Michael Jordan’s relationship with former Chicago Bulls general manager Jerry Krause deteriorated during Jordan’s second year in the league. Krause wanted Jordan to rest and recover from a fractured foot, but Jordan interpreted it as the management treating him like their property.
However, Krause clarified that he was only following the doctors’ advice. Jordan felt betrayed and used, believing that the management prioritized their investment over his desire to play. In the documentary “The Last Dance,” Krause was portrayed as the villain, leading to fans turning against him. The lasting impact of the documentary has tarnished Krause’s image.