Gilbert Arenas says he would beat a 50 year old Michael Jordan 1-on-1 5-2 but lose 20-0 to a prime Jordan
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The baller formerly known as Hibachi is back from his Asia tour with Tracy McGrady and the Ballup Streetball crew and was asked by TMZ about the still dunking at 50 years old Michel Jordan and if he thought he could beat MJ in a game of 1-on-1. The 31 year old Arenas responded by saying he could take a 50 year old MJ 5-2 but would probably lose 20-0 if he was playing a prime NBA MJ.
I think Arenas is actually giving Jordan a little too much credit and it’s only fair that if we are going to use a prime MJ then we should be able to use a prime Arenas..or atleast a Wizards MJ vs a Wizards Arenas. It
wasn’t that long ago we were watching Gilbert put up 60 against Kobe and the Lakers and multiple 30+ games against LeBron and the Cavs in the playoffs. Then again he was in his mid 20s and a 40 year old MJ with the Wizards was able to become the first player in NBA history to score 40+ at the age of 40. He also scored 51 at the age of 38 and had a game where he scored 21 points in just 21 minutes….yeah 20-0 sounds about right.
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