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Johnson, Magic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishJohnson, MagicMagic JohnsonJohnson, Magic  (1959–) a very tall US basketball player who was a famous guard for the Los Angeles Lakers team, and helped them win five NBA championships during the 1980s. In 1991, he stopped playing when he discovered he was HIV-positive, and since then he has spent his time teaching people about AIDS, especially how to avoid getting the disease. He came out of retirement and won a gold medal with the USA team in the 1992 Olympics. He finally retired in 1996. His real name is Earvin Johnson, Jr.
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