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Magic Johnson is widely considered the greatest point guard in NBA history, although an argument can be made for John Stockton who had the prototypical point guard body. Johnson basically created the term used today of a "point forward" meaning a taller individual player who can handle the ball like a point guard.  Johnson put up some incredible numbers as a Laker and even came close to averaging a triple double in a season in 1981-1982. His career was cut short by his announcement of contracting the HIV virus. In his career Johnson won five NBA championships. His accolades speak for themselves, which include three Finals MVPs, three MVPs, nine All-NBA First Team selections, one Second Team All-NBA selection, and First Team All-Rookie selection.  In his career Johnson averaged 19 ...

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