Thursday , Jan , 03 , 2008 Oly Sandor

The Five Worst Magic Johnson Commercials Ever

However, this goodwill, and the fact he’s my favorite point guard of all-time, means nothing. Magic has failed at one thing: television commercials. In fact, he’s failed badly. Somehow, his on-court charisma never translated off-court and he’s dropped some terrible advertisements. So ladies and gentleman, I present the worst Magic Johnson commercials ever …

The Five Worst Magic Johnson Commercials EverAlmost everything he touches turns to gold. After all, Magic Johnson exudes positive energy and confidence, so it’s no surprise he’s succeeded on the basketball court and in the boardroom.

After getting drafted in the early nineteen eighties, he took the NBA by storm, showcasing his Hollywood, no-look pass and re-defining the point guard spot with his size. Under his reign, the L.A. Lakers re-established their place as the league’s signature franchise by winning five NBA Titles.

After retiring in 1992, Johnson established his brand of businesses and has built a commercial empire worth well over a billion dollars. Of course, he’s given back much of his fortune to charity.

Respect.

However, this goodwill, and the fact he’s my favorite point guard of all-time, means nothing. Magic has failed at one thing: television commercials. In fact, he’s failed badly.

Somehow, his on-court charisma never translated off-court and he’s dropped some terrible advertisements. So ladies and gentleman, I present the worst Magic Johnson commercials ever.
 
The Converse Weapon rap …

 

3 different soft drinks, same result …

A bad 7Up spot …

What was Slice? …

 

Pepsi, not the one …

 

I’m all for public announcements, but …

Even Magic Johnson imposters make bad commercials …

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