The league’s insulated relaunch in Florida amid the pandemic has a surprising antecedent.
The martial-arts legend looms so large in pop culture that the mundane details of his life feel like a rare treat.
As players return to empty arenas, they are discovering a basic truth: Live sports is an act of social imagination.
With its deep archival footage of the Bulls legend, The Last Dance was always going to be epic. Now it needs to fill the void of sports writ large.