337. Magic Johnson: From Superstar to Businessman

No one ever out-smiled Magic Johnson. Ever since was a young man, Johnson has been known his great attitude toward life. It just happens Johnson is also one of the greatest basketball to ever play in the National Basketball Association. played his entire career for the Los Angeles . The Lakers are the best franchise in the over the past 40 years, having won more than any other teams.

During the 1980s, the were known as "Showtime" because of the team's -paced, and high-scoring style of play. Much of this can be attributed to the charismatic Johnson. His developed at an early age when he was basketball in his home state of Michigan. He Michigan State University, and led its team to National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) title in 1979.

was taken by the Lakers as their first in the college draft, and he never left. played for the Lakers from 1980 through 1991, then played for a few games in 1996. the 80s, he led the Lakers to eight appearances, and won five. No other team had the game in a single decade since the Celtics in the 60s. He also won an Gold Medal in basketball, and won the Most Player Awards multiple times, but his most endearing remained as one of the nicest and well-liked in the game.

Today Johnson still calls Los his home. He has transitioned from basketball player coach, to team owner, and businessman. He owns successful franchise of movie theaters called the Magic Theaters. Johnson was also part of the investment that purchased the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team 2012. He is married, and has two sons a daughter.