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A new television documentary Michael Jordan became a smash hit for NBA fans whose hopes of watching the playoffs these days was scuttled by the pandemic coronavirus.

Last Dance details the career of NBA legend who led the Chicago Bulls to six titles in the 1990s, with three and four editions of the issuance of TV saga in 10 games on Sunday. It was the best ESPN telecast in demographic characteristics prized advertiser 18-34 since the judgment in sport because of the pandemic coronavirus.

In total, 6.1 million people watched the opening episode of the US, making the documentary Twitter toptrending topic and original program most watched ESPN since the network began producing these shows 16 years ago. An average of 5.9 million viewers watched the last episode of uneIRED the United States on Sunday.

Last Dance mixtures previously aired behind the scenes images taken by a special team of the camera with the Bulls during their NBA 1997-1998 championship run with the story of the amazing story of Jordan of his youth to run Chicago astonishing dynasty of six NBA titles, 1990. the project was set to broadcast in June when the NBA finals were scheduled, but when sports programs were destroyed in due to the global pandemic virus, ESPN has advanced the date sort.

The look of success successful documentaries Jordan could create similar projects.

Kobe Bryant, superstar of the Los Angeles Lakers, who died in a helicopter crash in January, had a personal camera crew follow him during his last NBA season, ESPN reported last week , suggesting that images behind the scenes could be part of a documentary Bryant.

ESPN broadcast discussion shows on the documentary after telecasts with Sunday’s episode of persistent hatred of Jordan’s Detroit Pistons leading to talks Monday with former Detroit star Isiah Thomas, including Pistons snub the Bulls for handshakes of Morns-game when Chicago swept the defending champions from 1991 playoffs.

“I hated them,” Jordan said in the fourth chapter of the documentary. “And that hatred still bears. “

Thomas was not selected as a member of the US Olympic gold medal in Barcelona 1992″ Dream Team “- a range NBA All-Star who introduced Jordan – and Thomas said Monday on ESPN he hoped the handshake snub was not the raisonpourquoi he did not historical tail.

“If I’m not part of the dream team for that amount of emotion, not to shake hands with someone, then I am today more disappointed than me back then when I was not selected, “Thomas.

“Ipaid a heavy price. If that time meant that I did not choose to be in dream team because of this time, it’s hurtful. it reduces deep. “


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