The 1990s Chicago Bulls are once again atop the sports world as ESPN’s “The Last Dance” is a huge hit. Still, not everyone is a fan of the series. One of Sunday’s episodes turned a critique into a strength.
It’s inevitable that once something becomes massively popular and well-known, someone will come out of the woodwork to criticize. It happened to Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls in 1993 when Jordan abruptly retired.
After the shocking murder of Jordan’s father James that summer, rumors started to pop up that it was a coordinated hit in response to the gambling debts Michael owed.