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Magic Johnson was born on 14 August, 1959, in Michigan, U.S. His real name is Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr.
Johnson is a former NBA player. He is also considered the greatest point guard of all time.
Magic Johnson was selected first overall by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1979 NBA draft.
In 1991, at the age of 31, he tested +ve for HIV due to having numerous unprotected se*ual relationships.
Magic Johnson won 5 NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers in 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, and 1988.
He was also one of the members of the Olympic gold medal-winning team "The Dream Team" (1992 United States men's Olympic basketball team).
Magic Johnson played 13 seasons in the NBA during his career and scored 17,707 points with an average of 19.5.
In 2002 & 2010, he was twice inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Magic Johnson retired three times during his professional basketball career. His third & final retirement came on February 13, 1996.
In 1992, Magic Johnson published his autobiography, "My Life."
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