Team SG aims to be like Mike

Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls celebrating after winning Game Six of the 1998 NBA Finals against the Jazz at the Delta Centre in Utah. He sank the winning jumper to give the Bulls a 87-86 victory and their sixth NBA title.
Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls celebrating after winning Game Six of the 1998 NBA Finals against the Jazz at the Delta Centre in Utah. He sank the winning jumper to give the Bulls a 87-86 victory and their sixth NBA title. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

National athletes get lessons from watching The Last Dance, hail MJ's competitive spirit

The Last Dance, the acclaimed docu-series based on National Basketball Association (NBA) legend Michael Jordan's career with the Chicago Bulls, may be based on events that happened over two decades ago, but it still provides timeless inspiration for Singapore's athletes.

Released in April, the 10-episode show focuses on the No. 23's final term as he led the Bulls to their sixth championship trophy. With an average of 5.6 million viewers per episode, it is ESPN's most-watched documentary.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 01, 2020, with the headline 'Team SG aims to be like Mike'. Print Edition | Subscribe