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The Chicago Bulls recently faced off against the Golden State Warriors during the 2023-24 NBA season.
During halftime, the Bulls decided to honor the first Ring of Honor class for the organization.
The 13 inductees included the likes of Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman, Phil Jackson, and Jerry Krause.
Jerry Krause is widely credited for the demise of the Bulls dynasty as the former general manager essentially forced Phil Jackson to leave after winning the sixth ring in 1998.
Keeping that in mind, there has always been some bad blood between Jerry Krause and the Bulls fans.
Although it’s a well-known fact, many were shocked when the Bulls fanbase booed their former general manager during the Ring of Honor.
Jerry Krause receiving an eruption of boos at the Ring of Honor ceremony was disgusting and classless. pic.twitter.com/u27Rl1tow8
— BullsMuse (@BullsMuse_) January 13, 2024
Considering Krause died in 2017 and his widow Thelma Krause was representing the late NBA legend, head coach Steve Kerr was understandably upset at the fans’ reaction, as revealed via Warriors on NBCS on Twitter.
“It’s absolutely shameful… they should be ashamed, ” Kerr said,
“It’s absolutely shameful … they should be ashamed.”
Steve Kerr sounds off on Bulls fans booing Jerry and Thelma Krause during the Ring of Honor ceremony pic.twitter.com/KQXUjwfx8M
— Warriors on NBCS (@NBCSWarriors) January 13, 2024
Steve Kerr was part of the Chicago Bulls dynasty and helped the organization win three NBA Championships.
As far as Jerry Krause getting booed is concerned, Kerr believes the Bulls fanbase should be ashamed of themselves for disrespecting the team legend.
After all, regardless of his quirks if it wasn’t for Jerry Krause, the Bulls dynasty may never have had the same level of success which they did during the 1990s.
A key reason behind Krause’s poor image goes to the 2020 The Last Dance docuseries, where he couldn’t defend himself against the allegations made by Bulls players.
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