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Did Michael Jordan's Daughter Come Out As Lesbian?

Updated 1:45 p.m. pst

Apparently, the answer is yes, according to girlfriend Carmen Tyson-Thomas' Instagram. When asked if she and Jasmine Jordan were a couple now, Carmen responded by saying, "hell yeah we are!"

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While the world's eyes are on the basketball court waiting to see if Jason Collins can become the first current-playing openly-gay athlete in NBA history, much is happening off court in the public lifes of some of the sports brightest alums. 

Jasmine Jordan, Michael Jordan's only daughter, may have joined Magic Johnson's son Earvin outside of the closet, though it seems she's taking a cue from Raven Simone and insisting on ambiguity. After posting intimate pics on Instagram showing her embracing with Syracuse University basketball star Carmen Tyson-Thomas, the Internet started to assume that Jasmine had officially come out as lesbian. 

With the headlines flooding her social networks, Jasmine decided to issue a nebulous (but well-thought) response to the story. 

“Until Love, Trust, Honesty, Respect, Loyalty, Commitment, Genuine Happiness and other characteristics or aspects I want in a relationship is defined by one gender then and only then will i discuss my sexual preference.”

Though she hasn't explicitly stated her sexual orientation (does she need to?), she has implied that these are pics of her "boo" whom she "loves." 

(Via Queerty; Instagram)