Michael Jordan was recently making headlines for calling out the President of the United States Barack Obama over his terrible golf game, the Charlotte Hornets owner said in a interview: "I never said he wasn’t a great politician, I just said he was a [expletive] golfer.”
Jordan has got the stage of his career and life where he is seemingly not afraid to call out anyone, as in an interview with Ahmad Rashad he rather leisurely brushed off his comments surrounding Obama's lack of production on the golf course.
Well it didn't take long for the President to hear about Jordan's comments and in his own eloquent way, fire back at the NBA legend.
The president was taking a part in radio interview on WJMR in Wisconsin, where he was asked about the recent dig made by Jordan,
He said that Jordan “wasn’t very well informed,” explaining that he and Rashad had recently defeated Alonzo Mourning in a friendly match.
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President fires back
Obama did admit however that Jordan was a far superior golfer than him but that didn't hold back the President taking a cheeky shot at the former Chicago Bulls star in the process:
“But there is no doubt that Michael is a better golfer than I am. Of course if I was playing twice a day for the last 15 years, then that might not be the case.”
Although Obama is known for being quite the avid golfer, much more than the regular person anyway, he may not come close to Jordan's activity on the course but it is well known that he has played over 200 rounds since entering office.
The President did save his best comeback for his parting shot at Jordan:
“He might want to spend more time thinking about the Bobcats — or the Hornets.”
Given the enjoyment of his sports and the savvy nature of the President it safe to assume that he certainly knows that Jordan's Charlotte franchise has had its name altered to the Hornets and it wasn't an unintentional correction.
Jordan is the type of man to have the last comment, so watch this space in case the fierce competitor tries to get one more shot at the President in this rather humorous ding-dong between the pair.