May 21, 2013; Charlotte, NC, USA; NBA team owner Michael Jordan announces that the Charlotte Bobcats will change their name and branding to the Charlotte Hornets starting in the 2014 2015 season at Time Warner Cable Arena. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports

On This Date in NBA Playoffs History: May 31, The 1998 Bulls Won Eastern Conference Finals


1998 – In an 88-83 Chicago Bulls victory over the Indiana Pacers in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Bulls advanced to their third consecutive NBA Finals. Michael Jordan’s game-high 28 points and eight assists led the way for the Bulls, and Toni Kukoc chipped in with 21 points.

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