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Today In Sports History for May 17

...Islanders beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 to win their fourth consecutive Stanley Cup.1988 - John Stockton of Utah ties Magic Johnson's NBA playoff assist record with 24 in a 111-109 loss against the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 5 of the Western Conference...
Today In Sports History for May 10

...the fifth player in NBA history with at least 30 points, 15 assists and five rebounds in a playoff game, joining Magic Johnson, Jerry West, Walt Frazier and Oscar Robertson. Wade's 31 points, 15 assists and seven rebounds lead the Heat...
Rose, Gasol pace Bulls to win over Cavs

...postseason assist list. The only "true" front-line player ahead of James is Larry Bird (1,062), who is fourth. Magic Johnson (2,346) is No. 1. ... The Cavs were just 7 of 26 from 3-point range.NOAH, NO POINTS: Chicago's Joakim...
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LeBron must attack from start for Cavs to survive loss of Love

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - LeBron James might prefer to start the game like Magic Johnson.But since the Cavaliers lost Kevin Love to postseason-ending shoulder surgery, that is no longer an option. They need James...
Today in sports history for Wednesday, Apr. 15 two goals in the four-game sweep.1984 - Ben Crenshaw wins the Masters by two strokes over Tom Watson.1991 - Magic Johnson sets an NBA record for career assists in a 112-106 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. Johnson, who needed nine...
Today in sports history for Sunday, Feb. 1

...left in the first half of the Jazz's 129-88 victory over Denver. Stockton's 9,922nd assist moves him ahead of Magic Johnson.1996 - The Chicago Bulls win their 17th straight with a 105-85 victory over the Sacramento Kings. The Bulls improve...
Athletes' reaction on Twitter to Ferguson case

...Brown case in Ferguson, MO. My thoughts & prayers are with the Brown family and the people of Ferguson." - from Magic Johnson"Wow. Just wow. Shameful. What will it take???" - from Serena Williams"The Wade family hearts and prayers...
Today In Sports History for February 9

...tie with Detroit. Gartner joins Bobby Hull and Phil Esposito as the only NHL players to accomplish the feat.1992 - Magic Johnson, playing for the first time since announcing his retirement on Nov. 7, scores a game-high 25 points and hands...
Today in sports history for Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

...99-93 win over the Phoenix Suns. Jackson joins career assists leader and teammate John Stockton (15,425) and Magic Johnson (10,141).2007 - Second-ranked Florida dominates Heisman Trophy winner Troy Smith and No. 1 Ohio State for...
Today in sports history

...the first NBA player to register 10 or more assists in 11 consecutive victories as Phoenix beat Toronto 106-94. Magic Johnson did it twice during the 1986-87 season.2005 - DeAngelo Williams sets an NCAA record with his 34th 100-yard rushing...


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