Pay homage to the one of the greatest NBA players of all time Magic Johnson with this gallery-framed Hand-Signed Los Angeles Lakers photo of Magic Johnson in action, signed by Magic Johnson himself.
Johnson's career achievements include winning a championship and an NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award in his rookie season, and won four more championships with the Lakers during the 1980s, three NBA MVP Awards, nine NBA Finals appearances, twelve All-Star games, and ten All-NBA First and Second Team nominations. He led the league in regular-season assists four times, and is the NBA's all-time leader in average assists per game, at 11.2. Johnson was a member of the 1992 United States men's Olympic basketball team ("The Dream Team"), which won the Olympic gold medal in 1992. Retiring abruptly in 1991 after announcing that he had contracted HIV, but returned to play in the 1992 All-Star Game, winning the All-Star MVP Award. After protests from his fellow players, he retired again for four years, but returned in 1996, at age 36, to play 32 games for the Lakers before retiring for the third and final time.
After leaving the NBA in 1992, Johnson formed the Magic Johnson All-Stars, a barnstorming team that traveled around the world playing exhibition games. In 1996 he was honored as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History in. He became a two-time inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame, being enshrined in 2002 for his individual career, and again in 2010 as a member of the "Dream Team".
Since his retirement, Johnson has been an advocate for HIV/AIDS prevention and safe sex, as well as an entrepreneur, philanthropist, broadcaster and motivational speaker. Named by Ebony magazine as one of America's most influential black businessmen in 2009, Johnson has numerous business interests, and was a part-owner of the Lakers for several years. Johnson also is part of a group of investors that purchased the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2012 and the Los Angeles Sparks in 2014.
The triple matted display is mounted in a high-quality wood frame with metallic filet trim and finished with protective glass to keep it looking pristine. The customized descriptive metallic plaque, in addition to the detailed finishing and openings, add to the elegant and sophisticated gallery quality look.
Complete with a serialized certificate of authenticity and verifiable numbered sticker, this item will only get better with age.
— Frame Dimensions: 19.5"L x 1.5"D x 17.5"H
— Collectible Magic Johnson Photo Custom Frame
— Signed by Magic Johnson
— High Quality Wood Frame, Metallic Fillet + Protective Glass
— Triple Matted + Customized Descriptive Metallic Plaque
— Collector-Inspired attention to detail
— Includes Certificate Of Authenticity + Numbered Hologram
— Includes Mounting Hardware