Johnson says he wants to help “sell” the Lakers to free agents. It’s not baseball, so he can’t just leave blank checks around. But he did basically beat HIV, so how can this NOT work for the Lakes?Photo:┬áJayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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