Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/1/11
You know that two-season comeback Michael Jordan embarked on with the Washington Wizards from 2001-03, the one that ruined the perfect final image of His Airness' career being his jumper over Bryon Russell in the 1998 NBA Finals? It turns out that was all Wolf Blitzer's fault. Blitzer, host of The Situation Room on CNN, likes to claim he had a role in talking Jordan into his last comeback, reports The Washington Post's Michael Lee. The joke stems from a conversation Blitzer says he had with Jordan at a town hall meeting during the 2001 NBA All-Star Weekend in Washington,...

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