VIRUS DIARY: Of pandemics, parenting and ... Michael Jordan
May 20, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Back in the day, I watched Michael Jordan drop 63 on the Boston Celtics on a small black-and-white TV with dials. I was a teenager as Jordan became a global icon. I remember the crazy dunks, the commercials, the baggy shorts and the shoes.
Now, as a pandemic slowed America, I found an unexpected, unforgettable bonding experience emerging in my home. And Michael Jordan was right at the center of it.
"The Last Dance," a 10-part ESPN docuseries that chronicled Jordan's basketball career, helped me build a stronger connection with my 14-year-old son, Elias.
Each Sunday f...