Magic Johnson has appeared in the NBA Finals (all with the Lakers) in the following years:
Magic Johnson played in the NBA from 1979-1991 and in 1996.
1980 to 1991
Magic Johnson has appeared in the NBA Finals 9 times (all with the Lakers), in the following years:1980 - defeated the Philadelphia 76ers (was Finals MVP)1982 - defeated the Philadelphia 76ers (was Finals MVP)1983 - lost to the Philadelphia 76ers1984 - lost to the Boston Celtics1985 - defeated the Boston Celtics1987 - defeated the Boston Celtics (was Finals MVP)1988 - defeated the Detroit Pistons1989 - lost to the Detroit Pistons1991 - lost to the Chicago Bulls
Magic Johnson attended Michigan State University for 2 years as a communications major before joining the NBA.
He was 37 years old when he retired