A week before the 2021 WNBA Draft, the league unveiled three new uniforms for each of its 12 franchises ahead of its upcoming 25th-anniversary season.
Houston may now be designated as a “no-fly zone” for superstars, and may have lost out on its chance to become one of the premier sports cities in the process.
No matter what each franchise did for this year’s “City Edition” jerseys, basketball fans had their own opinions. So, naturally, we did, as well.
In many cases, a viral post on social media is created in the immediate moments after something big happens. For 23-year-old Jared Gaon, it was more than 12 hours after the fact.
As the NBA works through the shortest offseason in league history, keep tabs on all of this year’s free agency action with our in-depth tracker.
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Some memories stick out more than others, while other clips could fall by the wayside in the long run. To parse it out, here are the top five highlights from “The Last Dance.”
One quote from Michael Jordan in the final moments of “The Last Dance” may be the most important that the Bulls legend said throughout the documentary’s entirety.
After four action-filled weeks, “The Last Dance” reached its final night of episode premieres on May 17, 2020, and showcased exactly why the Chicago Bulls are known as one of the sports world’s all-time great dynasties.
Long after Michael Jordan’s career ended, his legend has carried on through his shoes.
After a dramatic seventh episode, “The Last Dance” kept the red-hot pace rolling as it moved into Episode 8, the series’ third-to-last episode.
If Episode 6 of “The Last Dance” planted the seed of doubt about Michael Jordan’s future before his first retirement from basketball, then Episode 7 showed the full growth of that seed into the flower that was his decision to step away from the sport in his prime.
Who we decide is the greatest player of all time says a lot more about us as fans and cultural observers than it does about the players or even the game. This piece is more about why we even ask this question more than it is about who I think is the greatest of all time.
After a drama-filled fifth episode, “The Last Dance” gets into the nitty-gritty in its sixth installment as the production starts to dive in on the mental toll Jordan’s success and worldwide admiration had on him.
Episode 5 brought the main spotlight back to Michael Jordan throughout, but in a unique way. It wasn’t just Jordan, it was his impact on the world through his shoes.
One subtle debate that the documentary created provides for an interesting “What if?”-type of scenario: Which sports story needs its own version of “The Last Dance”?