Haute 100 LA Update: How Earvin 'Magic' Johnson Convinced Peter Guber to Buy the LA Dodgers

The Hollywood Reporter

Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson can be quite convincing when he wants to be.

Though Mandalay Entertainment Group CEO Peter Guber didn’t want buy the Dodgers, a call from the former NBA star – who happens to be his friend and business partner – convinced him otherwise.

Not only had the two worked together in the past when Guber, a former chief at Sony, partnered with Johnson to launch his movie theatre chain, but the two also co-own a minor league baseball team in Dayton, Ohio that has sold out 897 consecutive games, a record for professional sports.

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