Adam & Aaron celebrate the 30th anniversary of Michael Jordan‘s second season in the National Basketball Association. This episode covers:
* NBA regular season – March 24 through April 13, 1986
* Insightful minutiae, all but lost to the annals of basketball history
In this episode, we discuss numerous happenings from the 1985-86 NBA season. The Chicago Bulls finished the regular season with ten games in twenty days – six wins and four losses.
Michael Jordan – who buoyed his Bulls’ chances of returning to the playoffs – led Chicago in a tug of war against the Cleveland Cavaliers. As the regular season drew to a close, both teams were fighting for the right to contend in the postseason. Tune in to hear this and plenty more, as we uncover some hidden gems from the NBA’s golden era.
- Moses Malone – surpassed 11,000 rebounds
- Tree Rollins – became just the third player in NBA history to record 2,000 blocks
- Ed Pinckney – scored a career-high 27 points
- Boston Celtics – registered a 60th win (for a third-consecutive season)
- Milwaukee Bucks – won a sixth-straight Central Division title
This episode continues our coverage of the 1985-86 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!
Others mentioned in this episode, include: Dominique Wilkins, Danny Ainge, Adrian Dantley, Mike Gminski, Larry Bird, Jerry Reynolds, Louis Orr, Charles Barkley, Herb Williams, Ken Bannister & Keith Lee.
Chicago Bulls games discussed:
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