On This Date in NBA Playoffs History: May 14, The 1996 Bulls Won Second-Round Series


December 13, 2011; Charlotte, NC, USA; Charlotte Bobcats principal owner Michael Jordan during training camp at Time Warner Cable Arena. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports

1996 – With a 94-81 Chicago Bulls victory over the New York Knicks in Game 5, the Bulls won the second-round series. Michael Jordan scored a game-high 35 points on 13-of-29 shooting. He was the only player in that contest with eight or more field goals made. Scottie Pippen chipped in with 15 points, 11 rebounds and five steals for the team that won its fourth championship in the previous six years.

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