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Who gave Magic his nickname?

Who gave Magic his nickname?

Johnson was first called “Magic” when he was a star at Everett High School. He was given the nickname by a sports writer who had just seen the 15-year-old prepster notch 36 points, 16 rebounds and 16 assists. (Johnson’s mother, a devout Christian, thought the nickname was blasphemous.)

What was Magic Johnson known for?

Magic Johnson, byname of Earvin Johnson, Jr., (born August 14, 1959, Lansing, Michigan, U.S.), American basketball player who led the National Basketball Association (NBA) Los Angeles Lakers to five championships.

What is Larry Bird’s nickname?

Larry LegendThe Great White HopeThe Hick from French Lick
Larry Bird/Nicknames

What is Magic Johnson’s son name?

EJ Johnson
Andre Johnson
Magic Johnson/Sons

How old is Cookie Johnson?

62 years (January 20, 1959)
Cookie Johnson/Age

Why is Lakers called Showtime?

He wanted to create a Hollywood atmosphere that would be embraced by the Los Angeles culture even if it was hated by the rest of the country. Buss borrowed the term Showtime from The Horn to describe the Lakers’ approach to basketball, and it was embraced by Lakers fans and the Los Angeles media.

How tall was Kobe Bryant?

1.98 m
Kobe Bryant/Height

How old is Larry Bird now?

64 years (December 7, 1956)
Larry Bird/Age

Does Larry Bird have a child?

Corrie Bird
Connor BirdMariah Bird
Larry Bird/Children

How old is Elise Johnson?

Elise Johnson McDougald
Died June 10, 1971 (aged 85)
Occupation principal
Nationality American
Education Girls’ Technical School, Hunter College, Columbia University, New York City College

What nationality is Cookie Johnson?

Cookie Johnson/Nationality

Are Magic and Cookie still married?

While they’ve now been married for 30 years, Cookie has built an entire career on her own as well. She wrote her book a few years back, which discusses her choice to stay by her husband’s side during his HIV diagnosis instead of leaving.