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Pippen, Rodman played against Missouri Southern

"The Last Dance" reaches the midway point of its 10-part documentary Sunday night on ESPN (uncensored) and ESPN2 (expletives bleeped).

Michael Jordan, of course, is the primary focus of the Chicago Bulls' run to the 1997-98 NBA championship to complete their second three-peat of the 1990s. Through four episodes, the documentary has more than lived up to the hype.

Jordan's sidekick, Scottie Pippen, also played on all six championship teams. And Dennis Rodman joined the Bulls in time for the second championship run.

There's more in common between Pippen and Rodman. Both played in college at NAIA schools, and both played one game against Missouri Southern in a tournament during the 1980s.

Read more by Jim Henry of The Joplin Globe.

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