Like Van Cliburn coming to Carnegie Hall for the first time or Beverly Sills to the Met, Michael Jordan came to Madison Square Garden as a professional.
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Chet Walker: The Jet Prepares for a Final Landing, 1975
“As long as I stay healthy, I could play a bit longer.,” he stated. “But there comes a time in a professional basketball player’s life to quit.”
Ricky Sobers: The Bulls’ Man in the Clutch, 1982
“I was in legal limbo,” Sobers says. “I didn’t know whether I’d catch on with somebody one week after the season started or one week before the season ended.”
Dave Newmark: Rookie on the Spot, 1969
In joining the Chicago Bulls as a 7-foot-1 rookie Dave Newmark has height going for him, but not history.
￼Bob Love: The Bodacious Butterbean, 1972
Through it all, Bob Love, the “defensive” forward, remained with Chicago, which was fine with Butterbean. He just wanted to play, knowing that if he ever got the green light, he’d be a star.
Dallas Two-Step: Dick Motta and Mark Aguirre, 1984
First impressions were not lasting, which was fortunate for Mark Aguirre and the Dallas Mavericks.
The Kansas City Kerfuffle, 1976
Outside the arena, the remainder of the crowd laughed about the incident and gave one another eyewitness accounts.
￼Who’s the Greatest?—Bird, Magic, or MJ, 1988
Dissecting greatness: Arguing for and against three NBA icons.
Never a Dull Moment with Norm Van Lier, 1974
Norm Van Lier just can’t hold back.
Doc Rivers Spills on How to Beat Jordan’s Bulls, 1998
The Bulls dynasty must someday come to an end. In fact, Bulls management itself—in its eagerness to rebuild—may dismantle the team. If that’s the case, this season will be the last to beat Jordan’s Bulls. Here’s how you do it.