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“He threw the drinks in the air. He stormed off.“ — Magic Johnson shares “the greatest Dream Team moment” involving Mike Tyson and Charles Barkley

Magic Johnson and Jimmy Kimmel had a good laugh because of this Charles Barkley story.
Mike Tyson, Dream Team members Charles Barkley, Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Scottie Pippen

Mike Tyson, Charles Barkley, Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, and Scottie Pippen

Magic Johnson once appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and revealed that the Dream Team went together to watch a Mike Tyson bout. However, Charles Barkley didn't get to watch a single second of the fight for a generous reason.

"The greatest moment happened when we went to a Tyson fight," Johnson recalled. "Most of the Dream Team were all there together. And Charles Barkley stood up and said, 'Okay, I'm gonna get drinks for everybody.' So, he took everybody's order. Well, the bell rang as he got in the hallway to order the drinks. And Mike went and knocked him out in 20 seconds. Charles Barkley comes back with all the drinks, and he said, 'What happened?' And we said, 'The fight's over.' He threw the drinks in the air. He stormed off."

Missing out on a Tyson knockout punch

While it was surely a hilarious story for the rest of the U.S. Olympic basketball squad, Barkley must have been seething as he not only missed the knockout punch but also wasted his money on those drinks.

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