* Chicago at Portland – November 24, 1984
* Chicago at L.A. Clippers – November 30, 1984
In this episode, we discuss the fifteenth and eighteenth games of MJ’s professional career. We were fortunate to have access to the game DVDs, giving us plenty of topics and moments to talk about. In our first game for discussion, Jordan’s Bulls visit Portland and partake in a high-scoring contest, which also doubled as the first professional meeting between the second and third picks of that year’s Draft. The next game under the nostalgia microscope, is highlighted by one of MJ’s most-incredible moves ever, against the L.A. Clippers.
Aside from a focus on Jordan’s burgeoning career, we cover numerous sub-plots, individual milestones, amusing moments and minutiae from both games.
This episode continues our coverage of the 1984-85 NBA season. We encourage your interaction. Feel free to suggest specific games, moments and events from within the season, for us to cover in future episodes of the series. Thanks for taking the time to listen to the show. If you enjoy the content, please share it with your friends!
The most prominent players mentioned in this episode, include: Michael Jordan, Sam Bowie, Derek Smith, Clyde Drexler, Dave Corzine, Jim Paxson, Kiki VanDeWeghe, Quintin Dailey, Orlando Woolridge, Ennis Whatley, Marques Johnson, Bill Walton, Norm Nixon, Junior Bridgeman, Steve Johnson, Caldwell Jones, Michael Cage, James Donaldson, Charles Barkley, Jerome Kersey, Fat Lever, Steve Colter, David Greenwood, Harvey Catchings & Steve Jones.
Topics / articles discussed (every effort has been made to confirm exact dates):
Nov 26, 1984 – Loss to red-hot Blazers fails to burn the Bulls
Dec 1 – Jordan rescues Bulls – Desperate shot stuns Clippers
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