Legendary power forward for the San Antonio Spurs, and 4 time NBA champion who won Finals MVP 3 times.
He wanted to become an Olympic swimmer like his sister Tricia.
He is the only player in NBA history to be selected to the All-NBA team and All-Defensive team in each of his first 13 seasons in the league.
He married his wife Amy in 2001 and their first child was born in 2007.
Magic Johnson was his childhood hero.