Magic Johnson [born Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson Jr. in Lansing, Michigan on August 14, 1959] is a retired NBA star who played for the LA Lakers for 13 season. He retired in 1991 after he announced he had HIV. He came back to the NBA in 1992, retired again and then came back in 1996 for 32 more games.
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Magic is best known for being one of the greatest NBA players of all time.
Magic has a son in 1981, Andre Johnson. In 1991 he and his wife Earlitha Kelly gave birth to Earvin III and adopted a daughter, Elisa in 1995.
Though he blamed the team’s general manager for ‘talking behind his back’ and the organization’s dysfunction for why he stepped down as president, Magic Johnson says he’s still a Los Angeles Laker for life.
The Lakers saga continues. Just 2 weeks after Magic Johnson stepped down as president of basketball operations, NBA insider, Ric Bucher claims Magic was copied on emails between owner Jeanie Buss and GM Rob Pelinka, criticizing his work.
Magic Johnson had a ‘legacy’ to look out for, and not just a desire to return to his ‘beautiful life,’ when he decided to step down as the Los Angeles Lakers’ president. Here’s how this will affect LeBron James’ career.
Magic Johnson declared he wants to go back to his ‘beautiful life’ in his sudden announcement to resign as the Los Angeles Lakers’ president on April 9. Fans are channeling their shock into hilarious memes.