's request and refused to comply, CNN reports.
I get it", Griffin added in a video posted with the tweet. "We're not surviving this, okay?" she said in the footage. Kathy Griffin posed for this photo with a bloodied replica of the USA president's head.
Without legislative action, more of the responsibility for the regulatory framework would fall on the state Department of Health. He said the vetoed funding was "more than sufficient" to pay for the school funding, tourism and economic development increases.
Those of you who want to try it out can visit the Google Play Store by clicking the button below to download it your device. You can do documents and forms, of course, but it'll also scan notes, business cards, pictures, and big ol' whiteboards.
China is pushing for global recognition of the C919, which does not yet have certification from European and US regulators. She said Beijing will uphold the outcome of the Paris Agreement and its implementation.
Ryan Johansen didn't play for the Predators because of a thigh injury that is side lining him for the rest of the postseason. The Predators pounced on the opportunity when Colin Wilson scored his second goal of the post season to tie it up at 1-1.
Putin is known for rarely showing his emotions but he appeared moved when Modi mentioned the sacrifices made by his family. There are more than 40 Indian companies in Spain , in the fields of technology, pharmaceuticals, automotive and energy.
The "HomePod" speaker unveiled Monday is similar to devices from rivals, some of which have been on the market for years . The Echo, released in 2015, and Google Home, released past year , were the first entrants in a promising market.
Many of us like to think that we would stay with the Thunder, but many of us would probably also want to play on the Warriors. These aren't flawless , but they're definitely an improvement over the last few pairs of Curry's to be released so far.
Diplomat in China quits over Trump climate policy
State Department official, Rank was unwilling to apprise the Chinese of the U.S.'s withdrawal from the climate pact. US Energy Secretary Rick Perry is also due to attend this week's energy meeting in Beijing .
Nashville Predators Even Series With Pittsburgh Penguins
Former Penguin James Neal threw an ill-advised pass into the neutral zone, and Brian Dumoulin sent a quick-up to Crosby. Roman Josi held the puck up long enough in the crease to allow Rinne to dive across and make a circus save on Guentzel.
Dakota Access pipeline expected to begin shipping Thursday
Former President Obama delayed the project in December by refusing to grant the Army Corps of Engineers an easement for the lake. From there the 788-mile ETCO converted natural gas pipeline carries the crude oil to the Gulf Coast at Nederland, TX.
OneLogin hit by major data breach
This isn't the first time OneLogin has been targeted as it also detected unauthorized access back in August 2016. OneLogin was not alerted to the unusual database activity generated by the attacker until around 9:00 a.m.
Teen charged with fatally stabbing Uber driver in Chicago
Wasni climbed into the front seat of Nelson's silver sedan and drove away before striking a central reservation in the road. Uber , in a statement , said that they are fully cooperating with the law enforcement agencies in the investigation.
Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead
The Nashville Predators came out flying in the first period, and it looked like Nashville would take game-one over Pittsburgh . Though face-offs haven't been a strength for the Penguins all season, they'll be looking to improve that mark in Game 3.
Apple may announce Siri smart speaker at WWDC next week
Apple's answer to the Amazon Echo lineup and Google Home has advanced to the manufacturing stage , according to Bloomberg . Bloomberg's recent report said the device will have an engraving that will say: "Designed by Apple in California".
Malaysia Airlines flight forced to land over bomb scare
Flight MH128, which was heading for Kuala Lumpur , was forced to return "due to a disruptive passenger", said the airline. Heavily-armed police wearing helmets and body armour and carrying rifles boarded the plane and put the man under arrest.