Magic Johnson tells NBA to ‘watch out’

Much of the NBA community is excited about Mat Ishbia becoming the majority owner of the Phoenix Suns.

Much of the NBA community is excited about Mat Ishbia becoming the majority owner of the Phoenix Suns.

Mat Ishbia is in the process of purchasing the Phoenix Suns and the NBA world has thoughts on the impending sale.

Including Magic Johnson.

The NBA legend took to Twitter on Tuesday to write a glowing post about billionaire mortgage lender Ishbia telling other NBA teams to “watch out” for the Suns under his ownership.

“Had a great phone call with fellow Spartan Mat Ishbia to congratulate him on his purchase of the Phoenix Suns,” Johnson tweeted. “He’s going to do great things, not just for the Suns organization, but for the entire league. All the other 29 NBA teams better watch out because Mat is a winner!”

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Former Suns player Jason Richardson was also excited about the news.

Richardson, who was a teammate of Ishbia’s at Michigan State, tweeted that it was “time to bring a (championship) ship to The Valley!”

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This article originally appeared on Arizona Republic: Mat Ishbia Phoenix Sun Owner’s Response: Magic Johnson Praises Move

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