Robert Swift had one of those magical basketball career starts: he was a brilliant player in high school, helped by his amazing attitude and his 7'1" height. A long an illustrious career was ahead of him, and he couldn't wait to go to USC to learn and play ball.
The only problem is that he didn't — he went straight to the NBA, because his parents pressured him to!
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Magic Johnson’s Atlanta-based Aspire cable network has launched!
It's a new African American-focused network, and Johnson is a majority owner of Aspire, in partnership with Atlanta-based GMC.
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