obama & michael jordan*And we thought Michael Jordan was apolitical. Who knew?

Yes, it seems MJ is an Obama fan, too and want’s to help him raise funds for his reelection.

According to reports, the Hall of Famer and NBA legend is among several famed sports figures that have been tapped by the Obama campaign for a fundraising “shoot-around” and dinner in New York on Aug. 22 New York’s Chelsea Piers sports complex.

What’s being called the “Obama Classic”  will feature several NBA stars, including Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks, Rajon Rondo of the Boston Celtics, John Wall of the Washington Wizards and others.

Jordan, who played for the Chicago Bulls, Obama’s favorite NBA team, and NBA Commissioner David Stern are co-hosting a $20,000-per person fundraising dinner with the president later in the day.

Lady hoopers Sheryl Swoopes and Dawn Staley will also be present at the event.