At 55 years-of-age, Michael Jordan is quite possibly one of the greatest basketball players of our generation. Playing 15 seasons in the NBA across the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards, the player also known as “MJ” had earned six titles in eight years, while leading his teams to a slew of victories. Now, ESPN has teased the first trailer to “The Last Dance”, a documentary exploring the player’s rise to a sporting icon.
Featuring behind-the-scenes images and clips during the 1997/98 championship season with the Bulls, The Last Dance will be a 10-part series delving deep into the minds and politics behind not only the player but his closest colleagues. Along with clips of Jordan, the series will include interviews and perspectives from Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman, Steve Kerr and head coach Phil Jackson, accompanied with over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage.
“Competition was an addiction… Everyday was a battle… no matter what we did he was a star,” says the trailer. “My mentality was to go out and win at any cost,” said head coach Jackson.
According to the trailer posted via Twitter, the sporting docu-series will debut on ESPN during the summer of 2020, then set to go live on Netflix in the Fall. In the meantime, watch the explosive trailer below.
Cannot. Wait. 😳
"The Last Dance," a 10-part documentary series will chronicle Michael Jordan and the 1990s Chicago Bulls, one of the greatest icons and most successful dynasties in sports history, will debut on ESPN in 2020. pic.twitter.com/B72ljh5GbE
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