On Sunday night, ESPN debuted the first two episodes of its 10-hour series on the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls, which were vying for a second NBA three-peat in eight years. The Last Dance reveals unseen footage from the final season of the championship Bulls and interviews with 106 people, including three lengthy sit-downs with Michael Jordan himself.
Jordan and now-NBA commissioner Adam Silver agreed to an all-access video documentation of the Bulls in 1997-98, but the footage hadn’t been used in over 20 years. ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne revealed Jordan agreed to do the documentary during the Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 championship parade, days after LeBron James won his third NBA title.
The premise of the documentary is