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Summary

Magic Johnson (born as Earvin Johnson in Lansing, Michigan, U.S.) is a famous Athlete from USA, he is still alive and was born August 14, 1959.

Biography


Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. is an American former basketball player who played as Point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). After winning the basketball championship in high school and college, Johnson was selected as number one in the NBA Draft 1979 by the Lakers. He won in the NBA and won the prize for Best player in the NBA finals in his first season in the NBA and won four championships with the Lakers during the 1980s. Johnson stopped playing in 1991 after announced that he had HIV, but returned to play in the NBA All-Star Game in 1992 and then won the All-Star MVP Award. Following protests from his fellow players, he stopped again after four years, but returned in 1996 to play 32 games for the Lakers before he retired for the third and final time.

Earvin is one of the greatest basketball players of all time. He started playing in the NBA in 1980 and won the championship the first year with the Los Angeles Lakers. He led the team to a total of five NBA titles. (1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988). Magic is best known for his game understanding. As a guard (playmaker) he found openings and opportunities for passing on the basketball court that few can live up to.

7 November 1991 he announced that he had HIV and that he would immediately quit playing basketball, a publication that started a large AIDS debate. But he made a comeback to the 1992 Olympics in the U.S. Dream Team that won Olympic gold.

1999 he landed in Boras when he invested money in the basketball club Magic M7, so it would be a big team in Europe. Johnson also played the 10's, played for the club during the 1999-2000 seasons, filling the halls around Sweden. The initiative was, however, no further, and after only one season left the Magic Club, which later went bankrupt.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 16 quotes who is written / told by Magic.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_Johnson

Famous quotes by Magic Johnson (16)


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"I tell you, it's funny because the only time I think about HIV is when I have to take my medicine twice a day"
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"The first year was hard for me to deal with. The second year was a little bit easier, but still difficult. It took me five years to get it out of me. It was a difficult moment, a difficult time"
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"If somebody says no to you, or if you get cut, Michael Jordan was cut his first year, but he came back and he was the best ever. That is what you have to have. The attitude that I'm going to show everybody, I'm going to work hard to get better and better"
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"Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates"
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"Young people want you to be real with them"
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"The important thing is this Just because I'm doing well doesn't mean that they're going to do well if they get HIV. A lot of people have died since I have announced. This disease is not going anywhere"
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"Research your idea. See if there's a demand. A lot of people have great ideas, but they don't know if there's a need for it. You also have to research your competition"
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"My diet is mostly chicken and fish. I make sure I get a lot of vegetables, a lot of fruit. I am a big fruit man, I am a vegetable man anyway. And I also get a lot of rest. That's the key I may be up early, but I'm in bed early too"
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"If you're a competitive person, that stays with you. You don't stop. You always look over your shoulder"
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"I want to be here for a long time, so I am going to do everything I have to do to be here. And I want to walk my daughter down the aisle and give her away to somebody some day. I want to make sure I am still here to make sure my two young sons become men"
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"I wanted to do two things when I was growing up, about your age. I wanted to play in the NBA, and I wanted to be a businessman after my basketball career was over, and that is what I am doing now"
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"All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them"
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"The real story is that I had unprotected sex. That's that. That's easy"
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"I'm from there. You know, when you grow up with these people and see them every day and then you look at the numbers it was easy; it was a no-brainer. And when Sony took a look, it was a no-brainer to them, too"
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"I am a businessman. This is what I do each and every day. I love it. I love coming to work. I never have a bad day"
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"The audience likes their emotions to be touched. They want to laugh and cry and feel good"


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