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Earvin "Magic" Johnson

Earvin “Magic” Johnson (1959—), retired professional NBA basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers. Magic played the position of point guard for the Lakers, winning five championships and receiving the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award in the 1980s. Johnson was a member of the famous American “Dream Team” that won the 1992 Olympic gold medal.

Magic Johnson announced that he had contracted HIV in 1991 and retired briefly from the NBA, but returned to play in the All-Star Game of 1992 and to play for the Lakers in 1996 for 32 games before retiring for good.

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