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Best Athletes by Number: 32-65

No. 32


Magic Johnson

No. 32
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No other number has produced more top-end players, but Magic gets the nod for his five NBA championships and for revolutionizing the point guard position.

Runner-up: Jim Brown

Worthy of consideration: Marcus Allen, Steve Carlton, Julius Erving (ABA's Nets), Franco Harris, Sandy Koufax, Karl Malone, Shaquille O'Neal (Heat), O.J. Simpson, Bill Walton.
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