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REVIEW: In ‘The Last Dance’ final episodes, ‘it’s all about basketball’

REVIEW: In ‘The Last Dance’ final episodes, ‘it’s all about basketball’

Logan Peterson, Contributing Writer

May 25, 2020

The final two episodes of “The Last Dance” come crashing in like a bat out of hell, only this time, it’s all about basketball. For weeks, the series gave us insight into the inner-turmoil of the Bulls’ final season together – the in-fighting, the clashing of personalities and all. The entire...

REVIEW: Ghost of Jordan’s father looms in “Last Dance”

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Logan Peterson, Contributing Writer

May 21, 2020

Like many of our greatest and most prolific athletes, Michael Jordan’s career and legacy are shaped by the relationship with his father. Episodes seven and eight of “The Last Dance” are framed within the context of Jordan’s relationship with his father, James, who was tragically murdered short...

Dave Corzine reflects on time with Bulls, Jordan in the 1980s

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

May 14, 2020

The “Last Dance” documentary on ESPN, a 10-part series chronicling the Chicago Bulls’ last championship run in 1998, has given old and new basketball fans an inside look into the Bulls’ dynasty and what ultimately happened during the 1998 season.  The documentary gives fans never before seen...

REVIEW: ‘The Last Dance’ remains engrossing in latest episodes

Logan Peterson, Contributing Writer

May 7, 2020

“The Last Dance” continues strong, with further emphasis on Jordan’s fame, which may have led to his leaving the game for good. Episodes three and four are focused on Dennis Rodman and Phil Jackson, respectively. Rodman was considered the wild man whose defense and rebounding rounded out Jorda...

Once more, with feeling: a review of ‘The Last Dance’

Once more, with feeling: a review of 'The Last Dance'

Logan Peterson, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2020

“The Last Dance” is a monumental piece of documentary filmmaking — a comprehensive look into one of our greatest sports teams, a searing examination of legacy and ego. There are eight episodes still to air, yet it is already a triumph, breaking ratings records for the storied “30 for 30” fra...

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