Earvin Magic Johnson
Earvin "Magic" Johnson was a rookie during the 1979-1980 season. He was awarded NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award during this season. This was the first of many MVP awards.
The 1987 NBA finals MVP award went to Earvin "Magic" Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers. It was his third MVP award, having won the first two in 1980 and 1982.
Magic Johnson was a basketball hall-of-famer as well as the first rookie to ever with the Finals MVP Award in 1980. He has also one the NBA's J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award for promoting AIDs awareness (he has HIV himself).
Magic Johnson won three NBA regular season MVP awards (1986-87, 1988-89, 1989-90).
* Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 1976, 1977, 1980 * Magic Johnson - 1987, 1989, 1990 * Shaquille O'Neal - 2000 * Kobe Bryant - 2008
The youngest player to win a NBA title is Magic Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers. He was 20 then when he grabbed a championship ring. He also made history to be the first rookie ever win a Finals MVP award.
E. Mead Johnson Award was created in 1939.
He could make any kind of shot. Johnson was drafted in1979 by the Lakers.He did well in his first season (1979-80) with the team, averaging 18 points, 7.7 rebounds, and 7.3 assists per game. Johnson won the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player award for his efforts.
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