A new Netflix series for NBA fans is coming this April. The Last Dance tells the story of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls’ quest for their sixth NBA Championship in 1998. It will stream on Netflix starting April 20, 2020.
The documentary series tells the story of the Bulls’ tumultuous 1997-98 season. It takes viewers to where it all started — from Jordan’s childhood, the Bulls’ dismal season before Jordan’s arrival and how the team was built after drafting Jordan in 1984, to the struggles that eventually led to their first NBA title.
As the series takes the audience through the Bulls’ first five championships, viewers will also experience the off-court challenges, struggles and triumphs that were a part of the culture-shifting phenomenon created by Jordan and the Bulls.
The Last Dance will stream on Netflix. In the US, it will also be available on ESPN. Here’s the release schedule per episode on the streaming service:
The Last Dance Netflix Schedule
- Monday, 20 April – The Last Dance Episodes 1 and 2
- Monday, 27 April – The Last Dance Episodes 3 and 4
- Monday, 4 May – The Last Dance Episodes 5 and 6
- Monday, 11 May –The Last Dance Episodes 7 and 8
- Monday, 18 May – The Last Dance Episodes 9 and 10
Here’s a quick description of the of The Last Dance:
In the fall of 1997, Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls began their quest to win a sixth NBA title in eight years. But despite all Jordan had achieved since his sensational debut 13 years earlier, “The Last Dance,” as coach Phil Jackson called it, would be shadowed by tension with the club’s front office and the overwhelming sense that this was the last time the world would ever see the greatest player of all time, and his extraordinary teammates, in full flight.
Check out the trailer below: