The Magic Touch

Earvin Johnson has worked his wizardry on his urban movie theater chain. But will his mastery continue as he seeks to become the country's leading entertainment entrepreneur?

preconceived notions about what Earvin’s capabilities are. But all you have to do is sit in a meeting with him and you walk away clear that he is a very astute businessman,” he says. “He has a vision about what would work in the inner city and how to make it work.”
So to a generation prepared to remember him solely as one of the best to ever lay hands on a basketball, Johnson says not so fast. He’d like to revise the ending to that script. “I want to be remembered for my business, because it helped my community and my people,” he says. “I used to [play basketball]. Now I do this. And I want to be one of the best.”

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