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1991 NBA Finals
The Bulls dominated to first place in the Eastern conference with a 61–21 record, surpassing their previous franchise-best. Michael Jordan was as extraordinary as ever winning another scoring title and his second MVP award. This season was just the beginning, the first of three consecutive NBA titles for the Bulls and the initiation of the legendary Bulls Dynasty - a team which would go on to accomplish another five more championships throughout the 1990s.
Stats 1991 NBA Season
⁃ 61-21 Bulls Regular season record
⁃ MJ Stats: 31.5ppg, 6rpg, 5.5apg, 2.7spg
⁃ MJ NBA MVP
⁃ MJ Finals MVP
⁃ MJ Finals Stats: 31.2ppg, 6.6rpg, 11.4apg, 2.8spg
1992 NBA Finals
The Chicago Bulls undoubtedly brought in a new era to the league as they won their first ever NBA championship the previous season. The Bulls further proved their greatness as they continued their dominance in the 1991–92 season with a 67–15 record. Michael Jordan would win his second consecutive MVP award leading the Bulls to glory as they defeated the Trailblazers.
Stats: 1992 NBA Season
- 67-15 Bulls regular season record
- MJ Stats: 30.1ppg, 6.4rpg, 6.1apg
- MJ NBA MVP
- MJ Finals MVP
MJ Finals stats: 35.8ppg, 4.8rpg,6.5apg, 1.7spg
Finals: Bulls win over Trailblazers 4-2
1993 NBA Finals
The Bulls won their their third consecutive NBA championship, defeating regular season MVP Charles Barkley and the Phoenix Suns in six games in the 1993 NBA Finals. They clinched the “three-peat" during the lead by Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and John Paxson's game-winning 3-pointer that gave them a 99–98 victory in Game 6.
Stats: 1993 NBA Season
⁃ 57-25 Bulls regular season record
⁃ MJ Stats: 32.6ppg, 6.7rpg, 5.5apg, 2.8spg
⁃ MJ Finals MVP
⁃ MJ Finals stats: 41ppg, 8.5rpg, 6.3apg, 1.7spg
⁃ Finals: Bulls win over Suns 4-2
1996 NBA Finals
The Bulls made a big statement during the regular season, with a then-record of 72-10. They continued to build momentum in the playoffs, beginning with a sweep of the Miami Heat in the first round, followed by a five-game defeat of the New York Knicks in round 2. The conference finals was a rematch of the previous season's series with the young Orlando Magic, but it was a no-contest - the Bulls swept the Magic to return to the Finals. The Bulls then challenge then powerful Supersonics led by Gary Payton to take home the championship in 6 games.
Stats: 1996 NBA Season
- 72-10 Bulls regular season record
- MJ stats: 82GP, 30.4ppg, 6.6rpg, 4.3apg
- MJ NBA MVP
- MJ Finals MVP
- Finals Stats MJ: 42 MPG, 27.3PPG, 5.3 RPG, 4.3APG, 1.7 SPG
- Finals: Bulls win over Sonics 4-2
1997 NBA Finals
For the Chicago Bulls, the season was almost identical to their record-breaking 1995–96 season. They began the season undefeated at 12–0, and by the All-Star break, their record was 42–6. This put them on pace to win 70 games for a second year in a row. However, some late-season injuries and poor play denied them another 70-win season, and the Bulls settled for a 69–13 record, which was still best in the league.
As the playoffs started, the Bulls swept the Washington Bullets in the first round, beat the Atlanta Hawks in five games in the second round, then defeated the Miami Heat in five games in the Eastern Conference Finals. The finals rivalry began as the Bulls took on the Jazz in an epic finals series.
Stats: 1997 NBA Season
- 69-13 Bulls regular season record
- MJ Stats: 82GP, 29.6PPG, 5.9RPG, 4.3APG, 1.7SPG
- MJ Finals MVP
- Finals Stats MJ: 42MPG, 32.3PPG, 7RPG, 6APG
- Finals: Bulls win over Jazz 4-2
1998 NBA Finals
The series marked the first time since 1989 that the same two teams met in the Finals in consecutive years. The Jazz earned the league's best record by sweeping the two-game regular season series with the Bulls despite both teams finishing at 62 wins. As the playoff rolled around, the Bulls swept the New Jersey Nets and then took out the Charlotte Hornets in five game, but it took seven games to overcome the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference finals. This victory would land them to face the Jazz in a historical NBA Finals matchup.
