Bobcats owner and former NBA superstar Michael Jordan attended his team’s practice on Tuesday in Charlotte, and after instructing, eventually started playing one-on-one with Bobcats players.
The unofficial annual event, began when Jordan started showing rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist some post moves. Before long, the post drill became a one-on-one game.
Jordan then set his sights on team captain Gerald Henderson.
Henderson told the Charlotte Observer, “He’s the best ever to play and he’s still got that competitive nature. He always feels he can help you.” Adding they “played one-one-one. That’s always fun. He wants to win.”
The competitive spirits were high, especially since Jordan is a former North Carolina Tar Heel, while Henderson played for UNC’s biggest rival Duke.
This is Jordan’s first hands-on practice since the Bobcats appointed Mike Dunlap head coach in June.
As far as the former star’s current skills: “He’s still got it. He can still shoot,” Henderson said. “I don’t know about his defense, but he can still score.”
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