johnsonA 5-time NBA Champion, 3-time league MVP, Olympic gold medalist and one of the biggest stars ever to play the game of basketball, Earvin “Magic” Johnson now celebrates another milestone – his 50th birthday.

NBATV pays tribute to Magic with a series of countdowns, adding up to the 50 top moments of his career. Assists, Showtime highlights, All-access clips, Clutch plays and his top ten “Magic Moments” are all included, reaching deep into the NBA Entertainment library for exclusive footage not seen in a long while.

“Magic’s 50!”…tune in on his birthday, August 14th at 6 p.m. ET on NBATV.

Please click on the link below to view a rough cut preview of “Magic’s 50!”

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