Stats: 1998 NBA Season
- 62-20 Bulls regular season record
- MJ Stats 82gp, 28.7ppg, 5.8rpg, 3.5apg, 1.7spg
- MJ NBA MVP
- MJ Finals MVP
- Finals Stats MJ: 41.7mpg, 33.5ppg, 4rpg, 2.3apg, 1.8spg
- Finals: Bulls win over Jazz 4-2
1985 All-Star Game
Michael Jordan’s first All-Star Game was the 35th NBA All-Star Game and was played on February 10, 1985, at the Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana. Coaching MJ was K. C. Jones for the East, and Pat Riley for the West. The West won the game and the MVP was Ralph Sampson, Houston (29 minutes, 24 points, 10 rebounds.)
Score: West 140, East 129
MJ Stats: 7pts, 6reb, 2ast, 1blk
1986 All-Star Game
The 36th National Basketball Association All-Star Game was played on February 9, 1986, at Reunion Arena in Dallas, Texas. This All-Star game was Micahel Jordan’s 2nd, however he did not play due to an injury. The coaches were K.C. Jones for the East, and Pat Riley for the West. The East won the game with Isiah Thomas as the MVP with 30 points and 10 assists.
Score: East 139, West 132
1988 All-Star Game
The 38th NBA All-Star Game was played on February 7, 1988, at Chicago Stadium in Chicago. This was Michael Jordan’s third All-Star game.
The Eastern Conference was coached by Mike Fratello of the Atlanta Hawks, and the Western Conference by Pat Riley of the Lakers.
The East won the game 138-133 and Michael Jordan (who scored a game-high 40 points) was named the game's MVP.
Chicago's Michael Jordan won back-to-back dunk contest victories in 1987 and in 1988. His won over Wilkins in 1988 in Chicago as he finished with a perfect 50 dunk from the free-throw line for his third dunk to win the contest.
Score: East 138, West 133
MVP - Michael Jordan: 40pts, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, 4 steals
1989 All-Star Game
The 39th NBA All-Star Game was held at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas on February 12, 1989. The East was led by a dominant Michael Jordan however, the West won the friendly battle. The MVP was ‘The Mailman’ Karl Malone with 28 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 steals.The coaches were Lenny Wilkens for the East and Pat Riley for the West.
Score: West 143, East 134
MJ Stats - 28 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists, 5 steals
1990 All-Star Game
The 40th NBA All-Star Game was played on February 11, 1990 at Miami Arena in Miami, Florida.
The East was led by the trio of Celtics' big men Larry Bird, Kevin McHale, Robert Parish, and the Bulls' dynamic duo of Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen. The trio of Piston players Isiah Thomas, Joe Dumars and Dennis Rodman, plus Charles Barkley, Reggie Miller, Dominique Wilkins and center Patrick Ewing completed the team.
The West was led by the Lakers' trio of Magic Johnson, James Worthy, and A.C. Green. Clyde Drexler, Akeem Olajuwon, John Stockton, David Robinson, Rolando Blackman, Lafayette Lever and Tom Chambers completed the team.
Coaches: East: Chuck Daly, West: Pat Riley. This was the first of four consecutive All-Star Games in which the coaches of the previous year's NBA Finals were the head coaches of the All-Star Game. Magic Johnson is named MVP with 22 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 assists.
Score: East 130, West 113
MJ Stats: 17 points, 5 rebounds, 5 steals, 2 assists
1991 All-Star Game
The 1991 NBA All-Star Game was played on February 10, 1991, at the Charlotte Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina. This game was the 41st edition of the NBA All-Star Game and was played during the 1990–91 NBA season. The East won the game lead by Michael Jordan and with Charles Barkley as the MVP with 17 points, 22 rebounds, and 4 assists.
