Michael Jordan once told Sports Illustrated: “I love Ron Artest.”
But the current Charlotte Bobcats owner – and hard-line catalyst – may not feel the same way about Metta World Peace.
Peace is publicly challenging his former friend and current foe on Twitter to a game of one-on-one – to end the NBA lockout.
And it includes an entertaining stipulation:
“Micheal [sic] Jordan I challenge you I’ll spot you 20 and a bag of cheetos If I win end the lockout Keep the cheetos”
That was only the beginning for the rather confident Lakers forward.
He also misspelled Jordan’s name twice. No word on if that was done purposefully.
With talks at a standstill – as, literally, neither side is talking – this could be the only way to reach an agreement before a judge does. But even with a 48-year-old – and noticeably heavier – Jordan as the opponent, players may not be unanimous in a decision to leave their future in Peace’s hands.
Assuming everyone received a vote.
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