Thirty years after Michael Jordan s first NBA game comes an oral history of his legendary career, told by the men who played with him and against him, coached him, and witnessed first-hand the iconic greatness of the most dominant athlete sports haseverseen. FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH: Larry Bird Magic Johnson Phil Jackson Reggie Miller Isiah Thomas Reggie Theus Chris Mullin Doug Collins Dominique Wilkins Steve Kerr John Paxson David Stern Gregg Popovich Derek Harper Bill Walton Karl Malone Horace Grant Joe Dumars Danny Ainge B.J. Armstrong Marv Albert Grant Hill Jerry Colangelo Bill Cartwright Jerry Reinsdorf Johnny Bach Rod Thorn Rick Barry Kevin Loughery David Axelrod President Barack Obama and many more! Written by Sam Smith author of the New York Times bestseller The Jordan Rules and recent inductee into the NBA Hall of Fame There is No Next assembles a cast of Hall-of-Famers, teammates, opponents, coaches, and others who experienced the ferocious drive and unparalleled greatness that defined Jordan s career. Packed with previously untold stories and stunning insight into Jordan and his six championships, There is No Next is the last word on why there has never been, and will never be, ather Michael Jordan.
Sam Smith has been covering the Chicago Bulls and the NBA for more than three decades, as reporter and columnist for The Chicago Tribune for 28 years, and currently for Bulls.com. Recipient of the prestigious Curt Gowdy Media Award from the NBA Hall of Fame, he also received the Professional Basketball Writers Association Lifetime Achievement award in 2011. He is the author of the classic bestselling book The Jordan Rules, for which he had unparalleled access to Michael Jordan and 1991-92 Chicago Bulls. He has written extensively for media outlets around the world, including ESPN.com, ESPN magazine, NBC Sports, Basketball Digest, The Sporting News, and for major publications in Japan and China.