Bulls Documentary Has Pissed Off Scottie Pippen
Scottie Pippin is not happy with The Last Dance documentary about the Chicago Bulls.
For the past five Sundays, I was excited all day waiting with anticipation for the latest episodes of "The Last Dance" to come on TV. Now, what am I supposed to watch?
The documentary about the Chicago Bulls and Michael Jordan has taken the world by storm. Millions tuned in each week to watch the GOAT. It temporarily replaced the emptiness in the hearts of fans in a no sports world.
Monday morning was spent discussing what happened. It's been all over social media, radio, television, print, and more.
Of course, in the end there are winners and losers, along with good guys and bad guys.
I think most viewers including myself, thought Michael might come off like a bad guy. He had a reputation of being mean to his teammates. He was so competitive and just wanted to win at all costs. The film gave a good insight into him as the player and teammate. It did show his bullying but nothing worse than we all already knew about.
As expected the big losers and bad guys of the movie were Bulls GM, Jerry Krause, and owner, Jerry Reinsdorf. I blamed them for the dismantling of the championship team and my feelings haven't changed. In fact, I think I dislike them even more now.
The biggest surprise was how Scottie Pippin was portrayed. The documentary was not good for him. He came off horribly. Scottie was such a great player and a big piece of that puzzle, I actually feel sorry for him how he ended up looking.
I'm not surprised that he's not happy with the final product.
According to sportsmockery.com,
“HE IS SO ANGRY AT MICHAEL AND HOW HE WAS PORTRAYED. CALLED “SELFISH,” CALLED THIS, CALLED THAT. HE’S FURIOUS THAT HE PARTICIPATED AND DIDN’T REALIZE WHAT HE WAS GETTING HIMSELF INTO. HE SAID EVERYTHING YOU SHOWED ABOUT HIM BASICALLY WAS NEGATIVE AND HE IS BEYOND LIVID.”
I do think Pippin made some judgment errors but I think if you compare his personality to Jordan's, Scottie didn't have a support system like Michael did. That makes a big difference between the two.
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