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Team SG aims to be like Mike; National athletes get lessons from watching The Last Dance, hail MJ's competitive spirit

Jun 01, 2020 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

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.

What struck the 12 national athletes The Straits Times spoke to most was Jordan's competitive spirit and how he managed to overcome various challenges to reach his sport's s...