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Basketball World Pays Tribute To 'The Last Dance' On Anniversary

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7 Jun 1998: Michael Jordan #23 of the Chicago Bulls walking to the bench duing a time out called during the NBA Finals game 3 against the Utah Jazz at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The Bulls defeated the Jazz 96-54. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan

One year ago, the entire sports world was at a standstill and ESPN's "The Last Dance" stepped in to fill the considerable void.

The 10-part series documenting Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and the 1990s Bulls was a runaway success, drawing massive ratings. For five Sunday nights in a row, "The Last Dance" was appointment viewing for hardcore and casual sports fans alike.

One year later and the actual NBA is in its final home stretch before the playoffs, MLB is underway and the NHL is playing as well. Things in the sports world are essentially back to normal, but that doesn't mean there isn't still some nostalgia for "The Last Dance."

On social media all day today, there has been an outpouring of tributes for the iconic documentary on the one-year anniversary of its premiere.

There's no question that because of when and how "The Last Dance" dropped--remember, it was originally scheduled for a June 2020 release but got pushed up due to COVID-19--it will always hold a special place in the hearts of those who tuned in and watched.

And if you haven't seen the documentary already, what are you waiting for? We highly suggest you find some time and watch it.