Michael Jordan, NBA Stars To Raise Money For Pres. Obama

On the same day, a host of NBA stars will participate in a fund-raising shootaround game

The greatest basketball player of all-time is taking a political position, according to the Associated Press.

The man who once said “Republicans buy sneakers too,” Michael Jordan, will raise money for President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign.

Jordan will host a $20,000 per person fundraiser on August 22nd in New York City.

On the same day, a host of current and former NBA stars will participate in a fundraising shoot-around. Stars like Carmelo Anthony, Rajon Rondo and John Wall will participate in the event, to name a few.

The Obama campaign plans to raffle off tickets for grass roots supporters to attend the event.

Read more at the Associated Press

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  • http://www.facebook.com/tony.calloway.1 Tony Calloway

    I will believe it after the event is over! I hope this is the start of him having a voice.

  • Earstohear23

    That’s great, problem is he’s supporting the wrong candidate.