Magic was born ion August 14, 1959. He went to Michigan State. Magic played for the Lakers in NBA. Magic played in '80s. Magic was named NBA Most Valuable Player in 1987, 1989 and 1990. Magic led the NBA in assists per game for five consecutive seasons, from 1982-83 to 1986-87, in total assists in 1982-83, 1985-86 and 1986-87, and in free throw percentage in 1988-89 (.911). Magic retired when Bird did after learning he was HIV positive, but made a comeback. .