During the six-year championship run, the Bulls went to two Game 7′s. Not once did it happen in the NBA Finals.
Episode’s 9 and 10 of The Last Dance showed how the infamous “Flu game” was the result of food poisoning from pizza in Utah, and how despite how Jordan’s shots in Game 6 of the 1998 NBA Finals constantly falling short in the fourth quarter, he made the last one when it mattered most.
“I practice as if I’m playing in a game. So when the moment comes in the game, it’s not new to me. That’s the beauty of the game of basketball. That’s the reason why you practice.”
– Michael Jordan on “The Last Shot” #TheLastDance
“It’s maddening,” Jordan says on The Last Dance, about leaving at his peak.