WATCH: Ted Cruz Prepares for Basketball Showdown With Jimmy Kimmel

Sen. Ted Cruz has always been able to have a laugh at himself. A video was just released on Twitter where Ted Cruz prepares for a basketball showdown with late night host Jimmy Kimmel.

In the video Ted Cruz makes fun of himself. It features Cruz missing shots and lay-ups and struggling to dribble the ball, all while the “Charios of Fire” theme song plays.

Cruz tweeted:

Am working hard to get ready for the big game on Saturday. @jimmykimmel — are you scared yet? I’m playing better than ever.

Also, Cruz retweeted Barstool Sports when they were mentioning that Grayson Allen is flying up the NBA draft boards.

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”en”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Grayson Allen flying up draft boards after his most recent performance <a href=”https://twitter.com/BarstoolNewsN?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@BarstoolNewsN</a> <a href=”https://t.co/lzTS8gnKaN”>pic.twitter.com/lzTS8gnKaN</a></p>&mdash; Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) <a href=”https://twitter.com/barstoolsports/status/1007986440645566464?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>June 16, 2018</a></blockquote>
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The game will take place at Texas Southern University in Houston. It will tip off at 5 p.m. CST. The game will be played until one of the two gets to 15 points and each made basket will be worth one point.

Tickets are free and attendees are encouraged to donate to one of the two men’s chosen charities: Texas Children’s Hospital and Generation One. The loser will donate $5,000 to the other’s charity.

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