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Arnoldas Kulboka
Arnoldas Kulboka
Position: F
Born: 01/04/98
Height: 6-10 / 2.08
Weight:215 lbs. / 97.5 kg.
Salary: $462,629
In three years with the Charlotte Hornets, it has been chiefly a hello-and-goodbye relationship between Arnoldas Kulboka and his boss of North Carolina city. Since Kulboka has been showing up only in the Summer League, the young forward hasn’t had many opportunities to meet Michael Jordan. But during that pick-up game in Spectrum Center, the G.O.A.T. had to tell something to the Hornets rookie from Lithuania.
It had to be just a casual five-on-five session at Spectrum. However, it’s never casual when Michael Jordan is in the building. Hornets’ principal owner and chairman was on the sidelines with front office guys, watching their players competing. Kulboka, the Hornets two-way player, was decent. Once, he made a mistake reading the help on the defensive end. He didn’t have much time to figure out the Hornets’ defensive schemes. But suddenly, the greatness happened. “And then I hear Michael Jordan yelling at me that I had to help,” Kulboka recalls with a smile. “It was very interesting.”
When Kulboka entered Spectrum earlier that day, at first he didn’t recognize that Michael Jordan was on the sidelines. A 23-year-old sharpshooter from Igliauka, a small town of Lithuania, wasn’t ready to see MJ watching him and the rest of the Hornets playing five on five. “Sincerely, I wasn’t nervous,” Kulboka smiled in an interview with BasketNews. “But for the others, you could feel the pick-up game was different than on Tuesday.”