How Many Rings Does Magic Johnson Have?

Earvin “Magic” Johnson has five NBA championship rings. He played on teams that won the championship in 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987 and in 1988, playing for the Los Angeles Lakers in all five championships.

In addition to his impressive five rings in 10 years, Johnson was also named NBA Finals MVP in 1980, 1982 and 1987. He made the term “triple double” come to life in the NBA, as his play style emphasized the importance of teammates and playing team ball. Johnson was honored with an Olympic gold medal in 1992 and was placed in the all-time NBA top 50 players list.