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Broken bonds: Magic and Isiah

Originally Published: November 4, 2009
By Jemele Hill | Page 2

Oscar Wilde once wrote, "True friends stab you in the front."

Needless to say, basketball legends Isiah Thomas and Magic Johnson ceased being true friends a long time ago. In the 1988 NBA Finals between the Pistons and the Lakers, Thomas and Johnson kissed and fought; and after they played each other again in the '89 Finals, their good times together were all but gone.

Their friendship never recovered from those wars.

But now, with the release of Johnson's ...

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