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Basketball Diaries: Chicago Bulls 1987/88

November 12, 2018

Heading into the 1987/88 season Micheal Jordan was arguably at the peak of his basketball powers. His Chicago Bulls team coached by Doug Collins were yet to win a play off series but welcomed rookies Scottie Pippen & Horace Grant into the fold, helping them on their way to a 50 win season and 3 seed in the Eastern Conference. MJ would once again lead the league in scoring on his way to being the first ever player to be named league MVP & Defensive Player Of The Year. Chicago was host to the All-Star Weekend, where Jordan continued his dominance, walking away with MVP honours & Dunk contest crown in a home town robbery Dominique Wilkins must still be sore about.

Their’s loads of gold here,  the seeds of MJ’s legendary competitive gambling streak & endless energy, Granville Waiters Hall Of Fame hairline, Scottie Pippen in a Run-DMC dookie rope chain, Patrick Ewing listening to Keith Sweat, Iron Mike & Tommy Hearns watching “Bird, For The Money”, Charles Oakley slapping rookies silly & John Paxsons moustache. Enjoy.

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