Michael Jordan tussled with gambling issues throughout his career, but he knew he had a surefire victory with this one. And it’s a good one.
Chris Paul, who isn’t touring with the USA men’s basketball team this summer, made a recent appearance at a Michael Jordan Flight School camp, where he aimed to both train kids, and send them home very happy campers. How? By making a bet with old-ass Michael Jordan that he would miss three of the jump shots he takes–reasonable difficulty level–resulting in the entire camp getting gifted with free Jordans. Surely, a 53-year-old MJ couldn’t still sink jump shots on a whim, right? He was there as a chaperone, not an athlete. He’d clang three off the side of the rim, and a gym full of star-struck kids would have the story of a lifetime to tell their friends for years to come.
Well, they still have the story of a lifetime to tell, but none of them are going home with free shoes. Because 53-year-old old-ass Michael Jordan is still Michael f*cking Jordan. He didn’t miss a. single. shot.
See for yourself.
.@CP3 bet MJ that if he missed three shots, the whole camp would get free shoes (via coachspoon2/Instagram)https://t.co/QkP1BCnZRw
ÔÇö Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) July 30, 2016
Chris Paul Bets Michael Jordan That if He Misses Three Shots, a Whole Basketball Camp Gets Free JÔÇÖs : The Source