Pippen, Grant, Longley break record with ‘No Bull’ tour

It turns out that “The Last Dance” isn’t the last dance in this critically acclaimed sports documentary series about the Chicago Bulls dynasty and the drama that resulted from it.

Four years later, Michael Jordan teammates Scottie Pippen, Horace Grant and Luke Longley tell their stories. They’re teaming up with Australia’s National Basketball League for a tour called – wait for it – “No Bull.”

It’s their way of correcting what was left out of ESPN’s 10-part series during the height of the pandemic in 2020.


Pippen, Michael’s most accomplished teammate, took issue with the documentary, which he expressed in his 2021 memoir “Unguarded.”

Pippen wrote that “The Last Dance” “honored Michael Jordan but failed to praise me and my proud teammates nearly enough.”

He accused Jordan of negligence and noted that The Last Dance’s producers gave him editorial control over the final product.

Grant expressed his disdain for Jordan and the documentary almost immediately after it aired. His main issue is the documentary’s claim that he leaked damaging information about the NBA all-time great to screenwriter Sam Smith for the groundbreaking sports show “The Jordan Rules.”

“Lie, lie, lie. … If Jordan has a grudge against me, let’s work it out like men,” he said in an interview with Chicago Sports Radio. “Let’s talk about it. Or we can work it out some other way. But nonetheless, he went out and lied about me being the source behind (the book).”

After the series, some observers took issue with the glaring omission of Luke Longley from the documentary, as he was a key role player for the Bulls during their 1996-98 championship run.

Regardless, the “No Bull” tour will reportedly kick off in Tasmania on February 23 before heading to Melbourne and Sydney, Australia.

No word yet on whether it will be available stateside (i.e. Chicago). That’s fine – or not.

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