Magic Johnson

Today in Sports History: March 7

In 1996, American former professional basketball player, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, became the second National Basketball Association (NBA) player to record 10,000 assists. Johnson reached this...

Today in Sports History: November 7

In 1991, Earvin Johnson, better known as "Magic" retired from the NBA. Johnson shocked the world with this announcement and by disclosing his HIV-positive...

Magic Johnson: Pt. 1: Revisited

Magic Johnson is one of the most iconic and compelling figures of the past half century both on and off the court. His tireless work ethic and determination led him and the Los Angeles Lakers to five championships and numerous accolades over his storied thirteen year NBA career. That same mentality has led him to multiple careers after basketball as a massively successful entrepreneur, franchise owner, ambassador, philanthropist, and HIV activist amongst many other leadership roles. In this memorable interview, we sit down with Magic to hear the legendary stories behind the iconic photos Andy captured of him over the years, what drove him to be the best, and what continues to inspire him today. This is a can't miss two-part interview about learning, trying, and failing in order to succeed.

Magic Johnson (Pt.2) – Time/Forgiveness

In part two of our interview, we learn more about Magic's complicated relationship with Isiah Thomas, the stories behind Andy's iconic photos of Magic, and the future of the Los Angeles Lakers. Magic also recalls the key lessons he has learned over the years about work ethic, family, and friendship.

Magic Johnson (Pt.1) – Always Look Forward

Magic Johnson is one of the most iconic and compelling figures of the past half century both on and off the court. His tireless work ethic and determination led him and the Los Angeles Lakers to five championships and numerous accolades over his storied thirteen year NBA career. That same mentality has led him to multiple careers after basketball as a massively successful entrepreneur, franchise owner, ambassador, philanthropist, and HIV activist amongst many other leadership roles. In this memorable interview, we sit down with Magic to hear the legendary stories behind the iconic photos Andy captured of him over the years, what drove him to be the best, and what continues to inspire him today. This is a can't miss two-part interview about learning, trying, and failing in order to succeed.

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