Magic Act: The Making Of Earvin Johnson, AIDS Saint

Originally published in the February 1993 issue of GQ. Annotations by the author appear throughout. For more, check out E. Jean Carroll's story about NBA groupies, published in 1992 as "Love in the Time of Magic." » 3/03/14 10:23am 3/03/14 10:23am

And that's exactly what happened. I think Magic exhausted him, finally. It was too much of a burden to carry when he got sick and, besides, I'm not entirely sure that he doesn't look at Magic as the person who was the gateway to the virus. I think the abandonment of Magic liberated him in a whole lot of ways. » 2/28/14 8:41am 2/28/14 8:41am