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Magic Johnson: American professional basketball player
Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. is an American retired professional basketball player and former president of basketball operations of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Often regarded as the best point guard of all time, Johnson is also considered to be one of the greatest players in NBA history. He played for the Lakers for 13 seasons.

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Now it’s done. The torch has been passed again, handed from George Mikan to Jerry West and Wilt Chamberlain to Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal to Bryant..
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Dr. David Ho: The AIDS pioneer shifts to COVID-19

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Los Angeles Lakers -- 'Memba Them?!

'Memba these Los Angeles Lakers ... In honor of the NBA finals we are going back in time to remember some of the most iconic players to hit the court! With Lake Show stars like Jerry West, Magic..
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Magic Johnson on upcoming docuseries and NBA finals, says “LeBron is on a mission”

Five-time NBA Champion Magic Johnson talks to "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King about why he believes the Los Angeles Lakers will win their 17th NBA championship at the NBA Finals, his expanding..
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Magic Johnson Gets Restraining Order for Himself and Employees

Magic Johnson and his employees are getting besieged by a guy who's issuing threats and demands, and recently made it past Magic’s office security -- so, now Magic's court order protection. A judge..
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In 1991, ex-NBA player Craig Hodges sought similar game boycott — but had little support

Craig Hodges wanted to protest during 1991 NBA Finals after police beating of Rodney King but says Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson "dismissed" the idea.
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Magic Johnson Hits Croatia On Annual Baller Summer Trip, COVID Can't Stop Us!

Magic Johnson and his wife Cookie refuse to let that whole global pandemic thing stop them from their annual super-expensive, ballerrific Euro-Trip -- because they've just touched down in Croatia!..
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Magic Johnson: If anyone can beat injury, it's Kobe Bryant

Magic Johnson speaks about Los Angeles Lakers' star Kobe Bryant's return from Achilles surgery at age 35, in an interview with CBSNews.com's Ryan Jaslow.
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Magic Johnson to provide $100 million in loans to minority-owned businesses

Magic Johnson said company for which he owns a majority will be giving $100M donation in capital to fund loans for minority women-owned businesses.
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Magic Johnson compares HIV and coronavirus pandemic misconceptions and impact on black community

In a lengthy interview on CNN, Magic Johnson drew parallels between HIV and COVID-19 and lamented the impact both have on African-Americans.
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Magic Johnson: 'It will take years to get over' Kobe Bryant's death

Magic Johnson said 'it will take years to get over" the deaths of former Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna.
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NBA All-Star Game opens with emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant

Magic Johnson addressed the crowd and Jennifer Hudson performed a rendition of "For All We Know" to honor the late Kobe Bryant at the All-Star Game.
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Magic Johnson on Kobe Bryant death: 'I'm in disbelief and have been crying all morning'

Former Lakers star and executive Magic Johnson says he and his wife, Cookie, "are heartbroken" over the death of Kobe Bryant in a helicopter crash.
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Lakers' Jeanie Buss backs Rob Pelinka, calls Magic Johnson's resignation 'surprising'

Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss says she was caught off guard by Magic Johnson's abrupt resignation from the team in April.
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How Magic Johnson, LaVar Ball and others reacted to Lakers' blockbuster Anthony Davis trade

Lakers legend Magic Johnson loved Saturday's Anthony Davis deal, tweeting congratulations to owner Jeanie Buss for making it happen.
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Mayor Larry Bird 'literally rooted against Larry Bird his whole career'

There is a mayor in Hesperia, California named Larry Bird and he has rooted against Larry Bird — and for Magic Johnson — his entire life.
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