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BACK AND FORTH WITH MAGIC JOHNSON
Published July 17, 1995
MAGIC JOHNSON told the BOSTON GLOBE on Friday that his new theater venture would probably keep him from returning to the NBA. Johnson, in a joint venture with Sony Theatres, has opened the Magic Johnson Theater in L.A., with the opening week response reportedly very successful. Johnson: "This theater really calls on me not to go back to play basketball (BOSTON GLOBE, 7/15). But on Saturday, Johnson's agent LON ROSEN, said that Johnson's remarks were taken out of context and said Johnson will make a decision in the next couple of weeks on returning to the NBA (AP/Mult., 7/16).