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Magic Johnson Remembers the Day He Agreed to Write That Really Big Check

A teaser clip for tomorrow’s HBO Real Sports episode reminds just how effortlessly Magic Johnson lights up a room.

Asked by Jon Frankel how much money he put into the Dodgers deal, Johnson said around $50 million. And to the follow-up of whether agreeing to write out the biggest check of his life gave him pause, the Laker great replied: “It wasn’t that moment though. The moment was when I had to go home and tell my wife. [Laughter] I said, ‘Honey… Sit down…’”

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Matt Kemp Featured on HBO’s Real Sports

Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Matt Kemp is profiled on Tuesday’s episode of HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.

Correspondent Jon Frankel spoke to Kemp about adjusting to his new Hollywood lifestyle and the pressure he faces now that he’s the face of the franchise after signing a $160 million contract.

Real Sports debuts on HBO at 10 p.m.