The story of Magic Johnson's life: his boyhood, his high school and college careers, his meteoric rise to basketball fame as a Laker, his glamorous life on the road, his hopes, fears, fulfilments and regrets.
In this remarkable autobiography, Earvin "Magic" Johnson writes of his life - of his family and friends, his astonishing basketball career, and his brave fight against the virus that causes AIDS - with the candor, charm and spirit that have made him one of the most beloved sports figures of our time. Magic Hohnson has always been more than just another basketball star. Since 1979 he has been the game's premier point guard, leading the Los Angeles Lakers to five NBA titles - a player who made everyone around him loos as dazzling as he did. Off the court, his exuberant smile and lack of pretension made his a favorite of fans all over the world. My Life gives fresh and revealing insights about Magic Johnson's legendary basketball career. He takes us inside his championship season at Michigan State, the 'Showtime' years with the Lakers, and his most recent triumphs in the 1992 All-Star Game and with the 'Dream Team' at the Summer Olympics in Barcelona. Magic writes candidly of his teammates, coaches, friends, and rivals, including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Pat Riley, Larry Bird, Michael Jordan and Isiah Thomas.
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Earvin "Magic" Johnson has played for the Los Angeles Lakers since 1979. He has been named NBS's Most Valuable Player three times. He now also heads the Magic Johnson Foundation, which is dedicated to AIDS research, and is the author of What You Can Do to Avoid AIDS. He lives in Los Angles. William Novak has co-authored the bestselling autobiographies of Lee Iacocca, Tip O'Neill, Nancy Reagan, and Oliver North. He lives in the Boston area with his wife and their three sons.
Magic Johnson: My Life by Earvin "Magic" Johnson
Earvin "Magic" Johnson
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