“Donald Trump’s Favorite Author” Idolizes Michael Jordan After Bashing “Embarrassment” Bubba Wallace

Published 05/18/2022, 12:00 PM EDT

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While Michael Jordan and his iconic sneaker line need no introduction, his involvement in NASCAR is still relatively unknown. The NBA legend is the co-owner of a NASCAR team that endorses star driver Bubba Wallace.

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Interestingly enough, eminent author Nick Adams has bashed Wallace on multiple occasions. Wallace ended up blocking Adams to prevent any further complications between them.

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Recently, the same author sent out a tweet quoting Wallace’s boss. Yes, you guessed it right, Adams actually quoted Michael Jordan in one of his latest tweets.

Eminent Author sends out a tweet quoting Michael Jordan

There is no denying Michael Jordan is one of the greatest players ever. He won 6 NBA titles with the Chicago Bulls and got himself into the history books.

Moreover, he has had a successful career in the world of business. Apart from his iconic sneaker line, Jordan owns the Charlotte Hornets and the 23XI Racing team that competes in the NASCAR cup series.

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The driver racing for Jordan is Bubba Wallace. Safe to say, Wallace has his fair share of haters and fans. Among his haters is eminent author Nick Adams. Interestingly enough, Adams is often referred to as Former US President, Donald Trump’s favorite author.

The reason being? Trump actually endorsed Adams. Moreover, Adams is not a fan of Wallace. He has sent out many tweets criticizing the driver. This led to Wallace blocking Adams on Twitter.

His latest tweet will certainly surprise people. Adams tweeted one of Michael Jordan’s most famous quotes regarding failure.

Adams wrote, “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

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This iconic line was narrated by Jordan himself in 1997. For the uninitiated, during a Nike commercial, Jordan narrated all these while footage of him walking played in the background.

Safe to say, Jordan knows what it feels like to fail. Although he has had a stunning career in the NBA, his initial years in the league were a failure.

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He struggled to take his team past the playoffs in the initial years of MJ in the Bulls. However, he passed all the hurdles and established himself as one of the greats.

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Abhinava Ghosh

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Abhinava is an NBA writer for EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's in Journalism and Mass Communication. Abhinava has been following NBA for the past 6 years and is a huge fan of the Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry.
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