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Old 08-21-2012, 01:25 AM   #12
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Default Re: Why did Magic Johnson accept a 25 year, $25 million contract w/ the Lakers?

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Originally Posted by bmd
I'm watching the movie "Magic and Bird - A Courtship of Rivals" on Youtube..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtykE...eature=related


It says Magic Johnson signed the longest and largest contract in sports at the time.

Surely he should have known that 25 million over 25 years is going to be less than other people are earning over their careers.

Why'd he sign that contract?

He didn't at the time it was a great contract.
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