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“Will always be in the GOAT discussions along with Michael and LeBron” Magic Johnson hails Kareem Abdul Jabbar ahead of birthday celebrations

Read and know more about Magic Johnson's thoughts on his long time teammate Kareem Abdul Jabbar as the G.O.A.T.

Kareem Abdul Jabbar and Magic Johnson

Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul Jabbar together make one of the greatest duos of all time. As they were the part of Showtime Lakers and together brought the city of Los Angeles five National Basketball Association’s Championships. The duo of Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul Jabbar haunted and dominated the league for several years. As the combination of the most skilled passing and the most skilled scoring was almost unstoppable and defenders had no idea spectating the duo pull many such moves. The offensive end of the Showtime Lakers was always on the higher grounds when the two ran it and were healthy.

Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul Jabbar aren’t just teammates as they share a special bond of friendship where the relationship between the two is full of pure respect for each other. Recently, the Los Angeles Lakers had an early celebration for their legend, Kareem Abdul Jabbar as soon he will be turning 75 years old. But as the Los Angeles Lakers are out of the playoff contention and have already wrapped up their journey. The franchise decided to celebrate the Hall of Famer’s 75th birthday with Showtime Lakers around after the final match-up of the season at the home arena.

Kareem Abdul Jabbar and Magic Johnson

Magic Johnson, James Worthy, and many other teammates of Kareem Abdul Jabbar joined him for the celebration at Crypto.com Arena. After celebrating their legacy on the occasion of the all-time scoring leader’s 75th Birthday. Magic Johnson took his appreciation and love for him to his Twitter account and posted a tweet directing the ultimate respect to his friend.

Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul Jabbar

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Magic Johnson on Kareem Abdul Jabbar being a part of the G.O.A.T debate

Magic Johnson

Magic Johnson tweeted: “All the Showtime Lakers had a great time celebrating our captain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, on his 75th birthday! Kareem, NBA All-Time leading scorer, is and will always be in the GOAT discussions along with Michael and LeBron. I truly love and respect this man.” With just this one tweet he has sent shockwaves around the internet. As discussing Michael Jordan and LeBron James in the G.O.A.T debate fans often forget the other greats and legends of the game who can or cannot be better than the two but still have a real shot in the conversation.

There are thousands of reactions to the tweet on the internet. As fans reacting to it pay their respect to the most lethal point guard and centre duo the league has seen while appreciating them. Many also criticize Magic Johnson as they think he forgot other superstars like Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, and Kobe Bryant in that conversation. Find some of many such reactions posted by the fans on social media platforms here below:

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