Sports History in Black: Michael Jordan

By Mike Patton

Black News & Views

Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls were one of the most dominant dynasties in all of NBA basketball history.

Michael Jordan in 1992. Photo credit: El Grafico
PORTLAND – 1993: Clyde Drexler, #22 of the Portland Trail Blazers gets set to drives against the Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls circa 1993 during the NBA game at Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Oregon. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory copyright notice: Copyright NBAE 1993 Photo credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/ NBAE via Getty Images

During the 1990s, the Bulls won six championships in an eight-year period. However, each championship had its own set of hardships and challenges.  On this day in 1992, the Bulls were down 15 points to the Portland Trailblazers in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. With things looking bleak for the Bulls, they mounted a comeback, scoring 33 points in the final quarter to win Game 6 and the NBA Finals. The win would be the Bulls second consecutive championship victory.

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