In ‘The Last Dance’, the 10-part ESPN/Netflix documentary, the legendary Bulls executive takes yet another beating by James Herbert @outsidethenba Apr 26, 2020 at 10:22 am ET • 3 min read Jerry Krause was never cuddly. He was not a friend to the media, nor to his competition. Much like Michael Jordan, he was obsessive about his job to the point where his colleagues couldn’t relate to him. The former Chicago Bulls general manager, who died in 2017 just before his long overdue Hall of Fame induction, earned the nickname “The Sleuth” because no scout was more secretive. Another one of his nicknames was “Crumbs,” which was derisively bestowed upon him by Charles Oakley but used so often by Jordan that everybody assumed Jordan had come up with it. From a 1993 Sports Illustrated profile by Rick Telander:Legend has it Jordan hung that nickname on Krause because, supposedly, there are always doughnut crumbs on Krause’s lapels. “That came from Charles Oakley,” corrects Jordan, referring to the former Chicago forward who is now with the Knicks. They pull tricks on him, crack on him. Not long ago Krause left his hat on the team bus. When he returned, he found it in… Read full this story
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