No. 2: Magic Johnson

Magic turned Hollywood inside out by preaching selflessness to the selfish.  He made the assist more exciting than a basket with an infectious, no-look flair that initially shocked, but then resurrected and humanized <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT000010" title="Kareem Abdul-Jabbar" href="/topic/sports/basketball/kareem-abdul-jabbar-PESPT000010.topic">Kareem Abdul-Jabbar</a>. Magic won five titles by taking fun very seriously, then exhibited grace, dignity and courage after his HIV disclosure.

( Los Angeles Times )

Magic turned Hollywood inside out by preaching selflessness to the selfish. He made the assist more exciting than a basket with an infectious, no-look flair that initially shocked, but then resurrected and humanized Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Magic won five titles by taking fun very seriously, then exhibited grace, dignity and courage after his HIV disclosure.

  • Email E-mail
  • add to Twitter Twitter
  • add to Facebook Facebook

PLAN AHEAD

Top Trending Videos