Since there are no NBA games on, The Last Dance is exactly what NBA fans need to see. With everyone talking about this documentary; it has many of Michael Jordan’s past teammates talking about playing with this all-time great.
The Last Dance
So, this series focuses on the 1997 – 1998 season of Michael Jordan. In fact, this documentary has flashbacks of his playing career with the Chicago Bulls and their dynasty.
Although the documentary is about his last season with the Bulls before he retired; it also gets into his relationship with his head coach and teammates. In addition, you will see sitdowns with other key figures such as Barack Obama, Justin Timberlake, and Kobe Bryant.
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In this series, you will experience never before seen footage of his narrative; from his prior coaches and some of his key teammates, Dennis Rodman and Scott Pippin.
At the same time, Jordan was worried the media may portray him to be a horrible person. However, not only does this documentary show his last season; but also, how Scott Pippin’s contract dominated a good percentage of the 1997 – 1998 regular season.
In the final two episodes scheduled to air this Sunday, May 17th at 9:00 p.m; you will see how his career ended. So, be sure to tune into this last episode on Sling.
Michael Jordan’s NBA Career
In his illustrious career, Michel Jordan was considered one of the greatest basketball players of all time. Although there have been many great players, such as Larry Bird and Magic Johnson; his career as an all-time great was unparalleled.
Some of his accomplishment in his professional NBA career included the following:
- Five-time MVP in the NBA
- Six-time NBA Champion
- Six-time NBA Finals NBA MVP
- Rookie of the year
- 10-time All NBA First Team
- 9-time All NBA Defensive Player – First Team
- 10 Scoring Titles
Of course, all of those awards are well-known; however, he also is known for his style that made him into a worldwide sensation in the NBA.
In summary, The Last Dance was a project that was 20 years in the making; and it was nice to see this project complete with Michael Jordan’s blessing.