Magic Johnson is one of my favorite players of all time.
Despite being 6 foot 9 inches tall, he was one of the best point-guards that ever lived.
He won 5 championship rings with the LA Lakers, and he a very successful entrepreneur and motivational speaker as well.
He is also one of the few players to win championships at all levels (high school, college, and NBA).
Here are some of his most famous quotes:
- “They said playing basketball would kill me. Well, not playing basketball was killing me.”
- “I never think that there’s something I can’t do, whether it’s beating my opponent one on one or practicing another hour because something about my game is just not right.”
- “Everybody on a championship team doesn’t get publicity, but everyone can say he’s a champion.”
- “You don’t have to be Magic to be special. You’re already special, you’re you.”
- “When you face a crisis, you know who your true friends are.”
- “You’re the only one who can make the difference. Whatever your dream is, go for it.”
- “Young people want you to be real with them.”
- “Magic is who I am on the basketball court. Earvin is who I am.”
- “If you’re a competitive person, that stays with you. You don’t stop. You always look over your shoulder.”
- “Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates.”
*Here is the main basketball quotes page.
Do You Know Any Other Inspirational Basketball Quotes by Magic Johnson?
If you know any other motivational basketball quotes by Magic Johnson, please post them in the comments section below, and I’ll add them to the list.
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