Johnson won many games for the Lakers. His actual name is Earvin Johnson Jr.

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Magic Johnson was born and brought up in Lansing, Michigan.

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His father was a worker in the automobile industry, and his mother was the custodian of a school.

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Magic Johnson's love for the sport is evident since he even slept with his ball as a child!

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He is one of only seven players to win an NCAA national championship, an NBA title, and an Olympic gold medal.

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The Red Hot Chili Peppers have a song dedicated to him.

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His video game, Magic Johnson’s Fast Break, was released by Arcadia Systems in 1988.

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Magic discovered his HIV status during a physical examination for a life insurance policy.

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Magic reportedly admitted to having s*x with 300 to 500 people per year before his HIV diagnosis in 1991.

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His net worth has increased by an estimated $400 million since his retirement.

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