Michael Jordan’s Top 5 Performances On May 25

Michael Jordan's Top 5 Performances On May 25

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Michael Jordan is one of the best postseason performers to ever play basketball. He put together some big-time games on May 25 during his six championship runs, and here are five of his best.

5. Michael Jordan scores 17 on May 25, 1996

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5. Michael Jordan scores 17 on May 25, 1996

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In his worst game on May 25 of his six championship runs, Jordan only managed to score 17 points with seven rebounds and four assists 1996. The Bulls defeated the Orlando Magic in Game 3 en route to a sweep. Scottie Pippen carried the Bulls to victory with 27 points and seven assists.

4. Michael Jordan Drops 28 on the Pacers on May 25, 1998

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4. Michael Jordan Drops 28 on the Pacers on May 25, 1998

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On May 25, 1998 Jordan lit up the Indiana Pacers for 28 points and five rebounds in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Bulls would go on to beat the Pacers in seven games and bring home their sixth championship.

3. Michael Jordan Scores 36 in a Game 2 loss to the Knicks

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3. Michael Jordan Scores 36 in a Game 2 loss to the Knicks

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On May 25, 1994 the Chicago Bulls lost to the New York Knicks in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Despite the loss, Jordan dropped 36 points and nine rebounds.

2. Michael Jordan Scores 35 in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals in 1992

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2. Michael Jordan Scores 35 in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals in 1992

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On May 25, 1992, Jordan scored 35 points with six assists in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Bulls would win in six games punctuated by “The Shot.”

1. Michael Jordan Flirts With Triple-Double on May 25, 1991

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1. Michael Jordan Flirts With Triple-Double on May 25, 1991

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On May 25, 1991 the Chicago Bulls defeated the Detroit Pistons in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Jordan dropped 33 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and five blocks.

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