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The former Los Angeles Lakers player Magic Johnson is doing his best to douse any potential flames between LeBron James and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar … telling TMZ Sports there’s no real beef between the two NBA legends.

Reporters spoke with Magic Johnson out in NYC Tuesday night … and the Lakers great reassured us there’s no need to sit down for mediation with LBJ and KAJ – ’cause he trusts they’ll hash it out: