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Toni Kukoc
Toni Kukoc
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Born: 09/18/68
Height: 6-11 / 2.11
Weight:235 lbs. / 106.6 kg.
Earnings: $61,488,033 ($92,445,043*)
Almost every player on the Chicago Bulls championship squad has a Rodman story, and Toni Kukoč is no different. “They’ve been teammates for three seasons with the Bulls, and in one of his older interviews, Kukoc talked about partying with Rodman during that time and how he wasn’t prepared for everything he had in store for them that night. It’s a special type of story, and I couldn’t keep up with him. I partied only once with him because, after that, you need a 7 to 10 days recovery period afterward.” Toni Kukoc, via Svlacionica.
Rodman played big both on and off the court, and if you were in his company, you are pretty much guaranteed to have a great time. Kukoc remembers that even though there were only four of them in the bar, Rodman ordered drinks for 20 people just so that the bar doesn’t close, and people there have a good time. Everybody who was at that bar had everything free the courtesy of Dennis. “There were four of us out, and the first thing he ordered for a drink was 40 shots of vodka and ten beers. I asked him if there are more people coming, and he just said it’s important to keep the bar open. Everybody who was at the bar that night, he had free food and drinks on Rodman.” – Toni Kukoc, via Svlacionica.
Retired Chicago Bulls great Toni Kukoc and his wife, Renata, sold their longtime, contemporary-style house in Highland Park on Oct. 15 for $920,000. The Croatia-born forward played for the Bulls from 1993 until 2000, helping the team win six NBA titles. After retiring from his playing career in 2006, Kukoc most recently has been a special adviser to Michael Reinsdorf, the Bulls’ president and chief operating officer.
Why was the decision made to really elevate Steve Kerr especially with respect to the 1998 playoffs? He was always a role player. Meanwhile, Toni Kukoc kept them alive in Game 7 versus Indiana. Jason Hehir:We needed to find places within the doc to tell individual backstories. Toni’s was in Episode 5 when he faced the Dream Team. Steve’s was in Episode 9 when he hit his famous ’97 Finals shot. Hardcore NBA/Bulls fans couldn’t be our target audience, but unfortunately they’re our biggest critics because they wanted this largely to be about on-court events. We had to keep in mind that our audience is also the 20-year -old kid from France who barely knows what basketball even is. The amount of positive response we’ve gotten from countries that aren’t basetkball-crazy tells me we struck the right balance. I hope so, anyway.
Having conducted a vast amount of interviews, the crew behind “The Last Dance” gave voice to many people to tell the story of Michael Jordan‘s career with the Chicago Bulls. But how exactly was interview time distributed in the final cut? We watched the 10 episodes of the documentary clock in hand to find out. Of course Michael Jordan was going to be No. 1, but you may be surprised to know Steve Kerr was second in the minute count and Scottie Pippen only No. 4. (Although that’s way better than Toni Kukoc, arguably the third-best player on the 1998 championship squad).
Storyline: Michael Jordan Documentary
Kornel David: “Obviously, the team wasn’t really good; actually, it was bad. Toni Kukoc was the best player, by far, on that team. Toni was absolutely fantastic. He was already my favorite player before I went to the Bulls and then he was incredible that year. Ron Harper was still on the team, but he was going downhill of his career and he was hurt, so he wasn’t the same as before.” Dickey Simpkins: “Toni was the most underrated complementary star in the NBA, and then he transitioned into being ‘the man’ for us in the latter part of his career. Toni was an unbelievable player and talent, and he was an unbelievable teammate off the court.”