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Kemp to Conan: I'd beat Magic on the hardwood

"Don't beat the hand that feeds you in a one-on-one pickup hoops throwdown."

It's an age-old adage that most Major Leaguers live by.

But not Matt Kemp.

The Dodgers' center fielder - who is listed at 6-foot-4 and almost played college basketball - straight up challenged new L.A. owner Magic Johnson on Conan last night, saying, "He can't beat me, I promise you that."

Magic has reportedly named himself a 15-7 favorite on the court, but Kemp thinks he'd have the advantage in a 15-13 nailbiter.

Matt Kemp vs. Magic Johnson - first to 15, win by two, call-your-own-fouls ... WHO YA GOT?