East Lansing, Michigan: Magic Johnson Statue

Odd statue of Magic Johnson shows him apparently exploding out of the ground. It cost a quarter-million dollars, and was unveiled in 2003.

Birch Rd, East Lansing, MI
On the Michigan State University sports campus, outside the Breslin Student Events Center.
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Magic Johnson

Sculpture honors Spartan legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson when he played at Michigan State. It's an odd likeness, really resembles Dr. J or Nipsy Russell.

[Joannah Soderborg, 11/08/2016]

We'll add this to our list of strange sports statues. Magic appears to be exploding out of the ground, and his unusual stance may tempt shutterbugs to pose their friends with him disrespectfully.

Magic Johnson college statue unveiled

Magic Johnson yanked the cover off a 12-ft. bronze replica of himself in front of Michigan State's Breslin Center in East Lansing, Michigan on Nov....

[11/02/2003] Complete News Story

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