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Magic Johnson learned a painful lesson as an NBA coach for 16 games, his Lakers went 5-11 at the end of the 1993-94 season. It was once most eloquently stated by Johnny Kerr, a star center from the 1950s and 1960s who coached the expansion Chicago Bulls: That’s five guys running around with my paycheck.

Johnson orchestrated basketball teams as magically as anyone ever has in basketball history.

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