Magic Johnson vs Kobe Bryant

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Basketball player
Athlete, NBAAthlete, NBA
$600 Million
Net worth 2018
$350 Million
Sportspersons
Industry
Other
Lansing
Residence
United States
Country
United States
14/08/1959
BirthDay
2.06 m
Height
Children
3
1979 - Michigan State University, Everett High School
Education
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
1999

He is an outspoken HIV activist and was the main speaker for the United Nations (UN) World AIDS Day Conference in 1999

1995

He made a comeback as a player by re-joining the Lakers during the 1995–96 NBA season

1993

However, his love for basketball made him return to the NBA as the coach of the Lakers near the end of the 1993–94 NBA season

1992

In spite of his retirement he was chosen to compete in the 1992 Summer Olympics for the US basketball team

1991

An incident in 1991 changed his life forever—he was diagnosed with HIV infection

1989

Once again the Lakers reached the NBA Finals in 1989, but an injury kept Johnson away from the action, and his team lost to the Pistons

1987

The Lakers faced the Celtics once again in the 1987 NBA Finals, and Johnson played the game-winning shot and was awarded a Finals MVP title

1984

2 rebounds per game in the 1984–85 regular season and led the Lakers into the 1985 NBA Finals

1981

He performed exceedingly well in the 1981–82 season and averaged 18

1979

He was drafted first overall by the Los Angeles Lakers in 1979