Score: East 116, West 114
MJ Stats: 26 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals
1992 All-Star Game
The 1992 NBA All-Star Game took place at the Orlando Arena in Orlando, Florida. Michael Jordan lead the East squad however, the West won the friendly, 153–113. The game is most remembered for the return of Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson, who retired before the 1991–92 NBA season after contracting HIV. Johnson won the MVP award with 25 points, 5 rebounds, 9 assists, and 2 steals. After a game filled with memorable one-on-one showdowns with Michael Jordan, Magic would hen sinking a long three pointer to close the game, as the final 14½ seconds that remained on the clock were not played.
Score: West 153 - East 113
MJ Stats: 18 points, 5 assists, 1 rebound, 2 steals
1993 All-Star Game
The 1993 NBA All-Star Game took place on February 21, 1993 in Salt Lake City, Utah, home of the Utah Jazz. The neck and neck OT finish was lead by Michael Jordan on the East, and the Jazz duo on the West. The head coach for the Eastern Conference was Pat Riley, his 9th NBA All-Star appearance as a head coach. The head coach for the Western Conference was Paul Westphal. The MVPs for the game were shared by Malone (28pts, 10 rebounds, 2 Blks) and Stockton (9 points, 15 assists, 6 rebounds, 2 steals).
Score: West 135, East 132
MJ Stats: 30 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 steals
1996 All-Star Game
The 1996 NBA All-Star Game was held at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas and was a part of the 50th season of the NBA. There were 36,037 people in attendance. The East was coached by Phil Jackson and West was coached by George Karl. Michael Jordan put on a show for the fans in his first game back from retirement and ended up receiving the game's most valuable player award.
Score: East 129, West 118
MVP - Michael Jordan: 20pts, 4 rebounds, 1 assist
1998 All-Star Game
The 1998 NBA All-Star Game was the 48th edition and the event was held at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
This game was the All-Star Game debut of Kobe Bryant, the youngest all-star in NBA history at 19 years of age. Bryant had a team-high 18 points while Michael Jordan earned MVP honors, scoring 23 points, grabbing 6 rebounds, and dishing out 8 assists despite having the flu. This was Jordan's third MVP award. This marks the only All-Star game to feature both Kobe Bryant, who was the youngest player in NBA history to be in the all-star game and Michael Jordan in which Jordan was with the Chicago Bulls.
Score: East 135, West 114
MVP - Michael Jordan: 23pts, 6 rebounds, 8 assists
2002 All-Star Game
The 2002 NBA All-Star Game was played on February 10, 2002 at the First Union Center in Philadelphia, home of the Philadelphia 76ers. This all-star game was memorable for it was Michael Jordan’s first when he came out of retirement and returned to the NBA. The West defeated the East 135-120, with Kobe Bryant of the L.A. Lakers winning the Most Valuable Player. Bryant scored 31 points, dished 5 assists, and grabbed 5 rebounds. Tracy McGrady led the way for the East, scoring 25 points off the bench. He also made one of the most memorable plays in All-Star Game history, the self pass off the backboard dunk.
This was also the last All-Star Game to feature players wearing their respective team jerseys.
Score: West 135, East 120
MVP - Michael Jordan, 8 points, 3 assists, 4 rebounds, 2 steals
2003 All-Star Game
The 2003 NBA All-Star Game was played on February 9, 2003 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta. The West defeated the East 155-145 in a thrilling double overtime game, with Kevin Garnett of the Minnesota Timberwolves winning the Most Valuable Player. Garnett scored 37 points, grabbed 9 rebounds, and had 5 steals. Allen Iverson led the East with 35 points. Most notably this All-Star game was honoring the greatest of all time - Michael Jordan.
The Halftime show had a special performance by Mariah Carey that celebrated Michael Jordan’s basketball career. Later on, MJ hit an epic buzzer beater that would send the game to double overtime. This was also the 14th and final All-Star Game that Michael Jordan participated in, as a result of his final retirement after the 2002–03 season.
Score: West 155, East 145
MJ Stats: 20 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 4 blocks