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