Magic Johnson abruptly quit as the Los Angeles Lakers’ president of basketball operations Tuesday night, citing a desire to get back to the simpler life he enjoyed before taking over the franchise just over two years ago.
The Aces have zeroed in on Notre Dame’s Jackie Young and Louisville’s Asia Durr as the No. 1 overall pick in the WNBA Draft, which begins at 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Mick Cronin was hired as UCLA’s basketball coach Tuesday, ending a months-long search to find a replacement for the fired Steve Alford.
Former UNLV point guard Kevin Kruger is returning to the program as an assistant coach, and guards Amauri Hardy and Bryce Hamilton and forward Nick Blair will remain with the team.