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Michael Jordan was ready to ‘torch’ broadcaster minutes after winning his last title

Shortly after ripping out the hearts of John Stockton and Karl Malone en route to his final NBA championship, Michael Jordan was poised to go one-on-one with broadcaster Dan Patrick. Always the competitor, Jordan barely had time to light his victory cigar before threatening to “f—-‘n torch” the longtime sports media personality.

Appearing on The Ryen Russillo podcast, Dan Patrick recounted an interview that highlighted Jordan’s competitiveness. After MJ’s iconic shot over Bryon Russell clinched a Bulls three-peat and Jordan’s sixth title, he joined Dan Patrick on the set of SportsCenter.

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“That last (championship) in Utah…When Mike comes in (to the interview) he’s got his jersey out, he’s soaked in champagne, Cuban cigar, he’s got the basketball with him…” Patrick told Russillo.

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40-year-old Heat veteran played for the 1st time all season, started a fight, and delighted teammates by getting ejected in 3 minutes

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Udonis Haslem yells at Dwight Howard. Michael Reaves/Getty Images

  • 40-year-old Heat veteran Udonis Haslem made his season debut on Thursday.

  • Haslem was ejected in three minutes after starting a confrontation with Dwight Howard.

  • Haslem called it “fun,” players laughed, and the coach called it his favorite moment of the season.

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Miami Heat big man Udonis Haslem made his mark on his only game of the season.

On Tuesday, the 40-year-old veteran, who has spent all 19 of his NBA seasons with the Heat, checked into a game for the first time all season.

He was ejected three minutes later.

Early in the second quarter, Haslem and Philadelphia 76ers center Dwight Howard got tangled on a rebound, and Howard knocked Haslem to the floor.

Two possessions later, during a dead-ball, Haslem walked up to Howard, and the two exchanged words. Haslem put his fingers

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