While Michael Ponders, Pippen Plans Last Dance

Basketball fans wondering if MICHAEL JORDAN will retire this year should note that SCOTTIE PIPPEN certainly seems ready to move on. Pippen and a longtime friend from Arkansas, RON WATSON, are throwing a party--dubbed "The Last Dance"--at the Crystal Garden on Chicago's Navy Pier on June 17, the night of what would be the seventh game of the NBA finals. "It's a celebration party for Scottie and his friends," says restaurateur PHIL STEFANI, who is catering the event. Shirts and hats have already been printed, and 500 tickets for the event went on sale at $150 apiece in Stefani's restaurants this...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!