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Donald Sterling deemed mentally fit by new doctor

Donald Sterling deemed mentally fit by new doctor

LOS ANGELES, June 30 (UPI) --A new doctor declared Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling mentally fit Tuesday with no signs of dementia or Alzheimer's.
Aileen Graef
Donald Sterling buys new Beverly Hills home for $5.16 million

Donald Sterling buys new Beverly Hills home for $5.16 million

LOS ANGELES, June 20 (UPI) --Despite the ongoing scandal, Donald Sterling bought a new Beverly Hills home for $5,162,750.
Aileen Graef

Spurs defeat Oklahoma City 112-77

Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili made history on Wednesday night and helped the San Antonio Spurs to yet another convincing victory.
Donald Sterling to Anderson Cooper: 'I made a terrible mistake'

Donald Sterling to Anderson Cooper: 'I made a terrible mistake'

NEW YORK, May 11 (UPI) --Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling tells Anderson Cooper that he was "baited" into making racist remarks captured on an audio recording.
Kate Stanton
Donald Sterling is not a racist, says Donald Sterling

Donald Sterling is not a racist, says Donald Sterling

LOS ANGELES, May 9 (UPI) --A new recording of disgraced L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling has leaked, with Sterling defending that he is not a racist.
Aileen Graef
Oprah Winfrey weighs bid to buy Clippers

Oprah Winfrey weighs bid to buy Clippers

LOS ANGELES, April 30 (UPI) -- Oprah Winfrey would consider bidding on the Los Angeles Clippers if Donald Sterling is forced to sell.
Kate Stanton
Oprah Winfrey slams Donald Sterling: 'The plantation days are over!'

Oprah Winfrey slams Donald Sterling: 'The plantation days are over!'

NEW YORK, April 29 (UPI) -- Oprah Winfrey speaks out about Donald Sterling's recent inflammatory comments about race.
Annie Martin
Magic Johnson says Donald Sterling 'shouldn't own a team anymore'

Magic Johnson says Donald Sterling 'shouldn't own a team anymore'

LOS ANGELES, April 28 (UPI) -- Magic Johnson says that Donald Sterling "shouldn't own a team anymore," and claims he would consider buying the Clippers himself.
Aileen Graef
Clippers owner recorded defending his racism to girlfriend

Clippers owner recorded defending his racism to girlfriend

LOS ANGELES, April 26 (UPI) -- Audio of Clippers owner Donald Sterling telling his girlfriend not bring black people to games -- including Magic Johnson -- is rapidly circulating online.
Matt Bradwell
'Full-court press' begins to get young people to join Obamacare

'Full-court press' begins to get young people to join Obamacare

WASHINGTON, March 17 (UPI) -- The Obama administration will try a "full-court press" ahead of the NCAA men's and women's basketball tourneys to get young people to sign up for healthcare.

Beyonce, Wonder grace Michelle Obama's 50th birthday bash

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. first lady Michelle Obama's 50th birthday party was an A-list affair with Beyonce and Stevie Wonder providing the musical vibe, guests said Sunday.

UPI NewsTrack Sports

Rutgers coach Rice uses gay slur on tape ... Stars trade Jaromir Jagr to Bruins ... Ex-NBAer Crittenton indicted for murder ... Magic Johnson's son comes out as gay ... Sports news from United Press International.
Magic Johnson's son comes out as gay

Magic Johnson's son comes out as gay

LOS ANGELES, April 2 (UPI) -- The 20-year-old son of former Los Angeles Lakers great Earvin "Magic" Johnson has come out publicly as in a gay relationship, TMZ.com reported Tuesday.
Magic will pay James to enter dunk contest

Magic will pay James to enter dunk contest

NEW YORK, March 2 (UPI) -- LeBron James had no immediate response to Magic Johnson's generous offer to pay the Heat star $1 million to enter the dunking contest at the all-star game.

NBA: West 143, East 138

HOUSTON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Chris Paul had 20 points and 15 assists Sunday, earning MVP honors for the Western Conference in its 143-138 All-Star Game win over the East.
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Earvin "Magic" Johnson (basketball) greets the media at the 2007 Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis 22nd annual Great Sports Legends Dinner held in New York on September 17, 2007. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. (born August 14, 1959) is a retired American professional basketball player who played point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). After winning championships in high school and college, Johnson was selected first overall in the 1979 NBA Draft by the Lakers. He won 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. Johnson retired 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 37, to play 32 games for the Lakers before retiring for the third and final time.

Johnson's career achievements include 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 assists per game, with an average of 11.2. Johnson was a member of the "Dream Team", the U.S. basketball team that won the Olympic gold medal in 1992.

Johnson was honored as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History in 1996, and enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2002. He was rated the greatest NBA point guard of all time by ESPN in 2007. His friendship and rivalry with Boston Celtics star Larry Bird, whom he faced in the 1979 NCAA finals and three NBA championship series, were well documented. Since his retirement, Johnson has been an advocate for HIV/AIDS prevention and safe sex, as well as an entrepreneur, philanthropist and motivational speaker.

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