While the Bobcats earned the reputation as the worst team in NBA history last season, there are benefits to being a Bobcat, like the invaluable experience of playing casual basketball with the G.O.A.T., Michael Jordan. Monday was Jordan’s first hands-on practice with his team this season where he went one-on-one with some of the players. Bobcats guard Gerald Henderson says “he’s still got it,” which is absolutely no surprise to anybody.
According to Charlotte Observer:
It has become an unofficial annual event: Bobcats owner Michael Jordan shows up at a home practice in workout clothes. He watches, he instructs, he gets the old itch. Eventually he wanders out onto the court and ends up playing one-on-one with the midsize guys.
This year it was Gerald Henderson and rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, with injured Tyrus Thomas throwing Jordan entry passes. Everyone left smiling, and maybe a little more savvy about basketball, too.
“He’s the best ever to play and he’s still got that competit...