Kimmel and the conservative legislator have been sparring since the talk show host mocked his appearance at the Houston Rockets’ Game 7 loss to the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals. Cruz then baited Kimmel with a one-on-one duel for charity.
But before they settle their feud on the court, Kimmel had a few warnings for Cruz.
“You want to play basketball against a talk show host?” Kimmel said. “You already lost an election to a reality show host ― isn’t that enough?”
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