Memphis Grizzlies' Owner Challenges Michael Jordan to Game of One-on-One

By Andrew Fisher
Michael Jordan
Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports

Michael Jordan has been in the news a lot lately when it comes to games of one-on-one. It all started with an interview he did for NBA2k14. Jordan was asked about who he would like to play in a hypothetical game of one-on-one during his prime. He proceeded to list of a bunch of NBA legends and current day stars. The list included Lebron James, Carmelo Anthony and Kobe Bryant. Naturally, Jordan said he could beat them all with the possible exception of Bryant.

Now, a fellow NBA owner has issued a challenge to take on MJ in a game of one-on-one. No, it’s not Mark Cuban. It’s acutally Memphis Grizzlies‘ owner Robert Pera (who bought the Grizzlies last year for reported amount of $350 million). Although you would assume that Pera is old and out of shape, he’s actually 35 and fit, if his Twitter avatar is any indication.

So as far as the game of one-on-one is concerned, the chatter of course started on Twitter:


I think this sounds like a win-win situation. Who wouldn’t want to see MJ school Pera? At the same time, a charity would benefit in a big way. Hopefully the two owners communicate and get something worked out in the near future.


Follow Andrew Fisher on Twitter and Google

You May Also Like