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    Professional sport figures have been criticized for making lots of money, and showing the money off in a un useful way. Earvin Magic Johnson has proven this statement wrong by contradicting it through his actions. Known as a point guard and is arguably one of the best laker of all time, Earvin Magic Johnson has been a leader, and a selfless athlete on and off the court which made the lives of others change for the better. Furthermore, leading people to success was a key in the life of Earvin Magic Johnson. One of the many ways Magic shows leadership the best is on the basketball court where he leads his team to victory almost all the time. Magic lead the lakers to nine finals appearances and won five of them (Amerman). Also Magic never averaged…

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    NBA fanbase saw the game being played in a way never seen before. Earvin Johnson a renowned player of the Los Angeles Lakers, showed off his basketball skill for 12 years. Known for having high numbers in assists, Earvin Johnson, also known as “Magic”, had the ability to see where everyone was on the court, and make unexpected passes. Aside from his basketball career, Magic became a huge advocate of AIDS and HIV awareness, while also writing a book about safe sex. Throughout the course of…

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    Magic Johnson: The All-Around Great Earvin Johnson, better known as “Magic Johnson” was a star basketball player who has admitted to having sex with 300-500 different women. Because of this, Magic contracted HIV. Magic is also still the all-time NBA leader in assists in the post-season with an outstanding 2,346 assists. Magic Johnson has benefitted modern society by making the NBA more popular with fans and inspiring many African Americans to play in the basketball in the NBA, raising…

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    Magic Johnson Biography

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    We are back with our third—and final—part of our list of the all-time richest athletes in the world. You can probably guess who comes in the first position, but you will be shocked to find out just how much money these athletes have! Number Six: One of the Richest Athletes - Shaquille O’Neal During his 19 year NBA career, O’Neal played with Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics. He has a parallel rapping career, which earned him a…

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    shocking news.Magic Johnson is undeniably courageous because He persevere through many different ways, He also had a lot of respect for people and things, and He did other things then perseverance and respect. Magic Johnson worked and made his own business. He worked hard to get there,but he worked hard to become a basketball player. After, he got HIV he couldn't still play as much,but he followed his other dream and became a businessman. (NBA )He perseverance by working hard to get where he…

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    Have you ever heard of the famous NBA player, Magic Johnson? He had a very success career back in the day. He was born on August 14, 1949, is now currently a retired. He played point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers for over ten seasons. He also won MVP in the NBA finals on his rookie year. He was also one of the top 50 best players in history. With all these great accomplishments, it goes without saying that he is very success. Not only is he successful, but he is wealthy. His network is about…

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    Eat Sleep Play Basketball

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    Michael jordan: Magic Johnson: and Wilt Chamberlain all had different styles of playing. For example, Michael Jordan or commonly known as M.J. was known for his crazy acrobatic and jumping skills to dunk the ball, Magic Johnson was known for his amazing talent to pass the ball extremely well, Wilt Chamberlain was known for his scoring ability,in one of his games he scored 100 points. Now the ones that play today like Curry, Lebron, Westbrook and KD have changed basketball. In my opinion…

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    in the first round of the playoffs in four games to the Milwaukee Bucks. the Bulls made the playoffs. Jordan recovered in time to participate in the playoffs and performed well upon his return. Against a 1985–86 Boston Celtics team that is often considered one of the greatest in NBA history, Jordan set the still-unbroken record for points in a playoff game with 63 in Game 2. The Celtics, however, managed to sweep the series. Despite Jordan's success, Magic Johnson won the league's Most Valuable…

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    Naism In Sports

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    What 's more, style, which is characterized as "the route in which something is said, done, communicated, or performed", the group has kept up their remarkable amusement plays. The progressions happened when Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, and Magic Johnson changed the amusement amid the 80 's to "gatekeeper predominant from боcenter control" from the 70 's. "Enchantment and Bird energized the group with their new styles and fabulous plays, as they affected whatever is left of the association to…

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    Larry Bird Research Paper

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    where he would fit extremely well with a team who needed a shooter. Birds initial year was a growing period where his shooting remarkably improved and he grew knowledge in the game. Bird basketball skillset was so valuable that he was selected the sixth overall pick in the NBA draft at the end of his junior year (Bio.com). Bird greatly appreciated this offer, but needed to take care of unfinished business in Indiana, and that was a Championship. With fair team play and insane achievements by…

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