Dylan Lost Basketball Game To Cheech + Chong

Veteran singer BOB DYLAN was once challenged to a basketball game by CHEECH AND CHONG - and lost to the comedy duo.
In Tommy Chong's forthcoming book, Cheech + Chong: The Unauthorized Autobiography, the funnyman recalls how he and the songwriter faced off on the basketball court - while Chong was high after smoking marijuana.
He writes: "Talk about legends! Bob Dylan wrote and recorded so many meaningful, historic songs.
"Bob had a good jump shot and some pretty good moves - but when he tried driving past me for a lay-up, the Canadian ice hockey player in me came out... I dumped him on his ass with a ticky-tack foul."


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