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Michael Jordan is starting a NASCAR team for one reason: Bubba Wallace

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“Republicans buy sneakers too” is always going to be part of Michael Jordan’s legacy, and there’s no getting away from that, because Harvey Gantt’s not walking through the Senate door.

Jordan still isn’t vocal in the social conversation, but Citizens United established that money is speech, and this summer, Jordan started spreading it around in the fight against voter suppression.

As an NBA owner, Jordan getting together with future NASCAR Hall of Famer Denny Hamlin to start a race team is a perfectly normal business move. The picture Hamlin shared Monday alongside his partnership announcement sums it up: The man with 43 career Cup Series wins and a shot at this year’s NASCAR title is there, in his firesuit, the racing brains of the operation. Jordan is chilling in a comfy chair, looking all ready to puff a victory cigar, once he has

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Did Michael Jordan Start a NASCAR Team to Get Back at Brad Daugherty For Not Watching ‘The Last Dance?’

Brad Daugherty and Michael Jordan. | Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Michael Jordan is coming to NASCAR. Jordan has teamed up with Jordan Brand’s first NASCAR athlete, Denny Hamlin, to start a single car NASCAR Cup Series team. The driver of the car will be Bubba Wallace. The motoviation behind Jordan joining NASCAR? Probably to resume destroying Brad Daugherty’s life.

Daugherty played eight seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers, making four All-Star teams. During his playing days, he wore number 43 because of Richard Petty. The Cavaliers made the playoffs five times during Daughtery’s career. In four of those seasons, the Cavaliers were eliminated by Jordan and the Chicago Bulls.

Daugherty retired

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