Magic Johnson: 10 Interesting Facts

Magic Johnson is a former NBA player and a successful business owner. He played for the Los Angeles Lakers for 12 years, until he retired in 1991 due to his HIV diagnosis. Johnson spent the rest of his adult life to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS and continues to do so today. Here are 10 little known facts about the professional basketball legend!

Number Ten: He’s in a Red Hot Chili Peppers Song. The iconic funk rock California band are long-time Lakers fans and dedicated a song to Johnson. The song is called ‘Magic Johnson’ and it was released as part of their 1989 album Mother’s Milk.

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