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Utah Flash owner proposes $100,000 charity rematch for Jordan, Russell

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michael-jordan-bryon-russell.jpgThis whole Michael Jordan-Bryon Russell story seems like it's going to linger on until the two actually meet on the basketball court.

If you're not familiar, here's the condensed version of the back and forth:

Russell said he could shut down Jordan.

Russell didn't shut down Jordan.

Jordan called out Russell during his Hall of Fame induction speech.

Russell challenged MJ to a game of one-on-one.

Now we have Brandt Andersen, owner of the NBA Developmental League's Utah Flash, offering $100,000 to the charity of the winning party's choice if these two settle their dispute on the court.

Anderson is suggesting the guys play a game of 21 during halftime of the Flash's home opener.

Is there any part of you that wants to see these guys back on the hardwood settling the score, or is it time this war of words ended?

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thruth to the matter is that michael jordan has accomplished everything and anything on the court!!!!!! there is always going to be someone out there that will think otherwise. WHAT PEOPLE DONT UNDERSTAND IS THAT WHICH EVER WAY YOU LOOK AT IT , ( HE WILL REMAIN THE ONE AND ONLY MICHAEL JORDAN ) HE MADE HIS NAME STAND OUT THERE SO GOOD WITH THE DRESS CODE THE RESPECT ,AND FOREMOST THE GAME THAT HE BROTH UP THE NAME OF NBA!!!!!!!! NO ONE WILL EVER EVER BE ABLE TO TALK SMACK ON MR JORDAN !!!!!!!!!! THANKS FOR ALL THE FUN AND EXCITEMENT YOU BROUGHT TO ME AND ALL MY FAMILY AND THE WORLD....

The game is over. Both of these players are retired. There is no need to keep this going. It just provides a lot of insufficient, boring details. Byron Russell should have kept his mouth shut. He was schooled by MJ and for the two of them getting together for some useless rematch or even worst to call such an event a rematch is ridiculous. Byron will just have to live with what occurred. The best thing about this is that what was said was the truth.

Ms. Jones

It would be kind of neat to watch MJ on the court again, but at the same time it would probably be dissapointing. Just eat your words Byron just eat your words. BTW who was it that walked away with their 6th ring that year??

Who in the world can beat the best? Michael Jordan is Michael Jordan. I think that they should go out and play a game of 21 at the Utah Flash season opener. Not for the hype or bragging rights; you know that that game will be sold-out. But, just for the main purpose of the deal; some non for profit organization will be getting $100,000. We already know whose going to win the game!

I HAVE TALKED 2 HUSSLE RUSS LAST WEEK AND HE IS READY, DONT GET ME WRONG B RUSS SAYS AND ADMITS THAT JORDAN IS THE BEST, HE IS GIVING RESPECT TO MJ BUT AT THE SAME TIME I KNOW THAT B RUSS WILL BEAT HIM, I TOLD HIM AFTER HE WINS TAKE OFF HIS JORDANS AND THROW THEM IN THE CROWD...LOL

That would be rad. Live in provo Ut and i would be there in a heart beat

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