Magic Johnson Responds To Andre Drummond Joining The Lakers: "Andre Is Just What They Need...”

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(via Silver Screen and Roll)

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Facing new challenges in the bitter Western Conference, the L.A. Lakers have responded by bringing in All-Star big man, Andre Drummond.

Once news of his arrival was made public, Lakers legend Magic Johnson responded with beaming optimism.

A classic rim-runner, Dre should help L.A. strengthen their inside presence by grabbing rebounds and protecting the paint. Still, some remain doubtful of his impact...

Drummond definitely has his flaws, and fans have obviously noticed.

But if anybody is capable of bringing the best out of him, it's got to be LeBron James, who seems to have a history and reputation of making his teammates better. If Drummond can be what the Lakers need him to be, then it really could go leaps and bounds in solidifying their effort to repeat as NBA Champions.

There are a lot of reasons to be optimistic...