If you are a college basketball fan, you know who Bobby Knight is. The brash head coach led the Indiana Hoosiers for years, before a downfall began and top recruits across the nation began de-committing from the program.
Now, we will get an even better understanding of the final moments of Knight’s run at Indiana thanks to a new ESPN “30 for 30” documentary.
On Tuesday, the Worldwide Leader in Sports announced that they will be debuting the Knight “30 for 30” titled “The Last Days of Knight” on its brand new ESPN+ platform. The documentary will feature the “untold behind-the-scenes story of CNN’s investigation into why high school All-Americans were leaving Indiana University men’s basketball coach Bob Knight’s program, and the subsequent fallout after the story broke.”
“The Last Days of Knight” will be available on April 12 exclusively on ESPN+.
“As I dug through my old reporters’ notebooks and research, and began to take viewers on the journalistic journey that my boss Steve Robinson started me on 19 years ago, I was amazed at how much of the story had never been told before,” said director Robert Abbott in a release.
“Bob Knight was an extraordinary coach, a giant in the sport, and a hero in Indiana. ‘The Last Days of Knight’ describes in detail how and why Knight’s storied career at Indiana ended the way it did. It also finally tells the story of why Neil Reed went public with me, and how that decision changed his life.”
The Bobby Knight documentary will be the first-ever “30 for 30” to exclusively stream on ESPN’s new direct to consumer service.