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It -- Magic bird on Broadway what was it like sitting in the audience watching your life in your body being portrayed.
-- steal him at least I mean.
I don't know how you can explain it because this -- -- -- out of body experience I don't know what it is it's like.
You sit here watching Kevin played.
And that and I think that's -- you can't believe that that's.
-- the U up on stage it.
And it is those who -- -- on my behalf can I say thank you for nothing.
I thought I I I don't like yeah I did not only that what you characters think I was so afraid.
To play -- -- Is that anything native well you know we go nine -- minutes notes bringing.
And we go straight through.
And people really haven't Julie did when he shows twenty Stan -- -- When he sellouts it's been -- -- So I know how you're not alike one's black one's white -- in the coming from the city but I was shocked to see how you or like it when you can zip you're -- never took a day office and highlights from this work.
And Larry's dad played on he went to work and it would ever took including a broken ankle exactly because.
And they -- steal this thing work ethic in too both of us.
And so our dads.
Played a big part in our lives and we.
-- -- in and basketball players I'm in Los Angeles at the time of their few months and you make the announcement which just stunned everybody because.
-- HIV virus that I have -- How -- have to retire from the lakers.
After -- the reaction I'm wondering even today if you still resentful in the play you say some guys are returning my calls Larry.
How do you have a magic today deal with the magic -- you do with the -- thirties.
What they did you know you you.
You brought up a great point and they did you know that you really know who your friends with some bad happens.
And when that happened to -- out found out who my real friends were a lot of guys stepped away you know that was OK that was up to them do it hurt me.
-- -- the you know because I thought they were my friends.
But at the same time it helped me to grow as a man and -- at the same.
The one guy who came to my rescue and came to supported -- -- Larry Bird and I -- think of what everything that.
32 you make the announcement.
Did you think he'd be here at 52 on stage to -- talking about a Broadway play in your life that's a great question.
If you ask me that when I first got diagnosed.
I would say right now.
-- a couple years later.
I was doing well much he says my T cell count stayed strong.
The medicine was -- one of -- I would say yes to magic in the play you explain.
Magic plays basketball I'm paraphrasing an -- dialogue but Ervin is a business I have a list you see a small that it.
I can't get it on one page of all the businesses you own 24 hour fitness a health care company.
But Starbucks owned the lakers you bought the Dodgers and that's just in small print at the bottom but how do you keep -- street and was always the goal.
Always the go out shows is a lot of credit because it was a Leo so sealed -- but -- it with him who would be in my brain.
And in my company.
And it Starbucks who really.
A well and urban communities and now that got W ethnic group we've Mattingly -- again become what he sees some believe he's doing a great right he's a manager longtime Yankee.
I wanna talk a little bit about what's happened with our economy right now -- know and more involved -- you -- -- -- What do you tell the president when you meet him about small businesses today because that's who we hear small businesses -- got to get away.
You absolutely right because Obama is focuses in on small businesses and what we do is who.
Money back into these great small business owners and into these -- -- -- because the small businesses make America -- and the -- -- the loosen up.
For -- small businesses as well so that they can have capital that you start or grossly negligent here enough that they don't yet why don't so.
The pressure ethical from the White House and we had to make sure we put pressure on the financial institution and I don't know that and I -- because.
Look I can understand when it was 08.
Old man you want to get loans I understood that did.
But now I don't understand it it's going to be a lot of people in the audience here watching you thanks to a in this onstage congratulations on everything you do your career on and basketball and beyond and Vegas let's those two I will.
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