Last week we told you that ESPN had offered Sage Steele the host's job for NBA Countdown. It took her a few days, but she has said yes.
ESPN announced today that Magic Johnson is leaving NBA Countdown and the network. Johnson, per ESPN, is leaving "due to his other commitments," which haven't been a problem in the past.
This news broke a few days ago, and ESPN confirmed it today: Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose are joining Magic Johnson and Michael Wilbon on ESPN's NBA Countdown. Getting the boot? Jon Barry and Chris Broussard. The press release: Barry "will transition to game analysis," and Broussard will remain an "NBA Insider for …