Magic Johnson Speaker Profile
Hall of Fame Forward for the Los Angeles Lakers
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Magic Johnson Biography
THE Lakers Hall of Fame legend Magic Johnson was born August 14,1959 and is a retired professional basketball player who played point guard.After winning championships in high school and college, Johnson was selectedfirst overall in the 1979 NBA Draft by the Lakers. He won a championship and anNBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award in his rookie season, and won four morechampionships with the Lakers during the 1980s. Johnson retired abruptly in1991 after announcing that he had contracted HIV, but returned to play in the1992 All-Star Game, winning the All-Star MVP Award. After protests from hisfellow players, he retired again for four years, but returned in 1996, at age36, to play 32 games for the Lakers before retiring for the third and finaltime.
Johnson's career achievements include three NBA MVP Awards,nine NBA Finals appearances, twelve All-Star games, and ten All-NBA First andSecond Team nominations. He led the league in regular-season assists fourtimes, and is the NBA's all-time leader in average assists per game, at 11.2.Johnson was a member of the "Dream Team", the U.S. basketball teamthat won the Olympic gold medal in 1992.
Johnson was honored as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBAHistory in 1996, and enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2002. He wasrated the greatest NBA point guard of all time by ESPN in 2007. His friendshipand rivalry with Boston Celtics star Larry Bird, whom he faced in the 1979 NCAAfinals and three NBA championship series, were well documented. Since hisretirement, Johnson has been an advocate for HIV/AIDS prevention and safe sex,as well as an entrepreneur, philanthropist, broadcaster and motivationalspeaker. Johnson was a part-owner of the Lakers for several years, and was partof a group that purchased the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2012.
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Recent Magic Johnson Blogs
NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson Participates and Donates to Flint School District Fundraising Dinner
Posted on 25 October 2016 | 12:53 pm
NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson participated in a fundraising dinner on September 23 from 6:30pm-8:30pm at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre in Flint, Michigan. The committee of the event set a goal to raise $250,000 for their local school system, and Johnson pledged to donate a matching $250,000 as well. The Flint School District also seized the opportunity to give out as much information...[Read More]
Posted on 1 August 2016 | 1:04 pm
The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference will again bring some of the brightest minds in business and entertainment to its Speakers Lineup for 2017. The 2017 SXSW Speakers Lineup will take place in Austin, Texas from March 10 - 19 and already features an outstanding lineup including sports superstar and business entrepreneur Earvin “Magic” Johnson and many other speakers from the...[Read More]
Hall of Famer Earvin Magic Johnson to Deliver Keynote Address at Upcoming Success Connect 2016 Conference
Posted on 29 April 2016 | 9:28 pm
This upcoming August Success Connect 2016 will hold a conference and the conference will have Laker great and hall of famer Earvin "Magic" Johnson deliver the keynote address. Johnson will speak about his drive, passion, and entrepreneurial skills that lead him to an amazing career in basketball as well as in business. Earvin “Magic” Johnson is a Lansing, Michigan native who not...[Read More]
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