NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson Gets Legal Protection After Multiple Threatening calls

Published 09/22/2020, 3:04 AM EDT

Lakers legend, Magic Johnson has been facing some serious legal issues recently. He had trouble with a man called Willie Frazier who had been supposedly ‘stalking’ him for a long time. A judge has now issued a temporary restraining order against Frazier, according to TMZ Sports.

Magic is a five-time NBA champion and has earned the Finals MVP thrice in his flourishing career. He was also inducted in the All-Star games 12 times in the league. Magic is named amongst stars like Michael Jordan and has several achievements to his name under the Lakers franchise.

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Magic Johnson fears safety after a major accusation of identity theft on him

Magic has been dealing with threats and harassment of late. The matter has taken on legal overtones in the last few months. As the issues kept getting intense, Magic accused Willie Frazier of ‘stalking’, and harassing him and his employees. The story began from a long-lasting allegation that was made against Magic of identity theft. This was was admitted by Frazier in his legal processes.

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TMZ said, “According to Magic’s legal docs, obtained by TMZ, Frazier started sending correspondence to Magic’s personal and business addresses, demanding money and making wild claims that Magic stole documents from Frazier and, ultimately, stole Frazier’s identity.”

This year, Magic also mentioned that he had been receiving voicemails from Frazier almost every week. Moreover, things took a turn for the worse when Frazier visited Magic’s office twice, went past security and went to Magic’s floor. Magic ended up taking legal action this year as he felt unsafe because of all these instances. “Magic characterizes the behavior as a form of “stalking,” saying he feared for his and others’ safety,” TMZ said.

The former NBA star must now be relieved, since a judge has issued a temporary restraining order against Frazier. According to that notice, Frazier has to stay 100 yards away from Magic and some of his employees. After multiple threats, this protection must have come as a piece of happy news for the Hall of Famer.

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