Isiah Thomas Wants Answers From Michael Jordan And He’s Turning To Matt Barnes And Stephen Jackson For Help

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It’s no secret that basketball hall of famers Isiah Thomas and Michael Jordan have no love lost for one another.

Thomas and the “Bad Boy” Detroit Pistons were a thorn in the side of Jordan early in his Chicago Bulls career.

And Thomas blames Jordan for keeping him off the “Dream Team” at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.

Jordan rarely offers much in the way of comments to the media, but we’ll get to that later. He has, however, repeatedly taken shots at Thomas out of the blue.

Thomas has never really been able to make peace with their beef. Just recently he went out of his way to call Jordan an a**hole.

“When I was watching The Last Dance, I’m sitting there and I’m watching it with my family and I’m thinking everything is good,” Eurohoops reports Thomas said.

“And then this guy comes on television and he says that he hates me and then he calls me an a–hole. And then I proceed to watch a whole documentary about him being an a–hole. I’m like wait a minute, time out.

“Until I get a public apology, this beef is gonna go on for a long long time, cause I’m from the west side of Chicago.”

Now Thomas is taking aim at Jordan again. This time, he did so on Matt Barnes and Steven Jackson’s “All The Smoke” podcast

When asked who the one guest he wanted to see on the podcast was, Thomas offered up Jordan’s name. But it was his follow-up comments that made headlines.

“So, here’s real talk, right,” Thomas began. “We in this brotherhood, our job and our responsibility is to come here and help you. That is our responsibility, classified as black in the United States of America, our job is to come and help each other. Now, that being said, he needs to sit here.”

Jordan, of course, had been notoriously quiet regarding race in the US until offering comments following the shooting death of George Floyd in 2020.

Many agreed with Thomas’ sentiments.

Though whether or not Jordan responds is a whole different story.