Magic Johnson’s proposal to honor Bill Russell

The historic base of the Los Angeles Lakers wanted a superior promoted from the NBA and not just from the Celtics to honor the player with the most rings in the history of the League.

Earvin magic Johnson you already have yours number 32 hanging on Arena Y bill russell that there is number 6 at the height of the glory of boston celtics. But now, the Lakers’ legendary point guard has a superior proposal to honor the player with the most rings in NBA history.

Through his official Twitter account Magic Johnson proposed to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to remove the number 6 from all the franchises that make up the League.

If the proposal is developed, it will be subject to, nothing more and nothing less than, to LeBron James, among others. in the last season 25 of the 30 franchises that make up the NBA have the number 6 in use, and that represents one hundred percent of the number 6 available. because the remaining five franchises have already withdrawn it. The Boston Celtics did it for Bill Russell, the Philadelphia 76ers for Julius Erving, the Phoenix Suns for Walter Davis, the San Antonio Spurs for Avery Johnson and the Sacramento King in recognition of the fans as their sixth player.

Earvin Magic Johnson

Miami Heat It can be an exemplary case and it will be a precedent in this regard. The Florida Franchise retired number 23 in honor of Michael Jordan and as a thank you for all you have done for the sport although he did not wear those colors.

Cover Photo: Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images

Source: Tycsports

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