The Bulls Dynasty comes to an end
The journey has come to an end.
The Last Dance is officially the most watched documentary in ESPN history.
Episode 9 and 10 take the viewer through the end of the 1998 season and the Bulls sixth championship in eight years.
The Bulls take on the Utah Jazz in the NBA finals in 1998.
Chicagos turbulent season all leads up to one of Michael’s biggest career moments.
Hitting Russell with the step back jumper in game six of the finals to seal the victory for the Bulls sixth championship.
So what did we learn from the last dance?
The Bulls were the right team in the right place at the right time.
Phil Jackson, Jerry Krause, Micheal Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and Dennis Rodman.
Five individuals who needed each other in order for the Bulls to become the greatest team in NBA history.
Jerry Krause surrounded the greatest player in NBA history with the perfect compliment of players for the Bulls to be successful.
Phil Jackson was the calming presence that the team needed, and inserted the revolutionary triangle offence.
Scottie Pippen was the perfect number two and often times was underrated.
Dennis Rodman was the perfect compliment to the Bulls big two. Willing to do the dirty work and always came to perform.
The Bulls effect on the NBA
The Last Dance shows the impact Micheal Jordan and the Bulls had on the NBA and the basketball world.
During the Bulls dynasty the NBA was able to expand.
Micheal Jordan became a cultural phenomenon and NBA became a global game.
The NBA was revolutionized.
But were fans robbed from greatness?
The Bulls are one of the few teams who were dismantled at their peak.
What would have happened if the Bulls dynasty did not end in 1998?