Here's Michael Jordan Getting Burned On A Pump Fake By Country Music Legend Kenny Rogers In 1988

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This 9-second video from a 1988 charity game surfaced on Reddit today.

In it, country music star Kenny Rogers (who was 50 years old at the time) fools Michael Jordan with a pump fake and then coolly drains a jump shot.

The announcer screams, “A fake! Kenny Rogers puts Jordan in the popcorn machine and hits a 21-footer.”

The video comes from a Kenny Rogers’ Classic Weekend 1988 — a three-day sports and entertainment fundraiser.


And here’s a longer video of the game:

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