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Rapper Common talks being a ball boy for Michael Jordan
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Rapper Common talks being a ball boy for Michael Jordan
Tuesday January 6th, 2015

Chicago-born rapper Common stopped by SI Now on Tuesday and talked about the time he spent as a ball boy for the Chicago Bulls early in the Michael Jordan era.

Common tells how quickly the team recognized Jordan's greatness, and even reveals a side hustle attempted by selling a Michael Jordan signature to a friend that he had forged himself.

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The scam did not last very long though, as Common realized too late that he had spelled Michael wrong on the counterfeit autograph.

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