Jimmy Kimmel, Ted Cruz trash-talk before charity game

The late-night TV host and the senator from Texas are playing a one-on-one game of basketball in the Blobfish Basketball Classic.
1:51 | 06/15/18

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On Saturday I will be in Houston, Texas, to play a one-on-one game of basketball against senator Ted Cruz. So he challenged me to play. I guess he misses being humiliated by other men since he stopped running for president. Ooh. Jimmy Kimmel last night. A little friendly trash talk. Only with senator Ted Cruz as they get ready to face off tomorrow in Texas and settle their feud on the court. Diane, this is something that is totally in hour wheelhouse. Forget Lebron James and Steph curry, a new basketball rivalry to settle when Jimmy Kimmel did this. And a few tweets later, the blob fish basketball classic was born. So the event happens tomorrow in Houston, Jimmy Kimmel seems pretty excited. Jimmy Kimmel, the round ball phenom who defeated Lebron James and dunked sack Randolph. Schooled Steph curry on a tricycle and shattered a backboard with one epic monster slam. And senator Cruz has also been training hard as we saw in that initial video and did a little trash-talking of his own but I'm not sure either one will be helped by the trash talk on the court. It's a charity game. It is indeed. They were originally each playing for the winner would pay $5,000 to a charity. They decided to play for both charities so playing for the Texas children's hospital and an education nonprofit in Houston called generation one. There you go. That's how you settle it. Really fun the way they've been going back and forth. You can't go there expecting to see good basketball. Ateman all for a good cause. Jimmy played the clarinet. The Kellogg's cereal being

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