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Grizzlies Robert Pera wanted to play Michael Jordan one-on-one. Jordan laughed him off. Pera wanted to play Tony Allen one-on-one. Pera reportedly wanted to fire Memphis coach Dave Joerger when it fell through. Now, Pera will finally get on the court with ...
NBC Sports Pro Basketball Talk · 2/5/2015
Just because Robert Pera has made millions of dollars and acquired ownership of the Memphis Grizzlies by his mid-30s doesn't mean he always uses great judgment. According to Yahoo! Sports, Pera has challenged Michael Jordan to a game of one-on-one ...
Los Angeles Times · ByBen Bolch · 10/16/2013
Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan sees the challenge of Robert Pera for what it is: not something to be taken seriously. Michael Jordan brushed it off as “comical,” the Charlotte Observer reports. The Chicago Bulls legend and NBA icon received a 1 ...
The Sports Bank · 10/17/2013
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera is starting his second season in charge of an NBA team, and he's already calling out Michael Jordan. Pera, who had a 1-on-1 preseason challenge against Grizzlies guard Tony Allen ...
NBA · 10/16/2013
A matchup with Tony Allen, who plays for Pera’s Grizzlies, was postponed in late September. A couple weeks later, Pera threw this Twitter taunt toward Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban: The Jordan challenge ... for Bloomberg Businessweek in New York.
Bloomberg · 10/16/2013
It was one thing when Memphis Grizzlies owner Robert Pera challenged one of his own players to a game of 1-on-1 for charity, but now I’m beginning to think Pera’s ego has gotten the best of him. Because now he’s calling out Michael Jordan — and ...
Fox Sports · BySam Gardner · 10/15/2013
One can also add another rule to live by — don’t challenge Michael Jordan to a basketball game. However, it appears no one shared this last rule with Memphis Grizzlies owner Robert Pera. Pera is no slouch when comes to playing basketball. He does …
projectspurs.com · 10/16/2013
The game of 1-on-1 against Tony Allen may have been canceled, and his Twitter request to play Michael Jordan may have been scoffed at, but Grizzlies’ owner Robert Pera will finally have his shot at basketball glory next week. Pera, 36, will participate ...
The Commercial Appeal · ByNikki Boertman · 2/5/2015
HANG TIME HEADQUARTERS — Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan offered an appropriate response for a laughable challenge from Memphis Grizzlies owner Robert Pera, who wanted to challenge arguably the greatest player of all-time to a game of …
Hang Time Blog · 10/18/2013
Seriously, how amazing would it be to ee Justin Timberlake posting up Michael Jordan? Pera had been scheduled to go up against Memphis guard Tony Allen but the event was postponed earlier this month.
CBS Sports · 10/16/2013