MVP Seasons(s): 1986-87, 1988-89, 1989-90
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"For me, it was really surprising because I didn't think it was gonna be that big of a deal. I had been out to my friends and my family for at least five years.”
20-year-old EJ on coming out to parents and the world.
Playing for Michigan State, Magic Johnson bested the Bird-led Indiana State 75–64 for the NCAA title in 1979, a game that has been credited as the most watched in college basketball history. Johnson went on to enchant fans for 13 seasons in the NB...
NBA icon discusses impact his son’s coming out will have on the Black community.
"Look, I don’t care who’s attacking my son, I’m going to still support him and still love him… As I told him, once he [decided] to come out, expect some of this. We knew this was going to happen.”
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