CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - FEBRUARY 17: Michael Jordan, owner of the Charlotte Hornets, takes part in a ceremony honoring the 2020 NBA All-Star game during a break in play as Team LeBron take on Team Giannis in the fourth quarter during the NBA All-Star game as part of the 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend at Spectrum Center on February 17, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Team LeBron won 178-164. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
One of the things revealed during Sunday’s episodes of The Last Dance was that Michael Jordan wasn’t suffering from the flu in that infamous Game 5 victory over the Utah Jazz in the 1997 NBA Finals.
Despite having similar symptoms, the Bulls superstar racked up 38 points, seven rebounds, five assists, three steals, and a block in the contest.
Now we learned that Jordan had food poisoning, which he believes came from a late-night pizza order.
However, the assistant manager at Park City’s Pizza Hut claimed in an interview on Monday that it’s a “crap story,” although a very memorable one. “It’s a thin crust pepperoni pizza,” recalled Craig Fite.
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