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Where is Magic Johnson? On the Barack Obama trail

October 1, 2008 | 12:09 pm

Magic Johnson Magic Johnson, long active in politics, has been stumping in his hometown of Lansing, Mich., for Barack Obama.

Johnson initially endorsed Hillary Clinton, calling Barack Obama a rookie, which earned Magic a good-natured rebuke from former teammate Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

Or it seemed good-natured. No matter. They are teammates again.

-- Randy Harvey

Photo: Earvin "Magic" Johnson listens to a question during a town hall meeting on Sept. 24, 2008 in Lansing, Mich. Johnson is supporting Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. Credit: Al Goldis/Associated Press Photo