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The Last Dance

  1. vulture lists
    The 83 Non-M.J. Talking Heads in The Last Dance, RankedAll have something to say, but with dozens of interview subjects, not all of what they have to say is equally valuable.
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    A List of Michael Jordan’s Last Dance Grudges, Real or ImaginedFeaturing Isiah Thomas, Jerry Krause, and a suspicious pizza.
  3. close reads
    What Did The Last Dance Tell Us About Michael Jordan, Really?It boosted Jordan’s standing as the greatest ever, but, like Mike himself, there was a hollowness at its center.
  4. overnights
    The Last Dance Recap: The Final CutMichael Jordan has lived his life as a battle of wills against the whole world. Why would he surrender control now?
  5. the last slice
    Michael Jordan Blames Infamous 1997 Finals Flu Game on Some Extremely Bad PizzaWho amongst us?
  6. trash talk
    14 Amazing Tales of Michael Jordan Being a Hypercompetitive WeirdoWe’re not saying these are all definitely true, but watching The Last Dance makes it easy to believe they are.
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    Is This Guy Really Michael Jordan’s Best Friend?His name is George Koehler, he lives in Chicago, and his friendship with Jordan has a surprising backstory.
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    Why Did Michael Jordan Star in Space Jam?Why did the most competitive athlete of his generation spend a summer shooting a kids’ movie? Brand synergy, baby.
  9. overnights
    The Last Dance Recap: The Vengeance SeasonThe story of Michael Jordan’s return to basketball inspires the most moving and most unsettling episode yet.
  10. overnights
    The Last Dance Recap: Michael Jordan Presents Michael JordanWhy did he retire from the NBA to play minor league baseball? Let’s find out.
  11. the last dance
    Watch an Exclusive Last Dance Clip of Michael Jordan Being ‘an A-hole’This clip from ESPN’s The Last Dance provides a look at Jordan’s cold-eyed practice demeanor.
  12. explainers
    The Controversy Behind Michael Jordan’s ‘Republicans Buy Sneakers, Too’ QuoteThe Last Dance clears up one lingering Jordan mystery, but the answer probably won’t change your mind about him.
  13. the last dance
    Thank You to The Last Dance for Introducing Us to This GuyMeet John Michael Wozniak and his “lion’s mane.”
  14. overnights
    The Last Dance Recap: Branded Discontent“Episode V” rewinds to 1992, the year Jordan went from being an NBA star to a colossal, worldwide celebrity.
  15. vulture sports
    Ken Burns Is Not Here for ESPN’s Michael Jordan Doc, The Last Dance“I find it the opposite direction of where we need to be going.”
  16. the last dance
    A Mortified Carmen Electra Recalls Hiding From Michael JordanOn night two of The Last Dance, Electra recalled the time the greatest basketball player in the world walked in on her and Dennis Rodman.
  17. vulture lists
    19 Outrageous Dennis Rodman StoriesIf The Last Dance has you craving more Dennis Rodman stories, we’ve got you covered.
  18. overnights
    The Last Dance Recap: Dennis Rodman AgonistesWhy rush through a life as interesting as Rodman’s to get to yet another Michael Jordan anecdote?
  19. the last dance
    The Only Good Look Is Michael Jordan’s ’90s Practice UniformThe Last Dance has entirely changed my quarantine wardrobe.
  20. backstories
    How The Last Dance Unearthed the Holy Grail of Buried Michael Jordan FootageThey brokered unfettered access to the Bulls’ inner sanctum, shot 500 hours of 16mm footage, then waited as it sat in the archives for 20 years.
  21. tv ratings
    The Last Dance Is ESPN’s New Ratings ChampThe premiere of the Michael Jordan docuseries gave the network its best-ever documentary ratings, easily surpassing O.J.: Made in America.
  22. vulture sports
    Huh, That Former Chicago Resident Sure Does Look FamiliarThe new Michael Jordan doc got creative in identifying subjects.
  23. overnights
    The Last Dance Recap: The Second FiddleThe Scottie Pippen Episode, like everything else about the actual Pippen, is pulled inexorably back toward Jordan.
  24. overnights
    The Last Dance Premiere Recap: The Michael Jordan ProjectIt’s the closest thing we’ve got to sports right now.
  25. tv review
    The Last Dance Is a Perfect Remedy for Sports WithdrawalA ten-part ESPN docuseries about Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls would have been great under any circumstances. Right now, it feels like a gift.