What to watch with no live sports: Celtics vs. Michael Jordan

Larry Bird battles Michael Jordan
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It's been over two weeks without live sports now. Feels like six months.
If you haven’t lost all hope and resorted to books with no pictures, I’ve got viewing options to get you through the self-quarantine. Use them however you see fit: as a guide, a jumping-off point or even a gauge of what you should socially distance yourself from. Whatever helps.
Here are some ideas for Sunday, March 29:


I brought up the Netflix docuseries Tiger King on Friday, but had not yet watched it. I’ve now seen the whole thing (seven episodes, anywhere from 41-48 minutes apiece).

There’s a good chance this is the most bizarre thing you’ll ever watch in your life. If you plan to give it a shot, make sure you have the rest of your day in order — because you will get consumed by this. (Definitely has some non-kid-friendly moments.)


While you work your way through Tiger King, set up Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse for those in the house who aren’t ready to see just how weird America is. It’s got a little something for everyone and it’s just under two hours in length.


NBC Sports Boston is going all the way back to Game 2 of the Celtics’ first-round series in the 1986 NBA Playoffs. Their opponent: the Chicago Bulls — whose lineup featured Michael Jordan. Game starts at 7 p.m.

ESPN has wrestling on pretty much all day. There’s a wrestling marathon from noon to 7 p.m., then Wrestlemania 32 runs from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.


Here’s a quick, random highlight reel for you: