Robert Pera has a lot going for him these days.
At 35, he is one of the youngest billionaires in the world, he's buddies with Justin Timberlake and, just last October, he and a group of investors dropped a reported $350 million to buy the Memphis Grizzlies. (Pera's investment was reportedly $45 million for a controlling 26 percent stake in the team.)
That being said, I can't help but think that Pera was overstating his basketball skills Monday when he sent these tweets to Grizzlies swingman Tony Allen:
Hey GrindFather @aa000G9 -- How about we play 1:1 in Memphis before training camp start? I'll spot you a couple baskets to make it a game!
-- Robert J Pera (@RobertPera) September 9, 2013 @aa000G9 I'll personally donate a hundred stacks to your charity if you beat me
-- Robert J Pera (@RobertPera) September 9, 2013 Pera is said to be 6 feet 3, and he supposedly has skills. During his introductory news conference with the Grizzlies, Pera said he can dunk , and he trains with forme...