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Michael Jordan 'absolutely loves' Mike Trout, also kind of wants to be a weatherman

Player A: His given name is Michael. He grew up on the East Coast and played baseball and basketball in high school. After being drafted to play one of those sports professionally, he went on to win a Rookie of the Year Award and eventually won an MVP Award in his fourth year in the league. In another life, he probably would have tried being a meteorologist. 

Player B: His given name is Michael. He grew up on the East Coast and played baseball and basketball in high school. After being drafted to play one of those sports professionally, he went on to win a Rookie of the Year Award and eventually won an MVP Award in his fourth year in the league. In another life, he probably would have tried being a meteorologist.

Player A is Michael Jordan. Player B is Mike Trout. 

Jordan

On Saturday night, Jordan spoke at the 20th Annual Michael Jordan Flight School Basketball Camp at University of California Santa Barbara, where he participated in a 40-minute Q&A session with the campers.

In addition to throwin' shade at Kobe Bryant, the Lakers and LeBron James (as is his wont), Jordan also admitted he's interested in the weather [5:30] and that if he could add one athlete to Team Jordan, it would be Angels superstar Mike Trout [3:09].

"I'm a big fan of [Mike] Trout, the baseball player. I absolutely love him. I wish I could hire him, but he's a Nike guy and I can't steal Nike's guys."

Get in line, MJ. Current Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant has already gone on record saying that Mike Trout is his favorite baseball player.

KD also has an affinity for meteorology (he even has a shoe named the "KD7 Weatherman"), but Jordan and Trout have that whole dual sport thing going for them, so he might be out of luck.