You Can Blame Wolf Blitzer For Michael Jordan's Wizards Career

Here we thought that Michael Jordan donned No. 23 for the Washington Wizards because he was an egomaniac who knew he was better than a fresh Rip Hamilton and couldn't stand the losses. Nope. It was because CNN anchor/Wizards diehard Wolf Blitzer is terribly convincing. From the great Michael Lee of the Washington Post, who talks to Wolf about that fateful time.

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"At one point, I said to him, ‘This city would really explode if you put your uniform back on and starting playing a little bit.' And he laughed. Then I pressed him and pressed him. After the interview, he did it," Blitzer said in a recent telephone interview.

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Now we need to find out who is responsible for Hakeem in Toronto. Grab the torches and pitchforks.

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