Suns’ Bismack Biyombo recalls how owner Michael Jordan would go one-on-one with Charlotte players

Bismack Biyombo played in Charlotte twice during his 12-year career from 2011-15 and 2018-21.

The Hornets were the last team Biyombo was on before he signed as a free agent with the Suns on New Year’s Day 2022, but Biyombo still has fond memories of his interactions with Charlotte owner and NBA legend Michael Jordan, who didn’t hesitate taking it on. Hornets’ players even in his 50s.

Biyombo talked about playing under Jordan prior to the Suns’ Tuesday night game against the struggling Hornets at Footprint Center in Phoenix. Biyombo said he still has a strong relationship with the icon.

“He’s always there to give advice to players and stuff,” Biyombo said. “It’s somebody that I always know that I could reach out to if I need any advice whether you’re with their team or you’re playing for another team. ”

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