After being singled out in Michael Jordan’s naming names speech for his Hall of Fame induction, Byron Russell had a message for Michael Jordan.
Whenever you’re ready, I’ll be waiting in California – in my basketball shorts.
“I’ll play his ass right now,” Russell told Yahoo! Sports. “This is a call-out for him to come play me. He can come out here in his private jet and come play. He’s got millions of dollars. He can pay for the jet. He can meet me at the Recreation Center in Calabasas.
“We can have Mark Jackson do the commentating. We can have Mitch Richmond do the officiating. We can put it on TV and see if Michael’s still got it.”
Of course a Russell versus Jordan one-on-one match wouldn’t be on par with Ali versus Frazier, but how cool would it be to see Jordan and Russell play a real game of 1 on 1.
In case you forgot what happened the last time Byron Russell guarded Michael Jordan, here’s a reminder...