Player: Magic Johnson
Shoe: Converse Pro Leather
Date: May 16, 1980
Performance: As a 20-year-old rookie point guard, Magic started at center in place of an injured Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, leading the Lakers to a Game 6 NBA Finals victory with 42 points, 15 rebounds and 7 assists vs. the Philadelphia 76ers. With this victory, Magic became the youngest player and only rookie to win the NBA Finals MVP award.