His record in the position so far is 98-148 in three seasons with the Lakers.
Johnson made the announcement at an impromptu news conference at Staples Center before the team's game against the Portland Trail Blazers, noting that he had not even formally notified team president Jeanie Buss of his decision.
"I had more fun when I was able to be the big brother and the ambassador to everybody".
Clearly blindsided by Johnson's announcement, the Lakers also issued a team statement at halftime.
Johnson said he had not warned president Jeanie Buss of his decision to bring his two-year reign to an end.
"I'm a free bird and I've been handcuffed and I don't like that", the 59-year-old said during a press conference on Tuesday. "As we begin the process of moving forward, we will work in a measured and methodical fashion to make the right moves for the future of our organization".
Johnson also said that the Lakers are "headed in the right direction" and "next year we're going to be good". "I can't help young men who want me to help them", he said. We are deeply grateful to Magic for all that he has done for our franchise - as a player, an ambassador and an executive.
A report earlier on Tuesday noted that Johnson had not been in contact with embattled Lakers head coach Luke Walton recently.
Immediately after taking the job, Johnson stated his plan to land at least two free-agent superstars to return the Lakers to immediate title contention. Fitting, since nobody associated with the Lakers (except perhaps Alex Caruso) has been having much fun since the team was officially eliminated from playoff contention in late March following embarrassing losses to the Suns and Anthony Davis-less Pelicans. "See what she wants to do", the Lakers great added.
Johnson took on the position in February 2017, working alongside General Manager Rob Pelinka.
In speaking to reporters, Johnson said he was exhausted of the many things plaguing the team ranging from injuries, to internal politics to even betrayals. I think that she gave me full power to do what I wanted to do, but I think that with her and I, I want to always preserve our relationship and love her.
The 14-time All-Star took the first eight Dallas shots and scored his team's first 10 points in the first three minutes. Ray Spalding poked the ball away from Dirk Nowitzki and had a clear path to the opposite basket.
Kupcho's bogey-free run finally came to an end, but the American hung on for a one-stroke lead after the second round. Maria Fassi fired another 70 Thursday in the second round of the inaugural Augusta National Women's Amateur.
Maurizio Sarri has confirmed England youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi will start one of Chelsea's next two Premier League games. Probably it was better [for the fans] to wait for the end of the game but for me it is not a big problem.
She said the implications of the vote were "grave", adding: "I fear we are reaching the limits of this process in this House". Mr Lewis told Radio 4's Today programme: "The government's position is very clear - we do not support these options".
Bill Polian , who created the league with television and film producer Charlie Ebersol , pinned the blame on Dundon . I sincerely regret that many that believed in this project will see their hopes and efforts unrewarded.
FlightAware , an airline tracking website, said Southwest had delayed 775 flights, or 18 percent of its US flights on Monday. Airlines were recommending that flyers check their flight status online or with the airport they would be traveling out of.
However, it will be interesting to see how some fans treat him given his comments about Real Madrid being a "dream" club. We came away with a win , that is great, but I think everyone knows we can perform better.
The winger himself has stayed coy on any talk of a move, saying on Monday: "They [fans singing he is leaving] are wrong". "I want to finish in the top four and do well in the Europa League , and then we'll see".
On Tuesday, members of parliament voted overwhelmingly to approve the extension request, with 420 votes in favour to 110 against. Britain's Parliament has passed a law created to ensure the country does not leave the European Union without a divorce deal.
Asked if the missile has been in the making for some time now, he said, "Some of the basic technologies were being developed". The idea began around 2014 and development started in 2016 with a go-ahead from the government.
While that shutdown lasted only a few hours, it came on what should have been one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Mulvaney has told Trump he thinks the base would support the move, like they did his national emergency declaration.
Here is how you can do that: head to Settings / Swipe action , then, choose the swipe options that better fit your usage style. You can decide if you want to mark a message as read, movie it to a folder or delete it outright, among other options.
Guard Matt Mooney poured in a career-high 22 points in the victory over Michigan State and was clutch from the three-point line . Hunter matchup may result in the Cavaliers going big in the paint. "We came together, and we always believed in ourselves".
He ignored the red lights as he raced down Slauson Avenue - the South Los Angeles street that he and Nips were working to uplift. Local news reports said he was being kept in solitary confinement in jail for fear he might be attacked by other inmates.
Texas Tech held Michigan State, a team who many considered worthy of a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, to 21 first-half points. Last night's NCAA Tournament Final Four games delivered all the compelling and controversial action that we could have asked for.
The governor says the president's rhetoric disregards the Constitution, the justice system "and what it means to be an American". And if they apprehend people at their southern border where they don't have to walk through, that's a big home run.
Each country would use its own channels, said Maas, adding that Italy and France had direct contacts with Libya. Both the Libyan National Army and the United Nations -backed government have various militias supporting them.
Hyper-wired South Korea's networks advanced their launch by two hours in order to take a leap ahead of the U.S. network carrier. But the implications of the new technology have pitted Washington against Beijing in an increasingly bitter standoff.
The second database, belonging to the defunct app At The Pool isn't as large, but its destructive potential can not be neglected. UpGuard said it sent two notification emails to Cultura Colectiva on January 10 and January 14 and never received a response.
On Monday, the Justice Department said in a letter to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals that the entire ACA should be invalidated . I imagine Trump will tell us why the Republican plan will cost less than Obamacare: "Mexico will pay for it".
Amazon unveiled Twitch Prime in 2016 , two years after it acquired the leading game-streaming service for close to $1 billion. Sadly, it seems that those of you with family accounts are being left out in the cold this time around.