“Never Dawned On Me Not to Shake Their Hand”: Michael Jordan’s Graciousness Made Rival Pistons Star Go Against Team Wishes
2024/04/01

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In 1991, the Detroit Pistons made NBA history for the wrong reasons by walking off the court before the final buzzer during a crucial playoff game against the Chicago Bulls. Despite the team's unprofessional behavior, Joe Dumars stood out for his sportsmanship, choosing to shake hands with his rivals out of respect for Michael Jordan. The recent revelation from "The Jordan Rules" shed light on Dumars' perspective, highlighting his admiration for MJ despite their fierce competition in the Eastern Conference. This incident not only shaped Jordan's mindset but also showcased his respect for Dumars, who he considered one of the best players in the game.

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