The 1992 e book “The Jordan Guidelines” by Chicago sportswriter Sam Smith prompted combating throughout the Bulls group on the time.
Even now, there’s disagreement as to the sources of data Smith used to disclose unsavory points of Jordan’s management type.
Within the sixth episode of “The Final Dance,” Jordan remained steadfast in his perception Horace Grant was the first individual leaking anecdotes.
“He was telling all the things that was taking place throughout the group,” Jordan stated within the documentary.
Grant denied the accusation: “No, not one factor I divulged to Sam Smith.” He stated Jordan and others have been searching for scapegoats.
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Level guard B.J. Armstrong got here to Grant’s protection, telling the documentary crew there was no method a whole e book was constructed off a single supply. Even when Grant did provide data, Armstrong stated, he wasn’t alone in doing so.
Grant remained on the Bulls by way of the 1993-94 season, successful the primary three of the Bulls dynasty’s six championships earlier than transferring on to Orlando. He was an enormous a part of Chicago’s success, too, reaching his private pinnacle in his last yr there whereas averaging 15.1 factors and 11.zero rebounds per recreation.